Grow Your Blog In 10 Minutes A Day

Who doesn’t want your blog to have more traffic? Who doesn’t want to be bigger, which we all associate with with being better? Becca Ludlum, of My Crazy Good Life...more

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

For some reason, as soon as football season approaches, I’m ready for the barbecue type food. The idea of a pulled pork sandwich and some quality mac and cheese makes my tummy happy. Of course summer has finally arrived in Chicago (hello, September?), which means that it is hot outside, and I don’t have the patience to babysit pulled pork slowly cooking on the grill ....more

And The Travel Gods Laughed

Sometimes the travel gods smile on you and sometimes they just laugh at you. I travel often enough that I am pretty confident of what I need to do and when to ensure that I make my flight. Granted, I no longer fly every week for work the way I used to (and oh how I miss my Premier Executive status, but that’s another story), but I retain much of my traveling skills ....more

Protecting My Kid

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more

Kitchen Lessons: How To Succeed With Yeast

I was invited to the test kitchen of ACH Foods, which is the parent company of Fleischmann’s to learn about yeast. I received a gift basket but was not compensated in any other way. All opinions remain my own ....more

Celebrating “No Activities” Nights

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more

Making A Labels For Education Teacher Gift Basket #Labels4Edu #cbias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more

Rock This Lunchbox

This post was created in partnership with Stonyfield. All opinions are my own. We’re back to school, which means that the wee ones are once again packing their own lunches ....more

5 Household Chores Your Kids Can Do

I’m the mean mom. I’m the one who has my child do chores around the house, and the wee ones have since they were two years old or so. They started out small – just picking up their (plastic) plates and bringing them to me and have since graduated to much larger tasks ....more

So I Thought I Could Sing…

When I was nine years old, I thought I could sing. This could possibly be because my mom put me in the local children’s choir. At the time, I didn’t realize that anyone who was willing to pay the fee and wear the lovely khaki skirts and navy sweater was allowed to join (and no, you won’t see any photos of me in that getup) ....more