The Best (and Greenest) Pans for Potlucks and Entertaining

When I cook or bake, I like quick and easy clean up.  I prefer being able to slap on a lid for leftovers and call it a day.  But when it comes to taking goodies to someone else’s house, I’m reluctant to take a good pan or glass dish.  I don’t want


Healthy Living Tips for Removing Household Odors

I hate to say it, but most homes have a smell.  It’s not necessarily a bad smell, but it takes on odors throughout the house and creates its own distinct one.  Have you ever noticed that?  Maybe my years as a case manager conducting home visits made it more obvious to me.


Sonic and Wholly Guacamole Prize Pack Giveaway (US) Ends 7/14

If you love Wholly Guacamole and Sonic, you’ll be thrilled to know that they have joined together for a limited time affair.  Yes, that’s right, Sonic is tantalizing tastebuds with the new Wholly Guacamole Dog as well as the option to add guac onto your burger or chicken.  It’s not listed as


Family Friendly Restaurants: Sonic Drive-In

Since I was a kid, I’ve found drive-ins to be a fun way to go out to eat.  After becoming a mother I definitely think they are a great family friendly option and Sonic drive-ins are no exception!  Shortly after having a new baby we would find ourselves wanting to go out to eat, but not


Pregnancy Journal: 19 Weeks!

Kick, baby, kick! I’m definitely feeling baby moving around more frequently, but am looking forward to the power kicks yet to come. I never got any footage of my dancing belly with Rissa and am hoping for to get it this time! I found it fun to watch. Unfortunately, Rissa would stop


Old Wives Tales Used for Baby Gender Prediction

Nowadays so many pregnant women find out if they are having a boy or a girl through an ultrasound, usually around 20 weeks.  While there are still people who choose to keep it a surprise, I am not one of them.  I like to know!  And we’ll (hopefully!) be finding out in


Team Umizoomi: UmiGames DVD Review

Team Umizoomi: UmiGames Release Date: June 5, 2012 Join Team Umizoomi on four mighty math missions filled with exciting games, including the biggest sports event around – the Umi Games! To win the Super Sports Trophy they have to defeat the robot athletes in each event. Episodes: Umi Games Boardwalk Games Crazy


Disney’s Oz The Great and Powerful – Coming 2013!

The Wizard of Oz is one of my all-time favorite movies. I sometimes wondered how the world came to be and more about who the Wizard really is. I’ve watched a few shows that go into the future, such as a Dorothy Gale descendant winding up in Oz. Next year, we get


WW: Covered in Yogurt

Rissa decided to pretend her yogurt was soap. It was pretty amusing until she started throwing yogurt covered grapes at me!


Local Metro Milwaukee 4th of July Parades & Fireworks 2012

Grafton and Theinsville already had their fireworks displays on Saturday, June 30, 2012, but there are still plenty of local parades and fireworks to check out!  I know one year, while I was living in Waukesha, the way celebrations were scheduled we were able to attend fireworks on three different nights in