This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Erie Insurance. Growing up, the holidays were always a really big deal in our family. From Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, we had one family get together after another and those weeks always felt like a whirlwind of parties, celebrations and lots of eating! Most of my memories are of fun and joyous celebrations that went off pretty much without a hitch. But there were a few holiday mishaps that stand out in my mind. Those
This easy potato corn chowder makes a great dinner! We have been trying really hard to eat at home more. With all of us having busy schedules and needing to be in three different places at any given time, that can be a challenge. One of the things we have found is that having easy recipes that can either be prepared ahead or slow cook all day make it much more likely that we will actually follow through with this resolution. Part of winning this battle is having the
Winter is almost here and colder weather can present certain unique challenges when it comes to operating your automobile. Is your car ready for winter? Taking steps to make sure your car is cold weather ready can help keep you out of potentially dangerous situations later on. Since many families (including mine) tend to take longer road trips during the holidays, having your vehicle in tip-top shape is essential for the safety of your family. Before you head out onto the road, take a few steps
This DIY Christmas Decor is easy to make and oh-so-cute! I always love DIY crafts using upcycled pallets and this one is perfect for adding a festive flair to any corner, wall, or even outside the front door. DIY Christmas Decor: Upcycled Pallet Painted Christmas Trees SUPPLIES YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE YOUR OWN DIY CHRISTMAS DECOR - UPCYCLED PALLET PAINTED TREES Pallet wood - if you aren't able to find the 1-foot pieces, a 1x3 or 1x4 works best A hand or electric saw - if you needed to use
We want to give Loews a HUGE thank you for hosting us for the weekend while we were visiting Rosemont, IL. We were given the "Avoid Cabin Fever with a Winter Escape" package to enjoy during our stay. All opinions are our own. Remember over Spring Break when Josh and I had the chance to spend some time in downtown Chicago and discovered how great the Loews Chicago was for family travel? ...