Category Archives: Potpourri

Take Your Kids Back to School Protected with Master Lock

Take Your Kids Back to School Protected with Master Lock

I cannot believe it, but it is August already. And that means that it is time to go back to school. Back to school shopping can be fun, but stressful.  And with 4 kids it is even moreso.  Kids will need several things including spiral notebooks, notebook paper, pencils, crayons, and much more. We canContinue Reading

The McDonald’s Golden Arches Bring Many Happy Memories

The McDonald’s Golden Arches Bring Many Happy Memories

No matter your age chances are that at some point in your life you got really excited about seeing the golden arches.     From the time that I can remember McDonald’s was always one of my favorite places to hang out and eat as a kid. In fact, I even have a photo ofContinue Reading

Happy National Sunglasses Day! VSP Understands My Obsession

Happy National Sunglasses Day! VSP Understands My Obsession

The weather here in Chicago is well… Chicago-like! It is hot as it can be, but we keep having thunderstorms. Between those storms the weather is humid and the sun is shining. I love summer! I love the warmth. I love the beauty. I love being able to go out without wearing 5 layers. AndContinue Reading

4 Great Online Sites to Get Beautiful, Affordable Glasses

4 Great Online Sites to Get Beautiful, Affordable Glasses

I don’t believe in paying a lot for glasses. I need my glasses to see, but I also think of them as a fashion accessory. I own about 5 pair. Why? Because I know how to get a great deal! And I love to change up my glasses with my look. I alternate wearing eachContinue Reading

#eBayDad Gift Guides to Help Get Dad Exactly What He Wants

#eBayDad Gift Guides to Help Get Dad Exactly What He Wants

What type of guy is your Dad? Husband? Boyfriend? Is he a techie? Does he love to travel? Is he into sports? Does he love music? Or is he a male fashionista? Whatever he likes chances are that eBay has just what he is looking for. My guy is a tech lover and somewhat of aContinue Reading

7 Essentials for Outdoor Entertaining

7 Essentials for Outdoor Entertaining

June is here!! The warm weather is upon us. The time has come to spend more time outside than inside. At this time of year I absolutely love entertaining outdoors. Whether it be for a simple dinner with friends, a kid’s birthday party, a special occasion, or just because we have a taste for foodContinue Reading

Give Mom the Gift of eBay and Join the #eBayMobile Twitter Party

Give Mom the Gift of eBay and Join the #eBayMobile Twitter Party

Can you believe that almost half of the year is gone already? Here we are only 5 days away from Mother’s Day 2014. Did you get Mom a gift yet? If not, what are you waiting for! Instead of the traditional flowers and candy. And don’t buy mom something that she does not want! MakeContinue Reading

Spring Showers Giveaway: $100 Amazon or Paypal Gift Card

Spring Showers Giveaway: $100 Amazon or Paypal Gift Card

I love collaborating with other bloggers! I’m participating in my first group blog giveaway.It’s for one of my favorite things, an Amazon gift card. I seriously buy so much stuff on Amazon that I could own stock by now. LOL! Anyway, who doesn’t love free money and gift cards? As the weather gets warmer andContinue Reading

Time to Heat Up the Grill! BBQ Season is Upon Us

Time to Heat Up the Grill! BBQ Season is Upon Us

Continuing in my series of posts about kitchen and cooking gadgets today I want to talk about the BBQ grill! Before the weather even breaks I think about grilling. In my opinion grilling is the best way to cook during the summer! You don’t have to heat up the kitchen. You can get outside, setupContinue Reading

Yes… 40 is the New 30! And it Looks Good!

Yes… 40 is the New 30! And it Looks Good!

I almost cannot believe that I am typing this, but today is my 40th birthday. 40!!! 40?!?!? Yes, 40! Where the heck has the time gone? It seems like just yesterday I was graduating from high school! It is amazing and a bit scary just how quickly time passes. Suddenly here I am… 40 yearsContinue Reading

Must Have Kitchen Gadget: The Slow Cooker Lets You Spend Less Time in the Kitchen

Must Have Kitchen Gadget: The Slow Cooker Lets You Spend Less Time in the Kitchen

I may not have a foodie blog, but I am definitely a foodie. I love to cook, and I love to eat. However, I have to admit that sometimes I do not want to spend hours in the kitchen preparing a meal. With a houseful of 6 it can be a lot of cooking! ThisContinue Reading

Take Action Against the Heartbleed Bug

Take Action Against the Heartbleed Bug

By now you have probably heard about the Heartbleed Bug. You may be wondering exactly what it is and if you need to worry about it. Worrying about it instantly becomes a pain in the butt, but unfortunately it is necessary. Sigh… What is the Heartbleed Bug? In short the Heartbleed Bug is a seriousContinue Reading

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