Adventures in Parenting: Potty Training

Potty Training with New Pampers Easy Ups [AD] at

Hey friends! So we are in THAT phase – yes, potty training.  Some kids train easily and some do not… my little man is sadly in the latter group.  So I’ve been trying every trick and technique I can get my hands on, and we’re also working with today’s sponsor, Procter & Gamble, using their New Pampers […]

Last-Minute Weekend Getaway to Chicago

Visiting Chicago for an end-of-summer getaway at

Well, last weekend my daughter and I planned a last-minute trip to Chicago when we heard there was an event at the Randolph Street Market – the Midwest DIY Bloggers Roundup.  We spent some of our time at the event (with demos and networking) and some of our time exploring the city, since it was […]

How to Turn a Souvenir T-Shirt Into a Pillow

How to Turn a Souvenir T-Shirt Into a Pillow in just 10 Minutes at

So you have probably read or seen on Instagram that my daughter and I had a weekend getaway with some fabulous bloggers in Chicago.  Well, we took some time to see the city, too, and you know what vacation means to kids, right?  Souvenirs!  We took the Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. tour while […]

SoFabU On The Road | A Chicago Weekend

SoFabUOTR Event Recap at

This grant was  provided to me by Collective Bias, Inc. All opinions are mine alone. #SoFabUOTR #CollectiveBias So if you follow any of my social media channels, then you probably noticed that I was away for a long weekend in the Windy City, one of my favorite cities, Chicago.  I was awarded a grant to […]

Bavarian Inn Lodge Getaway and Readers-Only Special Offers


Well, my daughter has finally worn me down with her recent begging to take a water park vacation, and I’m happy to share: we’ll be heading out to Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth later this month for a much-needed mini-vacation.  I’m really excited to have the chance to partner with them, and to share a couple of […]