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Top Mommy Blogs

I'm super excited to announce that my blog has been accepted into the Top Mommy Blog community!  This is a community of top mommy (and daddy too) bloggers.  There are a slew of categories that people are blogging about so it's easy to find the different categories of blogs to suite your interests.

My blog is a Family Life blog.  I don't focus on a particular topic such as fitness or being a SAHM.  I blog about things we do or that I'm passionate about.  I tend to get my hands into too many things so that's another reason I can't just stick to one topic!

This is perfect timing to start the new year with a new adventure.  On my to-do is to update the look of my blog, I haven't changed it since I started it in 2010!

Each time you visit my blog I'd be forever grateful if you could click the badge for voting for Top Mommy blogs.  I need your help to stay up in the ranks in the blogging community. You can use the link on the image below or the badge in the …

Staying Healthy In The Winter

In the Chicagoland we've had some pretty inconsistent weather this fall/winter.  As I put my Christmas light outside after Thanksgiving we still had leaves on the bushes.  I had just told my husband that I remember as a kid we would stuff old jeans and flannels with leaves to make scarecrows for the fall and Halloween outdoor decorations.  This Halloween there weren't any leaves on the ground.  As of December 1st they were still on the trees and bushes!

We've had days close to 60 and days that were 30 so it's no wonder people are dropping like flies with sickness.  Moms and kids in all of my different groups were MIA for at least a couple of weeks as it went through their houses.

This year it actually hit us.  For only the 2nd time in 4+ years we had a cold.  For me all that happened was that my voice would come and go and for a couple of nights I slept propped up because I'd get a dry tickle.  I felt no different than any other day.  Then my husband got it.  His…