Fresh Thyme - it's about Thyme!

Fresh Thyme - it's about Thyme!
Are you a Whole Foods shopper? I am and I’m not. I love all their selections and they have great presentation. The smells grab me immediately. It’s never overly crowded and I think the variety is amazing. Then I go to check out and everything changes. I always think they rang me up incorrectly because... Read more »

Dear sourdough bread, I love and miss you so

Dear sourdough bread, I love and miss you so
Shortly after Christmas last year, I started to notice that the excessive celebrations were starting to catch up to me. I was feeling sluggish, and it was much easier to slide into yoga pants than attempt to suck it all in and force myself into jeans. I saw some pictures from a birthday party in... Read more »

First Moon Party - best video ever

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Now that almost all my kids are either teens or tweens, I have two favorite activities. 1. Embarrass them at any opportunity that presents itself  2. finding elaborate ways to get them to admit that they lied about something. This combines both of them in the most wonderful ways. Parenting this age is INCREDIBLY difficult,... Read more »
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Long Grove Strawberry Festival

Head out to historic Long Grove this weekend!
Looking for something to do this weekend? Head out to Long Grove for their Strawberry Festival! Where: Historic Downtown Long Grove When: Friday, June 20 – Sunday, June 22 Cost: $5 per person – I’m not a fan of that fee since it use to be free, but the entertainment is free, so I like... Read more »

15 Awesome Father's Day gifts

WIENER ROASTERS.
I'm not quite sure how appropriate these are with the kids around, but they are kind of funny - is it just the teenage boy humor I sometimes possess that thinks these are hilarious?
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My husband is IMPOSSIBLE to buy presents for – if he wants it, he just buys it. It’s easier to get something for me. If I want it – I just buy something for the kids instead. I’ve been searching for a long time for the perfect present, and I found some great ones. I’ll... Read more »

How would you like to share a row with this guy on the airplane?

How would you like to share a row with this guy on the airplane?
Last weekend I flew out to California for my niece’s wedding and an extended visit with a very close friend. I took my 7-year-old son because he was the ring bearer. Pretty much everything about the trip was amazing. We had a great flight out there – smooth, sat next to an interesting woman named Jillian,... Read more »
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Blackhawks lose: now what?

Blackhawks lose: now what?
The Hawks lost in overtime last night. Our household was in complete disbelief and sadness. The Blackhawks fought like crazy and we were thinking there was no way they could get this far and not have the fairytale ending. Am I a huge hockey fan? Not really. Did I play when I was younger? No.... Read more »

15 Funny Ads

This one is my favorite
I love Jimmy Fallon hosting The Tonight Show, however, I did like the way Jay Leno featured ads from viewers. Since I had a difficult time falling asleep last night, I decided to search for my own. Who needs Leno? Cheaper Than Therapy is on Facebook

Jamba Juice Coupon!

Jamba Juice Coupon!
I love Jamba Juice. I know it has some smoothies that are loaded with sugar, but if you order correctly, you can get a great treat. From now until May 26th, click on THIS COUPON for a buy one/get one free deal on their fresh squeezed juices and smoothies. ENJOY!   Please follow Cheaper Than... Read more »
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New Mom vs Old Mom Part 2

New Mom: "Oh, of course I'll come watch every practice"
I had some fun feedback after my New Mom vs Old Mom post and decided to add a few more differences between moms just starting out raising kids and moms that have been around the block a few times. If you like these, then please follow Cheaper Than Therapy on Facebook