Crafting With DIY Network’s Jeanne Benedict And OFF!

On Thursday, June 21, I co-hosted an event for OFF!® at the Lincoln Park Conservatory & Gardens in Chicago. DIY Network’s Jeanne Benedict was on hand to share some easy ways to spruce up the backyard for Fourth of July parties and get the family offline and outdoors this summer! The space was absolutely beautiful … Read more

Enjoy Fourth Of July Fun This Summer With OFF!

There is nothing my family loves more in summer than spending every second we can outside. After shopping a few weeks ago, my outdoor oasis is finally complete and perfect for night-time relaxing. It appears perfect but then I remember that summer nights also include mosquitoes that make my evenings end in lots of scratching. … Read more

Our Experience At Medieval Times {And A Giveaway!}

When I was younger I went to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament with my mom and brother. It was an experience I wanted to give my children as well so I was really excited when my family was invited to visit the castle and attend the debut of their first new show in five years. … Read more

Business Card Giveaway {And Some Advice}

Blogging conference season is upon us and it’s important to bring business cards to conferences and events you attend. Having attended a handful of conferences and a lot of blogging events I can tell you one thing that I’ve learned: Do something with your cards to organize them when you get them or you will … Read more

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Walgreens Grand Opening In Chicago

On Monday I went to the Grand Opening of a new Walgreens located in Downtown Chicago. To say that this store was amazing would be an understatement! The new Chicago Walgreens is two stories and located at State and Randolph. When I think of Walgreens I normally think of prescriptions, over the counter medicines, and … Read more

Fashion Bloggers and…. ME!

Earlier this week my friend, Paula, and I attended an event with the Chicago Blogger Network. While I had fun, I felt out of place because almost everyone there was young, fashionable, and well, basically me before I had two kids. (Though I don’t think I was ever as fashion forward as these fashion bloggers … Read more

Building Blocks Toy Store

Building Blocks Toy Store (located in Chicago) 15th Anniversary Sale  20% off everything in stock!!  October 21, 22, & 23 Friday, October 21: 10am – 7pm Saturday, October 22: 9:30am – 6pm Sunday, October 23: 9:30am – 5pm Stock up on gifts – Did you know you can return anything at anytime, even without a … Read more

Chicago Toy And Game Fair {Ticket Giveaway}

The largest public game and toy fair is coming to Chicago November 19-20, 2011. At the Chicago Toy and Game Fair you can play, preview, and purchase the hottest new toys and games so it is a great way to kick off your Holiday shopping. There is lots to do for the whole family including … Read more