Dot and Ziggy at Chicago Children’s Theatre

A few weeks ago my family went to see Dot & Ziggy at the Chicago Children’s Theatre. To be honest, I probably would never have attempted to bring my children to the theatre if I hadn’t received free tickets. I just didn’t think that they would sit through a performance and I didn’t want to … Read more

Storytime At The UPS Store #ToysForTotsLiteracy

Early literacy is very important to me and has been for years. I took classes about it in college and made it a focus of my classroom when I taught Pre-Kindergarten. When I had the chance to organize a storytime to benefit the Toys For Tots Literacy Program I was really excited to participate and … Read more

Top Ten Tuesday- Elmer’s Trip

My trip to Florida a couple weeks ago with Collective Bias and Elmer’s has been one of my favorite opportunities I’ve had in my blogging career to date. I wanted to share my favorite things about this trip in Top Ten Tuesday fashion. 1. WARM WEATHER! Currently here in Chicago we are bracing for a … Read more

Christmas Shopping at Family Dollar

Recently I was invited to a Family Dollar Holiday event. We entered a hotel suite with lots of beautiful decorations. *** *** We were then told that all the decorations there had been bought at Family Dollar. *** After listening to people from the corporate office speak we all went to a local Family Dollar … Read more