10 Reasons Why You Need To Go To Raving Waves This Summer

Time to keep cool here in Chicagoland. One of the best ways to do that is to head to your local water parks and enjoy some time in the water! That's why I came up with this great list of why you should be heading to Raving Waves in Yorkville, IL this summer! It is finally summer in Chicagoland.  It is hard to believe it has taken till July to finally … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Road Tripping With Different Ages


This post is sponsored by Chevrolet Traverse. As many of you know, we travel all summer long. My family lives four hours away. We own a pop-up camper. Needless to say, most summer weekends we are traveling all over the place, and most likely, we aren't even in our state. We have years and years of experience of traveling with kids of all ages (and we … [Read more...]

How Are You Spending Your I-Cash?

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As you all know, I live in the wonderful state of Illinois. Now, if you are a resident here, have you heard about the I-Cash program? The program was founded in 1999 with the goal of reuniting Illinois residents with their unclaimed assets.   You'd be amazed at how much money the Illinois Treasurer is holding that people haven't claimed. … [Read more...]

Where will you PERK?


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PERK for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My van is almost 10 years old.  I have two kids.  Needless to say, my van doesn't always smell "fresh".  I'm happy that it doesn't stink most of the time.  That is why I was excited to try out PERK Fresh Link.  Who doesn't want their car to smell better? … [Read more...]