Chicago-style Staycation

It is hard to believe it is finally summer here in Chicago.  We have had a lot of really weird temperature days and a lot of rain!  (I live by Midway Airport, and according to the news last night, we've gotten twice the amount of rain in June than we were suppose too!).  By now, all our kids should be on break whether you are from the area or … [Read more...]

Aflac #Duckprints

What are you thankful this holiday season - your health, your loved ones, or something else? On top of these things Aflac also wants to give back. Aflac’s Duckprints program is an ongoing celebration of the unsung heroes in the fight against childhood cancer and continues their mission to help eradicate the disease through raising donations and … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Spc 4 Donald Sloat 20 years old from Coweta, Oklahoma 3rd Platoon, Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 196th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division February 1949 - January 17, 1970 On September 15, Spc. 4 Donald Sloat was posthumously awarded the Medal Of Honor for his actions in 1970 in Vietnam: Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat … [Read more...]

Winter Wellness Must-Have

Cold season is here! Between holiday parties, family photos and outings with friends, you want to feel and look your best during the holidays. However, winter weather doesn't always make that easy. Winter months often greet people with the sniffles and chapped lips. The wind and cold are also known to aggravate cold sores. Bill gets cold sores every … [Read more...]

Blast Off With Miles From Tomorrowland & A Stop At Google Too! #milesevent

Miles from Tomorrowland is an animated space adventure series that centers around the Callisto family who live on a spaceship called the Stellosphere and work for the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  The four main characters are Miles Callisto (an enthusiastic and curious boy with a somewhat reckless inventive streak), Loretta Callisto (Miles’ older sister and technology and […]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]