I’m Going To BlogHer — Are You?

It's hard to believe but BlogHer is about a month away. For you non-bloggers, BlogHer is a conference for bloggers to learn more about our craft and to meet companies. It is in Chicago this year, so I will be attending at the end of July. Are you heading to blogger this year? ...continue reading

Sea Dog Cruises in Chicago


Did you know that Chicago offered cruises? Until recently, I didn't either! Seadog offers four exciting ways to see and experience Chicago from the water: Lakefront Speedboat Tour This 30-minute cruise along the shoreline offers a descriptive tour of Chicago’s famous skyline, while playing your favorite music. Extreme Thrill Ride This cruise is ...continue reading


The Mabel’s Labels BlogHer ‘10 Contest asks us to write about what our passion was if the internet was wiped out tomorrow.  I think for most people that is a hard question, but if something would happen to me, I think I would want to remembered as one who pays it forward.  (I'll be honest that my first passion is my kids, but that wouldn't make as interesting ...continue reading

I’m leaving on Jet Plane. . .

To General Mills.  In a couple of hours.  Seriously.  Though I do know when I'll be back again (Monday night!). I'm excited.  We are a General Mills family.  I should take a picture of all the cereal we have at my house at any given time.  It's amazing.  Okay, not so amazing since I buy it when it's on sale or when I have coupons and then I stock up.  ...continue reading