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? … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]


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 … [Read more...]

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.  … [Read more...]

EZ Tofu Press Giveaway!

Calling all my tofu fans!  Firm and extra firm tofu is packed in water to keep it fresh. However, if you don’t remove the water, your tofu can be pretty plain.  By removing this water, the tofu can absorb the flavors of spices, marinade, or other foods. Tofu is often called a wonder food because […]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]