Craig Nelson Magic Show

I am always looking for cool things to do for my kids birthday parties. This year we decided on a live magic show. Craig Nelson Magic Show was an easy choice for us. He's local (based out of Chicago Ridge) and I personally know him. My kids have actually seen his school magic show and loved it. His close up magic show can be held indoors or … [Read more...]

My Top Picks From The 2013 International Home + Housewares Show

This is my 4th year at the show, and you all know how much I love to show you the newest and best items out there.  In no specific order, here are some of the cool things I got to see and play with at the show!: This is the Neato. It is literally the coolest vaccum you have ever seen. Seriously. It vacuums all by itself. You can program it too so you … [Read more...]

I’m Dreaming Of A Chicago Christmas #LoveThisCity #cbias

As a transplant here to Chicago, I think I tend to appreciate the city a tad more than those who have lived her their whole life. For example, come Christmas time, I love driving around looking at Christmas lights: As much as love this house, I am so glad I don't live next to it or have to pay their electric bill! However, as somebody just driving by, … [Read more...]

Neighborhood Toy Store Day 2012

The third annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day is Saturday, November 10th this year! Participating stores will host local in-store events for families (such as activities, craft projects, live performances, special discounts, etc) to help kick off the holiday shopping season and celebrate the joy of shopping for toys! I personally love shopping at local toy … [Read more...]

Monkey Kingdom Exclusive Interviews – Mark Linfield and Dr Sanjayan

From Disneynature, the studio that brought you Chimpanzee and Bears, comes MONKEY KINGDOM, a spectacular tale set among ancient ruins in the storied jungles of South Asia. Maya, a clever and resourceful monkey, and her family will make you laugh and warm your heart as she realizes her dreams for her son’s future. Narrated by […]

DreamWorks Pictures’ BRIDGE OF SPIES – In Theatres Everywhere this Friday

One of the best movies of the year, DreamWorks Pictures’ BRIDGE OF SPIES, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks, opens in theatres everywhere this Friday!!! It’s a perfect date night movie for adults! Like BRIDGE OF SPIES on Facebook: Follow BRIDGE OF SPIES on Twitter: Visit the official BRIDGE OF SPIES website: […]

Exclusive Clip from INSIDE OUT! #insideoutbloggers

Have you seen Inside Out yet? It’s one of my favorite Disney movies! My family and I loved this movie! For those of you who were waiting till it came out on DVD to watch Inside Out, I have a brief synopsis for you. Do you ever look at someone and wonder what’s going on […]

New Trailer, Poster & Images For Disney/Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR Are Now Available!

“The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo (voice of Raymond Ochoa) makes an unlikely human friend. While […]