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Pixar Studios Tour – The Good Dinosaur Version #gooddino #bucketlist

We are huge Pixar fans at my house.  Having kids has made me enjoy their movies (even if I have to watch them endlessly).  One of the cool things on my bucket list was touring this amazing animation studio.  Like Disney, Pixar is amazing and does not disappoint.  I will warn you -- this post is photo heavy, so you can see … [Read more...] about Pixar Studios Tour – The Good Dinosaur Version #gooddino #bucketlist

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...] about Craig Nelson Magic Show

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...] about My Top Picks From The 2013 International Home + Housewares Show

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...] about I’m Dreaming Of A Chicago Christmas #LoveThisCity #cbias