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...]

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...]

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 […]