Stay Cool This Summer With These Ice Cream Treats

I don't know about you, but it has been nothing but hot, hot, hot here. Between the humidity and the heat, it is enough to drive you crazy. (Plus, here in Chicago we keep getting rain that makes it all the more humid). Not everyone has central air or air conditioning (or even a cool basement to go to) to get away from this unbearable heat. That is why I … [Read more...]

DreamWorks Pictures’ THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY – Trailer Now Available on Yahoo! Movies!!! #100FootJourney

In “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa (Om Puri), settles in the quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant – the ideal place … [Read more...]

Southwest Laser and Medspa

As many of you know, I'm not a frilly girl. I don't often to spas, but when I do, it is divine. I love that we have some great spas in the south Chicago suburbs that allow me to relax without having to go into the city. I recently got to try out Southwest Laser and Medspa in Mokena, IL. My treatment of choice for the day was the Organic Lemongrass Body … [Read more...]

Letter From Santa

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Albertsons Stores. The opinions and text are all mine. It is hard to believe, but it is that time of year again! With Christmas right around the corner, Jewel-Osco wants to help you this time of year even more magical. They are assisting in […]

Hoorray! A new cooking app in time for the holidays and a $50 Giveaway Too!

Looking for an app that will help you to find and share recipes and connect with other food enthusiasts?  Hoorray is everything you need and more and is available through a free app download on Apple iTunes and the Google App Store. Hoorray was developed to get Americans excited about cooking in their own kitchens, […]

What are your #GameDayTraditions?

Are you ready for some football? I know I am! There are so many ways to get ready for football games. Now, in my house, we are a house divided. For those of you who don’t know, I am from Green Bay, Wisconsin. I currently live in the suburbs of Chicago here in Illinois. Now, […]