4th Of July Festivities in Illinois

  Since everybody loved the list I made last year (and found it to be quite helpful), I thought I would do another one this year! It's hard to know what each town is doing, so hopefully this will help. My husband and daughter went and watched the fireworks last night in Burbank, so the shows are already starting! Alton, IL date:Tuesday, July 3, … [Read more...]

4th Of July Events in Illinois

I know finding something to do for the 4th of July can be tough sometimes.  Here is a short list of what to do for the 4th in various areas throughout Illinois.  If you know of some other events that I have not mention, please leave them in the comments! Batavia Fourth of July Sky Concert 9:30 p.m. Monday, July 4,1200 W. Wilson. Parking available in … [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, […]