Wordless Wednesday: Snow!

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For those wondering, this was taken in Wisconsin not Illinois over Christmas break. ...continue reading

How to enroll in the new health plans in Illinois #affordablecareact #obamacare

Did you that as of today you can start buying your health insurance coverage on the exchanges in Illinois?  There are many different plans you choose from based on:  price, out-to-pocket costs, doctors in network, etc.  Most people will have to have insurance in 2014 or face a fine.  (Disclosure:  I am currently covered under my husband's plan that he gets ...continue reading

Fall Festival Deals!

Are you ready for some Fall Festival Deals?  It has finally cooled down here in Chicago (thank God, because I am not sure how much longer we could have taken any more 100 degree days!).  Now, we can start hitting up the fall festivals.   Now, I know I like saving a few bucks when I can, so I have put together a great list of Corn Maze Coupons and Fall ...continue reading

Can I Have Some Galena With My Wine? Part 3

This is my final installment of my Galena trip.  Here are parts 1 and 2 to check out if you haven't read them yet!Day 2 started super early. As in, before the sun even got up (as you can see from the photo).  We were all dragging some major butt, but we were not turning down this awesome opportunity -- a hot air balloon ride.  Now, I'm afraid of heights, ...continue reading