Chicago-style Staycation

It is hard to believe it is finally summer here in Chicago.  We have had a lot of really weird temperature days and a lot of rain!  (I live by Midway Airport, and according to the news last night, we've gotten twice the amount of rain in June than we were suppose too!).  By now, all our kids should be on break whether you are from the area or … [Read more...]

Eyn Smart Phone Case

Eyn is an acronym for 'everything you need' and is a genius little phone case with hidden storage that holds your daily essentials all in one place. OMG - can I tell you how much I love this phone case? I love that I can just grab it and go — out to dinner, for a night on the town, off to yoga, down to the beach, wherever. It holds everything I need — phone, … [Read more...]

TOMORROWLAND – Exclusive Look

From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s riveting, mystery adventure “Tomorrowland,” starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled … [Read more...]

Skylanders Trap Team

My kids love Skylanders. It is one of those games that transcend all ages and sexes. Skylanders is a game we can play with the kids or they can play together. That's why I am excited to tell you about the brand new Skylanders for this year! Skylanders continues to lead and evolve the category with Skylanders Trap Team by letting fans seek out and defeat … [Read more...]

Blast Off With Miles From Tomorrowland & A Stop At Google Too! #milesevent

Miles from Tomorrowland is an animated space adventure series that centers around the Callisto family who live on a spaceship called the Stellosphere and work for the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  The four main characters are Miles Callisto (an enthusiastic and curious boy with a somewhat reckless inventive streak), Loretta Callisto (Miles’ older sister and technology and […]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]