My Thoughts On Our Shoreline Sightseeing Chicago River Tour

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It is always really cool to experience your town in a different way. I've lived here in Chicago for about 15 years, but we don't spend a ton of time downtown. Up to this point, I can honestly say I didn't know many of the buildings either. Bill spends a lot of time downtown with his job. However, this architecture tour he was totally excited to take. He's … [Read more...]

White Sox Family Field Day

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Calling all White Sox fans!  As you all may know, we live on the south side of Chicago which is the home to the Chicago White Sox.  We recently got to spend some time in their amazing suites.  Now, I have to tell you about the White Sox Family Field Day.  My kids are dying to go do this, so I knew I had to share with all of you. … [Read more...]

Avoiding Time Wastes

Effective couponing requires more than just clipping and using coupons. You have to learn how to manage your time effectively. Otherwise, you wind up wasting your time and getting very little in return. Frugal Living reports that many extreme couponers do not actually save much money at all. Here are some rules for making the most of your couponing so that … [Read more...]

Snow Day!

It is terrible here in Illinois.  This is what my house looks like this morning: We broke our back door trying to open it this morning.  My house is a sheet of ice.  We have about 4 inches of snow.  On top of that, we have freezing rain, so it is definitely an interesting combination we have going on out there.  We watched the … [Read more...]