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...]

Everything You Ever Wanted

I love books. I love to read. But I think many of us have different ways we choose the books we read. Some people like fiction or non fiction. Some people go by the synopsis on the back of the cover. I personally have no particular way of choosing what I read; if it sounds good or the cover grabs my attention, I will read it! Everything You Ever Wanted by … [Read more...]

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Weight Watchers® ice cream

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Weight Watchers® Ice Cream for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Life isn't perfect. I think we all know that by now. Heck, Bill and I have made some pretty huge life changing decisions in the last year that has really made our lives different. For those of you who don't read her regularly, he has lost 70 … [Read more...]

Disney’s TOMORROWLAND Trailer & Poster Debut!!!

Your questions about the future are about to be answered! The new trailer and poster for Disney’s TOMORROWLAND are now available! 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 … [Read more...]

Rhapsody KIDS Giveaway

Rhapsody KIDS is the first music subscription service to offer a fun, safe, and easy music experience created just for kids. There is nothing worse than have to constantly find music that is appropriate for our children. This is especially tough as they get older. There is nothing worse then having them sing along to […]

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!