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Famous Footwear Opening in Bolingbrook, IL

On September 10, 2014 Famous Footwear will be opening a store in Bolingbrook, IL. The new store is located in the Bolingbrook Promenade at 631 E Boughton Road and is the 20th Famous Footwear in the Chicagoland area! To celebrate the opening in Bolingbrook, Famous Footwear is hosting an all-day grand opening event on September 20 from […]

Medieval Times in Chicago is a great place for Groups!

Last week I was asked to visit Medieval Times in Schaumburg (Chicago area) for  lunch and to learn more about group, the following opinions are my own. When I showed up at the castle I saw buses arriving with a bunch of school aged kids getting off and it reminded me of going to Medieval […]

Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago

Have you ever visited LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago? We’ve gone a few times with the kids and they love it. Anytime we tell them we are going somewhere and it’s a surprise their first guess is LEGOLAND! If you’ve never been, there is a ton of fun things for kids to do with Legos. The first […]

The Color Run 2014 is coming! Plus Promo Code

Note: I’m receiving a complimentary registration in exchange from my post. All opinions expressed are my own.  If you remember, I’ve done a few fun 5ks but one that I’ve really wanted to do is The Color Run. There’s something about starting out in all white and finishing in a rainbow of colors that just excites […]

Chicago Auto Show and Women Driving Excellence

You may have heard that the Chicago Auto Show was here and ended last Monday. I got the chance to visit the show twice thanks to Women Driving Excellence and Nissan. My friend Kris Cain took this picture of me and when I posted it on Facebook I got a lot of compliments. I was […]

Chicago Toy and Game Fair Giveaway

The Chicago Toy and Game Fair is something my kids look forward to every year. Whenever we go downtown for something and they see Navy Pier they get really excited and start talking about the Fair. The 2013 Chicago Toy & Game Fair is the destination to discover “what’s hot for the holidays” and try […]

Seadog Fireworks Cruise in Chicago

Note: I am receiving a complimentary ticket to this cruise in exchange for this post.  I can’t believe BlogHer is next month already!! I’m used to it being in August. I know it’s only a week or two difference, but I’m not ready yet! One thing I’m looking forward to while there, though, is the […]

Mohawk License to Spill Tour and Long Grove Chocolate Festival

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias®  and Mohawk Flooring #cbias #SocialFabric #licensetospill All opinions are my own. Last Saturday I took Monkey to the Long Grove Chocolate Festival to learn more about Mohawk flooring. […]

Disney on Ice Rockin’ Ever After Review

My husband and I got to take the kids to Disney on Ice Rockin’ Ever After about a week ago. We were running late, so I unfortunately forgot my camera in the car. UGH! I tried taking pictures on my cell phone, but they just didn’t turn out at all. While the kids really enjoyed […]

Monster Jam Chicago Giveaway

Last year my Husband took the boys to Monster Jam as a boy’s night out and they had a blast. The boys continually ask when they are going back. Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam®, starring the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam monster trucks! The twelve-feet-tall, ten-thousand-pound machines will bring you to your feet, […]

Disney on Ice Rockin’ Ever After

Get ready to rock out with some of the most magical idols of all in a musical showcase that features the hottest tunes and talent from across the kingdom in Disney On Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After! Jam to a Scottish jig as a group of royal contenders from the latest Disney•Pixar film, Brave, competes […]

Chicago Toy and Game Fair 2012 #Highlights

Last weekend I got to take my family to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair. The kids now look forward to this outing every year. My oldest son, especially, loves going there and trying out the games. This year, though, I was a little disappointed. It seemed like there were less companies that came and […]

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® DRAGONS #Review #ChiRingling

Last week my family and I got to go to the new show Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents DRAGONS. It is still at the Allstate Arena in Chicago until the 11th and the moves to the United Center from November 14-25.  You can save 20% on weekend shows and 40% on weekday shows by […]

Chicago Toy and Game Fair #Giveaway

This is my second giveaway for ChiTag this year. You’ll have a great time! The North Pole might as well be in Chicago the week before Thanksgiving, as over 25,000 visitors will head to Navy Pier to shop and play with thousands of toys and games on display from over 250 exhibitors. The 10th anniversary Chicago […]

Adler Planetarium Day 2 #SummeroftheUniverse #WTTU2012 #ShorelineSightseeing #LouMalnatis #NavyPier

Yesterday I told you about our first day of our #SummeroftheUniverse trip downtown to visit the Adler Planetarium. I left off with getting up on day 2. So we woke up, showered and packed up to, sadly, leave our hotel room. We all had a wonderful stay at Swissôtel. We decided to take our luggage to the […]