Bloggers VIP event at Anna’s Linens + GIVEAWAY!

Last month I had the honor to attend Anna’s linens Bloggers VIP event at their Chatham Village store on 87th Street. It was a delight to see the behind the scenes of a home decorating store and pick up a few tips to prepare for the Fall season. They had tasty snacks, a raffle, how Read More

Kidz Bop in Chicago!

Dereon is a huge fan of Kidz Bop and I am too. LOL. I love the whole thought behind it. Its age appropriate and just super cute. The kiddo plays it in his room and feels like a big kid while I can be safe with knowing he won’t hear anything that’s too much for Read More

#BMOA Community Night at UniverSoul Circus Chicago

The UniverSoul Circus is a BIG thing in my family. We try to take the kids every year. The music is upbeat and recent, the entertainment is unbelievable, and it’s just down right FUN! Crazy thing is the adults are normally more excited than the kids to attend because we know we won’t be bored Read More

Chicago “downtown” Popcorn without going downtown!

One great thing about living in Chicago is the tasty Garrett Downtown popcorn that I ALWAYS seem to have a taste for. I like the Chicago mix because it has the famous caramel and cheesy cheddar all mixed together. I prefer the caramel but it’s too sweet to eat by itself so a little cheese Read More

A Celebratio‚Äčn of Black World Cinema: Special Screening of Fruitvale Station at ICE Lawndale

ICE Theaters is closing out its run of Fruitvale Station with a special screening on Wednesday, October 2, 7PM as part of its monthly independent film program, A Celebration of Black World Cinema. The screening will be followed by a post-film discussion featuring 4 guest speakers, including Bishop Tavis Grant, National Field Director of Rainbow Read More

Momma Cuisine & Sabra family fun #SabraFamPicnic

I was so honored to be invited to Momma Cuisine’s Sabra Family Picnic, weekend before last. The kiddos had a ball. We met other families, caught up with some of my blogging friends, and ate great tasting healthy foods. I want to thank Johanna and Sabra for throwing such a fabulous event. Check out a Read More

My day 3 recap: Social Media Week Chicago 2013 plus 5 tips every blogger should use! #SMWChicago

Day 3! I had a jammed packed day, less sessions than day 1, but more than I had on day 2. The first session of the today was “Mommy blogging your way to success” and it was an early morning one. So of course I was running late. After I took the kiddo to school Read More

My day 2 Recap: Social Media Week Chicago 2013 #SMWChicago

I didn’t over do it today. I only took one class today. I was extremely tired this morning when it was time to wake the kiddo up, so I am glad I took it easy today. My session was at the Tribune Tower on Michigan Ave. The building is just so historic. I was on Read More

Social Media Week Chicago 2013 Day 1 recap #SMWChicago

This is my first year going to Social Media Week here in Chicago and I am super pumped! I have a full agenda planned. Here is a quick blurb from their Facebook page in regards to what Chicago Media Week is: Social Media Week is a global initiative to explore the cultural and economic impact Read More

Tamar did that! Love and War Album Review

Fun, upbeat, and cute are the three words that pop into my head when I listen to Tamar Braxton’s second album. “Love and War” was released September 3rd and the Tamaritans (her fans) went crazy on Twitter to help promote the album. With hits “The one” and “Love and War” being two of my favorite Read More