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

Nationwide Fun Fall activities for the kiddos + Money saving coupons

Being born and raised in Chicago has taught me one thing…weather has a mind of it own. Hence it was 95 degrees this past Tuesday now it’s 55 degrees! But the drop in temperature means one thing….FALL! I am super exited about the Fall season because it’s my favorite season, the weather is amazing and Read More

Join Macy’s Culinary Council and Chef Takashi Yagihashi in Chicago

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram then you know I LOVE FOOD! Yes, I am one of those people that takes pictures of their food and posts them on social media =) I can’t help it! My husband is a cook so we eat a home cooked dinner at least 4 times a Read More

Back to School rescue by Walgreens HealthCare Clinic

I am a member of Collective Bias Social Fabric Community. This Shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Back to school prep is officially over for the Pyles’ household. Dereon just started first grade this month at a new school so they needed all his Read More

Cheap and fun things to do with your kids this summer break!

Still have a few weeks until the kids go back to school? Yay to not having to wake up extra early in the morning to get the kiddo to school. And yay to not having to wash uniforms and yay to not having to beg them to go to bed by 9pm. But what about Read More

KId and Man free vacation? Top 5 budget friendly Girl’s Night out ideas for moms

Just made it back last night from an all girl trip to Miami. Our stay was Wednesday morning til Sunday night. We had a blast! Tried lots of new things, had cocktails, went clubbing and did all kinds of sight seeing. It was. Incredible. I left the kiddo and the Hubz at home. They both had Read More

Our Adventure: The 2013 Taste of Chicago |The Humana Experience

Last Wednesday me and my little family ventured to the 2013 Taste of Chicago. And we had a blast! Our first stop was the Humana Experience booth. Dereon was treated like an “adult” registered in and encouraged to try the fitness challenges. Once he received his pedometer he kept tracking his number of steps the whole Read More