Free tickets to the Advance Screening of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man Tell No Tales!

The weather is finally breaking here in Chicago and it’s starting to feel like Summer which means Blockbuster Movie time! I’ve been watching previews of upcoming movies and getting excited for our family day trips to the movie theater. One of the movies that I can’t wait to check out is “Pirates of the Caribbean: Read More

The Good Food Festival is showing how eating clean can be tasty and fun!

The way to my heart is food. Not just any type of food, but good food! So when I was offered the opportunity to become a “Good Food Festival” ambassador I jumped on it. It’s a day celebrating Good Food! Discover new artisanal goods from over 150 exhibitors, learn from workshops and chefs demos, and Read More

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Easy Cake Mix Christmas Cookies

It’s almost Christmas and the excitement is in the air. As I write this my husband is putting our Christmas lights in the front windows, Christmas music is blaring from Pandora, and Chance is staring at the miniature Santa we have in the dining room. I can’t wait to see Dereon’s face when he comes Read More

Free Movie tickets? Cheap family date!

Movie-lovers are welcomed to visit any Cinemark theatre on Saturday, August 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. local time to view free select DreamWorks Animation movies, including Shrek, Kung Fu Panda 3, Home, How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted: the ideal indoor getaway to beat the late summer heat Read More

Ice Age: Collision Course coming to theaters soon!

Me and the kids can’t wait to see the new movie, ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE! It’s hitting the theaters July 22nd! Wondering what the movie is about? In the 5th installment of the ICE AGE movies, Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series Read More

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A Real Urban Mom riding the 2015 Subaru Legacy

Guys I’m super excited to say this… my family and I are test driving the 2015 Subaru Legacy! We will have the car for a whole week and we’ve already been putting that baby to use. We’ve ran errands, did last minute Christmas shopping, dropped off gifts and picked some up from family and friends. Read More

Boo! At the Zoo: Halloween fun

Happy Sunday!! If you are in the Chicagoland area I want to invite you out to the last day of Boo! At the Zoo which is going on now at Brookfield Zoo. Today I’ll be one of the judges for their annual costume contest. I hope to see you and your wonderful family there. Here’s Read More

Can’t wait to take the kiddos to see “To Train Your Dragon 2”!

I love taking my son and little sister to the movies in the summer. The AC is on full blast and we can snack on popcorn and nachos which is pretty awesome to me. There are a lot of movies I want to check out this Summer, but one that the kids are really pumped Read More