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A Real Urban Mom takes a trip to World of Whirlpool and Amana

Yesterday I had the honor to have a 3 course gourmet lunch with Whirlpool and Amana. Before we dived into an amazing lunch we were welcomed with mimosas which were so cute and light. We networked and chatted a little around the room and then we went into Whirlpool’s huge kitchen. Everything you could want Read More

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Tasty fun with Potbelly’s NEW Flats and Popchips!

I have a confession I not a huge sandwich fan, but I enjoy Potbelly’s sandwiches plus their shakes and cookies (Yum). I was invited to try one of their new line of sandwiches and I was extremely excited because this new item was going to be 90 calories less than the original Potbelly sandwich. As Read More

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Corner Bakery’s New Superfoods Menu + Giveaway

Corner Bakery invited me out to try their new Superfoods menu items. Since I have recently started a journey for a healthier me I felt that the timing was perfect. I love the Corner Bakery and their sandwiches are amazing, but it is a huge plus to have healthier options to dig into. The new Read More

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Some cool and fun things to do with the kids this Spring Break!

Yes! it’s Dereon’s Spring Break, he is excited and so am I. A whole week break from uniforms, early wake ups, and strict bed times. Last year for Spring Break we took a family road trip to Alabama to see our down south family. We stopped and visited all the states we drove through and Read More

Are you a Boss? Try Burger Boss on SouthPort

Amazing! That is the first word that comes to my mind when I think about my visit to the Boss Burger Southport location. Last Friday the Hubz and I headed out for a quick dinner with my parents to Burger Boss. Before I go most places I always read the reviews so I can know Read More

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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

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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

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Plated – Quick and Simple dinners sent to your door

Let me first say Thank you to Choya from The Real Frugal Divas for letting me know about such a great company. I like when things are quick, simple, and reasonably priced. As a mom time is not my friend and I run late…a lot. (I am working on that.) So when I heard about Read More

Money Saving Back to school lunch & snack idea: DIY Uncrustables

I am not a DIY person at all. Not crafty remotely, but I always have cool ideas and love when someone else can figure out how to do it. LOL. This recipe or creation you may call it came from a friend of mine Miss Gekeetah. She knows how to make almost anything to help Read More

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What to do when visiting the Taste of Chicago 2013 ? Check out Humana Healthier Choices *GIVEAWAY*

Visiting the Taste of Chicago this year? Check out Humana Healthier Choices! I am a true Chicagoan. I was born and raised in Chicago and one of my favorite Chicago perks is attending the Taste! That has been a family tradition that I carry out to this day. I am a true foodie and there Read More