This is No Trick – IHOP Offers Free Scary Face Pancakes This Halloween

If you follow my Snapchat then you already know I’m addicted to IHOP! It’s super kid friendly and the prices aren’t overwhelming which is important to me as a mom. Chance is eating his own “Kid’s Meals” now and Dereon is eating from the adult menu so when a place boasts about “Free” anything I’m Read More

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Halloween Fun while giving back!

I’m all about kids giving back and being a part of building community. Halloween is coming up and there are so many events kids can attend this month. What better way to have a good wholesome time with the family, than giving back? 17-year old Destiny Watson, a Chicago-area student, recognized the need of the 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

Momma in Vegas?

Weekend before last my husband and I took off to celebrate his birthday in one of his favorite cities… Las Vegas! Since my husband’s birthday is actually on Halloween we decided to do a weekend trip so we could be home to take the kiddo trick or treating on Halloween. Two of our close friends Read More

Go to Boo at the Zoo and win a trip to Jamaica?

Sunday afternoon the Pyles’ had a spooky, but fun time at Brookfield Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo! What is Boo at the Zoo you may ask? When asked how to describe Boo at the Zoo two members of the Chicago Zoological Society, Nadine Mcintyre and Ken Grzeslo both had to agree that it’s a safe 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

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