Caption This Giveaway!: $10 Restaurant.com Gift Card for the Best Caption – Ends 8/30 at 11:59 pm CST

My Joy My World has a new look! In celebration, I’m kicking off my new design by introducing a monthly giveaway I call “Caption This!” Each month, I will post a photo taken by my very talented hubby (he also took the photo in my beautiful new header) and will offer the reader who can […]

Event & Giveaway!: Humana Healthier Choices Guide at Taste of Chicago – Ends 7/10 at 11:01 pm CT

Humana Healthier Choices

Taste of Chicago will be held in Grant Park starting this Wednesday, July 10th, through Sunday, July 14th. Admission is FREE, and food and beverage tickets are sold in strips of 12 for $8. Smaller taste portions are available at each vendor for 1-5 tickets. Hours are 11 am-9 pm 7/10-7/12; 10 am-9 pm 7/13-7/14. […]

Winner!: NICOmate Disposable Electronic Cigarettes

CONGRATULATIONS to the lucky winner of my giveaway for 2 NICOmate disposable electronic cigarettes: Jeana!!! *The first 2 winners did not respond, so a new winner was chosen. The winner will receive an email from me and will have 48 hours to respond. Otherwise, a new winner will be chosen. Thanks to all who entered! […]

Winners!: NICOmate Disposable Electronic Cigarettes & Premama Prenatal Vitamins

CONGRATULATIONS to the lucky winner of my giveaway for 2 NICOmate disposable electronic cigarettes: Brittney H.!!! *The first winner did not respond, so a new winner was chosen. CONGRATULATIONS to the lucky winner of my giveaway for a 30-day supply of Premama Prenatal Vitamins: Samantha S.!!! Each winner will receive an email from me and […]

Review!: Jekyll & Hyde (The Musical)

Jekyll and Hyde Chicago

My hubby and I celebrated our 10 year unofficial dating anniversary last weekend by going to watch the pre-Broadway showing of Jekyll & Hyde starring American Idol’s Constantine Maroulis and R&B star, Deborah Cox, in Chicago. The production is on a national tour before hitting Broadway on April 5th and will be in Chicago through […]

Winner!: NICOmate Disposable Electronic Cigarettes

CONGRATULATIONS to the lucky winner of my giveaway for 2 NICOmate disposable electronic cigarettes: Shannan G.!!! The winner will receive an email from me and will have 48 hours to respond. Otherwise, a new winner will be chosen. Thanks to all who entered! Don’t forget that my giveaway for a 30-day supply of Premama Prenatal […]

Review/Giveaway!: Premama Prenatal Vitamin – Ends 3/19 at 12:01 am EST

Premama Prenatal Vitamin

Premama is a doctor-recommended prenatal vitamin drink mix with key prenatal vitamins and minerals that help reduce the risk of some birth defects and promote healthy fetal development. It also includes ingredients that help relieve nausea and digestive symptoms such as constipation, which are 2 common side effects of other prenatal vitamins. Premama contains: Folic […]

Review/Giveaway!: NICOmate Electronic Cigarette – Ends 3/15 at 12:01 am EST

NICOmate Disposable

I am a bit embarrassed to admit this, but I am a smoker. I started smoking many years ago when I suffered from major depression and was cutting my arms. One day, a friend gave me a pack of cigarettes and told me to smoke instead of cut my arms when I felt the urge, […]

Review!: Disney On Ice Presents Rockin’ Ever After

Disney On Ice 1.2013

Disney On Ice has a new show called Rockin’ Ever After that my family and I had the privilege of attending last week at Allstate Arena. I loved the show, but the most enjoyable part for me, was watching my 2-year old’s reactions throughout the show! Lia has been to other shows before, including Yo […]

Review!: Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE!: Get the Sillies Out!

Get the Sillies Out

My family and I were so lucky to get to watch Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE!: Get the Sillies Out!┬áin Milwaukee yesterday! It was full of so much energy and fun, packed with singing, dancing, confetti, and bubbles. They sang most of my daughter’s favorite Yo Gabba Gabba! songs, and the show even included the Super […]