Review!: El Mariachi Tequila Bar & Grill – Chicago, IL

Last week, a few bloggers and I headed out to El Mariachi Tequila Bar & Grill in Chicago, where we were able to try some of the items on their menu and have a chat with their executive chef. The atmosphere was nice and intimate and they have a great patio to dine at outside. […]

Review/Giveaway & Benefits of Pretend Play!: Great Pretenders Butterfly Costume – Ends 10/9 at 11:59 pm CT

I can’t believe it’s almost Halloween already! Does your little one have a costume yet? Great Pretenders is a company, which was started by a mom, that specializes in costumes, not only for Halloween, but also for dress-up and pretend play. My 4-year old loves playing different characters and, honestly, I thought it was just […]

Review/Giveaway!: Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Passes (Chicago Area) – Ends 10/3 at 11:59 am CT

Who loves to jump? We definitely love to jump! My family and I were really excited to be able to try out Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park a few weeks ago, especially since we had never been to a trampoline park before; and we had so much fun! They have multiple locations in the US, […]

Giveaway!: Disney On Ice Princesses & Heroes Tickets in Chicago – Ends 8/21 at 11:59 pm CT

I’m so excited that Disney on Ice is coming back to Chicago in just a month with their show Princesses & Heroes! Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail.  Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves and Prince Eric breaks Ursula’s slithering spell to reclaim his one […]

Review!: Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Chicago – Schaumburg, IL #MedievalTimesChi

I can’t believe I’ve lived in the Chicago area practically my whole life, and my first time to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament was just last week. They provided tickets for my family and me to attend, and we had a blast! To recap, the experience starts the moment you walk into the castle where […]

Review/Giveaway!: Betty Crocker Ultimates Gift Pack – Ends 11/1 at 11:59 pm CT

Have you tried Betty Crocker’s new Ultimate Helper mixes or Ultimate Potatoes yet? These new Ultimates come in a variety of choices and offer your family a nice and easy meal to enjoy together. Betty Crocker’s Ultimate Helper mixes include: Creamy Stroganoff Creamy Parmesan Cheddar Broccoli Three Cheese Marinara Ultimate Potatoes come in: Cheddar Mashed […]

Review of Del Monte FruitBurst Squeezers & $50 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway – Ends 10/25 @ 11:59 pm CT

Made in the U.S.A., Del Monte Fruit Burst™ Squeezers come in a variety of flavors and contain 1 ½ servings of fruit or fruit and veggies. They are an excellent source of vitamins A and C and contain no artificial flavors or high fructose corn syrup. Fruit + Veggie Varieties: Peach-Mango: Pear puree concentrate, water, […]

Review/Giveaway!: Thumbs Up WineFinder Premium App & Bottle of Wine – Ends 10/9 @ 12:00 am CT

Today has been quite eventful for our country! What better way to “celebrate” than to talk about wine? 😉 The Thumbs Up WineFinder mobile app is designed to help you find a great bottle of wine at your local store at the best value. It gives you multiple options to find the best bottle of […]

August Caption This Winner!

I’m so sorry for the delay in posting the winner of last month’s Caption This! giveaway! We received some great submissions, but the winner of the $10 gift card is Tim, who made us laugh with this hilarious caption: CONGRATULATIONS TIM! Stay tuned for more great giveaways on My Joy My World, including another […]

Review!: Disney On Ice 100 Years of Magic

A couple of weeks ago, I brought my 3 year old to Disney On Ice’s celebration of 100 Years of Magic at the United Center and we both loved it! I was impressed with how many Disney characters were included in one show…it was jammed packed with Disney movie magic! I do not want to […]