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

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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

Ultimates Review

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

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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

ThumbsUpWine Review

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 wine […]

August Caption This Winner!

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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 Restaurant.com 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

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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 […]

Review/Giveaway!: Kiss Tornado 360° 1875W Ionic Dryer – Ends 8/23 @ 11:01 pm CT

Tornado 360 Review

The Kiss Tornado 360° 1875W Ionic Dryer is a blow dryer meant to minimize heat damage with a patent-pending 360° rotating air booster for rapid blow drying and styling. The rotating air booster generates a pulse within the airflow creating a revolving pattern to uplift the hair and ensure complete drying with added root volume. […]

Review!: Bocce Ball at Pinstripes

Bocce Ball

About a month ago, I wrote about Pinstripes, a distinctive dining and entertainment venue currently with 3 locations in the Chicago area and a location in the Minneapolis, with more locations opening around the nation. We got to try bocce ball at Pinstripes a couple of weeks ago and had a great time! What is […]

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. […]