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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2012 In Review!: Highlights Including Mini-Reviews from Denver, Orlando, & Phoenix

Family 12.2012

This year went by so fast, I can’t believe we’re heading into 2013 already! Here are some of my highlights from 2012: We started off the year with my daughter having a myringotomy (ear tubes) procedure when she was 16 months old in January. It was a little scary for us, but she is much […]

Review/Giveaway!: Melissa & Doug Trunki – Ends 12/17 at 12:01 am EST

Trunki Review

About a month ago, I posted about Melissa & Doug’s Terrific Twenty Giveaway on their Facebook page where they gave away an item from their Terrific Twenty List everyday. Well, IT’S BACK! Now through Wednesday, December 19th, enter to win a Melissa & Doug product from their Terrific Twenty List daily on Melissa & Doug’s […]

Giveaway!: $50 Off Tiny Prints Order – Ends 11/16 at 12:01 am EST

Tiny Prints Xmas Card 2011

I love Tiny Prints! This is the Christmas card my family sent out last year that I ordered through them. What I love most about Tiny Prints is the ability to work with a designer before finalizing your order to make sure your card looks great! We have been ordering our family Christmas cards and […]

Review & Coupon!: HoneyBaked Ham


I can’t believe it’s already November and the holidays are just around the corner! A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending an event at HoneyBaked Ham in Naperville, IL to learn more about the company and what they have to offer. Did you know that HoneyBaked Ham does way more than […]