Life, Motherhood, Netflix

Psst Netflix, I’m Not Looking Forward to Them Going Back #StreamTeam

There is definitely a line in the sand this time of the year. When you receive an email from Netflix saying, "contain your excitement....the first day of school is so close you can taste it", I don't know how to feel. I guess it would depend on the day I read it. If I had… Continue reading Psst Netflix, I’m Not Looking Forward to Them Going Back #StreamTeam

Humor, Life, Uncategorized

Things About Me That Will Make You Feel Good About Yourself

My M. O. here on the blog is first and foremost, to be honest. And to talk about my love of all things tacos and Bruce Hornsby. Not necessarily in that order. Unless it is about John Hughes. Then usually it is John Hughes, honesty, tacos then Bruce Hornsby. Sorry, Bruce. That's just the way… Continue reading Things About Me That Will Make You Feel Good About Yourself

Chicago, Family, Sponsored Post, Travel

Our Girls Finally Got to See Bears. And We Didn’t Have to Drive All The Way to The Smoky Mountains to See Them

Recently, we had the opportunity to go to Soldier Field in Chicago to be a part of this cool event called Family Fest where families get to go and experience the Chicago Bears for a fraction of what an actual game costs. It is very family friendly and has lots of fun things for kids… Continue reading Our Girls Finally Got to See Bears. And We Didn’t Have to Drive All The Way to The Smoky Mountains to See Them

Blogging, Humor, Life

Why Did You Stop Commenting? A Tutorial to Get You The Hell Back

Seriously. Was it something I said? You got sick of the complaining. Didn't you? Or the constant talk of tacos? Or Bruce Hornsby? Or not enough Bruce Hornsby? It was the third post about John Hughes that did it. Didn't it? I knew it. I can't pay random people off of the street to comment on… Continue reading Why Did You Stop Commenting? A Tutorial to Get You The Hell Back

Greater Good, Sponsored Post, Uncategorized

Hair Cuttery Share-A-Haircut Program #ShareAHaircut

[spacer height="20px"] I was recently contacted by Hair Cuttery to talk about an amazing program that they offer called Share- A- Haircut. What is it, you ask? Well, the Share-A-Haircut program was created by Hair Cuttery to give free haircuts to underprivileged kids as they go back to school. In the 16 years that they… Continue reading Hair Cuttery Share-A-Haircut Program #ShareAHaircut

Chicago, John Hughes, Travel

Walking in John Hughes Footsteps: Movie Locations & Addresses

Back in January, I wrote an article for Chicago Parent about John Hughes and included a few addresses such as where to find his former residence, the cemetery where he is laid to rest and the restaurant where he liked to get a piece of pizza. It is no secret that I love Mr. John Hughes.… Continue reading Walking in John Hughes Footsteps: Movie Locations & Addresses