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Humor, Motherhood, Travel

California….On a Kari and Anna Budget

  A few years ago, Anna and I talked about going on a girls trip after she graduated high school. Kind of a Gilmore Girls-ish style getaway before Anna went away to college. I don't remember exactly when we started talking about it but over the past two years, it became less talk and more action.… Continue reading California….On a Kari and Anna Budget

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Chicago, Humor, John Hughes

I Got Inside The Breakfast Club High School and Lived to Tell

  Last week I did something out of character for me all thanks to my husband, risk taker that he is. So on day one of my birthday week last Monday, Mike and I took the day off to have a date day as he was leaving on a business trip the following day for… Continue reading I Got Inside The Breakfast Club High School and Lived to Tell

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes

John Hughes Playlist Because I Have Too Much Time on My Hands

  I don't. Have too much time on my hands, to be clear. But my John Hughes addiction never sleeps. Never. Sleeps.    And yours shouldn't either which is why I am sharing with you something that I have kept secret for a very long time. I have an Apple Music playlist dedicated to songs… Continue reading John Hughes Playlist Because I Have Too Much Time on My Hands

Blogging, Humor, John Hughes

My Screenplay. Now on WordPress.

Remember when I told you about reading an article about trying to get your screenplay noticed? Well, one of the tips was to share my screenplay on my blog. At first, I was all HELL TO THE NOPETY NO. But I can't get my screenplay out of my mind. Like, it kind of consumes every… Continue reading My Screenplay. Now on WordPress.

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes

Reading Isn’t Always a Good Thing

  I wrote a book review  for my friend Keith's book on this blog earlier this year and in the book review I said: It also takes a lot for me to read a book these days, it seems.Lately, I have fallen victim to the iPad.I used to read books and have functioning brain cells.I was… Continue reading Reading Isn’t Always a Good Thing

Chicago, John Hughes, Sponsored Post

Making John Hughes Proud at the Skydeck Chicago Sears Tower

Yes, I said Sears Tower. Yes, I realize it's not in all actuality called the Sears Tower anymore. No, you won't ever hear me calling it anything else. Even in a sponsored post. When the fine people over at the Skydeck Chicago at the "Sears Tower" asked me if I wanted to come on over… Continue reading Making John Hughes Proud at the Skydeck Chicago Sears Tower

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes

If I Had John Hughes on a Deserted Island

I am struggling with titles lately. After blogging for almost six years, I think the well is running dry. I mean there are only so many witty titles you can come up with, am I right? The above title started out as John Hughes Movies You Must Watch. Also Titled DUH. I felt that was… Continue reading If I Had John Hughes on a Deserted Island