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

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

Giveaway, Humor, Sponsored Post

Go Roma or Go Homa. My Dad Will LOVE That Blog Title

It is no secret that I love to eat. So when I get the opportunity for free food, I take it. I am all for being transparent here on the blog. There are amazing opportunities I get with blogging that you don't see sometimes. Do you realize that bloggers get emails, daily, sometimes hourly, from… Continue reading Go Roma or Go Homa. My Dad Will LOVE That Blog Title

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes

Channeling Mr. Hughes

I know you think I am crazy. Maybe not all of you, but the silent majority of you do and it is okay, really. You can nod your heads as you read this because even a tiny bit of me thinks I am crazy as I go through this phase in my life of needing… Continue reading Channeling Mr. Hughes

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes

10 Reasons Why We Need a John Hughes Museum in Chicago

There is something that is very close to my heart, a project that I have been sitting on. Maybe "sitting on" isn't a good description. " I thought of it back in February and never did anything else about it" better sums it up. I want a John Hughes museum to come to Chicago. That's… Continue reading 10 Reasons Why We Need a John Hughes Museum in Chicago

Childhood, Friends, Life

Stay Beautiful and No It’s Not Just a Taylor Swift Song. YOU DON’T OWN EVERYTHING, TAYLOR. Please Don’t Sue Me

Lately, I have been feeling like shit. Oopsies, did that slip out? But it's true. You all know it. And my closest family and friends know it. They have been amazing and supportive and I love every single one of them for it. Even if someone has sent me a text to say hi, it has… Continue reading Stay Beautiful and No It’s Not Just a Taylor Swift Song. YOU DON’T OWN EVERYTHING, TAYLOR. Please Don’t Sue Me