Chicago, John Hughes, Sponsored Post

Making John Hughes Proud at the Skydeck Chicago Sears Tower

So much to love about this post: Chicago being just so beautifully Chicago, my little family, John Hughes, Ferris Bueller, and Ellie doing us all proud. It's my favorite sponsored post I've ever written because it doesn't feel like a sponsored post.  First published June 14, 2016 Yes, I said Sears Tower. Yes, I realize… 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

Chicago, John Hughes, Travel

Walking in John Hughes Footsteps: Movie Locations & Addresses

A few months ago, my husband had suggested I run a fun tour of these homes this summer for some of his co-workers as they were John Hughes's movie fans. We had planned a route, where we were going to make pit stops, planned out tee-shirts, and even had a playlist. Then coronavirus hit and… 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, Menopause

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

Childhood, Friends, Life, Menopause

Stay Beautiful and No It’s Not Just a Taylor Swift Song

I was going to share a post about when I started admitting I suffer from migraines back in 2015 but I started this week with a depressing post and didn't want to end this week with that. Instead, I am sharing this post because when I re-read it this week, it made me so happy.… Continue reading Stay Beautiful and No It’s Not Just a Taylor Swift Song