Christmas, Holidays, Humor

What I Did Over Christmas Vacation; The “We Didn’t Go Anywhere” Edition

I think I used that title for a post before hence the "we didn't go anywhere edition" part. I am nothing if not innovative. Or just nothing.  As my imaginative title suggests, we stayed at home for the most part for the two weeks that the children were home for Christmas break. Oh sure, we… Continue reading What I Did Over Christmas Vacation; The “We Didn’t Go Anywhere” Edition

Chicago, Life, Photography

Why I Bring My Camera With Me to Get a “Life Changing” Cheeseburger

This past weekend was absolutely stunning. Sunny, crisp but not cold, perfect for November. It was the first weekend without any soccer or cheer obligations since summer so we decided to celebrate. By getting in our automobile. And sitting in traffic. But it was worth it because we got really good greasy food. Really, all… Continue reading Why I Bring My Camera With Me to Get a “Life Changing” Cheeseburger

Chicago, Giveaway, Sponsored Post

It’s Not THAT Kind of Cruise, Get Your Mind Out of the Gutter- Shoreline Sightseeing Giveaway

Last summer, I was approached by Shoreline Sightseeing if I would be interested in going on one of their river cruises. To which I replied, are you kidding me?? OF COURSE!! Because I love me a cruise. Sail the open seas, limbo until your thighs are Jello and all you can eat shrimp?? WAHOOOO!!! Wait. This isn't that kind of CRUISE??? Oh. OK… Continue reading It’s Not THAT Kind of Cruise, Get Your Mind Out of the Gutter- Shoreline Sightseeing Giveaway

Chicago, Christmas, Humor, Marriage

My Kind Of Town

This post was from my first year of blogging. Ellie was only two years old and Annie was only ten years old. We got a babysitter and felt so fancy heading into Chicago on a Friday night.  Little big things.  First published December 5, 2010 Last night, my husband and I went into the city… Continue reading My Kind Of Town