Giveaway, Humor, Neat Freak

The Bane of My Existence

  I think it is no secret to anyone here that I like to clean. Scratch that. I like my home to be clean. I used to like to clean. In fact, it would be a form of stress relief for me. Yes, people like me exist.  But as I age and my children age,… Continue reading The Bane of My Existence

Childhood, Humor, Life

Writing Challenge #2- Julia Child Was My Big Bird

My earliest childhood memory isn't one where I am in a field of daisies running side by side with my mommy. It isn't nice and fuzzy and in technicolor majesty. It isn't even whimsical. My earliest memory involves me getting angry at the television set. Which, if you really know me, is quite fitting. I… Continue reading Writing Challenge #2- Julia Child Was My Big Bird

gilmore girls
Favorite Things, Friends, Motherhood

How Gilmore Girls Saved My Life

I can't believe this show turned 20 on October 5th but I am celebrating because it feels like we need to.  If you've never watched Gilmore Girls, 2020 is the year to break your GG cherry because you need Stars Hollow, Connecticut more than ever.    First published on March 28th, 2016 I have so… Continue reading How Gilmore Girls Saved My Life

Blogging, Humor, Life

Why I Will Never Be Famous

The next three Fridays will be a trilogy of posts about a trip my friend Jen won to New York City to visit the Bethenny Frankel show, which is now no longer a show. If you've never heard of her, just know that she began her career as a reality star on the Real Housewives… Continue reading Why I Will Never Be Famous

Chicago, Friends, Humor

Rebecca and Kari’s Excellent Adventure (Why it’s Good to Eat at Chipotle)

I love this story so much. Also, I don't think I understood the meaning of the word irony back in 2012 which should not be at all surprising to any of you.  First published May 7, 2012 So I alluded to some kind of exciting news on my Facebook page last week about how Rebecca… Continue reading Rebecca and Kari’s Excellent Adventure (Why it’s Good to Eat at Chipotle)

Chicago, Favorite Things

My Kind Of Movies

I found this article from Chicago Magazine online about the top 40 movies filmed in Chicago: Top 40 Chicago Movies There are some great ones on there, and some that I did not know were even filmed here. Here is my list of top Chicago filmed/based movies.   My Favorite Chicago Movies 1- Return To Me (2000)… Continue reading My Kind Of Movies