Dwana

Dwana authors a few blogs, is a full-time officer of the court and mom to two wonderful young men and two dogs.

You can find her rants, advice for healthy living and Chicago tips at: "Healthier, Happier, You!", Chicagonista.com, TheChicagoMoms.com & ChicagonistaLIVE.com

rss feed Facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube

Visit Dwana's Website

Cooking Natural With Johnsonville Naturals

Cooking Natural With Johnsonville Naturals

October 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

Cooking for your family can be fun. Children between the ages of 5 to 15 are really wonderful cooking companions and having them learn the most important tools to healthy living is really a plus. Conversing while you add ingredients just might influence what they feed themselves for years to come. My sons were exposed […]

Read More

Destiny Watson #Halloween #October #Chicago

Destiny Watson #Halloween #October #Chicago

October 11, 2015 | Comments (0)

Read More

Pauline Campos' 'Baby Fat'

Pauline Campos’ ‘Baby Fat’

October 4, 2015 | Comments (1)

Pauline Campos is Latina Magazine’s #DIMELO love, advice, & relationship columnist. Her print column launched in August 2013, her weekly online column appears on www.latina.com. Pauline is the Aspiringmama with the blog to match, founder of the #Chingonafest community and The ChingonaFest Project Podcast on Soundcloud. She is my friend and co-host of ‘Multi-Culti’ Blogher […]

Read More

Garden of Life - RawFit

Garden of Life – RawFit

September 27, 2015 | Comments (0)

The fabulous healthy alternatives keep pouring in! The journey from Fat & 40 for me has continued to Healthy 48. The struggle has been long and hard. Like most mothers, we put every one else first. We eat last, take care of every one else’s needs and dietary interests first and consider ourselves once we […]

Read More

My Green Fills!

My Green Fills!

July 9, 2015 | Comments (0)

It is simple and it is smart to use non-toxic products and have them delivered when you need them. As parents, we are always seeking ways to be efficient, frugal and conscious about the impact we are having on the planet. MyGreenFills.com shares our desires and have created “the LAST LAUNDRY JUG YOU WILL EVER […]

Read More

Bellissimo, Try Pasta Chips!

Bellissimo, Try Pasta Chips!

May 8, 2015 | Comments (0)

Welcome to a lighter and healthier snack that everyone in the family can enjoy. There are 5 flavors of Italy to taste: Marinara, Alfredo, Spicy Tomato Basil, Garlic Olive Oil and my favorite, Mediterranean Sea Salt. The thing that I adore the most is that they are made with all natural ingredients: Semolina flour and […]

Read More

Luella's Southern Kitchen

Luella’s Southern Kitchen

March 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

Some argue that Chicago is one of the culinary capitals of the world. It is an argument worth fighting for because every time I go to a new restaurant, it is rare that I am disappointed! Being a lover of Southern cuisine, it was a sure thing that I would take up the chance to […]

Read More

Don't Worry, #RetireHappyNow Moms!

Don’t Worry, #RetireHappyNow Moms!

March 22, 2015 | Comments (2)

Being a parent is the gift that just keeps on giving – forever. I really don’t think that I considered the impact of parenting 20 years ago. Weighing the options of parenting, at that time, seemed to focus on affording diapers, providing a home and eventually being able to put someone through college. The other […]

Read More

Andrea Mistretta's Mardi Gras Series at Jackson Junge Gallery

Andrea Mistretta’s Mardi Gras Series at Jackson Junge Gallery

February 25, 2015 | Comments (0)

Andrea Mistretta, the award-winning artist and graphic designer known for creating the iconic Mardi Gras poster series for over 30 years, celebrated this year’s Fat Tuesday event in Chicago at Jackson Junge Gallery located in the Wicker Park/ Bucktown community. The gallery had beads on hand, and classic foods like King Cake and jambalaya. Her […]

Read More

Mardi Gras & Lent

Mardi Gras & Lent

February 16, 2015 | Comments (0)

This is my favorite time of year. Yes, I am no fan of the cold weather that we have here in Chicago, but my youngest was born in February. February is a short month and is right before Spring. February is Black History Month. February is MARDI GRAS! I love Mardi Gras for so many […]

Read More

Big Heart Pet Valentines for dogs

Big Heart Pet Valentines for dogs

February 9, 2015 | Comments (0)

Our four-legged children are just as much a part of our families as are our two-legged. We feed them, clothe them, care for them and love them right along side of our kids every single day. This Valentine’s Day, showing your animals love with safe pet products made in the U.S.A, will keep them from […]

Read More

Up Close & Personal with Rosecrance #InMyShoes Exhibit - National Drug Facts Week

Up Close & Personal with Rosecrance #InMyShoes Exhibit – National Drug Facts Week

January 30, 2015 | Comments (0)

It’s National Drug Facts Week and Rosecrance is running an #InMyShoes exhibit at the Robert Crown Center until Feb. 6th. One of the hardest topic to broach with my teen is about drugs and alcohol abuse. I’m not talking about the usual “Just Say No!”, but beyond the “it’s bad for you” and the “it […]

Read More

Page 2 of 812345...Last »