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

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Kinfork BBQ & Tap

Kinfork BBQ & Tap

August 16, 2017 | Comments (0)

Kinfork BBQ & Tap, 5 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL  is big, family fun any time of the day!   The portion sizes are large on the recently unveiled “Quick Lunch” menu and can be ordered, served and paid for in less than half an hour. Twelve scrumptious items like Pulled Pork, Loaded Mac and Cheese, Smoked […]

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The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature

The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature

August 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Nut Job 2 is a fun trip back to our beloved characters living in “The Park”! Surly ( Will Arnett ) and Andie ( Katherine Heigl ) are back on their turf with Precious ( Maya Rudolph ), Grayson ( Brendan Fraser ), Jimmy ( Gabriel Iglesias ) and Mole ( Jeff Dunham ). […]

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Robinson's Fruit Shoots

Robinson’s Fruit Shoots

August 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Robinson’s Fruit Shoot are refreshing and healthy choices for your family. They are “on-the-go” friendly for whatever involvement there is. Moms can choose from flavors like strawberry, raspberry, berry burst, orange, pink lemonade, fruit punch, apple, and wild berry grape, made with REAL sugar ( green cap ) and No sugar added ( silver cap ). […]

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Help Your Nails

Help Your Nails

August 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Moms need the perfect manicures. Tough hands require tough nails and tougher nail polish. Meet Sally Hansen Color Therapy Nail & Cuticle Oil. Available in 38 colors, Color therapy boasts 10 days of “fade proof, chip resistant wear”! That infusion of patented organ oil formula gives nourishment and moisture for radiant nails. Skyy Hadley, of […]

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Dr. Sear's ZoneRX Bars

Dr. Sear’s ZoneRX Bars

July 29, 2017 | Comments (0)

Dr. Sear’s ZoneRX Bars manufacturers are serious about your health. During warmer weather they insulate the product and surround within packs during shipping to insure we are receiving the freshest, best tasting, optimal performing product possible. That says a lot. Tasty and healthy, ZoneRx Bars stabilize blood sugar with high levels of polyphenols and prebiotics, […]

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Pure Country: Pure Heart

Pure Country: Pure Heart

July 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

Director Damon Santostefano pulled this latest installment from a script by New York Times best-selling author Holly Goldberg Sloan. This moving tale of musical sisters discovering a letter from their late father who died in Iraq, is a journey for music lovers. Filmed on location in New Orleans and Nashville, this thoughtful and heart-warming movie […]

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#GrandLuxCafe Chicago Eats

#GrandLuxCafe Chicago Eats

July 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

Grand Lux Café in Downtown Chicago is consistently “the” place for good eats. This season’s menu offers a variety of simple but bold tastes. Poke Tacos : Three Crispy Shells Filled With Fresh Marinated Raw Ahi Tuna, Avocado, Green Onion, Asian Slaw and Sesame. Served with Wasabi Cream and Pickled Ginger.  Roasted Pear Strawberry Salad: Pears Strawberries, Gem […]

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#RealPeabodyMoms

#RealPeabodyMoms

July 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

 Although I gave birth 21 years ago, my body has never returned to the frame it once was. I used to blame my son, telling him it was his fault my belly hung to the floor. I also blamed manufacturers for the strange way they cut clothes, I blamed food for blowing up our bodies […]

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#Unforgettable

#Unforgettable

July 19, 2017 | Comments (3)

There is a lot of focus on outside activities during summer months, but there should also be emphasis on spending lazy time with friends watching movies. One such fun movie, perfect for a Gals Night Out, is Unforgettable. Directed by Denise Di Novi ( “Crazy, Stupid, Love” “Focus” ) and starring Rosario Dawson and Katherine […]

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#ChicagoTrolley #Doubledecker Fun

#ChicagoTrolley #Doubledecker Fun

July 12, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. is a treat that even a native Chicagoan can love. Having lived here 50 years, it never occurred to me to take a tour highlighting the best sites in Chicago. Thankfully, The Chicago Moms was invited and taking the tour was amazing!   Four signature tours are offered […]

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Bump It Off!

Bump It Off!

July 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Bump It Off  is a cool gadget in that it is very useful, cleaning surfaces is quick and it can be thrown into your dishwasher. It is also easily stored. Made of silicone, it is 100% non-toxic. It has an accessible handle and is non-irritating. I sampled this product in many different ways  but my favorite […]

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Peluches

Peluches

July 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Peluches means “stuffed animals” in Spanish. Named for an adorable rescue dog, these plush dog toys are really attractive to pets and when you buy one the company donates one to a shelter. These toys come with a fastening clip and coil so that it can be attached to your dog’s collar while you are […]

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