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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#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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Refreshing Cascade Ice

Refreshing Cascade Ice

June 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

In today’s world it is so difficult to find a soft drink because there are literally thousands of drinks on the market. Some are good, some are bad and some are in between. Now, however there is something to be excited about. Yes, get ready for fireworks! This year’s Fourth of July, try the  delicious […]

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Mouthwatchers Clean

Mouthwatchers Clean

June 12, 2017 | Comments (0)

 Dental health is so important. Failing to keep your teeth, gums and mouth healthy can ail the entire body. It is so much more than cosmetic or keeping pearly whites so, if you have a decent pair of chops, go to great lengths to maintain them. It is one of those things that you must […]

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On the Go with Dryel

On the Go with Dryel

June 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Dryel is much more cost effective than first anticipated. The bag and stain remover work wonderfully, but Dryel On the Go Stain Remover travel pen is amazing. No, really, it is amazing. Busy women are prone to accidental stains. The frequent coffee spills, chocolate chip smudges, syrupy palms and ‘spit-up’ ALWAYS end up on your work clothes, […]

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#Pedalheads #Bike #Camps

#Pedalheads #Bike #Camps

May 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

Bike riding is a great source of exercise and is also a great way to really see Chicago. Pedalheads Bike Camps, located in Lincoln Park ( Lasalle Language Academy ), Mount Greenwood/Beverly ( Sutherland Elementary  ), North Center ( Alexander Graham Bell Elementary ), Norwood/Edison Park ( Norwood Park Elementary ), provide safe, innovative, effective, challenging […]

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#Dryel A New Way to Dry Clean

#Dryel A New Way to Dry Clean

March 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

Dryel is an in-home product that turns your family’s dryer into a dry cleaner. It really works to clean and deodorize clothing that you would normally take to the Dry Cleaners. The “Starter Kit” provides you with a perfect sized “fabric protection” bag and packets of refreshing pads that you place inside the bag with […]

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#Nintendo Switch Preview Tour

#Nintendo Switch Preview Tour

February 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Nintendo is releasing a new console and gaming system packed with entertainment. On March 3rd, gamers will be able to play right there in the family room or pick up the transitional port and game anywhere. Nintendo will now allow players to play whomever, wherever. Visit Nintendo.com for a very long list of publishers whose […]

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