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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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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#NationalStickyBunDay

#NationalStickyBunDay

February 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

What better way to get super charged for Spring than with Grand Lux Cafe ‘s renown Warm Sticky Bun Bread Pudding! They have also shared their coveted recipe so that you may make it for your friends and family today, Tuesday, February 21st which is #NationalStickyBunDay. It is also perfect for Mardi Gras, Easter, Mother’s Day and any […]

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#RubyCup and Giving Girls Power all over the world

#RubyCup and Giving Girls Power all over the world

February 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

In times when sustainable and eco-friendly are paramount, it was very timely that in September of 2011, three former classmates at the Copenhagen Business School moved to Kenya and ultimately created a social mission sustained by the Ruby Cup. The company, Ruby Cup is a “Buy One Give One” program.  It is also the only […]

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The Greatest Story Never Told

The Greatest Story Never Told

January 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

‘The Greatest Story Never Told” is currently running in Chicago’s Wrigleyville. It is an exciting, colorful, and interactive show at Under The Gun Theatre. The premise involves a narrator walking on set only to realize that the storybook has no dialogue and there are no actors waiting to perform. To solve the dilemma they must […]

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Dawn and the Shedd Aquarium

Dawn and the Shedd Aquarium

January 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

January 2017 brought Dawn and the Shedd Aquarium together to launch a new in-class, web accessible STEM curriculum that allows teachers to offer 5th – 8th grades five Next Generation Science Standards lesson plans. Thirty-one Telpochcalli Elementary Public School students attended the NextGen Responders program led by the Shedd’s Sabrina Bainbridge for a hands-on science […]

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Watchitude is the perfect birthday gift

Watchitude is the perfect birthday gift

January 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

With the holidays behind us, many are beginning to brace for the “birthday onslaught”! It is coming and this wonderful “Watchitude” is designed for children 4 – 12 years of age. These watches are great because they “slap on”. There are no buckles and they are fully adjustable! Made with durable materials, water, splash-rain-sweat-proof, comfortable, […]

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Fashion Outlets Of Chicago #SantaHQ #loveHGTV

Fashion Outlets Of Chicago #SantaHQ #loveHGTV

December 17, 2016 | Comments (0)

They had me at ‘FREE PARKING’. When you think, “major mall”, you think “major money”. This was not the case at all at the Fashion Outlets Of Chicago in Rosemont/O’Hare. My 20 year old and I set out for quite a different experience than the one we had. We were pleasantly surprised. We thought we would […]

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Wreath-Cycled Classroom Challenge

Wreath-Cycled Classroom Challenge

December 3, 2016 | Comments (1)

Last week staff at the Shedd Aquarium hung 90 unique holiday wreaths around the Caribbean Reef exhibit. Every year the Shedd’s Auxilliary Board hosts the challenge that provides Chicago-area teachers an opportunity to combine environmental education into their classroom’s holiday celebrations. Once the children learn what it means to reduce, reuse and recycle, students in […]

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