Category: Reviews

#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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#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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Hurray for holistic dog food.

Hurray for holistic dog food.

January 19, 2015 | Comments (0)

Not many things make this shih tzu talk out loud about food before it is even in my hand, but Farmer’s Bounty products seem to do just that. For  many moms like me, we parent our two legged children and our four-legged children equally! In my home that means every one eating meat products are […]

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NATURALS by Gina B.

NATURALS by Gina B.

September 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

Now that we are knee deep in the school year, having survived Back-To-School, we moms are already thinking about that perfect get-away, or quick lunch with a friend to offset the grind. Those first two weeks after Summer Break are a doozy for so many of us! The gentle, lazy days of summer are gone, […]

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Kayem, Summer and You!

Kayem, Summer and You!

July 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

Kayem, New England’s oldest hot dog company and the maker of Fenway Franks, has a really nice new line of Artisan Sausage. Cleverly packaged, and well seasoned to match, these great links are the perfect food to throw on the grill or warm in a cast iron pan. Kayem’s all-natural Artisan Sausage puts a unique […]

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The Bouq's Co. has just what you need

The Bouq’s Co. has just what you need

July 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

If you have allergies, move on to the next post. This is all about the posies! The Bouq’s Company has just the bouquet for you. My father operated, and later owned, a floral shop in Chicago for 60 years before retiring so I should know a thing or two about arrangements. Well, I do only […]

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Animal books for older readers can help keep your kids reading this summer

Animal books for older readers can help keep your kids reading this summer

June 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

When your kids are small, animal books are everywhere. When they get a bit older, books tend to feature people rather than animals. Recently I received three books teaching kids about animals that will draw in children and keep them reading this summer. Bindi Wildlife Adventures, by Bindi Irwin with Jess Black, uses the celebrity […]

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