Tag: "Stacey"

Djimon Hounsou Visits Chicago for the Premiere of How To Train Your Dragon 2

Djimon Hounsou Visits Chicago for the Premiere of How To Train Your Dragon 2

June 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

I was able to sit down with Djimon Hounsou when he was in Chicago promoting his latest movie HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2. He voices the character of Drago Bludvist. HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 is the thrilling second chapter of the epic HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON trilogy and it does not […]

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Moms' Night Out and My Interview with Sarah Drew

Moms’ Night Out and My Interview with Sarah Drew

May 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

MOMS’ NIGHT OUT – a comedy about the chaos of motherhood and life – will be in theaters starting May 9, just in time for Mother’s Day. I had the opportunity to sit down with the Sarah Drew (who portrays Allyson in the movie) and is also a regular cast member on the popular ABC […]

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School House Rock Live Wins Over Another Generation

School House Rock Live Wins Over Another Generation

March 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

There is something amazing about watching my children experience things from my childhood that never grow old. It can be little things like playing Candyland or big things like seeing the Ocean for the first. There is definitely something magical about my children having the same positive childhood experiences as I did. And I had […]

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NPN Hosts Strollers First 5K + Family Festival

NPN Hosts Strollers First 5K + Family Festival

September 4, 2013 | Comments (0)

Chicago’s Neighborhood Parents Network (NPN) is hosting Strollers First 5K + Family Festival on Sunday, September 15 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at The Park Level at Lakeshore East (411 E. Benton Place., Chicago, 60601). One of the best parts about the day, is that proceeds from this fun event will support NPN’s mission to […]

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Chicago's Hidden Gem: Elizabeth Adam Salon and Day Spa

Chicago’s Hidden Gem: Elizabeth Adam Salon and Day Spa

June 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

Hidden in the back of the Water Tower Place, on North Michigan Avenue in Chicago, you will find the Elizabeth Adam Salon and Day Spa. This day spa is one of the Gold Coast’s hidden gems and they offer one of the best facials in town. As a member of the Hot Mom Spa Squad, […]

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BARNUM, the Circus Musical, Opens at The Mercury Theater

BARNUM, the Circus Musical, Opens at The Mercury Theater

April 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

The greatest show on earth – BARNUM – has arrived at the Mercury Theater, and my 9 year old son and I were there to welcome this musical to Chicago with open arms. Because of the intimate size of the Mercury Theater, I was surprised when I first heard BARNUM was going to be there. […]

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Reiki Offers Moms a Deeply Healing Sense of Calm

Reiki Offers Moms a Deeply Healing Sense of Calm

April 12, 2013 | Comments (2)

I am a lover of all things related to spas, relaxation, and self-awareness, so I was thrilled to learn about the Full Bloomed Lotus Center for Self-Awareness, which is located at 1217 Washington Avenue in the heart of Wilmette. Their mission at Full Bloomed Lotus, is “to inspire and to help people accept and work […]

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 Kid-Friendly Getaway at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

Kid-Friendly Getaway at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

March 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

Our Four Seasons Hotel Chicago Getaway My family has fallen in love with the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. Let me explain… For years my family has gone away on vacation to escape our regular routines and our day-today way of life. This year, we decided to do something different. This year we decided to vacation […]

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Chicago Children’s Theatre's Performance of Bud, Not Buddy

Chicago Children’s Theatre’s Performance of Bud, Not Buddy

January 24, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Chicago Children’s Theatre‘s newest performance “Bud, Not Buddy” is now running until February 24, 2013 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, at 1016 N. Dearborn Street, in Chicago. This outstanding show, based on the book by Christopher Paul Curtis, follows the heartwarming, funny, and unforgettable journey of a young African-American orphan as […]

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Top Ten Reasons Why My Family Wants to Go to Boyne Mountain this Winter!

Top Ten Reasons Why My Family Wants to Go to Boyne Mountain this Winter!

November 8, 2011 | Comments (1)

  My family spent part of our Michigan summer vacation at Boyne Mountain and fell in love with its charming family-friendly alpine atmosphere. Here are the top ten reasons why we want to go back this winter! 1. The Solace Spa – Spend one hour in the relaxation room at the Solace Spa and you’ll […]

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Chicago Getaway: Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island

Chicago Getaway: Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island

September 24, 2011 | Comments (1)

To me, a family vacation is about escaping from my household routines and spending time with my family. It’s about spending time in the moment, not living on a schedule, and of course, eating way too much ice cream. Before school started, we decided to take our boys to Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island […]

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Still Thinking About the First Day of School

Still Thinking About the First Day of School

September 23, 2011 | Comments (0)

It’s hard to believe my youngest son is now on his fourth week of kindergarten today. The first day was a little bumpy as I juggled both of my children’s needs. Plus in the eyes of my kindergartener, I made the vital mistake of leaving him with his dad while I walked my oldest son […]

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