LEGOLAND + Star Wars = A Very Cool Exhibit! {Review}

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LEGO® Star Wars™ MINILAND is now open at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago! Young Padawans will learn to harness the Force in LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago’s first-ever LEGOStar Wars MINILAND – a large-scale, interactive LEGO model display, chronicling the adventures of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace. Take part in a thrilling Podrace through treacherous […]

Max D, Grave Digger, Hot Wheels & More at Monster Jam #ChiMonsterJam

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From the first time we went a few years ago my boys have been hooked.  Since last year, they have asked repeatedly when are we going back!  Well it was time for Feld Entertainment’s Annual Monster Jam show and we had a blast as usual.  The show runs about two hours with a 15-minute or […]

Lee Jeans “Find Your Fit” Style Party #LeeStyleParty

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Jeans are something I have a love/hate relationship with.  I pretty much wear jeans everyday and that is where the love part comes in.  Jeans to me are just so comfy and I love how they can be casual or dressy depending on what else you’re wearing.  The hate part comes in with finding a […]

Key Lime Cove in Gurnee, IL {Review}

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One of my families favorite vacation destinations is not so much a vacation as it is a staycation for us.  We take the hour-long drive to Gurnee, IL, and check in at the awesome Key Lime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort.  We have stayed there for a weekend previous years but this time due to time […]

“Feed It Forward” – Give (100) $10 eGift Cards a Day for Restaurant.com!

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Who wouldn’t want something for free?  Better yet how about giving something for free?  Isn’t that what the whole holiday season is about? Well Restaurant.com (the nation’s largest dining deals site) has launched their annual Feed It Forward campaign celebrating its fifth holiday season.  The program enables indivitduals to give FREE $10 Restaurant.com eGift Cards […]

Rink Side Sports & Family Entertainment Center {Gurnee, IL} Review

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We have been to Gurnee Mills numerous times and somehow we have totally missed that they have an amazing Ice Arena and Entertainment facility there!  Yes right in the mall there is Rink Side Sports & Family Entertainment Center!  It is a 60,000 square foot facility that features mini-golf, ice skating, laser tag and an […]

In the Aldi Test Kitchen & Some Aldi Tips {Day 2} #inthealdikitchen

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Day 2 of the ALDI Test Kitchen event was a short day of visiting an actual ALDI store and then headquarters.  We were bused to the local ALDI and met by the regional manager who walked us through the store and talked to us about ALDI and their products. Some things I learned about ALDI: […]

In the Aldi Test Kitchen & Visiting Their HQ {Day 1} #inthealdikitchen

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So ALDI is my go-to store for quick trips and I probably stop there at least twice a month.  I wish I could say all my shopping was done there but there are some items they don’t carry or certain brands I prefer.  I will say though after visiting the ALDI headquarters a few weeks […]

Kenmore Blogger Summit 2012 – Day 2 #CookMore

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Day 2 of the Kenmore Bloggers Summit was our final day and it was a full day from 7:30-5.  After a nice breakfest buffet at the LM Bistro at our hotel (Hotel Felix) we were again off to the Kenmore Live Studios.  The day was going to be full of cooking demonstrations, challenges (using Kenmore […]