Spring Into El Tapeo For Tapas

El Tapeo is a long time feature on our blog.  I am not sure how many seasons we have spent with them, but each one is as delectable as the last.   Their Spring into Tapas had a few new additions to their spring menu.  They are a hidden gem in Oak Brook inside Le […]

Knife & Tine Is All That

Knife & Tine is headed by a chef that we have featured on our blog before.  Chef Paul Caravelli has competed in Culinary Fight Club and finally clinched a victory.  Consequently, we’ve tasted his food numerous times.  His restaurant has been our list for some time.   Finally, we made the time to go in […]

Nintendo Switch: Yeah, You Want It

Zelda.  Need I say more? Probably not, but you know the series.  We grew up playing as Link and saving that Princess Zelda.  All the fun of solving problems.  Shared amongst my siblings as we all tried not to cheat, but yet wanted to get ahead in the game.  I remember trading my own turn […]

What We’re Streaming

Time to get to the important stuff. What we are really streaming on our television. We don’t have cable because living with a former librarian we are used to borrowing what we want. Although, the easier way of course is to stream. Our platform of choice is Netflix. Not a sponsor, we’re just addicts.  So, […]

Clog 101

I bring you another post sponsored by Roto-Rooter.  A few more handy tips that you should try to keep your water flowing.  There are a few things you can do to prevent clogs. Some of these tips I’m proud to say have been ingrained in me since before I even knew what they meant. 1. […]

Lifeguards That Save At Raging Waves

Lifeguards are the one resource you expect at a water park.  However, Raging Waves has more than I ever anticipated.  Even at the crowded public pool which can be jam packed you might only have a handful. At Raging Waves about every 10 feet of water means another lifeguard.  #ExperienceSummer with thrills that come with […]

Behind Closed Doors Review

This is an advertisement for SheSpeaks/StMartins Press As you know, we are voracious readers.  We go to the library a few times a week to stock up on books.  So, the ability to preview and share with you about this new book was a must.  B.A. Paris’ first novel Behind Closed Doors was a great read. […]

3 Easy Tips You Can Do Yourself With Help From Roto-Rooter

  I am not a plumber.   I do not go about fixing every leak or break on my own.  I don’t have the supplies for that but there are a few things I’ve done that are low hassle and low cost.  These are either temporary solutions or preventatives to avoid a larger problem down […]

Roto-Rooter: Why I Don’t Miss My Plumber

I am proud to tell you that I am now an official Roto-Rooter Ambassador.  This means you and I will get to see how well these products actually work.  Certainly they have been lab tested and compared with their competitors, however seeing the results in my pipes is amazing.   As you probably are aware, […]

Lucille An American Classic

Lucille is truly a great restaurant.  From a quick snack to afternoon tea to a luxurious dinner, Lucille can accommodate all of your needs.  We have generally had a pre-show snack there.  However, we were lucky enough to have a splendid meal before seeing Bye Bye Birdie which we highly recommend.   Lucille has a […]

#WillowAndEverett Coffee For All

I received this product in exchange for a view and honest review. Most of you probably know that I am a big coffee drinker.  I mean, that I drink coffee everyday not necessarily quantity.  I want my coffee to be excellent.  I pick my beans based on what I like, but that is nothing if […]

Bye Bye Birdie = Perfect Night Out

Until now I didn’t think going to the theatre could be perfect. However, having a fabulous dinner at the recently reinvigorated Lucille restaurant proved me wrong, but that’s another post. As always Drury Lane does an outstanding job with yet another flawless musical. We love being invited to Drury Lane Theatre Opening Nights.  They always […]