Breeze Through Back To School With The Hover-1 Journey

Back to school has been ramping up for months it seems like, even before the middle of summer.  All of those school supplies were being laid out so you can stock up.  The one thing you forgot though is something to help you carry around all of those supplies. We have been there with the […]

National Nintendo Switch Tour Kicks Off At Navy Pier!

Hi There Everyone! Did you hear about the Nintendo Switch Tour coming to a city near you? If not you can find out more about the event and where they will be stopping here Nintendo Switch Tour. The tour is headed to 16 different cities after Chicago! You can never have a bad time playing with a […]

The 2020 Ford Police Interceptor: Protecting Our Police

When I think of police vehicles, I usually picture a sort of beat up sedan.  Something that looks well traveled and deceptively fast.  I always thought, that police had protection built standard into their vehicles.  I have learned that improvements continue to be made.  Ford does it differently by outfitting the 2020 Police Interceptor for […]

2019 Ford Titanium Edge: Drive Your Dream SUV

There is one thing I can say about the 2019 Ford Titanium Edge.  It is bigger on the inside.  Honestly, I feel like it is like a Tardis. Generally, I feel like when we drive in a convertible a similar principle applies. You are lower to the ground and feel you are going faster.  However, […]

Strawberry Season Is Open At Eckert’s Farm

We had gone all the way to St. Louis last weekend on the hopes of getting a start on strawberry season! Sadly the weather was really bad and rainy.  Never fear we had someone to take our place to enjoy picking strawberries! With over 1oo years, Eckert’s Farm is celebrating strawberry season by offering you the […]

Brick Safari All Summer At Brookfield Zoo

A safari usually takes months to plan in advance! Lucky for you, your entire family can enjoy the Brick Safari at Brookfield Zoo! Find all of your favorite animals through a special safari path.  All summer long you can view your favorite zoo animals on a different level.   Brick Safari are all to scale.  From […]

What Could You Do With #OneTankOfGood ?

As you know, food is pretty much my end all be all. I cook from scratch every single day and I adore feeding people. I think everyone should know how to bake a loaf of bread from scratch and not feel intimidated in the kitchen.  So when I was asked what I would do if […]

The Palm Court

Ever wondered about a restaurant that’s been in your town pretty much my entire life, almost 40 years, but for some reason you’ve never been there? For me that’s the Palm Court in Arlington Heights. I’ve spent time in Arlington Heights since birth, as my grandparents moved here in 1960. Now I’m even living in their house […]

Matthew Tested Ford’s Empathy Belly

You have heard the phrase you have to walk a mile in someone’s shoes before you can understand them. Well, this is a twist with me filling the ‘shoes’ of an expectant mother. Most people fear the belly, but I had to try on Ford’s empathy belly. The Detroit automaker’s pregnancy-simulating apparatus aims to help the […]

Mardi Gras Carnivale Style

  When I think of Mardi Gras I think of all the southern comfort foods like Jambalaya, beignets, coffee and chocolate. At Carnivale you get all of that with a little Latin flair. Chef Ozzy Amelotti and Chef Carlos Garza combined with their Argentinean and Mexican backgrounds have created the most amazing southern comfort foods.  […]

Our Top 5 At 2019 Chicago Auto Show

So, you attended the First Look For Charity Gala. Congrats you raised $2.8 million this year! You broke the record!! However, while you were enjoying being glamorous you may have missed some of the best parts of the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. Here are our top 5 favorite things to do and see this year! […]

First Look For Charity 2019 Preview

I know it’s a new year when the preview for First Look For Charity rolls around. One of the first and my favorite media events happens the second week of January to give people like me a chance to whet our readers appetites for all the goodies that will be available at the Chicago Auto […]