Twitter Party Alert! #MyMarianos – 8/21 8:00 PM CT – Prizes: $350 in GCs!

RSVP for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party Twitter Party Alert! #MyMarianos – 8/21 8:00 PM CT – Prizes: $350 in GCs! Photo Credit:  White House Black Shutters Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know we do and we’re excited to host a party to chat about things to do to celebrate the end of summer!  On Thursday, August 21st at 8:00 pm CT, please join us for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing end-of-summer celebrations … [Read more...]

Top 5 Chicago Places To Make Priceless Memories #LoveThisCity #Priceless #MC

  What do you think of when you hear "Chicago"? Windy City... Chicago Cubs... Chicago Fire... Lakeshore... Home. Even as a native Chicagoan, I still get goosebumps when I turn onto Lakeshore Drive and see the skyline and the lake.  Chicago is such a beautiful city.  We don't have the weather of Los Angeles or the size of New York, but actually it is those things that make it special.  Our changing seasons provide beautiful vistas … [Read more...]

Much More Than A Grocery Store – Discovering Mariano’s Quick and Easy Meals!

I had the pleasure of discovering an exciting shopping market and I'm wondering how I've missed knowing about this gem in the city of Chicago - Mariano's.  Much more than a grocery store, Mariano's surprised me with the atmosphere, customer service, and variety of offerings.  There are eight Mariano's in the Chicago area, I visited the one in the heart of downtown, just north of the Aon Center. Knowing that I was going to a grocery store … [Read more...]

Celebrate Summer at the Naperville Illinois #Ribfest! #GrillingIsHappiness

The Naperville, Illinois Ribfest is the perfect place to celebrate summer!  I was there yesterday and had an absolute blast!  It was important for me to go to Ribfest this year because even though I live in the Chicago area, I've never had the opportunity to go to this legendary festival.  A friend of mine from college was able to go with me and we loved every minute of the day.  Ribfest has fun, food, games, rides, music and more.  Pictures tell … [Read more...]

What Is It Like To Meet Ty Pennington? You Can Find Out For Yourself At #Ribfest on 6/30!

"What a nice guy!", that was the universal sentiment as everyone left the Sears Grilling is Happiness Reception.  Ty Pennington charmed everyone with his easy going manner and sparkling smile. Charming Funny Kind Caring Warm Those were my impressions of this television star/former model/designer/actor/author/ spokesperson.  In fact my first question had to do with the variety of jobs he's accomplished so successfully. Kelly:  Of all the … [Read more...]