Become a Shop Your Way #PersonalShopper and Make Some Cash for the Holidays!

  Is your home or technology device stuck in the ‘90s? If this sounds like you, you don’t need a time machine, you need a Personal Shopper. Shop Your Way Members at Sears and Kmart have access to personal shopping experts in the fields of technology, interior design, fashion and more. These shopping experts know Kmart and Sears brands and go above and beyond to please. I know what you’re thinking, “A time machine would probably be … [Read more...]

Dreaming of Summer? Shop @Sears for Outdoor Living Innovations at the #GrillingIsHappiness Sale!

I live in Chicago and I feel like I've forgotten what summer is even like!  I am dreaming of warm weather and sunshine. I can't wait for it to arrive. Long days... Hot weather... BBQs... Backyard fun... I hope it will be here before I know it.  Do your remember what your patio set was like when you put it away last year.  Is it time for a new one?  How about some outdoor living shopping to bring those dreams of summer to realization!   Sears … [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...]

Giveaway: Perfect Father’s Day Gift for Every Dad Who Loves to Grill and Every Budget! (US, Ends 6/27)

First, a quick quiz about grilling! Test your knowledge! Are you a weekend warrior? A rookie on the barbie? A true grillmaster? 1.  What is the most popular holiday for grilling? a.  Father's Day b.  4th of July c. Memorial Day d.  Labor Day 2.  What is the most popular thing to cook on a grill? a.  Steak b.  Hot Dogs c.  Burgers d.  Chicken 3.  Who was the first US President to barbecue at the White … [Read more...]

My Before and Afters! Tips for Your Own Patio Makeover on a Budget!

I am so excited about my latest project!! I'm did a makeover of my patio/pool area with goodies from Sears "Simply Outdoors" to get ready for our Memorial Day Party.  Are you working on your patio?  Do you have something special coming up like a graduation or party?   Sears has a fantabulous online catalog that even includes Style Tips!  Perfect for browsing, daydreaming, drooling... oops, did I just type that out loud? Tip #1: … [Read more...]

Giveaway – $25 Sears Gift Card

I interviewed celebrity teen YouTube hosts and 'style spotters' Elle & Blair Fowler and TV commentator and fashion expert Jorge Ramon this morning! Elle & Blair Fowler (for anyone who is "unplugged" and not into YouTube) got their start two years ago on YouTube, making "haul" videos.  These two sisters would head to the mall, shop, and then come home to make a video sharing their fashion haul with interested fans.  Featured on Good … [Read more...]