Konow’s Corn Maze in Homer Glen, IL Offering Discount Tickets

konow'sKonow’s Corn Maze in Homer Glen, IL is offering $1 OFF DAILY ADMISSION. Halloween is just around the corner and now is the time to start planning your adventures to the pumpkin farm.

Konow’s is 10 acres of Family Fun! Rides, Games, Food, Shopping, Pumpkin Farm and our world famous Corn Maze!  Konow’s offers 2 Mazes! One for the serious maze player who enjoys finding their way through approx. 3.4 miles of twists and turns and a smaller maze for those who want the excitement of walking through the tall corn or those with small children and only wish to walk a short distance (approx. 0.4 mile). Please wear the proper shoes and clothing.

Baby Expo Chicago 2016 Recap: Meet the Vendors & More

*I was invited as media to Baby Expo Chicago, no other compensation was given all the views expressed are my honest opinion.

I attended Baby Expo Chicago 2016 at the Marriott O’Hare. Hosted by Hope McComb,  a Chicago area family business the expo provides an opportunity to check out new products  and resources. It was an excellent event. I had a chance to meet some great vendors.

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The Marriott was filled with parents and kids enjoying the live DJ, bouncy house, and the various vendors that lined the ballroom. There were tons of free giveaways, samples, demonstrations,  new product introductions, and activities for the kiddos.

Coming this Fall:”Ghostsitter” By Shelly Brown-Book Review


ghostsitterWe were recently given the opportunity to read and review the middle grade schooler book “Ghostsitter” by Shelly Brown. The book is intended for grades 4-7th and ages 9-12. I  passed the copy on to my 12 year old daughter and she hasn’t put it down. She enjoyed the book a lot. The characters are intriguing, the plot is exciting, and the book keeps you turning the pages. She recommends it to younger readers because she wasn’t afraid of the story. I thought that was hilarious. She is a lover of horror and mystery novels so this was perfect.  Overall she highly recommends this book to 8-10 year olds. It was an easy and fun read for her.

#SnoreReliever: Stop Snoring With Snore Reliever

People snore, it is one of those things that can’t be helped. Snore Reliever  has designed a comfortable natural snore relief product that helps get everyone a good night’s sleep. If you are the person snoring you can’t hear it and sometimes you aren’t aware you are doing it. Unfortunately if you share a bed or room with someone it can be very disturbing. The good news is that there are many products on the market that can help. Unfortunately not all those products work for everyone. I had the chance to review this product over the past few weeks.

CrabPot Tree: See How We Decorated Our Home

My CrabPot Tree is Up

A CrabPot Tree is bright and beautiful christmas decoration to add indoors/or outdoors. When I saw the advertisements for the CrabPot Christmas Trees I was super excited to give them a try. I wanted to put the tree outside our home to brighten our yard. The company sent me a 3 foot tree to review at no cost and give my honest opinion.

The CrabPot tree arrived in a triangular shaped box.  One of the huge selling points is that the tree folds flat for storage. Since we are still moving into our home and finding a place for everything, having decoration that will be easy to store away was appealing to me.

The set-up was extremely easy. The tree came with ties all around and I simply untied it and unfolded the tree and stood it up. To my surprise it had a cord. It was my oversight because I thought it would be solar powered. Unfortunately I don’t have outlets outside, therefore I can’t put it outdoors. Below is a picture of the tree unboxed and set-up in my living room.
I obviously couldn’t leave it there because we were planning to place a larger real Christmas tree there for our gifts.

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I really liked it and wanted to display it . After much thinking, I decided to allow my daughter to move it in her bedroom.

Surviving the Holidays Through Depression or Loss

 the Holidays 

Holidays can be a difficult time for many people. Those that have lost loved ones, the homeless, the poor, the sick, and the lonely find this time of the year the roughest. Sometimes we forget that people around us are silently suffering through what should be the happiest time of the year. Holidays are filled with joy, cheer, parties and gifts, and most importantly friends and family. However how do you cope through this blissful season when something in your life is missing or not going right?

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