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One Bowl Blondies

By Erin

If you are looking for a delicious, easy, dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth, look no further!  These blondies are just what you need.  This is a basic, no frills, blondie recipe.  However, they are soft and gooey, plus, delicious! They also take zero effort to whip together.  A few simple ... Read More

Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

By Erin

  With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, isn't it nice sometimes just to sit down with a nice cup of cocoa and unwind?  Of course,  it doesn't have to be the holidays, a nice cup of hot chocolate sounds good to me anytime between October and March. It's perfect as soon as the ... Read More

Cake Batter Dip

By Erin

Sponsored Recipe // This application requires JavaScript. 3-Ingredient Cake Batter Dip Let's face it, sometimes the best part of the cake is the batter, right?  You sneak a few swipes from the bowl before you pour it into the pan, don't you?  You can count me in on that one.... Read More

Crock Pot Lemon Chicken

By Erin

One of my most favorite ways to cook dinner is in my crock pot (or slow cooker).  It makes life sooooo much easier.  This dish is no exception.  It's full of lemon flavor and takes just about nothing to get it done.   Simply pan fry your chicken in some butter to get it a bit brown, then, yo... Read More

Best Places To Visit In Chicago

By Not Just A Mommy!

As a travel expert Kendra Thornton has had the pleasure of traveling and learning about places around the world. Today, she lets us know there is no place like home and sharing her favorite places here in Chicago. Hotels With A View To say that Chicago has a beautiful skyline would be a vast u... Read More

Chicago with Melisa Wells + truffle & hotdog recipes

By elizabethaldrich

With three sons, I'm always keeping my eye open for fun things to do around Chicago and recently, a friend told me about a neat book she found called,  Chicken in the Car and the Car Won’t Go: Nearly 200 Ways to Enjoy Chicagoland With Tweens and Teens by Melisa Wells. The title alone made me want... Read More

Health & Wellness Through Food

By elizabethaldrich

Hello Chicago Mamas! I'm Beth Aldrich and boy do I love food. Not just any food, but delicious, wholesome, fresh made food--the food that really hits the spot. But good food isn't the only thing that makes you feel good, is it? Living well, moving and feeling loved also makes you feel good. That's w... Read More

Borders to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of NWI

By Clair Boone

Borders is proud to offer their support to Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana. Through "Benefit Days" Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana will earn up to 25% of eligible sales totals at Borders locations in Highland, Merrillville when you use the coupon above. Benefit Days will... Read More

Help and FREE Tools for Diabetics

By Clair Boone

Are you diabetic? If so, this is for YOU! Get FREE Tools and a No Cost Meter HERE... Read More

Chicago Bears Family Night 8/6/10

By Clair Boone

Da Bears are coming out of hibernation and ready for the games this fall. To celebrate the Chicago Bears Family Night starts outside the south end of the field on Friday, Aug. 6, at 4 p.m. with activities for kids, giveaways and live entertainment. Practice will take place from 7 - 9 p.m. inside ... Read More