Decision Time 2015-No Condo For Me!

My husband and I have lived in our house for 26 years. We raised our kids and met neighbors who became friends. We redecorated and updated and have been very happy here. Times change and so do our needs. Going up and down the stairs started to hurt, it was too much house to take... Read more »

I Really Enjoy Going to the Movies

Well, it is about time. Worthwhile movies finally coming out gives us the opportunity to go with friends, family and of course; date night with my husband. Without mentioning specific company names, there are numerous ways to save money going to the movies. Some offer discount days, senior discounts, reduced prices for children, and first show of the... Read more »

What do you think of this kind of service?

I am hooked on Great Harvest bread. It is made with quality ingredients and worth every penny. Unfortunately, the store in Hoffman Estates just closed so the closest store to me is in Evanston. I received unbelievable service from Chris Wu, the owner, in his last few days of business. I made a trip and... Read more »

The girl I met in the elevator when I was going into 3rd grade

I remember it like it was yesterday. We were moving from the suburbs to the city, actually to a tall high rise on Lake Shore Drive. We moved around quite a bit for my dad’s business and while it was always challenging, this was the 4th move and I was only 8 years old. Born in New... Read more »

Asking for great service might be the way to get great service

I had a terrific experience at an I-PIC theatre on Sunday. My husband and I enjoy going to movies and we are very happy that some new ones are finally coming out. I had 2 complimentary passes for Premium Plus Seating. Now there are some fancy theatres that offer bigger and more comfortable seats, but... Read more »

My Love Affair with my Key Ring App



Save Money-check, Have Fun-check, Speak up when necessary-check.

 It is always a challenge to make the most of a short trip or vacation without breaking the bank. My husband and I just returned from a relaxing few days in Milwaukee and Door County and wanted to share the experience. We decided we needed to get away one more time this season. Went to Saugatuck... Read more »

Have you noticed that we aren't really paying attention?

I think technology is great, but I do think so many people behave like they just can’t live without it. Our lives have so many distractions and we are doing multiple tasks and think we are being effective, but I don’t think we are. Do you notice how people that always have their phone on... Read more »

What does clutter look like to you?

We all have clutter to a certain degree whether in our heads or on our desks. For now, let’s concentrate on the physical clutter, the kind you can see. It is how we react to it that makes us different. Do you deal with clutter or just pretend it isn’t there? Do you walk around... Read more »