Category Archives: Events

Recaps and information on events that I am involved in.

In the Chicago Area? Win 2 Tickets to See New Edition!

In the Chicago Area? Win 2 Tickets to See New Edition!

Yesss!!! My boys are coming back. I am a HUGE New Edition fan. I have been since I was a kid. And yes.. I still scream like a teen at their concerts. LOL! I have been to a few. I am very happy to be attending another to see them later this month. And ifContinue Reading

How hhgregg and Maytag are Filling My Home with Happy! w/ $25 Gift Card Giveaway

How hhgregg and Maytag are Filling My Home with Happy! w/ $25 Gift Card Giveaway

Last week I attended a blogging event at an hhgregg store here in the Chicago area. I had been wanting to visit a store for a while, but I just had not made my way into one yet. I knew that when I did enter, I would fall in love. More on that in aContinue Reading

Join Us for the #HomeDepotGNO Twitter Party Tonight with Tom Joyner

Join Us for the #HomeDepotGNO Twitter Party Tonight with Tom Joyner

Spring is here! One of the first things that come to my mind is spring cleaning and DIY projects around the house. There is SO much that I want to do…. painting, remodeling, decluttering, and gardening are just a start. I’m addicted to DIY television and I enjoy doing home projects. That feeling that I getContinue Reading

Cool Gadgets for Home: Day 1 of the International Housewares Show

Cool Gadgets for Home: Day 1 of the International Housewares Show

Pots, pans, spoons, coffee makers, bread makers, and mixers… Oh my!! Yesterday was Day 1 of the International Home and Housewares Show here in Chicago. It was my 2nd year attending. I think I’m addicted now. I love kitchen gadgets almost just as much as I love computer gadgets. And I am a mother toContinue Reading

Women DO Drive Excellence & Shiny Cars

Women DO Drive Excellence & Shiny Cars

This has been a very busy couple of weeks! I mentioned that I was attending Women’s Day at the Chicago Auto Show and taking part in the Women Driving Excellence program hosted my MJ Tam and Beth Rosen of Chicagonista. It was a good time. The day was filled with good conversation, laughs, performances, inspiration,Continue Reading

The 2014 Chicago Auto Show & Women Driving Excellence are Coming

The 2014 Chicago Auto Show & Women Driving Excellence are Coming

I have attended the Chicago Auto Show for the past few years. It is one of my favorite events here in the Chicago area. Even though I don’t write an auto blog, I do have a love of cars. I can usually spot the make and model of a car within seconds of glancing atContinue Reading

Lenovo Takes Over the AquaKnox at #CES2014

Lenovo Takes Over the AquaKnox at #CES2014

I just returned from CES 2014 a few days ago. It was my 4th CES so far. I consider myself a bit of a vet now. However, I know someone who was attending his 26th CES. That is amazing! That show floor gets bigger and bigger every year. I can only imagine how interesting itContinue Reading

Last Minute Gifts for Gamers from Gamestop Plus Gamestop Event Recap

Last Minute Gifts for Gamers from Gamestop Plus Gamestop Event Recap

I recently hosted a lunch for Chicago area bloggers to learn a few things about Gamestop. There were 20 bloggers in attendance. We even had quite a few kids on hand. We were treated to lunch at the Cheesecake Factory. Yes, I know. Yummm… Everyone in attendance seemed to be very happy with their food.Continue Reading

Intel Opens Pop-Up Store in Chicago’s Lincoln Park Neighborhood

Intel Opens Pop-Up Store in Chicago’s Lincoln Park Neighborhood

I’ve lived in Chicago all of my life. I do love it. I love the culture. Chicago is known for it’s many historic and diverse neighborhoods. Lincoln Park is one of those. Nestled on the near North side of Chicago, it is minutes from downtown, yet at times you feel like you are not inContinue Reading

Plants vs. Zombies 2 Invaded Chicago… and We Survived!

Plants vs. Zombies 2 Invaded Chicago… and We Survived!

You may remember my mentioning that the zombies were invading Chicago. Well if you had not heard, we survived!!! The Zombie Apocalypse was upon us, but we made it. YEAH! LOL. Seriously though… I hosted a super fun event for Plants vz. Zombies 2! We had a good turnout with lots of moms, dads, andContinue Reading

Watch the LIVE Stream as Lenovo and Ashton Kutcher Introduce a #BetterWay

Watch the LIVE Stream as Lenovo and Ashton Kutcher Introduce a #BetterWay

If you frequent Twitter and/or Facebook you may have seen teasers from Lenovo that mention a Better Way coming for tablets. A fan is a better way to stay cool–what's a #betterway for tablets? Learn more: http://t.co/tI7E9HCbAa pic.twitter.com/FYY65HlFfU — Lenovo (@lenovo) October 28, 2013 Just what does that mean? We finally find out tonight atContinue Reading

Essence Fest 2013: McDonald’s 365Black Awards

Essence Fest 2013: McDonald’s 365Black Awards

I had the time of my life at the McDonald’s 365Black Awards at Essence Fest 2013. In it’s 10th year, the awards show did not disappoint. African-American trendsetters came together to celebrate the heritage and achievements of those who remain involved in community all year long. They show us that they are more than justContinue Reading

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