Supporting Hesed House, A Chicago Area Ministry To The Poor & Homeless

As you all know, I have been sharing about making this an “others” focused holiday season instead of a “gift” focused season. I’ve shared about many issues lately that are focused on other countries but I wanted to show Jacob … Continue reading

Learning Knife Skills & Cooking With Chicago Cutlery

I had always seen chefs using knives in the kitchen and wondered how they didn’t cut their fingers off while chopping food at such a quick pace. When I had the chance to attend an event with Chicago Cutlery and … Continue reading

I’m A Kidgrade Ambassador!

I’m happy to announce that I have been chosen as a Kidgrade Ambassador for the 2011-2012 school year! Kidgrade.com is an awesome site that lets you rate how kid-friendly places around the Chicagoland area are. Here is more information about … Continue reading

Chicago Area Families- Event Today! (And Recap of #gmchiCARgo Event)

Today at 4pm in Naperville, IL we will be hosting a storytime to raise funds for the Toys For Tots Literacy program. Melisa Wells, author of Chicken In The Car And The Car Won’t Go: Nearly 200 Ways To Enjoy … Continue reading

#KidGrade Twitter Party

Come join me for a party! A Twitter party that is! :)

When: TOMORROW, November 29th 7-8pm CT

Hashtag: #kidgrade (Follow the hashtag, KidGrade and us on TweetGrid.)

Prizes:

  • Grand Prize: $50 Amazon Gift Card (must RSVP and be present to win)
  • $25 Target Gift Card from Sunshine Rewards
  • $25 Gino’s East Pizza Gift Card
  • Kids Travel Kits
  • Family Travel Guide Books

Plus, get more information on how you can win an iPod just for reviewing your favorite family spots!

Chat Hosts:

@Inexpensively
@KidGrade

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Wondering what a Twitter party is and how you can participate? Here is a Twitter party “guide”:
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(Disclosure: I have been compensated for hosting this event, through the Inexpensively network, but all opinions are my own.)