Everyday People Doing Extraordinary Things: Everyone Meet Joe The Runner!

  This past October I ran my very first full marathon! Let me give you some background. I have ran 4 half marathons, a Tough Mudder, a Spartan race, many urban dashes, a handful of 5ks, hot chocolate runs, but never in my lifetime did I imagine I would ever run a full marathon. First … Continue reading Everyday People Doing Extraordinary Things: Everyone Meet Joe The Runner!

Introducing *Sweet Earth* – handcrafted deliciously clean and nutrient rich products!

As someone who values convenient, natural and healthy eating, I can attest that after being introduced to Sweet Earth, I will be a forever fan! First off,  Sweet Earth’s mission is to provide globally-inspired foods made with sustainably sourced ingredients. That in itself caught my attention. Now throw in the fact that each dish I tried … Continue reading Introducing *Sweet Earth* – handcrafted deliciously clean and nutrient rich products!

Introducing *Freshly*, my first experience with made-to-order delivered meals!

Who else feels like they never have time to meal prep or worse, they aren't the best cooks, and thus find themselves spending all of their money on dining out?! For me personally, I try to find somewhere between 3-5x a week doing form of exercising, but with a full time job and long commutes, … Continue reading Introducing *Freshly*, my first experience with made-to-order delivered meals!

Carbs and Brunch with Purpose – Maggiano’s campaign benefitting Make-A-Wish foundation!

Maggiano’s Little Italy® announced its “Brunch With A Purpose” campaign benefitting Make-A-Wish®, a nonprofit organization that truly adds magic to the medicine by granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. This year’s campaign is different because Maggiano’s is tapping into consumers weekly beloved tradition of brunch and making them feel even better about … Continue reading Carbs and Brunch with Purpose – Maggiano’s campaign benefitting Make-A-Wish foundation!

June is National Iced Tea Month! Argo Tea x CH Distillery is celebrating, how about you?!

o In honor of National Iced Tea Month this June, Argo Tea, the premium, all-natural tea brand based in Chicago, has paired up with the innovative Chicago-based spirit producers at CH Distillery to create three signature, tea-based cocktails. The unique cocktails will be served to the public at CH Distillery & Cocktail Bar in the West Loop from June 8 until June 30!! CH … Continue reading June is National Iced Tea Month! Argo Tea x CH Distillery is celebrating, how about you?!

How Magnificent is the newly renovated downtown Chicago Marriott?!

When was the last time, or better yet, how often have you stayed at a hotel, where you found yourself completely in awe? For me, probably 2-3 hotels, but that didn't come without a heavy cost! Personally, it is rare to find a hotel that offers comfortability just like my own home. When I'm searching for … Continue reading How Magnificent is the newly renovated downtown Chicago Marriott?!

Sunny Days in San Diego – Recap

I revisited home the first two weeks of April for 10 days and my oh my has San Diego has changed! Other than the obvious loss of the NFL San Diego Chargers relocating to Los Angeles (boo hoo), I would have to say, with that loss came great growth in San Diego... especially the food … Continue reading Sunny Days in San Diego – Recap