Magic Mike XXL Movie Will Give You Your Smile Back

Got My Smile Back #MagicMikeXXL #MLTVchi

In case you have been living under a rock, the much anticipated sequel Magic Mike XXL opens this week. I had the great fortune of attending the Chicago screening of the movie last week thanks to my dear friend Afrobella. We arrived to find a gaggle of anxious women hoping to get an early glimpse of the extra large film. Gratefully our blogger status sent us straight through to our seats. I didn’t even buy popcorn! No, I wanted to be fully available to every nuance of the movie. [Read more...]

HOPE is Alive For Mortgage Relief and Homeownership Preservation

Homeownership Preservation #MHAchat #MLTVtips

June is Homeownership Preservation month. That’s why earlier this week experts from the U.S. Department of Treasury Homeownership Preservation Office, HUD, and NeighborWorks America went on Twitter to answer questions about homeownership retention, mortgage relief and foreclosures. [Read more...]

16 Seasonal Allergy Remedies That Work For My Family

16 Remedies For Seasonal Allergies #MLTVhealthSeasonal allergies are not so seasonal anymore. These days they last all year long. I know it’s not just me because it seems we were barely a day away from snow before the meteorologists were flashing their pollen, mold and grass indexes during their forecasts. It is unbearable! [Read more...]

8th Annual Miss Lori Concert Summer Tour For WTTW PBS Kids

#MissLoriConcert Summer 2015The sun is shinning, the birds are chirping, and I am singing…on my 8th annual Miss Lori Concert tour for WTTW PBS Kids Chicago. [Read more...]

Are Parents Nurturing or Spoiling Kids; a Happiness Dilemma

Nurturing or Spoiling, A Parenting Dilemma #MLTVkids

When my good friend Kelly Wallace, the amazingly talented editor of CNN.com/Living asked me to contribute to her recent article about parenting I was, as always, happy to oblige. I have contributed to a number of her articles these last few years because Kelly believes as I do that parenting is a team sport. [Read more...]