Miss Lori’s guide to saving Christmas one giveaway entry at a time

Our economy has been circling the drain for a couple of years now taking its’ toll on the wallet, future, and psyche of parents all across the country. As we approach another holiday season, a time when cheer is being sold on every street corner, we have to realize that not everyone has the price of admission to experience holiday joy. What does a parent do when they don’t have the means to make their children’s holiday dreams come true? How do you explain to your wide eyed child that Santa doesn’t have the same toys for every kid? That our station in life does effect what Santa brings down the chimney. How do you inspire their dreams when you don’t have the finances to back them up. [Read more…]

Miss Lori says the Buick Enclave kept her powered up for her trip to DC

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Miss Lori wants to use social media to bring depression out of the dark

A young woman attempts suicide and lands in the hospital. The next day she has a required meeting with the hospital Psychiatrist. He asks her, “Are you taking any medication?” She responds, “I was taking Xanax.” He then asks, “Why aren’t you taking it anymore?” The young woman replies, “I’m out.” [Read more…]

Miss Lori and IL Governor Pat Quinn want you to experience the future in the Nissan Leaf electric car

The future is bright …with electricity! This weekend in Chicago you and your family can drive toward the future in the new Nissan Leaf 100% electric car. [Read more…]

Miss Lori wonders if she is truly an SUV Mama in the 2011 Dodge Durango

Earlier this week I wrote about my experience with the 2011 Dodge Caravan. It felt like home because I have been driving a minivan for the last 8 years. It was a fabulous vehicle, though it would be so much better if it was a hybrid! (Just sayin’!) But even with all of that I don’t know if at heart I am a Minivan Mom or…an SUV Mama! So I got behind the wheel of the 2011 Dodge Durango to discover my true nature. [Read more…]