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Saturday Night Muppets Mashup #NaBloPoMo

After a really long day at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair with my girls, I sat down to catch up on my social media streams and came across this video.  Which made me laugh my fanny off.  Who doesn't love The Muppets doing a Beastie Boys classic? I hope you enjoy it as much as I … [Read More...]

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Deals of the Day: November 21st

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MadLibs, Aaron Sorkin Style #NaBloPoMo

When my friend, Karen from InTheKitchenWithKP.com posted this on my Facebook wall yesterday, I was too distracted to really take a good look at it.  I saw the words "Aaron Sorkin" so I knew it had to be something good.  However, I had just fallen down the stairs in my house and scared my kids by … [Read More...]

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Working Girl #NaBloPoMo

When I woke up this morning, the headline smacked me in the face.  Acclaimed Director Mike Nichols had died suddenly in his home in New York on Wednesday night.  The news made me so sad - for his wife, newswoman Diane Sawyer, his family, and the legions of actors and actresses that his talent … [Read More...]

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Deals of the Day: November 18th

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JOIN ME! #CleanCouponing HOLIDAY EDITION Twitter Party on 11/20!

Join cookbook authors the Pollan Family of The Pollan Family Table and nonprofit guest Center for Food Safety when Flour Sack Mama and Clean Couponing host a special Holiday Food edition of the #CleanCouponing Twitter party! Ready for Thanksgiving?  How about winter holidays beyond that?  Do you … [Read More...]

Black Friday - to shop or not to shop (www.memyselfandjen.com)

Black Friday Shopping: Yes or No? #NaBloPoMo

This post recently appeared on ChicagoParent.com where I am a regular contributor. For the first time last year, I shopped on Black Friday.  Or Brown Thursday.  Or whatever you would like to call being at my local mall at 8pm on Thanksgiving and shopping until the wee hours of Friday morning … [Read More...]

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#TransformationTuesday – Week Eleven #JenGetsFit #NaBloPoMo

It's Week ELEVEN already of #JenGetsFit and WHAT. A. WEEK.  When I last checked in with you, I had big plans for the week - I've been feeling better mentally and was ready to get back in to a groove with eating better and working out. Almost on cue, my youngest came down with the stomach flu.  … [Read More...]

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Shifting #NaBloPoMo

Confession:  It's been almost three years since I've worn conventional deodorant on a regular basis. Freaked out? Grossed out at the thought?  Let me explain. About three years ago, I started meeting women that were currently or had been affected by breast cancer.  Prior to this, I had no … [Read More...]

#MyMarianos Twitter party November 18th (www.memyselfandjen.com)

Join Us for #MyMarianos Holiday Planning Twitter Party on November 18th – PRIZES! #ad

Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about Thanksgiving dinners! On November 18, 2014 at 12:00pm CT/1pm ET, please join us for the#MyMarianos Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing the holiday season, sharing the best ways to prepare for celebrations … [Read More...]

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Stream of Consciousness – Week 5 #SOC #freewriting #SOCSaturday #NaBloPoMo

This is my fifth week of participating in the Stream of Consciousness link-up from one of my favorite bloggers, Jaime over at Love Jaime. You’re asked to set the timer for 5-7 minutes and JUST WRITE. Other than that, there are no rules. You can participate on Saturday or Sunday, and then link your … [Read More...]

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INTO THE WOODS – New Trailer Available #IntoTheWoods

The new trailer for Disney’s INTO THE WOODS is now available.  “Into the Woods” is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt … [Read More...]

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LG OLED: Now Available at Best Buy! #HintingSeason #OLEDatBestBuy

If you are a regular reader of this blog or follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you know that television is a huge part of how my family spends time together.  We have family movie nights involving lots of pillows, blankets and popcorn.  We spend Sunday's together, watching football (or basketball . … [Read More...]

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Deals of the Day: November 13th

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ILLUMINATION: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum + GIVEAWAY!

Beginning next weekend,  50 acres of vibrant LED lights will once again transform The Morton Arboretum’s treescape into a winter wonderland of color and nature, as Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum returns for its second year. Hailed as a “must-see event” by the media in its debut … [Read More...]