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BAM Book Divas Meet & Greet

   Last night marked the official Meet & Greet for the BAM Book Divas. I think we picked the name for the group because it sounded good because these women are the furthest thing from divas!! They are sweet and … Continue reading

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The Chicagoland Blue Star Mothers are Searchable!

It’s no secret that I was about to get involved in something new. I love the work and the opportunities I have had with SLS and I will continue to do what I can when I can. I am grateful … Continue reading

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Chicagoland Blue Star Mothers Chapter

   When my son graduated from the United States Marine Corps Boot Camp a couple months ago, I came across the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. and quickly decided that I wanted to be a member. I took a peek looking … Continue reading

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2015 BAM First Annual Cookie Exchange!

 Today, I co-hosted the First Annual Bartlett Area Moms Cookie Exchange. It was hosted at one of my favorite restaurants in Bartlett, O’Hare’s Pub & Restaurant. I had a great time planning and preparing with Jodi, Julie and Porsche over … Continue reading

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Yelping the Day Away

I know not everyone is a fan of Yelp, but it happens to be where I gather a lot of useful information and where I’ve made a lot of friends over the years.  Real life people connecting with great local … Continue reading

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