If you are anything like me then you were obsessed with television in the 80s and 90s! After I did my homework the first thing I headed for was the TV! With shows like Saved by the Bell, The Babysitters Club and Family Ties, I could sit in front of the tube for hours. So this month on Netflix we are paying homage to some of those shows that made our lives better back in the day! Check out what some of my favorites were, then tell me yours! Ok, so who didn t grow up reading The Baby-Sitters Club? Not Read MoreApril Netflix Report: Oldies But Goodies Edition is a post from: Swa-Rai

Staying true to our brand @travelnpink! These are the perfect travel accessories… #mcm #ameticantourister #travel #pinklife #travelpink #blogger  (at American Airlines, Chicago O’Hare International Airport)

Staying true to our brand @travelnpink! These are the perfect travel accessories… #mcm #ameticantourister #travel #pinklife #travelpink #blogger (at American Airlines, Chicago O’Hare International Airport)

A few weeks ago, I was invited to attend, Brunch with the Bunch- My Journey, Your Journey: A Women s Empowerment Soiree. This event was a three hour motivational and educational experience based on the journeys of seven entrepreneurial women in their respective industries. The panel featured: Shawn Zanotti-CEO of Exact, Gwyn Kaitis-Director of City of Chicago Domestic Violence Help Line, Showbiz Shelly-B96 radio personality, Dawn Millhouse-Managing Partner at M Vie Chicago Restaurant, Rosita Ragin-Founder Chicago International Salsa Congress. Sponsors for the event included: Carlucci s, Eggsperience Pancakes and Cafe which offered a lovely breakfast buffet that consisted of french toast, pancakes, eggs, bacon, and sausage. Anthony s Own who provided tastings of Read MoreEvent: Brunch with the Bunch is a post from: Swa-Rai

Here s a recipe I wanted to share. This one is a favorites though I ll probably say that a lot, I m a total foodie. Anyway I m often inspired by Asian dishes because I enjoy the mixes of sweet and salty flavors. So I decided to make these sweet and sticky rib tips. Cook time: About 9 songs. Currently playing R.Kelly Pandora station (80s babies 90s kid.) I don t really time myself cooking, I think it s important that a woman makes time to cook and I never rush it. While my measurements aren t exact. I urge you to be comfortable in your kitchen. Read MoreFood Report: How to Make Sweet and Sticky Rib Tips is a post from: Swa-Rai

 If you are looking for a new drama to hit theaters this summer, then look no further,  IF I STAY  based on the best-selling teen novel by Gayle Forman hits theaters August 22.     Mia Hall (Chloë Grace Moretz) thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path to be with the love of her life, Adam (Jamie Blackley).  But what should have been a carefree family drive changes everything in an instant, and now her own life hangs in the balance.  Caught between life and death for one Read MoreMovie Report: IF I STAY is a post from: Swa-Rai

Here s a recipe I wanted to share. This one is a favorites though I ll probably say that a lot, I m a total foodie. Anyway I m often inspired by Asian dishes because I enjoy the mixes of sweet and salty flavors. So I decided to make these sweet and sticky rib tips. Cook time: About 9 songs. Currently playing R.Kelly Pandora station (80s babies 90s kid.) I don t really time myself cooking, I think it s important that a woman makes time to cook and I never rush it. While my measurements aren t exact. I urge you to be comfortable in your kitchen. Read MoreFood Report: Sweet and Sticky Rib Tips is a post from: Swa-Rai

If your child just can t get enough of the movie Disney Frozen like my son can t, check out the new Frozen books from Disney Publishing. If my son isn t singing the songs from Frozen, then he is watching the movie! He literally just can t get enough! So, I had to find new ways to incorporate Frozen into his learning schedule. He s a beginner reader so I was happy to introduce him to Disney Frozen books. When these babies came in the mail, I knew I was going to win mother of the year. Every night before bed he is reading Read MoreSwa-Rai Mommy: Make Reading Fun with Disney Frozen is a post from: Swa-Rai

Came home to the cutest package from @kohls! It’s apart of the Kohl’s Disney Jumping Beans Collection! Happy the boychild is going to be an ambassador! Too bad I don’t have a girl this dress is too cute! #disney #disneyside

Came home to the cutest package from @kohls! It’s apart of the Kohl’s Disney Jumping Beans Collection! Happy the boychild is going to be an ambassador! Too bad I don’t have a girl this dress is too cute! #disney #disneyside

Unfortunately, I didn t get a chance to see any movies but I did get a chance to hang out at the Nut Job event with the boychild this past weekend. We made baskets for kids at the Ronald McDonald house and colored different pictures in honor of The Nut Job being released on DVD. However,  I do have plans to go to the theaters this weekend. Check out a list of movies hitting theaters this weekend. Disneynature s BEARS In an epic story of breathtaking scale, Disneynature’s new True Life Adventure “Bears” showcases a year in the life of two mother bears as they impart Read MoreMovie Report: New Releases for the Week of April 18th, 2014 is a post from: Swa-Rai

Guess who was on @theinsider 2 days in a row?? The boychild gets a kick out of seeing me on the tv! Love that show! One day I hope to be on the show! #insider #theinsider #chicago #tv #personality