Everyday Progress: Managing Your Blood Sugar

April 27, 2018

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My mother is truly my best friend and my favorite person in the world. We do everything together. We travel together (she’s my favorite Disney buddy), we shop together, we hang out together. We’re truly two peas in a pod. As my mom is getting older, nothing concerns me more than her health.

You see, my mom has been experiencing blood sugar spikes for a while now. I love my mom dearly but even I can admit that she’s not the best when it comes to blood sugar management. Well, at least she used to not be. Now Lilo (my mom) is slowly but surely taking the right steps in managing her blood sugar spikes and sugar cravings.

Here’s some of the steps she’s taking:

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Cleaning Out My Vinylmation, Kidbrobot & Funko Collections

April 25, 2018

Disney vinylmation collection
Hey everyone! I know it’s been a while since my last post (aka two weeks) but I wanted to let you guys know what I’ve been up to lately. If you follow me on Instagram, then you might have saw that I spent my pre-birthday weekend in New York. (And as you guys know, I rarely update when I’m traveling). And then I celebrated my actual birthday (April 17th) here in Chicago.

Since it’s spring, I decided to do a little spring cleaning and sort out some of my various collections. I collect all types of things like Funko’s, tsum tusms, Disney pins, various blind boxes and bags, etc. Aside from Disney pins, I haven’t really been into collecting things like I use too.

So, since I’ve had success selling some of my old/rare Funko’s in the past (I’ve literally made $1000+ JUST selling rare/retired Funko Pops, crazy right?), I decided to list a bunch of my other collectables on eBay as well. And I thought it would be fun to share some of the things I’ve listed on eBay with you guys!

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Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) 2018

April 11, 2018

Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo
I feel like it’s been a hot second since I’ve uploaded (yikes!). I’ve just had so many deadlines back to back that I haven’t really had the time to sit down and blog. Enough with the excuses though.

Last weekend (April 6-8) was the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo and like always, I had an absolute blast! That’s one of the things I LOVE so much about living in Chicago, there’s always some fun event, exhibit, show, whatever, going on at any given moment. 

From those of you don’t live in Chicago, or haven’t checked out my previous C2E2 recaps, C2E2 is a Chicago fan convention dedicated to comics, pop culture, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television. So essentially, it’s similar to other “comic cons” but it’s more pop culture and entertainment based. 

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Relaxing With Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold

April 8, 2018

Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold
You know what one of my favorite things about working remotely is? Getting to work from ANYWHERE? Although most days I do work from my home office, sometimes I like to spice things up a little. On Tuesdays I love working from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (since admission is free for Illinois residents on Tuesdays). It’s so much fun typing away while being surrounded by amazing artwork.

Another great thing about my job, and being able to work from anywhere, is the fact that I can still work while I’m traveling. This is what allows me to travel so much (and take all those bi-monthly Disney trips!). In fact, next week I’ll be working from New York City (since I’m heading there on Thursday to celebrate my 26th birthday, which is the following Tuesday April 17th, with friends).

Yup, all I need is good Wi-Fi (thank goodness I have my own portable WiFi router, that things is a life saver) and my trusty computer and the world is my office! A few days ago I decided to enjoy the semi-decent spring weather by grabbing my laptop, a cold Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold and making my backyard my “office” for the day! Continue reading

Exploring The Great Outdoors With Your Pooch

April 5, 2018

Exploring The Great Outdoors With Your Pooch (& Milk-Bone)
With the winter weather melting away, Loki has been overjoyed to be outside again! Luckily, unlike the east coast and rest of the midwest, Chicago hasn’t been experiencing random cold fronts or snowfall. (The worst we’ve had so far is a few rainy days!). One of my favorite things about spring (besides the fact that it’s my birthday season) is the gorgeous weather. 

Loki LOVES the fresh air and playing outside so I always feel a little guilty in the winter because he can’t be outside as much as he’d like too. (Although, Loki does love playing in the snow!). Whether you’re just taking your dog on a walk, going hiking, visiting the dog park or just playing fetch, it’s important that your dog stays in tip-top shape and feeling their best!

Here are a few tips for conquering the great outdoors with your pooch:

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