Cara Carriveau

Thinking of blowing off work? Here’s what NOT to tell your boss.

CareerBuilder.com compiled a stellar list of the worst excuses for skipping work.  Apparently, “I’m not feeling well” is too boring.  Some employees are getting far more creative but not necessarily convincing. Some of worst: I just put a casserole in the oven. My teeth fell out while I was driving down the highway. I accidentally got on a plane. I ... Read More »

Fleetwood Mac Is Coming Back

This is great news!  Even better, you can win free tickets to see Fleetwood Mac on Valentines Day from Chicago’s 100.3 beginning this Wednesday.  It’s as easy as 1-2-3 to win, because we’ll be giving them away at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.  Good luck! Read More »

The Biggest And Scariest Fright Fest EVER begins this weekend at Six Flags Great America

Listen to win a 4-pack of tickets to Six Flags Great America‘s Fright Fest each afternoon this week (10/6-10/10).  In celebration of Fright Fest I decided to ride Goliath with a few ghoulfriends…check it out: Fright Fest begins Saturday, September 27 and runs weekends through November 2 and is now open later to scare later.  Hours are Fridays 5p-11p, Saturdays 11a-12midnight, ... Read More »

Bill Murray Still Has The Moves

A week ago Bill Murray crashed a birthday party, just days before his own 64th birthday.  Check out his dancing moves to Tommy Tutone’s “876-5306/Jenny”:   Read More »

At 5 Win Tickets To See Maroon 5

Five is your lucky number.  I have five pair of tickets to give away for Maroon 5 – listen to win at 5pm each day this week!  Wouldn’t be awesome to see them Thursday, March 19 at The United Center? Tickets go on sale this Saturday (9/13) at 9am through ticketmaster. Read More »

Let’s Go Virtually Boating In Chicago

I cannot believe summer is in it’s final moments and I never had the opportunity to go boating.  Thank goodness for this video.  Enjoy! http://vimeo.com/25850891 http://vimeo.com/25850891 Read More »

Here’s My Ice Bucket Challenge Video

I was nominated for the Ice Bucket Challenge over the weekend.   I’m sure you’ve seen a ton of #IceBucketChallenges already – I deviated from the usual script.  Please watch and spread the word and/or donate – it would make a world of difference in Erica’s life.  Click HERE to donate. I know I strayed from the ALS focus of ... Read More »

It’s Not Too Late For A Summer Family Road Trip

Last week I took the kids on a summer road trip.  Since my boy is now officially tall enough to ride everything at amusement parks we headed to Cedar Point in Sandusky, OH.  Did you know Cedar Point is the roller coaster capital of the world?  We spent our first day riding every single one (highly recommend fast pass plus ... Read More »