Cara Carriveau

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! 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 »

Seen @ The Bean

If you’ve ever visited Millenium Park downtown I’m sure you have taken a picture with the infamous “bean”.  It’s a tourist destination and even locals love to snap photo’s. Next time you post a photo with the bean on social media it may wind up on this webiste:  Go ahead, click it…nothing but bean pictures! Read More »

Enjoy A Free Movie Outside Tonight

What’s better than FREE?  Did you you can pack up a picnic and take the kids to a free movie every single night this summer in Chicago at an area park?  Here’s the schedule for the rest of the summer: JULY 7/8: “Hotel Transylvania” | Dunbar Park 7/8: “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2″ | Gompers Park 7/8: “The Amazing Spider Man” | Hermitage Park 7/9: “Ferris Bueller’s Day ... Read More »

Ravinia…What To Know

One of my favorite outdoor concert venues is Ravinia.  I just love the fact that I can pack up my own cooler and bring in whatever I want to eat and drink – I hate being at the mercy of concession stands that only sell junk food, especially if I have my kids with me (though the food available to purchase ... Read More »

From Terror To Smiles

My previous blog post was a video of me riding Goliath, the new massive wooden roller coaster at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee.  If you haven’t watched it yet, do it!  Today Six Flags tweeted a picture of me from on top of the rollercoaster… The only thing better is a picture of me at the end if the ... Read More »