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November 25, 2015

Favorite Finds

Happy Thanksgiving! It’s an abbreviated week for LCWA, but we still had time for some favorite finds. Here are mine for the week. Now you see it, now you don’t– Facebook is reportedly testing Snapchat-type disappearing messages with its users in France, Mashable reports. More Facebook expansions – In its never-ending quest to be the one social media platform that
November 23, 2015

First Alert Raises Awareness with Fire Prevention Month

It’s a dangerous scenario that is, unfortunately, all too common – a homeowner deliberately deactivates a sounding smoke alarm and leaves the device disabled, opening up the entire household to a high risk potential for undetected smoke and fire. During October’s Fire Prevention Month, First Alert and the LCWA PR team encouraged homeowners to “double team their safety” by updating
November 20, 2015

Favorite Finds

Happy Friday! As Chicago braces for its first snow of the season, here are my Favorite Finds of the week. They may not keep you toasty, but at least they’ll distract you from the cold! So Long, Sun: Chicago’s glorious brush with Ibiza-like temperatures is coming to an abrupt end this weekend, as forecasters predict between two and six inches
November 13, 2015

Favorite Finds

Happy Friday the 13th! As we wrap up this week on a superstitious note, here are some of my favorite stories from around the web:  Freaky Friday: The official term for the fear of Friday the 13th is Friggatriskaidekaphobia, but this is only one of many interesting facts about this bad luck holiday.  Tis the Season: The notorious Starbucks holiday cups