MJ Tam

Head Chicagonista, Co-host of the Chicagonista LIVE! show, Founder of Women Driving Excellence.

MJ is also the annual host of SocialRevUp - Brands & Bloggers Summit (#bbsummit) attended by about 200 professional high-profile bloggers nationwide.

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Peapod is how I’m winning Summer!

Peapod is how I’m winning Summer!

| July 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

SPONSORED POST The family summer busy-ness is in full force, and creating exciting dinners has been challenging. I need to make sure that our family always make an effort to sit down and take a moment to enjoy a great dinner at least once or twice a week. But with all the fun running around […]

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A Quality Sushi Destination at Arami Chicago

A Quality Sushi Destination at Arami Chicago

| April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

I’m not a sushi expert, but I’ve had my fair share of sushi experiences from San Francisco to New York, and even at Japan’s famous Tsukiji market stalls and Tokyo’s locally-renowned (and not to mention uber-pricey) omakase restaurants. So I guess you can say that anything less of quality can make my nose turn up. […]

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A Lively Musical Journey with DJEMBE! THE SHOW

A Lively Musical Journey with DJEMBE! THE SHOW

| April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

The show started with Gloria Estefan’s, “The Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” and it did. Every rhythm and beat drummed in my head and heart throughout the show and stayed with me even after. The international tour success DJEMBE! THE SHOW lands on a US debut in Chicago and now officially opens at the Apollo […]

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Turn Back Time with the World Premiere Play of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963

Turn Back Time with the World Premiere Play of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The racial divide in America has always been around, and although there’s a heightened sense of racial discrimination happening in our nation right now, we’ve come a long way. The World-Premiere play The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, based on the Newbery Medal-winning a book by Christopher Paul Curtis, brought me to a journey […]

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5 Awe-Inspiring Instagrammers #CapturingChicago

5 Awe-Inspiring Instagrammers #CapturingChicago

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Chicago is a remarkably photogenic city and I am in awe when viewing local Instagrammers just like myself who often play tourist to seize the beauty and embrace it with their lenses and their style to share the magnificence and splendor of what our beloved city has to offer. Here’s a curated Chicago list of […]

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The Future is Here at MSI’s Wired To Wear Exhibit

The Future is Here at MSI’s Wired To Wear Exhibit

| March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

A 13-year-old inventor, Jordan Reeves, kicked off the opening of Wired To Wear exhibit at the Museum of Science & Industry. Jordan was the featured speaker at the Morning, Makers breakfast and a roomful of young boys and girls attended the event. You would’ve thought you came for a children’s show, but this impressive teen’s […]

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A Diverse Selection of Must-See Shows in Chicago!

A Diverse Selection of Must-See Shows in Chicago!

| March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Black Ensemble Theater opens its 2019 Season (Legends and Lessons) with Mahalia Jackson: Moving Through The Light, written and directed by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor. Cast lead by Robin DaSilva as Mahalia Jackson Now – April 14, 2019 Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center 4450 N. Clark Street Chicago (773) 769-4451 How […]

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Restoration of the 1907 Ryan Mansion into a Modern Smart Home

Restoration of the 1907 Ryan Mansion into a Modern Smart Home

| March 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

I’ve always been fascinated with the historic mansions lining up the Logan Square Boulevard, and one can only imagine in the most romanticized way on how the people lived at the time and era when Chicago was just starting to rebuild their lives after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the Haymarket Affair at 1886, […]

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FEED ME! Little Shop of Horrors at Mercury Theatre

FEED ME! Little Shop of Horrors at Mercury Theatre

| March 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The newly opened LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS musical at Mercury Theatre is guaranteed fun for all who watches! The story starts at the sad Mushnik Flower Shop located on skid row. Flower Assistant, Seymour, stumbled across a new breed of carnivorous plant that became the answer to Mushnik’s failing business. It brought in business and […]

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Say Goodbye to Pain with Fascial Counterstrain by ARC Physical Therapy

Say Goodbye to Pain with Fascial Counterstrain by ARC Physical Therapy

| March 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

When I hear the word Physical Therapy, I’m quick to think that it’s for someone injured and one who was referred by their doctor to go through therapy as part of the treatment. So when Nancy Loo and I were invited to check out ARC Physical Therapy to learn and try Fascial Counterstrain, we didn’t […]

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