MJ Tam

Head Chicagonista, Co-host of the Chicagonista LIVE! show, Lead blogger for TheChicagoMoms.com, and Co-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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Meet Chicago’s New Lady, Chicago Elite

Meet Chicago’s New Lady, Chicago Elite

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new beauty docked in at Navy Pier and it was the perfect reason for a celebration! $1 million dollars went in to the redesign of the private charter yacht, Chicago Elite, and her new look is sure to be the talk of Chicago this summer. Yesterday I attended the christening of the Chicago Elite […]

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Robots Took Over Chicago!

Robots Took Over Chicago!

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

You can’t miss this! A new exciting exhibit is in place at the Museum of Science and Industry called Robots Revolution supported by Google.org officially opened and will run through the entire summer. “You’ll have the chance to interact with robots that have rarely been shown to the public before and discover their astonishing skills. […]

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First Annual Emerging Chefs Winner: Joyce Mac of Le Cordon Bleu

First Annual Emerging Chefs Winner: Joyce Mac of Le Cordon Bleu

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

With Chicago still gleaming from the James Beard Foundation Award festivities, our beautiful city is keeping up with the culinary scene excitement by recognizing the next generation of talented chefs in Chicago on the First Annual Emerging Chefs with Hannah’s Bretzel. Students from two local culinary schools, Le Cordon Bleu & Kendall College, competed to create […]

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#ChicagonistaLIVE broadcasting live at #LoewsChicago!

#ChicagonistaLIVE broadcasting live at #LoewsChicago!

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday May 20th at 2pm cst Chicago’s Social Talk Show, The #ChicagonistaLIVE Show, will be broadcasting live at one of Chicago’s newest luxury hotel, #LoewsChicago, and new Argentine restaurant, Rural Society. As usual we will cover Chicago’s hot topics, trends, and tech,  then we’ll show you around the hotel and talk to Chef Cory Morris […]

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Celebrate Moms Everywhere by Giving Back with #RedNose

Celebrate Moms Everywhere by Giving Back with #RedNose

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

As my family celebrates me on Mother’s Day, I can’t help but smile on how fortunate I’ve been in this life to see my husband and children busily prepare for it. Kids are happily making homemade cards and my husband is cooking up a storm in the kitchen. Like many families,  celebrating Mother’s Day is […]

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Dining in Chicago Just Got Easier with Apps!

Dining in Chicago Just Got Easier with Apps!

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chicago’s culinary scene is robust and while there are more restaurants popping up everywhere,  I’m still at lost on which one I should choose to enjoy when the inspiration and opportunity to eat out with friends come. I’m often battling the decision between a good parking space and the ease of reserving a spot at […]

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Chicago Welcomed Coast-to-Coast Social Influencers to Create Awareness for #RedNoseDay with Walgreens

Chicago Welcomed Coast-to-Coast Social Influencers to Create Awareness for #RedNoseDay with Walgreens

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

My, What Big Nose You Have! It’s better to poke fun at you, my dear! Yea, that’s right – FUN is the magic word here! The #RedNose Day is coming to America after it first launched in Britain in 1988. This “National Day of Comedy” has caught on years of success in the UK raising money […]

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A Loaded Staycation with Loews Chicago

A Loaded Staycation with Loews Chicago

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Playing tourist in my own city has always kept our family busy, especially in the downtown area. There’s always a lot of things to do and places to discover and rediscover so we take full advantage of it whenever we get a chance to roam around. Luckily, my teen son’s birthday also fell on the […]

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Ice The Cake and Eat It Too!

Ice The Cake and Eat It Too!

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Magnolia Bakery is launching a new series of monthly cake and cupcake icing classes and of course we had to be there to check it out. Magnolia’s expert decorator was on hand to demonstrate and guide us into making our own cupcake designs. You can check out Magnolia’s schedule here to join in on one of […]

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Chicago Scholars Opened Up a Big New Space to Facilitate Growth in Program

Chicago Scholars Opened Up a Big New Space to Facilitate Growth in Program

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

CNN Money recently reported that “The massive gap in college graduation rates between rich and poor is growing even wider.” I don’t think anyone is any less surprised about this, but it is still troubling to hear. Thanks to Chicago Scholars, they are here to identify those deserving students and advocate for them. “Our 7-year success […]

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