Hosting a Virtual Pumpkin Carving Party

Every Fall we host a MASSIVE pumpkin carving party for family and friends and it is one of our most cherished Fall traditions. Thanks to the global pandemic we have had to switch gears a bit, but that doesn’t mean that we still can’t have pumpkin-carving fun with family and friends from a safe distance. […]

Highwood Skeleton Display

I know I’m not the only one who has been frustrated to find that fun, family-friendly Halloween activities in the Chicagoland area are either sold out or swamped with people. But I have great news—there is an interactive and creative display nestled in the northern suburbs that is sure to impress all of the Halloween […]

Fall Favorites from Blue Sky Outdoor Living

Fall isn’t just my favorite color…it’s also my favorite season. I love everything about it, from the cooler temperatures to the changing leaves and of course all things football. Even though this Fall is much different than any others, it doesn’t mean that you and your family can’t make great memories together. And if your […]

Creating a Colorful Fall Garden with Pasquesi’s

Fall is my absolute FAVORITE color. When leaves turn, making trees look like they are on fire against a clear blue sky is one of the best color combinations imaginable. So this week I went to my favorite nursery, Pasquesi Home and Gardens, to find gorgeous flowers that will not only add pops of color […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Essentials

Let’s be honest—Thanksgiving dinner is THE meal of the year. There’s no doubt about it. And when you are hosting? The pressure is ON. So in order to have the most successful dinner possible (sorry but I can’t do much about creepy uncles or overserved grandparents), I’ve compiled a list of Thanksgiving Kitchen Essentials. From […]