Best Chicagoland U-Pick Christmas Tree Farms

While 2020 might be uprooting just about ALL of your holiday plans, there are many Chicagoland tree farms open this year for you to continue your family’s annual tradition. I’ve narrowed down all of the options within an hour or so of the city to create this list of the Best Chicagoland U-Pick Christmas Tree […]

Tips for Visiting Cantigny Park

You know how some museums and parks are old and antiquated with “No Touching” signs everywhere? Well, that is a thing of the past at Cantigny Park. At this vast park, there are award-winning gardens, museums, hiking trails, restaurants, playgrounds, picnic areas, and even a TANK PARK to explore! Here are some Tips for Visiting […]

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 […]

Tips for the Schaumburg Sculpture Park

While pandemic life has taken a TON away from us, it has also given us the opportunity to research and scope out Chicagoland gems that we never would have learned about if we weren’t so focused on places to social distance. Our newest discovery? The Schaumburg Sculpture Park, also known as The Chicago Athenaeum International […]

Tips for Von Bergen’s Sunflower Maze

While we haven’t been able to head to our favorite places this summer due to the global pandemic, we are still discovering new fun spots that are safe to explore. Our newest discovery? Von Bergen Country Market’s STUNNING Sunflower Maze. Act fast because almost 100% of the sunflowers are in bloom (it was less so […]

How to Create a Sidewalk Chalk Obstacle Course

There have been so many fun movements for communities to come together in a safe, socially distanced way such as craft walks, neighborhood sing-alongs and of course birthday celebration car caravans. Living on a busy corner in our neighborhood we wanted to put a smile on the face of people who walk by…in a safe […]