Patriotic Grazing Platter

It really isn’t a holiday until I come up with a creative charcuterie board to commemorate it. And the best thing about this Patriotic Grazing Platter? It can be used for BOTH Memorial Day and Fourth of July. So get the biggest bang for your buck—as well as for your eyes and tastebuds—by making your […]

How to Make a Mystery Letter

The one perk of this whole Covid Quarantine? The art of letter writing is getting the love and attention that it deserves! While adults like me might prefer personalized stationary like this, kids prefer a more fun and interactive approach. My solution? Mystery Letters! No, I’m not talking about sending creepy letters made of scraps […]

Tips for Bringing Kids to a Blackhawks Game

One of the best things about raising my boys in the same city I grew up is introducing them to my favorite childhood past times. From playing at the Kohl Children’s Museum on rainy days to making many summer time trips to Santa’s Village, these experiences are even MORE special seeing them through my children’s […]

Tips for Traveling with Other Families

“The more the merrier” can get a bit harrier when traveling with friends. You might be used to doing things a certain way while they have the opposite viewpoint and when kids are involved—then all bets are off! But now that I have successfully taken multiple trips with friends (and the amount of kids who […]