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 […]

Guide to Dinos Everywhere at Brookfield Zoo

Last year my youngest son became completely and utterly OBSESSED with dinosaurs. I mean, we learned about dino species that were total tongue twisters, perfected our own dino roars, and could recite just about every line of Jurassic Park. So when we heard about Brookfield Zoo’s Dinos Everywhere exhibit, we couldn’t wait to check it […]

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 DIY Craft Kit

With so many camps and activities being cancelled this summer, parents are forced to get crafty (pun intended) coming up with ways to keep their kids busy this summer. My solution? Setting up a DIY Craft Kit for kids to dig through and create with when boredom hits. The best part? A DIY Craft Kit […]

Tips for Family Patio Dining During Covid 19

While my at-home bartender might serve some excellent and SUBSTANTIAL pours, that doesn’t mean that I haven’t been counting down the minutes until I could safely enjoy a cocktail on a restaurant patio. Thankfully our town made the decision to create Arlington Alfresco to not only help restaurants that were majorly impacted by Covid 19 […]