7 Winter Activities That Chicagoland Families Can’t Miss

Winter in Chicago can be very L O N G. Like November through April long. I get it…it’s brutal. But here’s the thing…it can also be a beautiful. Stunningly beautiful, actually. Don’t believe me? Just check your Instagram feed the day of the first yearly snowfall. You aren’t going to see those same happy posts […]

Ultimate Guide to Chicago’s Popular Christmas Experiences

It may be a bit chilly, but I firmly believe that Chicago is one of the best cities to celebrate Christmas. Why? Because there are so many beautiful and unique family friendly experiences that truly capture the spirit of the holidays. The only downside is that your family isn’t the only one who wants to […]

Places to Hike in Chicagoland

Ever get annoyed when people tell you to “take a hike?” Well, don’t be! Because hiking is one of the absolute BEST family friendly activities to not only help you work up a sweat, but also explore the world around you no matter the weather.  Looking to branch out of your neighborhood paths? Then check […]

Instagram Photo Shoot Locations for Chicago Kids

I have a confession to make. I have a slight obsession with something. What, you ask? Instagram. The beautiful photos, the close knit community…and the oh so beautiful filters. Yep, totally obsessed. Maybe that’s one of the reasons why Red Tricycle deemed me a “Chicago Mom to Follow on Instagram.” And if you have an […]

Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Chicagoland

Consider this your lucky red envelope of fantastic and free family friendly ways to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Chicagoland. And if your family is like mine and constantly sick during the winter, there are also some fun ways to celebrate the Lunar New Year from the comforts of home. I’m just hoping that […]

Family Friendly New Year Fun in Chicagoland

Ready to ring in 2016 in style….with kiddos in tow?  Then look no further than this list of family friendly New Year fun in Chicagoland. Expect some sparkling grape juice, balloons, and lots of smiles and laughter:   December 30 Little Beans Café Why it’s awesome: Dance to the DJ’s tunes and then take a […]

Unique Breakfasts with Santa in Chicagoland

It’s the most magical time of year and the jolly red guy in the big suit is ready and waiting to hear what all boys and girls (and moms and dads, too) want for Christmas this year.  But the trouble is….this popular guy is pretty hard to track down. And when you do manage to […]