A Chicago Family’s Guide to Oktoberfest

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a stein or two and take advantage of some of the amazing Oktoberfests going on in and around Chicagoland. Take it from me, happy parents yield happy kids so head out to one of these events, order the biggest pretzel you can find, and […]

Train Trips for Chicago Families

I hate to admit it, but the old saying that “There are two seasons in Chicago, winter and construction,” is oh so true. And is there anything worse than being hot and sweaty while sitting in traffic? Well, maybe if there are crabby and overtired kids in the car. THAT would be worse. But fear […]

Spooky Houses and Decor in Chicagoland

It’s the s p o o k i e s t time of year!  And one of my favorite ways to get in the Halloween spirit (other than watching my buddy Charlie Brown get shunned trick or treating with his friends) is to drive around and look at the AMAZING Halloween displays in the area.  […]