Why You Should Check Out the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show

Have you made your travel plans for the year? If you're at a loss of what to do, you MUST attend the Chicago Travel and Adventure show this weekend. Not only can you plan your next vacation/staycation for the year, but you'll be surprised to find other things to do....
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Holiday Lights at Mack Manor

We wanted to squeeze a little more holiday fun so what could be better than holiday lights? (See some great lights here in Wisconsin.) This time we ventured closer to our area and headed to Mack Manor in Fox River Grove. I heard that they were recently aired on The...
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Fun day out at Old Orchard: CMX Market Cinemas + Ice Skating

  Last weekend, we had a family Grinch day with a movie and ice skating at Westfield Old Orchard. While there we checked out the new CMX Market Cinemas Old Orchard to watch The Grinch (or the "Grunch" as my daughter calls it). I've heard great things about CMX...
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Holiday Lights at Mack Manor

We wanted to squeeze a little more holiday fun so what could be better than holiday lights? (See some great lights here in Wisconsin.) This time we ventured closer to our area and headed to Mack Manor in Fox River Grove. I heard that they were recently aired on The...

Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide: What Kids Really Want

Scrambling to find the perfect holiday present for your kids? Well, here are a few ideas for kids. We've tried these personally and can no doubt recommend it. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a...

Celebrate Winter at Loews Chicago Hotel

For a weekend in December, the Loews Chicago Hotel was the ideal stomping grounds for our Chicago holiday adventures as well as to celebrate my son's birthday. In addition, we were able to take advantage of the Loew Chicago Hotel's Snowed Inn package which includes...

B.GOOD Schaumburg: Great Fast, Healthy Food + GIVEAWAY

  With the holidays quickly creeping around the corner and shopping and other holiday errands, the last thing on my mind is making food at home. Although it is rare to find healthy fast food options, we are now in luck. B.GOOD has come to Schaumburg! With 70...

Holiday Fun: Santa Cruise in Lake Geneva

Did you know Santa Claus has a special hideaway in Lake Geneva? Last Friday, my family and I rode on the Santa Cruise to find Santa's secret hideaway on the Lake Geneva Cruise Line. We had a holly jolly good time experiencing this unique way to see Santa. Disclosure:...

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