6 Reasons to Head to Fair Oaks Farms for your next Staycation

  Curious about where your food comes from? Feed your curiosity and visit Fair Oaks Farm, a modern-day farm off of I-65 in Indiana.  It's an education adventure, or in their words, ag-venture.  And now is the best time to visit the farm with the addition of their...
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Family Fun Stay at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Fair Oaks Farm

When I heard that Fair Oaks Farm, the modern working farm off I-65 was building a hotel, I couldn't wait! In the past, we enjoyed learning more about farming, seeing all the cows and pigs, and stopping by The Cowfe for awesome grilled cheese or ice cream. Now that...
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Book Review: Being Small (Isn’t So Bad After All) by Chicago mom Lori Orlinsky

Reading is one of our family's favorite things to do, and we love adding new books to read to our collection. I especially love it when I can support a local momma at the same time. So when Chicago-based momma, Lori Orlinsky, approaches me to review her latest picture...
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ShadowView Brewing in Woodstock

We love our area, but sadly we haven't dined at many of the restaurants. With McHenry County's inaugural restaurant week coming up, I thought it would be the perfect time to try out new places. We were kindly invited by Visit McHenry County to preview a couple of...

Visiting Ice Castles in Lake Geneva Wisconsin + Tips

  If you are looking for the ultimate thing to do this winter, you will need to head to Lake Geneva. This year Ice Castles have made an appearance there, and it's nothing short of amazing! Read on to learn more about our experience as well as tips to prepare you...

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