Kids Obstacle Challenge: Muddy Fun where Parents Run for FREE + GIVEAWAY

Looking for a fun race to run with the kids AND includes mud? The Kids Obstacle Challenge is making its way back to Chicagoland. Last year, my boys and I had a blast overcoming the obstacles and getting muddy, of course. Right after we finished the race, the kids were...
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8 Reasons to go to a Chicago Dogs Baseball Game with the Family

What do you get when you combine the love of Chicago, hot dogs, and baseball? The Chicago Dogs, of course! As a member of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, the Chicago Dogs pay tribute to the deliciously iconic Chicago hot dog. We had a...
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Kinderland Indoor Playground and Cafe in Algonquin

  It has been a rainy spring and since school was out I was on a mission to find something fun to do with my 4-year-old daughter. Enter Kinderland in Algonquin. My daughter had a blast in the multi-level play structure and we both enjoyed the food from the cafe....
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Where to catch a cheap flick with kids this summer

Looking for a way to keep the kids entertained this summer? You can't go wrong with catching a flick especially if it's only a few bucks. Here are a few options for you that are easy on the wallet.  *Make sure to double check the times and listings before heading out...

Go on a Brick Safari at Brookfield Zoo

   If there's one thing my kids love its animals and LEGOs, and now the best place to see both is at  Brookfield Zoo's Brick Safari this summer. From now through May 29th, brick lovers can see over 40 animals in brick form. We had a chance to check it out and we...

Exploring Matthiessen State Park with the Family

When I was planning our visit to the Starved Rock area, I kept hearing great things about Matthiessen State Park. Some people even said that they preferred Matthiessen over Starved Rock. Well, that was enough to pique my curiosity -- we just had to check it out...

Family Hiking at Starved Rock State Park

Just last weekend, we did a family first - we went hiking! We couldn't have picked a better area for our first family hike - Starved Rock State Park in central Illinois. I heard that Starved Rock is Illinois' #1 attraction and after our visit, I could totally see why....

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