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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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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