A Fun Holiday Stay at Great Wolf Lodge Gurnee

  As you may remember, we visited the new Great Wolf Lodge Gurnee last year and had a blast. So when the birthday boy requested a stay at Great Wolf Lodge, we happily obliged. We were even more excited to enjoy the holiday festivities including their Snowland...
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6 Reasons to Visit Santa’s Village during Magical Christmas Days

    Are you looking for a fun holiday experience for the family? Look no further than Magical Christmas Days at Santa's Village in East Dundee. You all know we had a blast in the summer and in December, Santa's Village is aglow with twinkling lights and is...
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25 Holiday Books to Countdown to Christmas

Do you countdown to Christmas by reading holiday books? As you know, we count down to Christmas with an activity advent calendar. (Check out how to make one using Dollar Tree supplies!) and the kids really enjoying picking out a holiday book to read each night.  In...
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Family Camping Fun at South Haven KOA

As our last family vacation of the summer, our goal was to beach it up. We first went to Indiana's South Shore and had fun exploring our newest National Park, Indiana Dunes National Park. Next up, beautiful West Michigan! We've heard great things about South Haven and...

Get ready for school with TinkerActive Workbooks

With back to school time looming ahead, we're slowly trying to get back in the groove. School supplies are all ready and packed and our snack/lunch cabinet is full of goodies. The last thing left is getting them mentally prepared for school. One of the ways we're...

An Unforgettable Elephant Encounter at Wilstem Ranch

  On our trip to French Lick, Indiana we were wowed with all the family-friendly offerings. One of our most memorable experiences was our visit to Wilstem Ranch for the elephant spa encounter. Not only did we learn about elephants, but we were able to give the...

7 Reasons to Visit Santa’s Village this Summer

  Summer's coming to a close, but that doesn't mean the fun has to end. If you're looking to squeeze one more awesome family activity look no further than Santa's Village in East Dundee. Celebrating 60 years of family fun, Santa's Village offers those nostalgic...

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