Pumpkin Fest at Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm

  Fall is not complete without a visit to a pumpkin farm. This year, we decided to check out Siegel's Cottonwood Farm in Lockport. We had tons of fun playing, picking pumpkins, and eating! What a great day out with the family! Related: Looking for more fun things...
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Fall Fun at Jack’s Pumpkin Glow + Tips to Enjoy

  If you love Halloween, pumpkins, and all that comes with it, then you'll want to head to Jack's Pumpkin Glow before it leaves Chicagoland!  If you've ever wanted to be surrounded by lit up Jack O'Lanterns this is one event you don't want to miss. Find out what...
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Best Coffee Shops To Try in Chicago’s Northwest Suburbs

Love coffee? If you run on coffee (like I do) to get through the day, you'll need to stop by these independent coffee shops located in Chicago's Northwest suburbs. Each coffee shop offers different vibe and is well worth a visit. Keep checking back as I include more...
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Trish’s Red Bird Cafe: The Perfect Stop off I-65

When we roadtrip, we're always on the lookout for fun stops - whether it be to stretch our legs or to fill our bellies with food. On our latest road trip from Chicago to Southern Indiana, we found the perfect stop just in the Lafayette-West Lafayette area -- Trish's...

Lego Fun with Nature Connects at Morton Arboretum

  Last year, we had an unbelievably fun time searching for trolls at Morton Arboretum - definitely a highlight of our summer. This year, The Morton Arboretum is back at it with more fun with Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks. The touring exhibit by New York...

Strawberry Picking at Cody’s Farm & Orchard

With a daughter obsessed with strawberries, we always make sure to squeeze in time to go strawberry picking once the season hits. This year we made our way to Cody's Farm and Orchard in Marengo. What a great day out with the family! Related: Read about our other fun...

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