Raging Waves Water Park In Yorkville, IL #WelcomeToSummer

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Being from Wisconsin, I always knew we could drive a couple of hours and stay in a super tourist town if we wanted water park fun. However, I didn't know that Illinois's largest waterpark was right in my backyard! Raging Waves Water Park is right here in Yorkville, IL (which is about an hour drive from my house). There are 45 acres of pure fun!My ...continue reading

Living Without A Smartphone

You know, we did survive before we had smartphones. Granted, that was a long, long time ago (okay, maybe not so long ago), but people nowadays have seemed to forget that yes, the human race can last a day, or two, or even a month without touching our smartphones. It is had to believe, but it can be done.Sometimes when we did our noses out of our ...continue reading

Review: Choose To Be Nice

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Choose To Be Nice is a long time coming! Dina Creiger had the crazy idea of encouraging and inspiring kindness for a couple of years. However, when the Boston Marathon Bombings happened, she felt like she had to do something.The mission of Choose To Be Nice is very simple -- they want to inspire, promote and encourage kindness whenever and wherever ...continue reading

Review: Bully Bean

We are a fan of the Lima Bear series, so I happily wanted to review the newest book: Bully Bean! Bullying seems to be on all of our radars, and Bully Bean is a way to start that conversation in your home.In the kingdom of Beandom, Bully Bean is feared. He plays mean tricks, makes fun of other beans, and puts them in danger. Lima Bear, the only bean ...continue reading