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Chicago-style Staycation

It is hard to believe it is finally summer here in Chicago.  We have had a lot of really weird temperature days and a lot of rain!  (I live by Midway Airport, and according to the news last night, we've gotten twice the amount of rain in June than we were suppose too!).  By now, all our kids should be on break whether you are from the area or … [Read more...] about Chicago-style Staycation

The Morton Arboretum Ticket Giveaway!

The Morton Arboretum is someplace we have taken the kids for years. Bill's company did some work there almost 10 years ago, so when we have some free time, we go and check them out. My kids love heading out there, and it is always just so pretty! I recently got to visit as a blogger! Did you know that The Morton Arboretum is among the leading … [Read more...] about The Morton Arboretum Ticket Giveaway!

Get Up And Move!

I've got another crazy weekend planned! You may have all read about the craziness of last weekend and helping my mom paint, plant new plants, and rearrange her living room. We were busy, busy, busy last weekend! (Oh, I forgot to add that going to my moms from my house is a 4 hour drive too!). We took our kids to Bay Beach last weekend too! (For those … [Read more...] about Get Up And Move!