Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm

In Chicago, there are very many pumpkin farms to choose from. However, one of my favorite farms has to the Siegel's Cottonwood Farm. They just have so many funny things besides pumpkins here! (Don't get me wrong -- we did get our pumpkins from here after we had fun there all day long!) There are 20 attractions that your kids can play with/on … [Read more...]

Mr. Potato Head Trick or Tater Giveaway!

The winners are Andrea, Karen M, and Sue E. Congrats! Edited to add: Hasbro wants to give 3 Lisa Reviews readers their own Mr. Potato Head! Read below for how to enter! I absolutely adore all the cute Mr. Potato Head getups that there are now out there, and Mr. Potato Head Trick or Tater does not disappoint.  Not only do I love it, my kids do too!  First … [Read more...]

FamilyFun Crafts

FamilyFun magazine has long been a go-to source for fun, inexpensive and simple crafts for kids. With the recent introduction of FamilyFun craft kits, it’s even easier to take activities from the magazine’s pages straight to kids’ hands. The FamilyFun magazine gave me a lot of really great ideas that I can "actually" do around the house.  None of their food … [Read more...]

Crazy, crazy times

My life has been nothing but a whirlwind lately. I got to chaperone Madison's field trip on Friday to the pumpkin farm. Easy peasy, right? Well, it ended up being around 40 degrees and pouring, so not so much fun. The kids had a blast. Mommy got chilled. We did get a free pumpkin, and we get to take the wristbands and go back for free! All in all, not … [Read more...]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]

Samsung Galaxy Note5 #SprintMom

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received product to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Want the perfect gift for under the tree this holiday season?  The Samsung Galaxy Note5 should definitely be on your list of gifts this […]

Put Your Heart Into It with Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann #GoodDinoEvent

If you want to talk to 2 people who love their jobs, you have to talk to Screenwriter Meg LaFauve and Story Supervisor Kelsey Mann. It is pretty amazing what goes into making a movie and talking to Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann brings us back to the beginning. They are there from the start […]