Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm

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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 ...continue reading

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 ...continue reading

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 ...continue reading

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 ...continue reading