10 Tips for Road Tripping With Different Ages

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This post is sponsored by Chevrolet Traverse. As many of you know, we travel all summer long. My family lives four hours away. We own a pop-up camper. Needless to say, most summer weekends we are traveling all over the place, and most likely, we aren't even in our state. We have years and years of experience of traveling with kids of all ages (and we … [Read more...]

Enjoying Our Vacation With Green Dot® Reloadable Prepaid Visa® Card

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Have you gone on vacation yet this summer? We just got back from our vacation, and I can tell you that my Green Dot® Reloadable Prepaid Visa® Card definitely helped us to manage expenses and plan accordingly for summer travel. We used our Green Dot® Reloadable Prepaid Visa® Card for: Dinner and Dessert Shopping (and yes, we shopped till my son … [Read more...]

Chicago-style Staycation

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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...]

Raging Waves Waterpark

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Can I tell you how much I love having a waterpark in my backyard? (Ok, not quite in my backyard -- it's an hour away. I'll take an hour drive to Yorkville, IL vs. Wisconsin Dells which takes us close to 5 hours). Raging Waves is 45 acres of pure fun! You literally can spend the entire day at Raging Waves. We found the prices very reasonable. Parking … [Read more...]