Blackberry Farm – Aurora, IL

Blackberry Farm – Aurora, IL

If you are looking for something new, interactive and fun to do this summer, Blackberry Farm is the place to be. Located just outside of Chicago in Aurora, IL it is known for its reenactment of pioneer life through educational demonstrations and hands on activities. Open May through September and admission for non residents is [...]

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Pirates Cove Children’s Theme Park – Illinois

Pirates Cove Children’s Theme Park – Illinois

Ahoy, matey! Travel just outside of Chicago to Elk Grove Village and you will find a children's hidden treasure park "Pirates' Cove." A small amusement park geared towards kids nine and under that is perfect for a morning of exploring and imagination. Kids can travel through an 18th century pirate ship, work their way up [...]

What’s in my beauty bag? Vacation mode!

What’s in my beauty bag? Vacation mode!

As I am sitting here packing for my summer vacation, I think to myself "I need to share some of these with my followers!" While I don't like to bring too much stuff, I am bringing a few new beauty items that are life changing and worth mentioning. They range from a multi functioning lotion [...]

Q&A – All about moi!

Q&A – All about moi!

A few weeks ago, I gave my followers an opportunity to ask me anything they wanted to know. It was a fun experience. Thank you to those who participated and you all for reading! Here are the answers to those questions. How did you start blogging? I always loved writing but it was my excitement [...]

2018 Meaningful Graduation Gift Ideas

2018 Meaningful Graduation Gift Ideas

We have two graduations this May. An 8th grade and a high school graduation. Both are exceptional kids and deserve the world. But they are both so different and finding the perfect but meaningful gift can be challenging. So while I searched the www, I've compiled a listΒ of things that are popular amongst graduates these [...]

Spring/ Summer – 10 things you need in your car!

Spring/ Summer – 10 things you need in your car!

Spring has finally sprung! Kids are out and about. Outdoor sports, festivals and play dates are back and I am looking forward to it all. But to make my life easier, I keep my car ready for adventures at all times. Through my motherhood journey I have learned a thing or two about being prepared [...]

Spring Break: Staycation Ideas

Spring Break: Staycation Ideas

Here in the Midwest, it doesn't feel like SPRING just yet but I have to plan our spring break nevertheless. We don't typically go out of state during this time but we do try to do a few things with the kids to keep them occupied and make it memorable. This is how I plan [...]

Carry-on essentials

School is half way done and I am thinking V A C A T I O N ✈ My sister and I just booked our first summer vacation together and we are a tad excited to start packing already! 🀣 Typically, I start prepping as soon as we book our trip anyways; but this year is [...]

All Inclusive Family Resorts

All Inclusive Family Resorts

Oh how I love to plan and go on vacations. Who doesn't, right?! 😁 Over the past 10 years my husband and I have visited our fair share of all inclusive resorts and are always looking for the next best thing. So far there have only been a handful of resorts that we would visit [...]