Can A Road Trip With The Kids Truly Go Without A Hitch?

A road trip is the Holy Grail of family travels. When it goes well, it can be the most exciting, organic, and fulfilling of all your travels. But there are so many ways that it can go wrong and baffle you. Add kids to the mix and you have a real challenge on your hands. [...]

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Now Onyx, Punta Cana – family vacation

Now Onyx, Punta Cana – family vacation

Good morning and welcome back. Dominican is my secret oasis. Home away from home if you will. It was one of the first vacations my husband and I took alone and I absolutely fell in love with their pink sand and palm studded beaches. It is what keeps me coming back, year after year. Here [...]

Family Fun at Fair Oaks Farm – Fair Oaks, Indiana

Family Fun at Fair Oaks Farm – Fair Oaks, Indiana

Looking for something new and exciting to do this summer? Look no further because http://www.HazelEyesMom.com has your back once again! Let me take you on a quick adventure and show you why you should make Fair Oaks Farms in Fair Oaks, Indiana your new destination. If you are new around here, one of my family's [...]

Family Day at Great Wolf Lodge – Chicago/ Gurnee, IL

Family Day at Great Wolf Lodge – Chicago/ Gurnee, IL

Good morning and welcome back to http://www.hazeleyesmom.com 😍 This week we had an amazing opportunity to visit Great Wolf Lodge in Gurnee, Illinois and I could not wait to share our experience with all of you. Not only is this an indoor water park but the activities, attractions, shopping and dining options are around every [...]

New Glarus, WI – America’s Little Switzerland

New Glarus, WI – America’s Little Switzerland

Good morning! I am on a mission to visit as many European inspired or European style towns America has to offer. New Glarus, WI was on of them. This unique town is about 3 hours from Chicago and while it may seem like a long drive, it goes by quickly. My husband and I enjoy [...]

Spring Break: Staycation Ideas Vol II

Spring Break: Staycation Ideas Vol II

Spring break is just around the corner folks and if you are anything like me, you have zero plans. Until today! Check out my list of all things spring break in the Chicagoland area. A little back story: We are yet to take a spring break vacation. YUP, you read that right. We have never taken [...]

Secrets The Vine, Cancun – our 10 year anniversary getaway

Secrets The Vine, Cancun – our 10 year anniversary getaway

“Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures." I have always been an advocate and a firm believer that every couple deserves to travel. Travel alone, travel together but just travel. The world is beautiful and life is short, just live it! We've traveled together before kids and had [...]

The Finest Brunch Spots – Suburbs of Chicago

The Finest Brunch Spots – Suburbs of Chicago

Good morning. Fun fact: I used to hate breakfast! Eating so early in the morning made me feel nauseous all day. But brunch, I absolutely love. The timing is right and I can have the best of both worlds: breakfast or lunch or both! I truly enjoy the overall experience. In the past few weeks [...]