A Romantic Dinner at The Abbey Resort’s 240° West Restaurant

During our latest stay at The Abbey to celebrate our 10th anniversary (with kids!), dinner at 240° West was an easy choice: delicious locally sourced food, located right by the marina, and super convenient. We've dined at 240° West and I just love the ambiance. It's...
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Tip and Tricks to Enjoy the Bristol Renaissance Faire with Kids

  Have you heard about The Bristol Renaissance Faire? It's one of our family's favorite fests and has become a family tradition to attend every year. When we don't, our summer is not complete. Since we visit yearly, we've become seasoned pros. Here are some tips...
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Dinosaurs Invade Milwaukee County Zoo

  Our summer is not complete without visiting a zoo, so once I heard that dinosaurs were visiting for the summer at the Milwaukee County Zoo I knew we just had to visit. We absolutely love the Milwaukee County Zoo (read about our fun trip feeding giraffes) and...
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Dinosaurs Invade Milwaukee County Zoo

  Our summer is not complete without visiting a zoo, so once I heard that dinosaurs were visiting for the summer at the Milwaukee County Zoo I knew we just had to visit. We absolutely love the Milwaukee County Zoo (read about our fun trip feeding giraffes) and...

Legit Dogs and Ice is the Real Deal

  As always, we are always on the lookout for cool, unique places to eat that are also kid-friendly. When I learned about Legit Dogs and Ice in Elgin that not only served out of the ordinary gourmet hot dog creations but also authentic Hawaiian shaved ice. I knew...

Fun day out at Randall Oaks Zoo and Secret Park

  We've lived in the northwest suburbs for a few years and one of the places we always hear about is the Randall Oaks Zoo and the "secret" park. We finally made the visit and here's what we thought. Our experience at Randall Oaks Zoo: Once you enter you'll see...

Shark Bite Review: Dive into Shark Week + Giveaway

Are you enjoying your summer adventures? You all know we love to get out and explore, but sometimes we need (or I need) a little downtime. In that case, we tend to read, do crafts, and play board games. How excited was I to learn that Goliath Games and Pressman Toys,...

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