Wildlife Discovery Center, Lake Forest

Wildlife Discovery Center, Lake Forest

  Last weekend we had face-to-face encounters with crocodiles at the Wildlife Discovery Center in Lake Forest during CROCtoberfest. Like, let’s go take a picture and sit ON a crocodile. Okay, so we weren’t brave enough to sit on the crocodile, but we...
Rolling Down the River…

Rolling Down the River…

….the Fox River that is. The Fox River is no stranger to us. We live really close to it and we’ve been on numerous bike trips and jogs on the path that runs parallel to it.We thought we’d see a different side of the river by going on a Paddlewheel...
Family Fun at Cantigny Gardens in Wheaton

Family Fun at Cantigny Gardens in Wheaton

The Nitty Gritty: We went here on a Saturday morning in June. There was no admission, only a $5 fee per car to park. The fun:  I had heard great things about this Park, so when I saw there was a free concert by Jeanie B we decided to make the trek to Wheaton. The...