The Heart of Europe Cafe: Chimney cakes you will love

Remember when I visited The Heart of Europe Cafe a while back when it opened? (Read all about it here.) We absolutely adored this bakery/cafe/coffee shop that specializes in kurtos or chimney cake, a delicious Polish pastry. My daughter and I revisted the cafe for a...
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Sweet Sushi Factory: A sweet twist on sushi

Remember when I visited The Heart of Europe Cafe back when it opened? (Read all about it here.) Well, the two sweet sisters who own the bakery and cafe, Kasia and Emilia, have added another sweet idea to the mix -- Sweet Sushi Factory! Candy disguised as sushi....
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Donate to Locks of Love, Receive a Makeover Package with Hotel Stay

Do have at least 10 inches of hair? If you have at least 10 inches of hair, considering donating your hair at a fun event benefitting Locks for Love. Not only is this a great cause, but you'll receive a fantastic makeover package for helping out. This event, sponsored...
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2017 Best Toys for Kids Awards

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I'm determined to get a head start on holiday shopping this year.   And, I don't know about you, but when...

Staying Sane on the Road: Road Trip Tips for Families

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post All opinions expressed are entirely my own. As you may know, we are no stranger to road trips as we've been hitting the road almost once every month with our family of 5. While we do love exploring and going on new adventures, road...

Family Dining Review: Chuy’s Tex-Mex in Schaumburg

Have you heard about the newest restaurant to hit the Schaumburg scene? Chuy’s, the Austin-based Tex-Mex restaurant known for its made-from-scratch dishes and fun-loving, eclectic atmosphere, just opened its second Chicagoland location last week in Schaumburg. It's...

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