Family Fun in Central Florida: LEGOLAND Florida Resort and more!

When we were planning our road trip from Chicago to Florida, one of our major destinations we wanted to visit was Central Florida - specifically Polk County. Located between Tampa and Orlando, the main draw for families here is LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven....
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Everything You Need to Know to Troll Hunt with Kids at The Morton Arboretum

  We couldn't let summer slide by without checking off troll hunting on our summer bucket list. This may have been one of my favorite activities that we did the ENTIRE summer, and let me tell you we packed a full summer! The Troll Hunt at The Morton Arboretum...
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A Guide to Family Fun in St. Louis

  We've been to St. Louis in the past when the kids were tots, and it was one city that we always enjoyed. They offer so many things for families to do! When I heard that St. Louis' $380 million revitalization efforts were completed, I just had to see the new...
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Tiki Terrace: A Little Bit of Hawaii, a Lot of Fun

My husband and I are celebrating our 10th anniversary, and as an anniversary present to ourselves we wanted to go back to Hawaii where we celebrated our honeymoon. We actually had plans to go to Hawaii, but those plans fell through. Although we were super bummed, I...

McHenry Outdoor Theater: Nostalgic Family Fun

  Once warm weather hits, one of the things we always look forward to doing is going to the drive-in movie theater. We used to frequent Cascade Drive-in in West Chicago, but ever since moving we've found a closer alternative in McHenry - Golden Age Cinemas...

A Fun Day Out at Lords Park in Elgin

  Our summer bucket list includes visiting all the parks and playgrounds and have had Lords Park in Elgin on my long list of parks to visit. I knew a visit was in order when I heard they had a small zoo. I thought my animal-lovin’ kids would enjoy it. Plus, they...

Steak ‘n Shake Kids Eat Free + Giveaway

Disclosure: This is a sponsored blog post. I was not required to express a particular point of view, and all opinions are my own.  As a family always on the go, we sometimes need quick and easy meals before hangry kids (and parents) emerge. Since we haven't visited in...

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