New LEGO® Star Wars Miniland at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago {Review}

Disclosure:  I attended a media event in exchange for sharing my honest opinion and this information. My kids love LEGOLAND and we visit there often, fortunately for us they constantly re-design and update the attractions/displays.  Last week we got the chance to visit and check out the New LEGO® Star Wars Miniland model as well […]

Disney Junior Live On Tour! “Pirate & Princess Adventure” {Chicago Review}

Rosemont Theatre March 14-17  (the 17th is an extra show that was added due to popular demand!) Grab your tiaras and doubloons and join us for Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure . Mickey and Minnie are taking their seats too at this never-before-seen live show featuring your favorite characters from Disney Junior’s hit […]

Monster, Monster, Monster Trucks! {Review} #monsterjamchi #monsterjam

Disclosure:  I received complimentary tickets in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. Allstate Arena, Feb 7-9, 2014 Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, monster trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Built for short, high-powered bursts of speed, monster trucks generate 1,500 to […]

Don’t Miss “Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate!” in Chicago! #ChiDisneyOnIce {Review}

Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate Playing Allstate Arena Jan. 22 – 26 & United Center Jan. 29 – Feb. 9 It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends!  Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with […]

Kenmore Blogger Summit 2013 #HolidayHosting #TestedTales #blogmore

Disclosure: I attended this event with all expenses paid and received gifts. I am sharing this post and my honest opinion. A few weeks ago I headed into the city, Chicago that is, for the Kenmore Blogger Summit.  Now having been to two other Kenmore Blogger Summits I thought I knew what to expect, but […]

Don’t Miss Donley’s Wild West Town Fall Festival (Union, IL) {Review}

Disclosure:  I received complimentary tickets for my family in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. This past June my family and I headed to Donley’s Wild West Town in Union, IL, for the first time.  We fell in love with the simplicity of the park, but how much fun it was.  Before then I had […]

Disney On Ice “100 Years of Magic” in Chicago THIS WEEKEND! {Review} #ChiDisneyOnIce

Disney On Ice presents 100 Years of Magic United Center:  Sept. 11 – 15, 2013 Join the celebration as more than 60 of Disney’s unforgettable characters from 18 beloved stories come to life in Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic! You’ll be captivated by the one and only Mickey Mouse, the irresistible Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald […]

Our Day Out With Thomas {Union, IL} #dayoutwiththomas #dowt

Disclosure:  I received complimentary tickets in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. One event my boys look forward to all year is the Day Out With Thomas Tour.  Each year Thomas comes to our local train museum and it is a whole day of Thomas fun!  (You can check out my Day Out With Thomas 2012 post […]

Brookfield Zoo (Brookfield, IL) Introduces “Dinosaurs Alive!”

Disclosure: I attended a media event to preview this new exhibit and received light refreshments and admission in exchange for sharing my thoughts and this information. Please see my Disclosure Policy. Starting April 6th, a new interactive exhibit will be featured at Brookfield Zoo called “Dinosaurs Alive!” Newly discovered feathered dinosaurs along with dinosaur favorites line […]