Enjoying a Summer Splash Getaway at Pheasant Run Resort #FunAtTheRun @Pheasant_Run

I received product/compensation in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. Down in St. Charles, Illinois there is an amazing resort called Pheasant Run. What makes Pheasant Run so amazing is that it is an affordable hotel that is perfect for a staycation while still being affordable! Now through Labor Day, Pheasant Run is offering a Summer Splash […]

How Mathnasium Helped Us Avoid Summer Brain Drain #summeratmathnasium

I partnered with this brand in exchange for product/compensation to share my honest opinion. This summer my 9-year-old got the chance to experience Mathnasium, The Math Learning Center. He has been going for almost two months now and it has been so amazing for him! Let me say that it was not always easy to get […]

Avoiding Summer Brain With Mathnasium #summeratmathnasium

I partnered with this brand in exchange for product/compensation to share my honest opinion. I whole heartedly believe that summer is a time for kids to be kids without all the responsibilities of the school year. I do though worry about “summer brain drain.” I feel like at the end of the school year is […]

The Cirque Italia Water Circus is Coming to IL

I will receive complimentary tickets in exchange for sharing this information. Runs:  June 27-July 2 (Cicero, IL) and July 6-9 & 14-16 (Orland Park, IL) My husband and I love circuses and when we started our family we saw many family circus outings in our future. Something about the circus is just so magical and to […]

Getting Spring Portraits Done at Portrait Innovations

I partnered with this brand on this sponsored post in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. Ever since I bought my first digital camera, I haven’t stopped taking pictures. Having the ability to take my own pictures and as many as I want is something that I truly appreciate. The ability to also view the pictures […]

Don’t Miss the Chicago Bulls This Season & Some Kid-Sized Fun!

I will receive tickets in exchange for sharing this information. When I was younger I lived in Chicago and I was all about the Chicago Bulls. I lived and breathed basketball. I got the chance to go to a few Chicago Bulls games but I have been waiting until my kids were a little bigger […]

Find & Manage After School Activities in Chicagoland With Afterschoolz

I partnered with this brand in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. Finding activities for my kids should, theoretically, be easy with today’s technology, but that is not always the case. I usually browse the paper books for park districts in my town and neighboring towns to see what is available. I have called private […]

Shop at Jewel-Osco and Earn Shell Gas Rewards!

I partnered with this brand in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. Jewel-Osco is a store that I remember going to as a child with my mom and now I take my own kids. It is a store that reminds me of family. With my family of three growing kids, our grocery bill sure seems […]

Pumpkins & Fun at Kuipers Farm {Maple Park, IL}

I partnered with this brand in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. Every year my family heads to a local pumpkin farm. This year we headed over to Kuipers Family Farm (Maple Park, IL) because we had such a blast there last year. I used to think all pumpkin farms were the same but they […]