Waterpark Fun To End The Summer

Thanks to Raging Waves Waterpark for sponsoring this post. School starts in a couple weeks here so we are trying to squeeze the last bit of fun out of it as we can. One thing we did this past weekend was head to the waterpark. Surprisingly, it was the first time we’d made it to … Read more

7 Unique Ways To See Chicago

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own. Whether you are visiting Chicago for the first time, rediscovering “the windy city” you fell in love with years ago, or call Chicago home, you’ll discover new and exciting things every time you explore it. Since I live in the suburbs I’ve been … Read more

Enjoy A Family Staycation At Pheasant Run Resort

Thanks to Pheasant Run Resort for hosting our family for a staycation. Summer is in full swing and, if you have been longing to take a vacation but can’t afford to or haven’t been able to get away for a week long trip, I have the perfect option for you. Take a staycation! If you … Read more

Waterfall Hiking Fun {And Family Hike Essentials}

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BlueLizardSummer¬†#CollectiveBias I love finding new places to explore with my family. Whether it’s sitting by the ocean, walking around a small town or going out on the lake in a paddleboat, spending time with my family brings me … Read more

Come Hear Me Speak At The Baby & Beyond Event

I am excited to share that I’ll be speaking about parenting at the upcoming Baby & Beyond: Discover The Journey event hosted by Riverside Healthcare. If you are in the Chicago area I invite you to come on down to the event. I’d love a chance to meet my readers! Baby & Beyond 2016Riverside Healthcare’s … Read more

Finding Relaxation In The Chicago Suburbs

(Disclosure: I received a free stay and spa service but all thoughts are my own.) Now that school is back in full swing I find myself wishing I had a break from the craziness to relax and take time for myself. While I don’t have time for a vacation right now I definitely think that … Read more

Illinois Residents: Reclaim Your Money

(Disclosure: This post is sponsored but all thoughts are my own.) Have you ever found money in a pocket of your coat, or the bottom of your purse, that you had forgotten was there? Isn’t that a great feeling? Now imagine for a minute that it was $10, $100 or even $1,000! Wouldn’t that be … Read more

Exploring Glenview, Illinois With Kids

Thanks to Go Roma for sponsoring this post. I love taking road trips and one of the best things about living in the Chicago area is the amount of fun things there are for families to do within just an hour or two of where we live. A few weeks ago we headed to a … Read more