Six Flags Great America’s New igNIGHT Show

(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post from Six Flags Great America. As someone who loves Great America I am happy to share about this exciting new show and provide my readers with a discount on admission.) Six Flags Great America is pleased to present the premiere of igNIGHT – Grand Finale, a mesmerizing and immersive … Read more

Summer Is Here!

After a busy Spring it’s an even busier Summer here. The boys are in our school’s extended school year program and in summer camp in the afternoons which all just started yesterday. It was so weird to sit in silence for my entire workday. I missed the giggles of my boys and even their whiny … Read more

20 Fine Motor Activities For Preschoolers

It’s been shown that children lose skills over the summer so I wanted to share 20 activities you can have your preschooler do to help them practice their fine motor skills. Most of these work for other seasons as well so this list can be used year-round. 1) Have them blow bubbles and pop them … Read more

Summer Fun At Magic Waters

(Disclosure: I am receiving a family pack of tickets for posting about Magic Waters.) Hey, Chicago! Looking for something fun to do on a hot summer day this summer? Visit one of the largest water parks in Illinois! Magic Waters is located just off I-90 near Rockford. Experience the Double Dare Drop 75 ft. Speed … Read more

grUVywear UV Protective Swimwear Review {And A Coupon Code}

My boys love to play outside in their kiddie pool so I was happy to have a chance to review grUVywear, UV protective swimwear. Most of the time they just wear swim-trunks and their skin is coated with sunscreen that is 50 or higher but having read so much about skin cancer recently I wanted … Read more

LEGO Summer Brickation Event {And A Giveaway!}

LEGO is hosting four free events across the nation this summer. They aren’t coming to Chicago but they will be sort of close by in Traverse City, Michigan from now until July 17th. The address is: 3oo E. Front St. I couldn’t find many details about the event but Traverse City’s Tourism website did have … Read more

Summer Grilling {And A Giveaway!}

When it comes to cooking during the summer I don’t think there is any better way to cook than to grill out. Grilled food just tastes better and has the added bonus of helping keep the kitchen clean because we don’t have to use any pots and pans. Our landlord left his grill and so … Read more

100+ Fun Things To Do This Summer {Our Summer Bucket List}

Summer is my favorite season. I love the sunny, warm weather and all the time spent cooling off with water related activities. If one were to have been with my family last summer though, you would have thought I despised summer since we spent too much of it indoors and I spent a lot of … Read more