Let’s Explore! Sunflowers at Matthiessen State Park (and other sunflower fields near Chicago)

Sunday was probably one of the hottest days this summer. With the heat index it felt like 100 degrees. We were crazy to spend part of the day outside - looking for a sunflower field in or near Chicago. And guess what? We found a sunflower field at Matthiessen State Park about 1.5 hour drive … Continue reading Let’s Explore! Sunflowers at Matthiessen State Park (and other sunflower fields near Chicago)

Let’s Explore! Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Chicago while Social Distancing

Okay...so the summer of 2020 is not turning out to be what we were planning for it to be or as jam-packed as last year's summer fun. We are missing out on our annual family tradition at Lollapalooza or hanging out at a Chicago street festival. In a way, it feels like summer has been … Continue reading Let’s Explore! Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Chicago while Social Distancing

A Week Driving Around Chicago in the 2020 Chevrolet Traverse

Disclaimer - Chevrolet loaned us the car to drive for a week. All opinions and photos are my own. Over a month ago we got to test drive the new 2020 Chevrolet Traverse AWD High Country a spacious, mid-size SUV, that was able to accommodate our family of five comfortably. The Chevy Traverse has three … Continue reading A Week Driving Around Chicago in the 2020 Chevrolet Traverse

Let’s Get Real: Black Lives Matter

During the Covid-19 stay at home order, I was looking forward to life getting back to normal. But after the recent events following the death of George Floyd, I realized that I didn't want my life to go back to the old normal. I want a new normal. A new normal where racism doesn't exist, … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: Black Lives Matter

My Review of the New Colugo Complete Stroller (a stroller for city living)

If you have ever had to shop or in the market for a stroller for your newborn or toddler, I think you might agree with me. It's like buying a car. With so many different strollers at different price points, you have find the one that meets not only your baby's needs but also your … Continue reading My Review of the New Colugo Complete Stroller (a stroller for city living)