Let's talk about sleep or for me, lack thereof! We took this picture in March during our staycation at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent Mile for Luke's 7th birthday. It was a great stay because we had two adjoining rooms so there was plenty of space and beds for all of us … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: I Can’t Wait to Sleep Through the Night, Too!
Last Saturday, we drove up to Great Wolf Lodge in Gurnee, Illinois for a day to preview their summer camp-in rooms and activities, which also included a fun afternoon at the waterpark. We were at Great Wolf Lodge in the fall but didn't go to the waterpark since Luke had an eye infection from a … Continue reading Let’s Explore! Great Wolf Lodge’s Summer Camp-In Preview
We go together like parmigiano-reggiano! This past week, Charlie and I celebrated our 8 year wedding anniversary! Based on my internet search, the traditional gifts for the 8 year anniversary are bronze and pottery. The modern gifts are linen and lace. Not parmigiano-reggiano. Fortunately, we didn't give each other any of those gifts. Although I … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! Our 8 Year Wedding Anniversary
Chicago Bulls Kid Nation Basketball Clinic It's officially spring and it's officially the time I start thinking about summer camp for Luke. I still can't believe he's almost done with his 1st grade year! You have to excuse me for my enthusiasm and planning for summer camp so early. We have two more months until … Continue reading Let’s Play! 9 Unique and Fun Summer Camps for Chicago Kids
Floral Mural at Violet Hour in Wicker Park I know I say this every year but this has been the longest winter ever! But this year was a different kind of long winter. Not only did I experience the coldest winter day of my life (ever) when it was -54 degrees (with the windchill) on … Continue reading Happy First Day of Spring (finally)!
Happy Valentine's Day! In honor of this holiday, I wanted to share the color pink, specifically pink in Chicago. So...I published this post three days after Valentine's Day so happy late Valentine's Day. My goal was to get it out on the holiday but life got in the way. This post is inspired by an … Continue reading Let’s Explore! Finding Pink In Chicago