Smart Week

Money Smart Week in Chicago | Money Smart Reads at Your Local Library

Money Smart Week begins April 22-29 and COUNTRY Financial and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago are sponsoring several activities throughout Chicagoland.

Smart Week

Started in 2002 with only 40 programs, Money Smart Week is the most informative financial education program in the country. It was initial established to help Chicago families and residents to better understand their finances. Currently the program has grown substantially and is nationally recognized. 

Skydeck Chicago

Skydeck Chicago | Your Guide to Amazing Views, The Glass Ledge & Fun

Skydeck Chicago is the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower. It gives these amazing views spanning up to four states. You can’t believe the view until you are up there. I have never been until this past Sunday. I have a tiny fear of heights, but this is a Chicago experience  that everyone must try at

Nintendo Switch | Preview Event, Release Date and So Much Family Fun!

Nintendo Switch is set to launch March 3, 2017. My family and I were invited to preview the system this past Saturday in Chicago before it launches and we had an absolute blast. If you follow me on Facebook, you were there for a live sneak peek inside all the action. I love bringing my

Chicago Auto Show #CAS17

Chicago Auto Show #CAS17 | Sexy Cars and SUVS Why Everyone Should Attend

The Chicago Auto Show #CAS17 is the largest auto show in the Nation. I recently had the opportunity to attend the media preview event on February 9th and we had a great time. My husband was my special news correspondent. If you follow me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, your were there as we took

MommyCon

MommyCon Chicago, Benefits of Attending & Giveaway

MommyCon Chicago is a large conference that takes a positive approach to educating parents about the emotional and physical benefits of natural birthing, breastfeeding and baby wearing. I am very excited about attending this year as part of the Blogger Team and Parent Squad. The event is March 3- March 5, 2017 at the Donald E Stephens

#ChiTag: Come Play at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair Giveaway/Discount

#ChiTag Week is a Toy & Game Fair for all ages. Do you want a chance to spend a fun exciting day at Chicago’s beautiful Navy Pier playing with some of the coolest toys? Come join me for a wonderful-inspiring weekend at the 14th annual Fair brought to you as part of the Chicago Toy & Game

Pumpkins, Donuts and Fall Fun at Konow’s Corn Maze in Homer Glen, IL

Konow’s Corn Maze is a family friendly pumpkin farm and corn maze located in Homer Glen, IL. The weekend was great. I was excited about the farm all week, probably more than my daughter and son. I just love the colors of fall, and it was a little chilly that day so I dressed them in

Konow’s Corn Maze in Homer Glen, IL Offering Discount Tickets

konow'sKonow’s Corn Maze in Homer Glen, IL is offering $1 OFF DAILY ADMISSION. Halloween is just around the corner and now is the time to start planning your adventures to the pumpkin farm.

Konow’s is 10 acres of Family Fun! Rides, Games, Food, Shopping, Pumpkin Farm and our world famous Corn Maze!  Konow’s offers 2 Mazes! One for the serious maze player who enjoys finding their way through approx. 3.4 miles of twists and turns and a smaller maze for those who want the excitement of walking through the tall corn or those with small children and only wish to walk a short distance (approx. 0.4 mile). Please wear the proper shoes and clothing.

Baby Expo Chicago 2016 Recap: Meet the Vendors & More

*I was invited as media to Baby Expo Chicago, no other compensation was given all the views expressed are my honest opinion.

I attended Baby Expo Chicago 2016 at the Marriott O’Hare. Hosted by Hope McComb,  a Chicago area family business the expo provides an opportunity to check out new products  and resources. It was an excellent event. I had a chance to meet some great vendors.

baby expo Chicago 2016

The Marriott was filled with parents and kids enjoying the live DJ, bouncy house, and the various vendors that lined the ballroom. There were tons of free giveaways, samples, demonstrations,  new product introductions, and activities for the kiddos.

Free Museum Days from August thru October

Summer must come to an end. But before we say our goodbyes lets not forget to visit some of Chicago famous attractions. Free museum days are fun for the entire family. Chicago’s museums are world class, whether you are born here or a visitor, summer is a great time to check out the exhibits.

With parking, special exhibit fees, food, and gift shop cost one trip for a family can get expensive. The good news is that most museums offer free admission for Illinois residents on certain days.

Here is a list of upcoming free museum days for


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free museum

September: 12-16

October: 10

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