Chicago Family Attractions · Travel with Kids

Family Tips to Chicago Shedd Aquarium

The Shedd Aquarium is an amazing place to visit for both kids and adults. This Chicago attraction hosts 32,000 animals from the world’s aquatic environment giving everyone something fun to see and do. Visit dolphins, penguins, beluga whales, lake Michigan fish, pet the sting rays, and watch a 4D movie. It is a full day… Continue reading Family Tips to Chicago Shedd Aquarium

Chicago Family Attractions · Travel with Kids

Brookfield Zoo Tips with Kids

Looking for a fun Chicago Attraction the whole family can enjoy? Look no further than the amazing Brookfield Zoo.  This world-renowned zoo is set on 216 acres and has over 2,000 animals to visit. Kids will enjoy seeing everything from lions and monkeys to penguins and the dolphin show. Each season brings great special events like the Brookfield Zoo Summer… Continue reading Brookfield Zoo Tips with Kids

Travel with Kids

5 Best Travel Apps for Road Trips

Get ready for your next road trip with the 5 Best Travel Apps. These free travel apps are great road trip planners. Use them to find the lowest gas prices, where to stop to eat, last minute hotels, and the best driving route to take. You can find them all on Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.  If you want to… Continue reading 5 Best Travel Apps for Road Trips

Chicago Family Attractions · Travel with Kids

14 Tips to Visiting the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry with Kids

The Museum of Science and Industry is one of the largest Science Museums in the world and a great place for kids. If you are visiting Chicago and looking for a family friendly museum, you will want to make sure to check out this museum.  It has over 400,00 square feet of exhibits designed to peak your curiosity and teach you about science.  With so… Continue reading 14 Tips to Visiting the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry with Kids

Chicago Family Attractions · Travel with Kids

What to Know Before You Go to Chicago Field Museum with Kids

The Chicago Field Museum of Natural History is one of the best Chicago attractions to explore with kids. Whether you are a Chicago resident or a tourist, your family will love exploring all the cool exhibits the museum has to offer. It's an amazing place that combines the allure of Dinosaurs, Ancient Egypt, and the history and culture of Africa, Asia and… Continue reading What to Know Before You Go to Chicago Field Museum with Kids

Crockpot · Easy Family Meals

How to Make the Easiest Slow Cooker Recipes for Teriyaki Chicken

Do you ever have one of those mornings where you are panicked about dinner that night? You forgot to unfreeze any meat and the kids all have activities that night. This is my life.  So, I came up with a quick, last-minute meal to help out us moms - a super easy slow cooker recipe… Continue reading How to Make the Easiest Slow Cooker Recipes for Teriyaki Chicken

Kids Parties · Kids Parties and Holidays

How to Throw an Awesome Nerf Wars Birthday Party

My sons love having Nerf Wars, so of course they wanted Nerf Birthday Parties to celebrate their birthdays. We have thrown two super fun birthday parties with all their friends and have learned a trick or two along the way. For each party we created great DIY targets, Nerf games and party favors. These parties… Continue reading How to Throw an Awesome Nerf Wars Birthday Party

Tips and Tricks

11 Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas From Real Teachers

Are you struggling to decide what to give your child's teacher for Teacher Appreciation? You want to show your child's teacher how much you appreciate them, but the question is, what will they like? I worry about this at the holidays, end of the school year and teacher appreciation week every year. So, to figure… Continue reading 11 Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas From Real Teachers

Easy Family Meals

Quick and Easy Sheet Pan Dinners Perfect for Weeknight Meals

I am always on the search for quick family dinner ideas.  Aren't we all? But my real quest is cutting down on all the dishes to clean after dinner! This is how I have come to love making sheet pan dinners with only one pan to clean up when you're done. One of my family's… Continue reading Quick and Easy Sheet Pan Dinners Perfect for Weeknight Meals

Travel with Kids

10 Fun Free Things to Do in Naples Flordia

Are you headed on a trip to Naples, Florida? Naples beaches are some of the most beautiful, not only in Southwest Florida, but in the United States which draws millions of visitors every year.  Unfortunately, this popularity comes with a big price tag, particularly from January to March.  Paying for a family trip there can… Continue reading 10 Fun Free Things to Do in Naples Flordia