Archives for October 2011

Nursing Moms Network

Nursing Moms Network – website The Nursing Moms Network is a weekly meeting at Palos Community Hospital that provides breastfeeding support to mothers with babies (birth to one year) from a certified lactation consultant and other mothers. Location:  Palos Community Hospital, 12251 S. 80th Avenue, Palos Heights in the lower level meeting room of the […]

Weekend Activities – October 28-31, 2011

Looking for indoor Halloween events & trick-or-treating for 2014? Click here! Chicago Daily through 1/8/12 – Dr. Seuss & the Art of Invention at the Museum of Science & Industry – $5/adult, $2/children 3-11 (plus general admission) Fri-Sun, 10/28-10/30 – Franken Plaza at Daley Plaza – FREE Fri-Mon, 10/28-10/31 – Trick-or-Treating at Navy Pier – […]

Eversave Giveaway

I love a good deal; it may even be a bit of an addiction. There’s a certain thrill when you find something you want at a really spectacular price. One of my favorite ways to get a great bargain is buying a Save from daily deal site Eversave. What’s a “Save”? It’s a great deal […]

Weekend Activities – October 21-23

Chicago Daily through 1/8/12 – Dr. Seuss & the Art of Invention at the Museum of Science & Industry – $5/adult, $2/children 3-11 (plus general admission) Fri-Sun, 10/21-10/23 – Hallow Fest at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe – $14/member, $16/non-member; $20 parking for non-members Sat, 10/22 – Spooky Zoo Spectacular at Lincoln Park Zoo […]

Chicago Toy & Game Fair Coupon & Giveaways

The Chicago Toy & Game Fair is coming to Navy Pier on Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20.  The Chicago Toy & Game Fair, or ChiTAG, will offer the opportunity to check out new toys and games and meet their inventors, and there will be contests, costumed characters, and stage events. There will also […]

Ringling Bros. & Barnum Bailey Fully Charged coming to Chicago

Ringling Bros. & Barnum Bailey is coming to Chicago! Fully Charged will be at the Allstate Arena November 3 to November 13 and at the United Center from November 16 to November 27. Amazing animal training, stuntmen performing 3 stories high, and a man rocketing through the air are just some of the performances intended […]

Kookaburra Play Cafe

Kookaburra Play Cafe – website Location: 2267 N. Clybourn Ave, Chicago Phone: 773-281-5400 Hours: Monday-Friday               9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday                             9:00 am – 12:00 pm Admission: $12 per child; $7 per sibling. Infants (non-crawlers) free with drink purchase 10-day open play pass is $100 per child and $55 per sibling. A monthly unlimited pass […]

KidGrade

If you’re a regular visitor here, you may have noticed that I added a button to the blog recently. I’ve been chosen to be an KidGrade Ambassador for 2011-2012! If you haven’t check out KidGrade yet you should; it was started by a family frustrated with the lack of information about family friendly places in […]

Weekend Activities – October 14-16

Chicago Thur, 10/13 – runs until 1/8/12 – Dr. Seuss & the Art of Invention at the Museum of Science & Industry – $5/adult, $2/children 3-11 (plus general admission) Fri, 10/14 – UniverSoul Circus at Washington Park – $12-$30/person, children under 1 free Sat, 10/15 – Families First Workshop at the Field Museum – Included […]

ScribbleMonster review and giveaway

I love music, but if you as me why I like what I like I’d probably tell you, “Um, ’cause it sounds good?” You’d ask me a follow up question like, “Why? What do you like about it?”, and I’d say, “Um, the music part? Maybe the singing, and the instruments.” My husband’s the music […]

Jonamac Orchard

Jonamac Orchard – website Location: 19412 Shabbona Road, Malta Phone: 815-825-2158 Hours: August 17-November 23, 2011 Country Store Aug 17-Oct 31 – 9:00am – 5:30pm Nov 1-Nov 23 (Wednesday-Sunday) – 9:00am – 5:00 pm Apple picking 9:00am-5:00pm while in season (the season is over for 2011; apple picking is generally available early September to mid-October.) […]

Weekend Activities – October 7-10

Chicago Fri-Sun 10/7-10/9 (runs through Oct 14) – UniverSoul Circus at Washington Park – $12-$30/person, children under 1 free Sat, 10/8 – Six Corners Halloween Treasure Hunt – FREE Sat, 10/8 – Families First Workshop at the Field Museum – Included in general admission Sat-Sun, 10/8-10/9 – Circus in the Parks at Mt. Greenwood in […]

Tiny Prints Holiday Cards

I know it’s only October, but Christmas always seems to sneak up on me. I love Christmas cards and I spend hours online searching multiple sites for just the right cards. I spend an equal amount of time trying to stage some crazy photos of my kids (which never come out the way I imagine). […]

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