Archives for November 2011

Jump!Zone Mokena

Jump!Zone Mokena – website Location: 9951 W. 190th Street, Mokena Phone: 708-978-1229 Hours: Hours for open play vary and can be viewed online. Currently the schedule for open play is: Sun 5pm-7:30pm Mon No open play Tues No open play Wed 10am-1pm Thurs 4pm-7:30pm Fri 10am-1pm Sat No open play There are often special open […]

Happy Feet Two: The Videogame Review and Giveaway

I was recently given the opportunity to test out the new Happy Feet Two videogame for Nintendo Wii and give one away to one of you! First read about the great video contest from Pump It Up and Happy Feet and then read my review and enter to win a game of your own. Pump […]

Weekend Activities – November 24-27

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) Runs through 11/27 – Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the United Center  – $13-$90/person; use code MOMMY for a family 4-pack for $44, or for a […]

Holiday Giving (with kids!)

Christmas is the season of giving and although I try to remind myself that people are in need whether it’s Christmas time or the middle of July, I often find myself remembering to give more often during the holidays. About a week ago I heard about Operation Christmas Child for the first time. Operation Christmas […]

Goodnight Moon The Musical

Goodnight Moon The Musical – website Location: Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago Phone: 773-871-3000 Hours:  Goodnight Moon The Musical runs through December 23. There are no shows on Mondays, but shows most other weekdays at 10:15 and, and weekends at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm. Admission: $26 for children, $36 for […]

Weekend Activities – November 18-20

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) Runs through 11/27 – Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the United Center  – $13-$90/person; use code MOMMY for a family 4-pack for $44, or for a […]

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus – Fully Charged

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus – Fully Charged – website ** Note: Ringling Bros. was at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont November 3 through 13. Any specific information (such as location, parking, etc) is specific to the United Center, but my experience and observations are based on what we experienced at the Allstate […]

Get a Melissa & Doug 25% Off Coupon When You Take The North “Poll”

Melissa & Doug want you to tell them which of their educational toys you think is the best! Just click on the image below to place your vote in the North “Poll!” You’ll Get a Melissa & Doug 25% Off Coupon** to use at MelissaAndDoug.com just for voting! I am receiving a Melissa & Doug […]

Weekend Activities – November 11-13

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) 10/27 through 12/23 – Goodnight Moon The Musical at the Victory Gardens Theatre – $26 for children and $36 for adults; use the code RED BALLOON for $5 off […]

Tiny Prints Giveaway

About a month ago I wrote a post about holiday cards from Tiny Prints and now I have 50 Christmas or holiday cards to give away to one of you! Stop by Tiny Prints Christmas collection to see all the great cards you can choose from. Tiny Prints also has a special promotion going on […]

Hanna Andersson Merry Little Photo Shoot

I’m SO not ready for Christmas to be here, but I’m warming up to the idea and there’s a great event at the Hanna Andersson at Oakbrook Center this Wednesday, November 9 that will help you get into the holiday spirit. Hanna Andersson and Windows Phone are working together to create the “Merry Little Cover […]

Weekend Activities – November 4-6

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) Sat, 11/5 – Penguin Dance Party celebrating the release of Happy Feet 2 – FREE Sun, 11/6 – Target Free Sundays at the Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier […]

Goodnight Moon The Musical – Giveaway and discount

Goodnight Moon The Musical Giveaway & Discount – website If you’ve got a young child, I’m betting you’re familiar with the book Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown. The Chicago Children’s Theatre is currently presenting Goodnight Moon The Musical. This is an all-ages performance at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre at 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue […]

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