Archives for March 2013

CafePress Giveaway

CafePress has always been one of my favorite sites to find interesting t-shirts. They offer just about any kind of t-shirt you want and you can even design your own. In addition to shirts, they also sell bags, case for electronics, stickers, stationery, and lots more. I browsed around for quite a while and one […]

Alice In Wonderland at the Marriott Theatre

Marriott Theatre Website Location: Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire Phone: 847-634-0200 Dates: March 14-May 18, 2013 See the full schedule on the Marriott Theatre website. Performances are some Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays; and all Fridays & Saturdays (except April 4 & 5). All performances are at 10:00 am Admission: $15 a ticket Parking: There is free parking in the attached lot. […]

Overnight Getaways: Fun Spots Within 100 Miles of Chicago

There’s still snow on the ground outside my house, but my son’s school calendar insists spring break is next week. If you’re looking for a fun way to kick off the start of Spring, or planning ahead for summer, here are some great family-friendly places for overnight getaways. Click on the name of each place […]

Wildlife Explorer and Gardening Made Easy

It’s Spring and the weather will be getting warmer soon (I hope!) and I’m always looking for fun stuff to do in the yard with the kids. Here are two great deals to help take advantage of this nice days – one for your kid(s) and one for you! Order both and you’ll have something […]

Easter Bunny Guide – 2013

Wow, Easter comes early this year – it’s less than 2 weeks away! Whether the kids are excited about the Easter Bunny or you’re looking to get that cute Easter picture, find perfect place to meet up with the Easter Bunny on this list. Unless otherwise indicated, visiting with the Easter Bunny is free and […]

Disney Book Club

I heard about this great deal and had to share it. Right now you can get 4 Disney books for just 99 cents each. You get The Lion King and Toy Story 3, and then you can choose two of the following books: Wreck It Ralph, Brave, Cars 2, and Cinderella. You also get a […]

LeapFrog Reading Month (& Giveaway!)

I’ve always been a reader. As a kid my favorite thing to do was to hide out in my room or some other quiet spot and read books. I probably got it from my parents who were both readers and always read to me, and, of course, I want the same for my kids. John […]

Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival

Location: Rosemont Theater (temporarily the Akoo Theater), 5400 North River Road, Rosemont Phone: 847-671-5100 Show times: This show was only in town for one weekend. Friday, March 15, 2013, at 7:00 pm Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm, & 7:00 pm Sunday, March 17, 2013, at 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, & 5:00 pm Admission: $15-$70 ($19.75-$79.65 with fees) […]

Easter Egg Hunts and Events 2013

  There’s nothing like an egg hunt to celebrate Easter! Locations in Chicago and the suburbs will be hosting egg hunts, bunny visits, and other Easter activities over the next couple weeks. As with any activity or event, it’s a good idea to check the website or call first to confirm details. Many of these […]

MommyCon Mini Chicago

MommyCon is a conference for parents and expectant parents focusing on natural parenting with seminars on topics like breastfeeding, birth, car sear safety, and natural health. MommyCon will have 1000 attendees and will be in 2014, but MommyCon Mini conferences will be taking place in several cities. MommyCon Mini is a conference with approximately  300 […]

Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival – Discount and Giveaway

Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival is on it’s way to Chicago! The Akoo Theatre in Rosemont will be hosting Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17, 2013. Here’s a description of the show that was provided to me: Mickey Mouse and friends rock the world with the stars from The […]

Dr. Seuss Book Club Special Offer

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday is March 2nd. No American writer has had as great an impact on children’s literature as Dr. Seuss. His imaginative characters, vivid illustrations, and catchy rhymes are instantly recognizable to anyone who grew up reading his stories. Create a personal library of children’s books by joining Dr. Seuss & His Friends book […]

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