The Teddy Bears’ Picnic Presented by the Emerald City Theatre

Website: The Teddy Bears’ Picnic presented by the Emerald City Theatre Location: Emerald City’s Little Theatre, 2933 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago Phone: 773-529-2690 Dates and Times: The Teddy Bears’ Picnic has been running since September 2013 and after a sold out run has been extended for a second time. It will run through August 15,…

Ozeri Instavac Green Earth Food Storage Container Review

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial. I’m not a big fan of grocery shopping and, although I like cooking when I can relax and enjoy it, I don’t enjoy the dinnertime scramble every night. As a result, I like to do a lot of shopping all at once and I often…

Days and Nights with the Netflix Stream Team

I’ve been a Netflix customer for a long time. Originally, we got dvds in the mail so we didn’t have to run out to the video store for movies. Then Netflix introduced streaming and we can’t get enough of it. We cancelled our cable more than 5 years ago and never looked back. We hardly…

Chicago Wolves Hockey Peanut Allergy Awareness Day – 2014

  The Chicago Wolves host their second Peanut Allergy Awareness Day of the 2013-14 season on Sunday, March 23, at 3 p.m. when the team faces Grand Rapids. Section 116 will be powerwashed and designated as a reserved area for all Peanut Allergy Awareness Day guests. In addition, the arena will not serve any peanuts…

Comfort Food – Peanut Butter, Cheese, & Egg Sandwiches

With the polar vortex and more than 40 inches of snow so far this winter we’ve been in need of some comfort food. My favorite is a sandwich my mom used to make for me when I was a kid – peanut butter, cheese, and egg sandwiches. These sandwiches are for all seasons because you…

Free Museum Days – 2014

With snow and cold temperatures lots of Chicago families are getting tired of being stuck inside, but it can be difficult to find affordable things to do. Museums, zoos, and indoor gardens in and around Chicago offer free and discounted admission days during the winter. Also see my post on Mommy Nearest – Five Free…

Preparing for Spring with OshKosh B’Gosh

It’s been in the single digits for most of the last month, but spring is on my mind. Even though it seems like the cold will be here forever I know that the warm weather will be here eventually and I want to be prepared. I checked out the OshKosh B’Gosh and they have their…

New Study Brings Postpartum Obsessive Compulsive Disorder to Light #DayofLight

#DayOfLight was created to shine a light on depression, and share resources for those who are struggling with the mental illness. Bloggers from all over the country are collaborating on Wednesday, February 5th to flood social media with personal stories about living with depression, and accurate information on managing and living with the mental illness. …

Surviving Snow Days – 101 Things to Do With Kids

The Polar Vortex is back here in Chicagoland and, once again, school is cancelled for two days and we’re stuck in the house. Between blizzards, bad road conditions, illness, and severe cold we’ve spent a lot more time inside than I would like, but I came up with this list of things to do when…

Disney On Ice: Let’s Celebrate

** Note: Disney On Ice: Let’s Celebrate is at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont January 22 through 26, and at the United Center in Chicago January 29 through February 9. I’ve included information about both venues, but my experience and observations are based on the show at the Allstate Arena. Location: Allstate Arena, 6920 North Mannheim…

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