Art & Science Birthday Party at Mixin Mingle: Part 2

Did you miss Part 1? Click here for Art & Science Birthday Party at Mixin Mingle: Part 1 to learn about our venue and how we set the scene! Food We scheduled our party after noon, but we still wanted to have lunch food. We decided to go simple and ordered some sandwich trays, plus […]

Art & Science Birthday Party at Mixin Mingle: Part 1

Cooper and Dexter have birthdays two days apart so we do a joint party every year. The boys didn’t have a theme in mind this year so I suggested an Art and Science party and they loved the idea. I was really proud of how great the party turned out and we all had a […]

Nibbles Play Cafe

Nibbles Play Cafe – website Location: 13 Huntington Lane, Wheeling Phone: 847-229-0400 Hours: Monday – Saturday 8:30 am – 2:30 pm. Nibbles is closed on Sundays for private parties. Admission: $7.50 per child, $3.75 for each sibling. Adults are free. Living Social has a 3-visit pass for only $10, but it is only available for 3 […]

Tiny Prints Invitation Giveaway

I’m willing to bet the odds are pretty good you’ve had a baby shower thrown for you in the past (since I assume most of my readers have children or even grandchildren). If you haven’t had one, you’ve likely been to one and you know the invitation is the key to everything. It tells you […]


Jump!Zone – website Location: 490 W. North Frontage Road, Bolingbrook Phone: 630-621-9620 Hours: Hours for open play vary and can be viewed online. Currently the schedule for open play is: Sun    11am-6pm Mon  No open play Tues  10am-1pm Wed  No open play Thurs 10am-1pm Fri     10am-8pm Sat    11am-8pm There are often special […]

Kohl Children’s Museum

Kohl Children’s Museum – website Location: 2100 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview, IL 60026 Phone: 847-832-6600 Hours: Monday 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. June – Aug.) Tues. – Sat. 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday 12 – 5 p.m. Members Only 9 – 9:30 a.m. (Mon. – Sat.) Admission: $8.50 for children […]

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