Archives for April 2013

Donley’s Wild West Town Opens for the Season on May 18

Is finally getting warmer! The approach of summer means lots of fun outdoor activities and exciting things to do. Donley’s Wild West Town is one of the things on our list of things to do this season. Donley’s Wild West Town, located in Union, has announced that their 2013 summer season will begin on May […]

White Cloud Diapers

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of White Cloud Diapers.  Last week Dexter, Campbell, and I headed into Chicago for a playdate sponsored by Wal-Mart White Cloud Diapers. With the  kids in one room playing (well, all the kids except my shy, clingy Dexter who stood next to my chair for […]

Crayola’s Big Colorful Birthday Adventure

I may have mentioned this before, but we are BIG Crayola fans. I love having art supplies on hand and I have to admit that I hoard Crayola crayons (there may or may not be more than 10 boxes of them in a closet at our house right now). Crayola is turning 110 and this […]

Celebrate Earth Day Everyday With Green Kid Crafts

By the time I get this posted Earth Day will be nearly over. I planned to have it posted sooner, but with the weather FINALLY warming up we spent most of Earth Day outside! No problem – Earth Day should be everyday, right? Green Kid Crafts is a monthly subscription program that offers “green” crafts […]

The Elephant & The Whale – The Chicago Children’s Theatre

Website: The Chicago Children’s Theatre – The Elephant & The Whale Location: The Ruth Page Center for Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago Phone: 773-227-0180 Dates and times: April 10- May 26, 2013 Tuesdays at 10:00 am Wednesdays at 10:00 am & Noon Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 am & 6:30 pm Saturdays at 11:00 am & 6:30 […]

Just Peachy Photography Cutest Kid Contest 2013

  Got a cute kid? Just Peachy Photography is now accepting entries for their 2013 Cutest Kid Contest. Children between 2 months and 5 years can be entered, but each family is only allowed one entry so even if you have several adorable kids you’ll have to pick just one this time. Entries will be accepted […]

Earth Day Events – 2013

Celebrate Earth Day with fun events and activities. Call or visit the website prior to attending to verify information.  Great Cloth Diaper Change – see website for locations Saturday, April 20. Times may vary by location; diaper change happens at 11:00 am. FREE Cloth diaper change that occurs worldwide. Event details will vary by location. Community […]

Sesame Street Live Arriving in Chicago (and Free Printable Activities)

Sunny days, sweeping the clouds away… If you’ve got a kid (or been a kid!) I’m sure you know that song. It’s hard not to love Sesame Street. That’s why I’m super excited about this… Sesame Street Live will be in the Chicago area at the Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont Thursday, May 2 through Sunday, May […]

Super Saturday: Couponing Class & Business Expo

Jill Cataldo, the Super Coupon Queen, is coming to Crystal Lake to present her Super Couponing class. In addition to the class there will also be craft and business vendors so you can shop, and there will be raffles and gift bags. For more information about Jill Cataldo, visit her site, and for a […]

Legoland Star Wars Miniland (& Giveaway)

We recently had the opportunity to attend a media preview of the new Star Wars Miniland at the Legoland Discovery Center. We started out our evening with a visit to the Miniland, which has been invaded by Star Wars characters and vehicles. Grab a scavenger hunt list and find each of the characters listed for […]

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