Reminder!: Disney On Ice Presents Princesses & Heroes in Chicago 9/10-9/14 – Up To 40% Off Tickets

Don’t forget that Disney On Ice Presents Princesses & Heroes will be at the United Center in Chicago starting tonight, September 10th, through this Sunday, September 14th! Tickets are on sale now at  Ticketmaster, and get the following discounts* when you use coupon code MOM at checkout: Save 40% on all weekday shows (Wednesday and Thursday […]

Giveaway!: Disney On Ice Princesses & Heroes Tickets in Chicago – Ends 8/21 at 11:59 pm CT

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I’m so excited that Disney on Ice is coming back to Chicago in just a month with their show Princesses & Heroes! Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail.  Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves and Prince Eric breaks Ursula’s slithering spell to reclaim his one […]

Review!: Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Chicago – Schaumburg, IL #MedievalTimesChi

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I can’t believe I’ve lived in the Chicago area practically my whole life, and my first time to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament was just last week. They provided tickets for my family and me to attend, and we had a blast! To recap, the experience starts the moment you walk into the castle where […]

Things to Do!: Aquatic Experience Chicago 11/15-11/17

Philip Peters interacts with a shark during Haai, Inc’s "Live Shark Encounter," which is among the exhibits at the World Pet Association's inaugural Aquatic Experience - Chicago, November 15-17, 2013. Image courtesy of Haai, Inc.

Looking for something to do this weekend? The World Pet Association’s Aquatic Experience will be at the Schaumburg Convention Center this Friday, November 15th, through Sunday, November 17th! The show will feature fresh and salt water fish from around the world, including the only live touring shark show in the country, educational seminars, and a […]

StreetFood Artistry Fest Chicago 8/11/13: Food, Art, & Music

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The annual StreetFood Artistry Festival is coming to the Zhou B Art Center in Chicago this Sunday, August 11th, 1:00-7:00 pm. StreetFood Artistry is a non-profit organization in Illinois committed to supporting small art, culture, and food entrepreneurs in Chicago by creating a visibility channel that allows for increased consumer engagement, a yearly grant, and […]

Chicago!: Traveling & Staying in a Big City

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I’m attending my first big blogging conference, BlogHer, next week, and I’m so excited! I have wanted to attend in the past but the conference was held in New York and San Diego the past 3 years, so I was never able to make the travel plans. But BlogHer will be held in Chicago this […]

Pinstripes Dining & Entertainment: Bowling, Bocce, & Bistro

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Pinstripes is a distinctive dining and entertainment venue with 3 locations in the Chicago area and a location in the Minneapolis area featuring: A bistro with Italian/American cuisine and wine Bowling and bocce A year-round outdoor patio and fire pit Event space/party rooms accommodating 20-600 people. You can enjoy lunch or dinner, private parties, weekend […]

Chicago!: Tips for the Taste of Chicago

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This year was the first time we’ve made it to the Taste of Chicago in probably at least 6 years, and I have to admit that we were a bit hesitant bringing our 2-year old remembering how crowded it was before. To our surprise, it actually wasn’t too bad, but I wanted to share some […]

Event & Giveaway!: Humana Healthier Choices Guide at Taste of Chicago – Ends 7/10 at 11:01 pm CT

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Taste of Chicago will be held in Grant Park starting this Wednesday, July 10th, through Sunday, July 14th. Admission is FREE, and food and beverage tickets are sold in strips of 12 for $8. Smaller taste portions are available at each vendor for 1-5 tickets. Hours are 11 am-9 pm 7/10-7/12; 10 am-9 pm 7/13-7/14. […]

Chicago!: Seadog Cruises

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Since my husband is from San Francisco, we often have friends and family come visit asking what is a must-see in Chicago. Chicago’s boat cruises are always on our list of things to enjoy while in the city, especially for viewing the beautiful skyline along the lakefront and learning about Chicago’s rich history. My favorite […]