Indoor Play

High Energy Indoor Play Spaces

August 7, 2013 Dawn 1

With the cooler than usual summer weather turning my thoughts to fall (argh, I know!) I’ve been mentally making lists of any and all indoor play places.  Here is an abreviated list of bounce houses […]

Betty Russell Community Playground
Outdoor Play

Betty Russell Community Park

July 23, 2013 Dawn 1

My three kids and I love discovering new parks and places to play.  We’re willing to drive a good distance to reach a spectacular playground, but I just love it when we stumble upon something […]

antioch pool tot swim
Outdoor Pools and Waterparks

Antioch Pool & Tot Swim {Review}

July 17, 2013 Dawn 0

Editor’s Note: this is a personal experience from 2013, your experience may vary. We’ve been checking things off our summer bucket list left and right, but with the cooler than usual and rainy weather, we […]

Dance academy of Libertyville
Dance academy of Libertyville
jerry smith's pumpkin farm, kenosha
Pumpkin Patches

Worth the Trip- Jerry Smith’s Pumpkin Farm

October 1, 2012 Dawn 1

Fall is here and with it brings warm apple cider, crisp breezes and chilly nights, and brightly colored leaves. If you have kids, it also means a trip to the pumpkin patch which can be pricey these days with so many places adding rides, amusements, and all sorts of opportunities for you to spend your hard-earned cash. Since our kids are still little and amused with the actual pumpkins at the pumpkin farm, we were very pleased to discover Jerry Smith’s Pumpkin Farm in Kenosha last year. […]

Tim Osmond playground antioch
Playgrounds and Parks

Playground Profile: Tim Osmond Park

August 2, 2012 Melissa Haak 0

My kids and I had been meaning to check out the Tim Osmond Sports Complex playground in Antioch and finally made our way over there a few weeks ago.  The complex is currently being built through […]