How to Upgrade Your Picnic

Spring has sprung, and in Chicago we love to soak up every minute of the warm weather with a little al fresco dining. Picnics are…

Block Party Must-Haves

 June is the month that kicks off a summer-long tradition of outdoor parties in Chicago, especially the block party. Children enjoy the novelty or roaming…

Easy Easter Appetizers and Desserts

Although I am not religious (and honestly have no clue what Easter represents), I definitely enjoy creating themed food for my guests. I tend to…

Last Minute Girl’s Night Out!

A group of girlfriends and I were trying to plan a girl’s night out for a month. We compared calendars, endlessly adjusting the date to…

How to Create a Sensory Experience for …

As kids grow, they eventually learn about the five senses: touch, taste, sight, smell and sound. They learn that senses help them discover the environment…

Date Night in Chicago: Noises Off

Have you ever wondered what happens behind stage during a theatrical production? Is it a mad rush to change costumes, remember lines and find props?…

10 Thing To Do With Kids in Winter

Do your children have cabin fever? Are they driving you nuts on a daily basis, all that pent-up energy usually expended outdoors now busting the…