How to Make Your Home Feel Like a Sanctuary

During the winter months, many of us hibernate. I know for about 2-3 months in the deep, dark winter, I don’t even see my neighbors.…

Holiday Events in Chicago for Every Age

Walking down Michigan Avenue in the evening while glittering snowflakes fall has to be one of the most joyful things to do in Chicago. The…

Top Holiday Gifts from the Chicago Toy and Game Fair

I have attended the Chicago Toy and Game Fair for years, and each year I find a new novelty that I am thrilled to give…

Healthier Halloween Treats

With all of the candy flooding your home on Halloween night, why not find a few homemade healthier Halloween treats to serve? One way to…

How to Reduce Social Media Usage While Staying Social

Oh social media. You are the most loved/hated tech development on the planet. Sometimes you fill us with hope when you broadcast inspiring mantras or…

Simple Summer Activities for Kids

Have you heard the dreaded two words that most children utter at some point during the summer months? Yep, you guessed it- “I’m bored!” Here…

5 Things to Do NOW to Prepare for Summer

I wish I was that mom who laid everything out the night before, woke up with boundless energy to tackle the daily logistics involved in…