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Chicago Family Fun: Holiday Travel Edition

Growing up in Chicago, I had two favorite times of year: one during the summer, right before the 4th of July when Taste of Chicago was in full sing in Grant Park, and the other during the holidays, after Thanksgiving but before Christmas when all the stores are decorated and Michigan Avenue fully comes alive. So when I had the …

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American Girl Daily Deals

American Girl Daily Deals December 2015

While at the American Girl Chicago store this weekend, we discovered the American Girl Daily Deals running from December 1-12. I’ve NEVER seen sales like this at American Girl, so of course I couldn’t keep it to myself. There are a few different American Girl deals going on this December, so here’s what you’ll want to look out for: American Girl …

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American Girl Place Package at Omni Hotel Chicago


If you’re looking for a Chicago hotel experience that takes your daughter and her doll into the utmost consideration, consider checking out the American Girl® Place Package at Omni Hotel Chicago. On our recent “Luxury for Less” Chicago Road Trip, I wanted to introduce my children to some of the most special areas of my hometown, but I didn’t want …

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American Girl Chicago River Cruise & Cafe Review


During our recent “Luxury for Less” Chicago Road Trip, we were treated to quite the Chicago family experience: an American Girl Dinner at American Girl Place Chicago, followed by the ultimate American Girl themed “Chicago’s First Lady” River Cruise! I’ll share more about our experience at American Girl Place Chicago in the coming days, but I didn’t want to wait …

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Legoland Discovery Center Chicago celebrates Star Wars Weekend July 2012

I can’t believe that the exact weekend we found out about the Legoland Discovery Center in Schaumburg, IL was the same weekend they were celebrating their Star Wars Weekend for July 2012! As a mom of two kids who have an unreal affinity for both Star Wars AND LEGO, you couldn’t have created a more perfect event for our family. …

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Our Hyundai Road Trip: Luxury for Less


If there has been a common theme to this summer, it’s been that we haven’t stayed in one place for too long, and this weekend will be no different! We’re taking a road trip to Chicago in the Hyundai Genesis and are going to show you what it’s like to experience a bit of luxury for less than you might …

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Bakers Square: Free Pie!

I don’t think any of you can truly understand how much I wish I was back in Chicago to take advantage of this one. Literally. Ever since I’ve moved away (and we’re talking high school people), I’ve missed Bakers Square pie! Well, I’ve missed pie, period. Why doesn’t anyone sell pie anymore? Seriously. Can’t a girl get a piece of …

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Free Gyros in Chicago – 9/1

To all my fellow Chicagoans!!! Get a FREE Gyros TODAY ONLY (9/1/09) Go HERE to print your free coupon and to find out which of their 44 Chicagoland locations are participating. What I wouldn’t give for some Chicago food right now! Save me a bite 😉

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