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  • Save Money on Food Delivery with Bootler

    Save Money on Food Delivery with Bootler

    Thank you to Bootler for sponsoring the following post. All opinions are my own. I love shopping online and having my purchases delivered to my door. With two young children, going shopping can be quite the hassle. The same is true of going out to eat. Sometimes I just want to order my meals in. […] More

  • Family Fun in Illinois: Scovill Zoo

    Family Fun in Illinois: Scovill Zoo

    My family and I first visited the Scovill Zoo in Decatur, Illinois back in June 2013. I also took both my kiddos to see the animals last summer. The small zoo originally began as a farm in 1967. Home to 96 species spanning six continents with around 500 animals in residence, Scovill Zoo is now […] More

  • Family Fun in Illinois: Henson Robinson Zoo

    Family Fun in Illinois: Henson Robinson Zoo

    Three years ago during Memorial Day weekend, my husband and I took our daughter to Springfield, Illinois. Our first stop of the rainy afternoon was the Illinois State Museum. We had planned to take her to the Henson Robinson Zoo, but the weather was just too icky when we arrived in the city. Fortunately, when […] More

  • Festival of Lights

    Festival of Lights: Wordless Wednesday

    Every year in Central Illinois, East Peoria kicks off the holiday season in style with an annual Festival of Lights celebration. Each November, the seasonal festivities begin with the eagerly anticipated Parade of Lights. Then a two-mile journey through a dazzling electric park known as FOLEPI’s Winter Wonderland offers the perfect way to get into […] More

  • Nursery School

    Five Babies Diagnosed with Measles at Suburban Chicago Daycare

    Measles cases continue to grow among babies too young to receive the combination measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. Five infants at a suburban Chicago daycare center have been diagnosed with the disease. Cook County and Illinois public health officials are investigating the cluster of measles cases at KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine, a suburb of Chicago. Lab […] More

  • In the Luckey Climber at the Children's Museum of Illinois

    Family Fun in Illinois: Children’s Museum of Illinois

    On Saturday, my husband and I took our daughter to the Children’s Museum of Illinois in Decatur, Illinois. With our pass that we had bought the weekend before at the Children’s Discovery Museum, we got into the Decatur museum for free. If you have a children’s museum in your area, I highly recommend buying a […] More