Best Holiday Weekend – November 28th & 29th

Best Holiday Weekend – November 28th & 29th

If you're looking for an AMAZING Black Friday deal, be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post for a great special from Classic Kids Photography! Act fast, because your session must be booked on 11/27 in order to qualify for the sale! With Thanksgiving behind us,...

2020 Holiday Gift Guide!

2020 Holiday Gift Guide!

2020 Holiday Gift Guide This year more than EVER, we need to find ways to support our local businesses through the holiday season. Luckily, our favorite local shops have every gift on your list covered - with plenty of options for all of your loved ones! Happy...

DIY Thanksgiving Balloon Parade!

DIY Thanksgiving Balloon Parade!

This DIY Thanksgiving Day Balloon Parade from The Local Moms Network contributor Maria Provenzano is perfect for anyone swapping their traditional parade tradition for more social distance-friendly activities this year!   DIY Thanksgiving Day Balloon Parade ...

Best Fall Weekend – November 21 & 22

Best Fall Weekend – November 21 & 22

First and foremost, welcome to our new sponsor  - Classic Kids Photography! Scroll down to the bottom of the post for more information about their COZY Winter Mini Shoots, happening now in Lincoln Park! I think we all knew that this winter was going to bring some...

Greek Salad Hummus!

Greek Salad Hummus!

We're about to head into the holiday season, and if you're like us, that usually means diving into some delicious and decadent food, from frosted cookies to festive cocktails. Now, 2020 can use all the help it can get, so we're not suggesting you skip any of that. But...

Best Fall Weekend – November 14th & 15th

Best Fall Weekend – November 14th & 15th

It has been a GORGEOUS week, but it's time to return to our favorite cozy activities as the temperatures drop again! Like everyone else, my November/December calendar is looking unusually quiet this year, so I'm trying to embrace this chance to slow down and enjoy...

Best Fall Weekend – November 7th & 8th

Best Fall Weekend – November 7th & 8th

Well, I think we are all feeling the same way - it has been QUITE a week. Luckily we're due for some perfect weather here in Chicago this weekend, so it's the perfect opportunity to relax outside (and maybe take a few deep breaths). Enjoy these outdoor ideas, and have...

Halloween Candy Cookie Dough

Halloween Candy Cookie Dough

Now that Halloween is about a week past its due date, you’re probably ready to get your kids’ candy out of the house. There are lots of good places to donate, from shelters to dentists’ offices to the military, but we stumbled upon this smart idea from The Baker Mama...

Fruit & Veggie Halloween Board!

Fruit & Veggie Halloween Board!

  Halloween is almost here and we are sharing an amazing last-minute, festive board from The BakerMama, which incorporates much needed vegetables into an adorable design. If you haven’t been, make The BakerMama’s Instagram and site a regular stop for inspiration...

Project Spark at Midtown Athletic Club

Project Spark at Midtown Athletic Club

This year, it’s been more difficult than ever to jumpstart your fitness routine. And with the holidays just around the corner, you may be thinking that a 2021 New Year’s resolution is your best bet. But you don’t have to wait. Midtown is offering a new program called...

Best Halloweekend! – October 31st & November 1st

Best Halloweekend! – October 31st & November 1st

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Whether you're going trick-or-treating, or spending the weekend cozy at home - there are so many options to create a festive holiday weekend for your family! Enjoy the events below, or simply pop some popcorn and watch a Halloween movie! Here are my...

City-Friendly Indoor Play Must-Haves

City-Friendly Indoor Play Must-Haves

Living in the city with limited space, toys have to WORK in our home! If it's not a transformer that can do a million different things, I'm probably not letting in in the house 🙂 Since it looks like we'll be having a very home-centric winter this year, it's time to...

My New Favorite Vegetarian Chili!

My New Favorite Vegetarian Chili!

It’s officially chili season! Chili is one of our favorite Fall weeknight meals for so many reasons. First, it’s as easy as chopping up ingredients. Second, you can customize it in endless ways (vegan/meat, spicy/mild, gluten-free, etc.). Finally, you can put it on...

Rebecca Allen: Sophisticated Solutions for Women!

Rebecca Allen: Sophisticated Solutions for Women!

We’re thrilled to share our latest fashion find—and partner—Rebecca Allen. This chic line of nude shoes has already gained buzz everywhere from Elle to Refinery29, and it’s easy to see why. First of all, the shoes are gorgeous; the line is a curated collection that...

Best Fall Weekend – October 24th & 25th

Best Fall Weekend – October 24th & 25th

One more weekend before HALLOWEEN! Enjoy these fun October activities, and let me know which is your favorite. Have a great weekend! Bring your creativity (& mask) and help paint a spooky window mural Friends and family of all ages can register up to four people...

Parenting in a Pandemic: As Easy as ABC

Parenting in a Pandemic: As Easy as ABC

This essay was contributed by Rachel Perks, PhD, mom of one and author of The Little A-Z: A Companion for First-Time Mothers and Their Partners  “You Got This” “We are in this together.” “Stay the course.” These days it is easy to mistake ourselves for extras in a...

My Chicago Public Library Parenting Hack

My Chicago Public Library Parenting Hack

Living in the city where space is at a premium, I'm always looking for ways to streamline & simplify our way of life. Today I'm sharing a system/hack that I'm embarrassed to say I only just recently discovered, after 12 years of living in Chicago! This past...

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