The Hunger Games: FREE Movie Events

August 9, 2012 Loralie 0
I’ve got to admit, I love teen-lit!  So it’s with a little jealously I’m reporting about these FREE movie events at our local libraries to watch the DVD/Blu-Ray Release of The Hunger Games  (rated PG-13), […]

Playgrounds and Parks

Sunset Woods Park in Highland Park

August 9, 2012 Dawn 0
One of our favorite free things to do as a family is check out all the wonderful parks and playgrounds Lake County has to offer.  Recently my sons and I met up with a friend who […]

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This Weekend in Lake County {4-5 August}

August 4, 2012 Melissa Haak 0
  Don’t miss our special event! Summer Mini-Sessions with Jessica Weinstock Photography, attendance is limited so register today! {Only 2 Spots Left!} Free and/or Drop-in Events happening in and around Lake County this weekend (events that require advance registration can be found […]

Gas Tank Getaways

Bristol Renaissance Faire- Worth the Trip

August 3, 2012 Dawn 0
Ever since moving to the Lake County area seven years ago, the Bristol Renaissance Faire has been on our must-do list. This past weekend, thanks to some free tickets I won in a giveaway, my family and […]

Playgrounds and Parks

Tim Osmond Park {Antioch}

August 2, 2012 Dawn 0
My kids and I had been meaning to check out the Tim Osmond Sports Complex playground in Antioch and finally made our way over there a few weeks ago.  The complex is currently being built through […]

Splash Pads & Spray Parks

Buffalo Grove Spray N’ Play

August 1, 2012 Dawn 0
My kids and I love all the adventures summer brings, particularly those involving water. Since my kids are still little (both are under 3) we can’t get too adventurous with beaches or pools that go […]