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Shop Local: Neighborhood Toy Store Day

November 5, 2018 Alli 0
Shopping at local toy stores has never failed me.  The unique, top-quality items are unexpected and always welcome. Whether you’re looking for a different game, active playthings, or toys that will last- shop local and you […]
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Top Ten Things to Do in October 2018

October 8, 2018 Alli 0
Apple picking is starting to slow, and the pumpkins are ripe and ready!  Our family can’t wait to decorate our front steps with jack-o-lanterns, but we’ll have to head out and find the perfect pumpkins!  […]
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Top Ten Things to Do in September 2018

September 5, 2018 Alli 0
With school underway in almost every district around, we’re all settling into our new routines and it is feeling pretty comfortable if you ask me.  The only thing I’d change is the hours of our […]
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Top Ten Things to Do in August 2018

August 6, 2018 Alli 0
Our August Top 10 is presented by Jurassic Quest coming to the Fairgrounds August 31 I flipped my kitchen calendar, it is August, and I don’t even want to discuss school.  My family loves summer and […]
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Top Ten Things to Do in July {2018}

July 3, 2018 Alli 0
With the excitement of the Fourth of July early in the month, we wanted to be sure you didn’t miss out on other great July events!  Lake County is bustling throughout the summer, be sure […]
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Amazing Arachnids at Brookfield Zoo

June 14, 2018 Alli 0
This summer our family is on a mission to learn and explore more.  As a former teacher, I know how important it is to get up and moving to learn and to really allow my […]
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Top Ten Things to Do in June {2018}

May 28, 2018 Alli 0
Our June Top 10 is presented by Brickworld Chicago: June 16 & 17 at the Renaissance Convention Center, Schaumburg Your June is either already packed with weddings, graduations and no-more-school celebrations or you’re adjusting to […]
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