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Christmas

Ho, Ho, Holiday Train {Gurnee}

November 29, 2011 Genevieve 1
Editor’s Note: This review was published in 2011.  For current information visit The Village of Gurnee and The Canadian Pacific Railway online.  Read on for Genevieve’s 2011 review of her family’s experience.  Holidays in Gurnee […]
Parenting

Coupon Kids

November 22, 2011 Genevieve 0
You may have heard of the famous CouponMom website and its founder Stephanie Nelson who saves thousands of dollars a year using her strategic shopping strategies. You may have even watched in amazement while stars of the […]
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Where to Go

All Aboard! Train Travel with Kids

May 23, 2011 Genevieve 2
The last time gas prices hit $4.00 a gallon, I introduced my kids to a new concept: public transportation. One good thing about living near one of the largest (and best) major metro areas in the […]
Nature Centers & Gardens

Get out to Play! Independence Grove {Libertyville}

April 27, 2011 Genevieve 2
Another reason to love Lake County! This park is maintained by the four main galleries. It includes: biking/walking trails, a playground, visitor’s center, picnic pavilions, snack bar and beach – all surrounding a 115 acre lake. […]
Parenting

Making Cents: Junior Savers Clubs

December 3, 2010 Genevieve 0
‘Tis the season to give, but also the season to receive. We are blessed with generous grandparents, so my children had to learn to receive with graciousness. However, by the third child, we had more Barbies, […]
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Special Events

Lake Villa Civil War Days

November 11, 2010 Genevieve 0
Parenthood is the opportunity to inspire a child. But as a parent, I also need to be inspired. Amidst the chaos of boo-boos and bedtimes, it’s easy to forget why I even do this crazy […]