Category: Outings

Respect Your Face

Mr. Dude colored in his brand new coloring book and Abigail and I got to talk through out most of breakfast. It was glorious. Oh, and the food was great too. I had biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon, grits, some apples and a few bites of Mr. Dude’s leftover pancakes. The best part? I didn’t have to do the dishes afterwards. All I had to do was pay and leave a tip!

Wild Kratts Live!

I’ve joined the Netflix #StreamTeam and have been compensated for writing this post. The childhood that my son is experiencing is much different than the one I did. He’s got touch screen computers and...

Medieval Times Visit!

Medieval Times invited us to attend a show at their Schaumburg, IL location last month and we gladly accepted. Mr. Dude had been once before, but was a bit too young to remember much....

Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier

We have a little dare devil on our hands. This was never more clear to us than the first time we took Mr. Dude into a fair type atmosphere where he was actually big enough to ride the rides. Standing at just over 36 inches (36.8″ to be exact) Mr. Dude could ride many, but not all of the rides at Navy Pier’s Winter Wonderfest last month.

Zoo Lights at the Lincoln Park Zoo

Visiting the Zoo Lights at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo is one of our annual traditions. We skip it when the winter’s are too cold to be outside at night comfortably for very long. This...