Posts in category "Kid-Friendly"

A Day At Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest - Short But Sweet

A Day At Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest - Short But Sweet
Exciting times in the Gregula household as we are getting ready for the most wonderful time of year….Halloween! Not to mention that Da Count recently celebrated his 142nd Boo-Day, so the annual trip to Bengtson’s Pumpkin Fest was in order. It was a lovely gloomy day, perfect for a vampire to take a road trip.... Read more »

Review: Six Flags Great America Fright Fest 2015

Review: Six Flags Great America Fright Fest 2015
Vell, as in every October for more than a decade now, Team Gregula vent on our annual terror trip to Six Flags Great America Fright Fest. The 2015 scare season at the amusement park is billed as being on scare-oids. Ha! Featuring extended hours on veekends vith SIX haunted attractions and SIX frightful shows over... Read more »

Review: Team Gregula Visits Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest 2015

Review: Team Gregula Visits Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest 2015
It’s that time of year again, the chill in the air, leaves start to fall off the trees and baseball playoffs (this year Chicago has something to be excited about) are about to begin. It also signals the beginning of the Halloween season and more importantly, the Birthday of our very own Count Gregula. Obviously... Read more »
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Six Flags Great America Fright Fest 2014: A Review

Six Flags Great America Fright Fest 2014: A Review
This Halloween season was so busy, we almost didn’t get a chance to go to our favorite theme park for the “beast” event of the year – Six Flags Great America Fright Fest! Luckily we found out that the park would be open on Thursday, October 30 from 6-11 pm so we got our Cousin... Read more »

A Day at Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest 2014: A Review

A Day at Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest 2014: A Review
There is no better start to the Halloween season than by visiting a pumpkin farm. There is also no better start to this festive season than celebrating the Day of Birth of our very own Count Gregula. The traditional Boo-Day shenanigans got under way as we picked up the boy (Grim Marco) for our annual... Read more »

A Day at Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest 2013: A Review

A Day at Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest 2013: A Review
A Gregula Halloween Tradition for 10  years now! Bengtson’s Pumpkin Fest! When the calendar reads the end of September, the air gets a bit chilly and the leaves turn from green to gold…someone becomes a year older,  Our Halloween Season officially begins with the Boo-Day of our very own Count Gregula and there is just... Read more »
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Good Food Festival and Conference Chicago 2013

Good Food Festival and Conference Chicago 2013
The Good Food Festival and Conference is the leading food event in the country! It includes a Financing Conference, Trade Show, School Food and Food Policy Summits, and a Saturday Festival that celebrates Good Food. There’s something for everyone! Count Gregula’s Crypt vill be going to review this festival of food for the first time!... Read more »

The Progressive International Motorcycle Show 2013

Honda to Harley to Triumph, VROOM VROOM! The Progressive International Motorcycle Show roared into Rosemont, IL the veekend of February 8-10.  Since I vas in the area, I decided to make a pit stop at the Stephens Convention Center to see vhat the excitement vas all about.  Even though I got to the show a... Read more »

ChiTAG 2012: A Review

The weekend before Thanksgiving was a busy and stressful one, but Da Count and myself decided to take a break at Navy Pier in  Chicago for the annual ChiTAG (Chicago Toy and Game) Fair and have a little bit of fun! ChiTAG is an event where new toys and games are introduced to the public via vendor... Read more »
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ChiTAG's playCHIC: A Review

Well, (or as Count would say “vell”) the wine was certainly flowing at City Winery Wednesday night at the first annual playCHIC fashion show sponsored by the Chicago Toy and Game Fair aka ChiTAG.  It actually flowed so much I managed to spill part of a glass of red wine all over the table, but in... Read more »