Posts in category "Day Trips"

Five Family Activities for Fall

Ahh . . . fall in Chicago. Not as good as summer in Chicago, but still pretty darn good. And there is so much good stuff to do — indoors and out. Here are my 5 picks for the activities and events your family won’t want to miss this season. 1. Get your pumpkin from... Read more »

Guest Post: Amboy Depot Days

I am pleased to have Evanston mom and writer Susan Bearman back with another guest post. If you are looking for a last minute, end-of-summer get-away, she has a great idea for you. I love the sophistic Old-fashioned candy at the Amboy Pharmacy (photo courtesy of Susan Bearman) ation and urbanity of Chicago and its... Read more »

Raspberries, Blueberries and Strawberries, Oh My!

As a reward for surviving another Midwestern winter, we are now entering the time of year when we can gorge ourselves on locally grown berries. I don’t just mean the kids — I too find this to be one of life’s sweetest pleasures. Strawberry shortcake. Raspberry jam. Blueberry cobbler. Mmmmmmm . . . so good.... Read more »