Category: hotels

Our Chicago Staycation -- Ritz Carlton-Style

A room with a serious view -- at the Ritz Carlton Chicago
Chicago winters are too long. I have very few good things to say about the months of February and March. Dreary, chilly times like these call for family fun to shake things up a little bit. An overnight get away (even in your own hometown) can be just the thing to cure the winter blahs.... Read more »

The Holiday Host List: What's on our agenda this year

Things have been really quiet around here. Sorry about that. The truth is that we’ve been so busy enjoying all of the fabulous holiday activities around town that I haven’t had time to blog about any of them. Last year, my husband was out of town for work for much of the holiday season and... Read more »

A guide to family holiday activities in Chicago: Go all out or take the kid route

There are tons of Chicago-area holiday happenings in the coming weeks. You certainly can’t go to all of these events. So how do you choose? Which of these activities is right for the little elves in your lives? What about nap times? And potty breaks? Will it be okay if your kids forget to use... Read more »