Posts Tagged ‘Chicago summer

The Best $12 I’ll Spend All Summer

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My sister Caitie recently hosted a super fun birthday party at her house for her son Danny. Despite a bounce house, cupcakes, toys galore and kids everywhere, little Vivian spent the entire party playing at a water table.  It was filled with little rubber duckies that kept her laughing, and by the end of the [...]


Summer Fun at Home in the City

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I really love our new neighborhood.  When we moved a month ago I had no idea that so many families with young children called our block home, and now that we are here I feel so grateful.  I’ve always said that the hardest part of every day is the dreaded 4-6 pm stretch, but now [...]


“Winter” in Chicago

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Today was another beautiful summer-like day in Chicago.  With temperatures in the 80′s (!!) and no clouds in the sky, it was hard to believe that the official season is still winter.  Like most Chicagoans, we took full advantage of the perfect weather and spent a good part of the day outdoors.  I packed a [...]


Chill Out

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Its hot. Its also July. So, will everyone quit the complaining?  I waited ALL winter for this kind of weather, and I L-O-V-E it!  Honestly, if it was hovering close to 85 degrees every day you’d never hear a negative peep outta me. I’m a summer girl trapped in the northern hemisphere, and its likely [...]


Summer "To Do" List

Why is it that summer always comes and goes too quickly? We’re not even through the first week of May, but I already feel like the summer is practically over! Our schedule is filling up fast: in the past 24 hours we have been invited to four parties, and we also have two weddings and [...]


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