Virtual Easter Church Services and Masses

We love how everyone is coming together to celebrate Easter during this time! Restaurants are providing takeout and delivery to make Easter dinner special. Churches have moved their services and masses online so we can continue to gather virtually. Even if you don’t attend church regularly, there are opportunities for you to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus this Easter from…

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Local Restaurants with Easter Dinner Takeout and Delivery Options

Your Easter plans may have changed from your usual holiday celebrations, but these Easter dining options with curbside pickup and delivery will help you prepare a delicious holiday feast. Spiral ham, broccoli quiche, decadent desserts and so much more. Try a new place or support one of your local favorites with these special Easter menus. Ordering deadlines are rapidly approaching,…

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Music Together Online! Mattix Music Studio Brings Music to Your Home

We have always loved Mattix Music Studio and Miss Katie’s Music Together classes. Now with Music Together Online, their beloved music class is coming to your living room! Every week, Miss Katie will lead your whole family in fun music activities using songs from the Maracas Song Collection. Plus, you’ll get a digital recording, songbook, and bonus activities so the…



How Do We Make Our Kids’ Birthdays Special Right Now?

For many of us parents who have kids with spring birthdays, we are scrambling to find new ways to make these occasions special during the coronavirus stay-at-home order. My daughter recently celebrated her 12th birthday, and in the end, it was nothing short of spectacular! In fact, she has asked for some of the new traditions we created at home…


Get Outside at Parks with Paved Paths

We noticed that the forest preserve parking lots were fairly full last week, which is unfortunately not great for maintaining that six-foot distance from other people. If you want a change of scenery to get outside and take a walk, the park paths are open, too! We have checked out all of these paths over the years and they are…