Travel

Day Trip to Glencoe Beach

Summer isn’t complete without a trip to the beach! Glencoe Beach is located on the beautiful north shore of Lake Michigan in Glencoe, IL and is a very family-friendly beach to visit for the day. My family and I have spent a day on Glencoe Beach for the past few summers. Here are some tips on making the day fun…


5 Tips for Hiking Starved Rock with Kids

A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I loaded up our 9-month-old baby and made the hour-and-a-half drive out to Starved Rock State Park. I’d hiked there pre-baby and loved the hidden waterfalls and canyon views, but bringing a kid made me nervous. What if we forgot something important? What if we got stuck up a cliff with a wailing baby? Our…





Day Trip: Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan

Tulip Time is a huge festival in Holland, Michigan in early May where you can enjoy millions of beautiful tulips, entertainers, theater and musical acts, a carnival, parades, Dutch dancing, an arts and crafts fair, quilt show, t-shirt printing, fireworks, food, and so much more. The Holland, Michigan area boasts 6 million tulips, planted & ready to burst forth in…


Fruit Picking at Springhope Farm

Many of you were asking where we pick peaches… Springhope Farm in Galien Michigan! We have been going there the last few years and really enjoy it. And this labor day weekend they will have both apples and peaches to pick at the same time! Springhope Farm is a family friendly fruit farm nestled in the rolling hills of southwest…