June 18, 2018

Day 1 – The World’s Most Epic RV Road Trip – Chicago

The last few years my husband and I have taken a mini-trip sans children for our anniversary. One year it was to see San Francisco, Yosemite and the Sequoia; another it was to see the National Parks of Utah. We’ve been saying for awhile that we’d like to combine those trips + add a ton more and take the kids on an epic Road Trip – and this summer, it was time to make it happen. We had a plan to fly into Vegas, because it really is the cheapest place to fly to, leaving from Chicago – but what […]
September 18, 2017

We Accidentally Ate at Al Capone’s Favorite Restaurant

In the last twenty-four years, I’ve probably been to Chicago at least twenty times. I love Chicago. It’s a lovely city with amazing architecture, incredible museums, great sports fans and venues, and about a million things to do. Oh, and an excellent bus and train system. In all these years, and all the things we’ve done in Chicago – the one neighborhood we’d never visited was Chinatown. Our kids had never experienced a real Chinatown experience, so even though we were in town for a ballgame (Wrigley is my favorite ball field – even if I only go to see […]