Tag: "birthdays"

Watchitude is the perfect birthday gift

Watchitude is the perfect birthday gift

January 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

With the holidays behind us, many are beginning to brace for the “birthday onslaught”! It is coming and this wonderful “Watchitude” is designed for children 4 – 12 years of age. These watches are great because they “slap on”. There are no buckles and they are fully adjustable! Made with durable materials, water, splash-rain-sweat-proof, comfortable, […]

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Birthdays at Keylime Cove

Birthdays at Keylime Cove

December 13, 2011 | Comments (3)

My two children were born 4 years and a week apart. I never liked the idea of combining their birthday celebrations before but this year, they had the brilliant idea of staying at Keylime Cove overnight instead of having two birthday parties. When we first moved to Lake County, IL from Maryland a year and […]

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Set of Transformers 3 in Chicago

The Work Behind “Transformers 3″: Worth It?

July 28, 2010 | Comments (0)

I spent last weekend in the city with my best friend and her daughter. We stayed in a hotel on Wacker Drive, adjacent to the “Transformers 3″ hullabaloo. Massive amounts of work (not to mention the money) are behind this major production. We watched the action (which, in the movie business, really, is less movement […]

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A budget-friendly birthday party in Berwyn

A budget-friendly birthday party in Berwyn

July 23, 2010 | Comments (3)

Ice cream parlor birthday parties are pretty commonplace among families in our Oak Park community, but not one of the 5 families we invited to A’s 3rd birthday party had ever heard of–much less been to–Over the Rainbow. Located 2 blocks west of Oak Park Avenue along the train tracks in Berwyn, Oak Park’s blue-collar […]

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