Coffee, Tea and So Much More!

Coffee goes with so many things. Coffee while watching the news is top of the list. Coffee while reading a good book is also good. What about catching up with a friend over coffee? Coffee with donuts is delicious.

Coffee is also great anywhere. Coffee in the car while driving to work is inevitable and necessary. Coffee at home on the front porch is the best. Coffee in front of the television is of course a regular thing. Coffee at a coffee shop is of course most preferred.

If you agree with the last line and you live in the NW Chicago area, then read on.

Image result for portage grounds

Continue reading “Coffee, Tea and So Much More!”

Ice Cream Social

What is your poison? No, I am not asking you about alcoholic drinks. Instead, I am asking you about what ice cream flavor you will not be able to resist. Ice cream is ice cream, I believe. Any ice cream is bound to make most kids, if not all of them, jumping up and down, making cartwheels and rolling on the floor for joy. Too bad for you if you decide to open up an ice cream tub at home. If you feel this way, then on August 27, 2016, pack up your picnic blankets and hurry over to Glenview, IL for a different ice cream experience. This is a GOOD deal that you will not want to pass up.

Continue reading “Ice Cream Social”

Baby Expo 2016

Going to a baby expo is not just exciting for exhibitors, but for attendees, as well. There is a certain charm to knowing about new ideas and products. Of course, there is a lot of pull to getting tons of FREE stuff!

Continue reading “Baby Expo 2016”

Free Toppings on Your Ice Cream

Did you know that in 1890, Evanston, IL passed a law against selling ice cream soda on Sundays? “Some ingenious confectioners and drug store operators [in Evanston]… obeying the law, served ice cream with the syrup of your choice without the soda [on Sundays]. Thereby complying with the law… This soda-less soda was the Sunday soda. (source: Wikipedia)

Continue reading “Free Toppings on Your Ice Cream”

As Investment Goes

When you invest, you take a risk on your investment in the hopes that it will pay off. When it comes to your child’s learning, you make several investments from the time that they are very young until they are old enough to pay for their own education. One worthy investment you can make as a parent is a museum membership. In Illinois, you can get your money’s worth at the Kohls Children’s Museum.

Continue reading “As Investment Goes”

Little Fort Road

 

source: Auction.com

Lincoln Avenue is a historic and a major diagonal road that cuts across Chicago, through Lincolnwood and Skokie and ends on Dempster Street Morton Grove. It used to be called the Little Fort Road, which was an Indian trail leading to Little Fort or now called Morton Grove.

Continue reading “Little Fort Road”