Park Explorer: Hiawatha ParkΒ 

One of the best things to do in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs is exploring the many parks.Β 


This is the Hiawatha Park on Forest Preserve Drive in Chicago, IL. The scoring is as follows.
😍😍😍😍😍 Excellent and one if a kind

😍😍😍😍 Good or a characteristic that can also be said for some other park/s

😍😍😍 Average or the same as other parks 

😍😍 Some improvement needed

😍 Totally needs work

For Hiawatha Park, the following can be said:Β 

Size – 😍😍😍 not as big as other parks

Colors – 😍😍😍😍😍 As with most parks, the colors are a good mix

Activitites – 😍😍😍😍😍 different activities for different interests. You will just love the wall climbing! This park is for the junior ninjas.Β 

Crowd – 😍😍😍😍😍 we visited the park on a Wednesday afternoon, so there were only 3-4 families around

Cleanliness – 😍😍😍😍😍 Super cleanΒ 
Comfort – 😍😍😍😍😍 A lot of seats for parents and the shaded area can provide a nice sitting area.Β 

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Park Explorer : Maple Park

One of the best things to do in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs is exploring the many parks.Β 


This is the Maple Park in Wilmette, IL. The scoring is as follows.

  • 😍😍😍😍😍 Excellent and one if a kind
  • 😍😍😍😍 Good or a characteristic that can also be said for some other park/s
  • 😍😍😍 Average or the same as other parksΒ 
  • 😍😍 Some improvement needed
  • 😍 Totally needs work

For Maple Park, the following can be said:Β 

Size – 😍😍😍😍 not so big and not too small either. The slides are on the other side and a ways off from the slides. So, if the bigger kids want to play and hang out, they can do so without crowding the little ones

Colors – 😍😍😍😍😍 love the colors

Activitites – 😍😍😍😍😍 different activities for different interests. You will just love the bridge!Β 

Crowd – 😍😍😍😍😍 considering that we went there on a Friday afternoon during summer, there were only 2 families playingΒ 

Cleanliness – 😍😍😍😍😍 Super cleanΒ 

Comfort – 😍😍😍😍😍 A lot of seats for parents and the cabana can provide a nice shade too!

FREE Admission to the Museum of Science and Industry in June 2017

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a meteor. Yes, a meteor was seen from IL and the surrounding areas on the morning of February 6, 2017. If this interests you, the Museum of Science and Industry is definitely the place for you to go.

The best part? Of course, you can enjoy learning about meteors, national parks or even ride on a flight simulator, all for FREE! Just visit the Museum of Science and Industry on the following days and bring your IL resident ID with you.

So, quick! Plan your trip and make the most out of what are for FREE in Chicago!

Happy Learning!

FREE Shredding of Confidential Documents!

It is that time of the year again when confidential documents are sorted, gathered and brought to a destination where you will watch them be shredded. Yes, shredding is not just done in offices. In your household, you should also watch out for those bills, bank statements, etc. Sensitive documents that only you should have access to and when you need to throw them away, you should do so in pieces. This way, no one else will be able to see them and use them to your detriment.

The best part is? In Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, you can find shredding events for FREE! All you need to do is show up with your boxes of documents. In most of these events, you will even see or hear how they will turn your documents to confetti.

So, what are you waiting for? Get started on your spring cleaning and come to the shredding event at Marquette Park,Β 6745 S Kedzie Ave, ChicagoΒ for a FREE shredding event hosted by the 17th Ward Alderman David Moore from 9m to 1pm.

Make the most out of what are for free in Chicago! Let’s get shredding!

FREE Admission to Adler Planetarium in February 2017

Now there is Mercury and Venus, Earth and Mars! Jupiter and Saturn, those are the big ones. Uranus and Neptune, but not Pluto! Those are the planets.

Yes, these are songs that are sang by kindergartens now a days. It’s cute when they sing it in school. Imagine that you have a child aged 3 or 4 and have them sing this while at the Adler Planetarium. That would be a wonderful sight to see. If you do not have a child this age, you can sing the song and amuse yourself as you stroll around the museum.

The best part is, of course, you can do so for FREE this coming week during one of the Adler Planetarium FREE days! Make sure you bring your valid Illinois ID with you.

So, plan your week and visit the Adler Planetarium. Make the most out of what are for FREE in Chicago!

Fresh Farm Mailing List

Are you on the Fresh Farm mailing list? If you are not, here are reasons you should sign up right now! 

If you have not been to Fresh Farm before, you would be skeptical about being on their list. You may think that it is just something else that you will need to delete from you inbox. However, once you’ve visited one of the Fresh Farm stores in the Chicago area, you will surely have a change of heart. 

Fruits and Vegetables Galore! 

Yes, Fresh Farm is one of the stores in the Chicago area that has a huge assortment of fruits and vegetables. For those who like their daily dose of green leaves, citrus and fruits, this is a place where you can find most of what your heart desires. 

Asia Food Selections in Stock

Although Fresh Farm stocks about anything, you can also find an abundant selection of Asian products. Most of the products are a lot more expensive elsewhere in Chicago. 

Discount, Discount, Discount 

Once a month or so, you will receive a coupon from the Fresh Farm giving you a $10 discount for purchasas over $40. This is a deal!