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Radio Flyer Adventure Travel Agency

Introducing Radio Flyer Adventure Travel Agency

To celebrate “100 years of imagination on wheels”, Radio Flyer is opening the first-ever travel agency for kids! More than ever, kids’ creative freedom and imagination are being limited by a world of structured play. Radio Flyer is in the business of imagination. For 100 years, Radio Flyer has provided vehicles that run on imagination. […]

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The Working Mom's Travels 5th anniversary

Anniversary Giveaway #2: All About Chicago!

When I hosted the 5-year anniversary giveaway in January to thank my readers and supporters, I hinted that there would be a part 2. I’m happy to say that it’s finally here! Thanks to wonderful partners and fantastic friends, I have not one, but TWO more incredible prize packs to give away. Both prize packs in […]

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The Guesthouse Hotel Chicago

The Guesthouse Hotel: Boutique accommodations in Chicago for families

Since I have lived in Chicago my entire life and know the city quite well, I’m often asked for my suggestions on where to go, where to eat, and where to stay in the city. My standard answer is, “If you want to experience REAL Chicago, you need to get into the neighborhoods.” One neighborhood […]

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St. Joseph's Day

St. Joseph’s Day in Chicago: An Italian-American tradition

There’s a certain Catholic saint’s feast day in March that’s widely celebrated. People of all ethnicities and religions wear green on this day. Here in Chicago, there’s a parade and the Chicago River is even dyed green. It’s a day all about traditions and having a good time and, in some areas of the city, […]

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For the Love of Lincoln

For the Love of Lincoln: An exciting announcement!

“Wouldn’t it be cool if….?” How many great ideas start out that way? An idea that may seem a bit outlandish at first but then the more you talk about it, you start believing that it really isn’t so ridiculous and you vow to make it happen? This is exactly how my latest project came about. […]

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Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

Last hurrah of the summer at family-friendly Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers

So many times, friends of mine from out of town have come to Chicago for a visit and they’ve looked to me for hotel recommendations. I have ideas about which hotels are nice and I know which are in great locations, but, historically, I had no intimate, first-hand knowledge of any Chicago hotels because – […]

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Pompei Little Italy

Best places to eat and drink in Chicago Little Italy

With Taylor Street between Ashland and Morgan as its epicenter, Chicago’s Little Italy has undergone major changes over the last several years. What hasn’t changed, though, is it’s where my and my family’s roots are. We have our ideas on the best restaurants in Chicago Little Italy, as well as our favorite drinking establishments, and […]

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