A Little Time and a Keyboard

Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs March 2-3, 2024}

Friday, March 1, 2024

 

Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs March 2-3, 2024

Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs March 2-3, 2024

Here are some ideas if you are looking for family fun this weekend:

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Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs February 24-25, 2024}

Friday, February 23, 2024

 


Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs February 24-25, 2024

The weekend is here! Here are my picks for fun in the Chicago suburbs this weekend:

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Conservation, Bald Eagles, and River Views at Nature at the Confluence in South Beloit, Illinois

Thursday, February 22, 2024

 

Conservation, Bald Eagles, and River Views at Nature at the Confluence in South Beloit, Illinois

Nature at the Confluence provides a much needed nature respite in South Beloit, Wisconsin while representing a remarkable and continually developing environmental restoration effort. I have had this preserve on my list for quite awhile. A recent sunny day offered the perfect excuse for exploring this wonderful preserve. Enjoy a little peek:

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Writing and Recharging Getaway Near Chicago at The Abbey Resort

Monday, February 19, 2024

 

Writing and Recharging Getaway Near Chicago at The Abbey Resort in Fontana, Wisconsin

A Top Work Retreat Getaway Near Chicago at The Abbey Resort in Fontana, Wisconsin

**Disclosure: Thank you to The Abbey Resort for accommodating my stay and services so I could bring this review to my readers. No other compensation was received. Opinions are 100% my own.

The Abbey Resort in Fontana, Wisconsin welcomes visitors to one of the best Chicago area getaways offering a haven where you can work while enjoying a little recharge. Winter can be tough especially if you are a person that works primarily at home like me. I often yearn for a change of location and scenery after being cooped up during gray days . Recently, I escaped to The Abbey Resort for a bit of a working getaway. The perfect balance of amenities, comfort, and serenity allowed me to expand creatively while treating myself.

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Weekend Windup {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs February 17-18, 2024}

Friday, February 16, 2024

Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs February 17-18, 2024

Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs February 17-18, 2024

The weekend is here! Enjoy my picks for family fun this weekend:

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The Orchid Show of Wonders: Chicago Botanic Garden's Brilliant Blooms Dance Under The Big Top

Monday, February 12, 2024

 

Brilliant Blooms Dance Under The Big Top During The Orchid Show of Wonders At Chicago Botanic Garden

The theme of Chicago Botanic Gardens 2024 Orchid Show -- The Orchid Show of Wonders delights guests with whimsical and even at times daring floral designs inspired by the circus and carnivals. The Orchid Show of Wonders engages visitors in a different way than in previous years with playful arrangements inviting curiosity. Come one, come all to my little preview of this year's show:

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Weekend Windup: {Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs February 10-11, 2024}

Thursday, February 8, 2024

 

Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs February 10-11, 2024

Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs February 10-11, 2024

A super sweet weekend is ahead! Here are my picks for fun in the Chicago suburbs this weekend:

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History, Revitalization of Nature, and Peace at Mellody Farm Nature Preserve in Lake Forest, Illinois

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

 

History, Revitalization of Nature, and Peace at Mellody Farm Nature Preserve in Lake Forest, Illinois

Mellody Farm Nature Preserve in Lake Forest, Illinois entices visitors with a blend of nature and history. The preserve offered me the perfect little getaway on a winter's day. The 50-acre Mellody Farm Nature Preserve rests adjacent to the larger 514-acre Middlefork Savanna Preserve. Despite its small size, Mellody Farm Nature Preserve quickly envelopes visitors in a fantastic nature and history adventure.

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