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Saturday, October 23, 2021

Hiking the Storrs Lake Segment of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail in Milton, Wisconsin

Hike the Storrs Lake Segment of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail in Milton, Wisconsin

Wandering the Woodlands, Wetlands and Grasslands of the Storrs Lake Segment of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Hiking the Storrs Lake Segment of the Ice National Scenic Trail welcomed us to a portion of the trail traversing through wetlands, woodlands and grasslands. We enjoyed peeking into ravines and scouting for birds on the lake! The trail offered us such a pleasant range of experiences overall.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Weekend Windup: Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs October 21-24, 2021

 


Chicago Suburban Family Fun October 21-24, 2021

Something spooky has truly blown into the Chicago suburbs........ This weekend has plenty of events to enjoy some Halloween haunts! Don't worry, there are treats too! Here are my picks:

**Remember to verify COVID precautions before attending.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Engaging With Art: Playing a Round of Mini Golf Exploring the Back 9 at Elmhurst Art Museum

Engaging With Art: Playing a Round of Mini Golf Exploring the Back 9 at Elmhurst Art Museum

The Back 9 Treats to a Whimiscial and Experiential Mini Golf Art Exhibit at the Elmhurst Art Museum in Elmhurst, IL

**Disclosure: I attended a special preview event at Elmhurst Art Museum with complimentary admission. No other compensation was received for this post. All opinions are 100% my own.


Par Excellence Redux: The Back 9 just opened at the Elmhurst Art Museum inviting the public to try their hands at a regional artist-designed miniature golf course with unique challenges. Par Excellence Redux pays homage to the original 1988 Par Excellence exhibit at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  The reimagined exhibit delights visitors with whimsical and inventive designs just as the original Par Excellence did.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Exploring a Flavorful Array of Unique Tacos at Tacos Guanajuato in Kildeer, Illinois

 

A Taco Journey at Tacos Guanajuato in Kildeer, Illinois

**Disclosure: I did receive a complimentary meal in order to bring this review to you. No other compensation was received. All opinions are 100% my own.

Tacos Guanajuato in Kildeer recently welcomed us to a flavorful journey featuring tacos with flare. My husband and I are TOTAL taco fans, so we were excited to try Tacos Guanajato's uniquely crafted, gourmet tacos. Tacos Guanajuato presents an incredible selection, making it easy to have a new foodie adventure during every visit.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Weekend Windup: Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs October 15-17, 2021

Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs October 15-17, 2021

 Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs October 15-17, 2021

Another fabulous fall weekend is nearly here! There are a lot of fantastic events this weekend -- both spooky and fun! Here are my picks for this weekend:

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Relishing Nibbles and Small Business Shopping in Janesville, Wisconsin

Relishing Nibbles and Small Business Shopping in Janesville, Wisconsin

Uncovering Local Eateries and Shops in Janesville, Wisconsin

**Disclosure: Thank you to Janesville  Area Convention &Visitors Bureau for hosting and accommodating my visit so I can bring this series to my audience. Opinions are 100% my own.

Janesville, Wisconsin offers a wealth of unique dining and shopping experiences. We make new discoveries on every visit! During our getaway, we blended together old favorites and new discoveries. Enjoy an adventure exploring some of our favorites in Janesville:

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Weekend Windup: Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs October 8-10, 2021

 


Family Fun in the Chicago Suburbs October 8-10, 2021

Things are starting to get a little spooky and fall colors are popping up! Here are my ideas for family fun this weekend in the Chicago suburbs:

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Lake Renwick Preserve Delights With Trails, Lakes and a Heron Rookery in Plainfield, Illinois

 

Lake Renwick Preserve Delights With Trails, Lakes and a Heron Rookery in Plainfield, Illinois

Hiking Will County: Exploring Lake Renwick Preserve

Lake Renwick Preserve represents quite an extensive and unique nature preserve located in Illinois' Will County. The site once served as a spot for gravel quarrying. Lake Renwick itself is a manmade lake resulting from mining in the area. Today, the preserve provides vital habitat to a range of migratory birds and is renowned for its heron rookery. Additionally, an array of nature activities invites visitors to this stunning preserve each year.