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    Outdoor Adventure in Giant City State Park



24 Fishes and Fun

Fishes and Fun

Looking for a way to entertain the kids and yourself this winter break? Head over to the Shedd Aquarium in downtown Chicago for a fun-filled day. Recently my husband, daughter, parents and I spent the day at the Shedd. It …



26 All Aboard Santas Express

All Aboard Santa's Express!

First, a confession: I’m a sucker for hokey holiday traditions. I almost exclusively listen to Christmas music through December, I love the sight of an over decorated house that lights up a mile stretch of road and I must watch …