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Homeschool-Garfield-Park Conservatory

Homeschool On The Go: Garfield Park Conservatory

  It never fails, we get started on the homeschool year, and the ladybug let’s out a HUGE sigh, and tells me that she wants to go to real school. As opposed to this fake one that I have…

Brookfield Zoo Celebrates #SummerNights #BZBloggers

There’s something that my Houseful of Littles love about the zoo, and it’s pretty darned contagious. Very few things excite them as much as Brookfield Zoo, so much so, that when we are on 1st Avenue, they IMMEDIATELY think…

Morton Arboretum, Lisle Illinois

Celebrating 5 and Illumination at Morton Arboretum

On the completion of her fifth year of life the ladybug and I trekked to a blogger event at Morton Arboretum in nearby Lisle, Illinois to learn why they are awesome for families, and about their new Illumination display…

Brookfield Zoo Welcomes New Baby Snow Leopard

It’s time for congratulations! Brookfield Zoo is debuting their newest member today! A 3-month-old snow leopard cub born at Brookfield Zoo on June 13 made his public debut for zoo guests today. The cub, who now weighs nearly 15 pounds, can…

Mrs. Houseful Learns About Corn & Soy

If you haven’t noticed, earlier this year, I stepped foot into the role of an Illinois Farm Families Field Mom (say that three times fast) so that I could get a chance to learn more about how the food…