Category: Around Town
Laurie Palau of Simply B Organized will be in the Chicagoland area to help get our HOT MESS organized. Between book signings, shopping AND presenting her Clutter Clinic you will have plenty of chances to meet Laurie. SEPTEMBER 12th 7:00-9:00 pm : Clutter Clinic and Book Signing Lake Ellyn Boathouse in Glen Ellyn! Register here! SEPTEMBER 13th : Shopping with Laurie at The Container Store in … Read More HOT MESS!
A trip into the city was just what we needed to kick start the beginning of lazy days and care free summer schedules. I sometimes forget just how easy it is to hop on the train and spend a few hours exploring the parks and taking advantage of the great people watching. Our plan was simple and the main goal was to walk Madison … Read More Suburban Kids in the City
Glen Ellyn and Surrounding Areas photo courtesy of Glen Ellyn Park District https://gepark.org/recreation/camps/ Bricks 4 Kidz https://www.bricks4kidz.com/illinois-elmhurst-lombard/camp-schedules/ Cantigny PGA Camp http://pgajuniorgolfcamps.com/camp-locations/cantigny-golf-club-wheaton-illinois/ Cosley Zoo https://cosleyzoo.org/programs/summer-camps/ CYT formally Spotlight Theater http://www.cytchicago.org/summercamp Glen Ellyn Park District https://gepark.org/recreation/camps/ Kids Science Labs https://kidssciencelabs.com/camp-overview Forest Preserve http://www.dupageforest.org/things-to-do/camp-for-kids-teens Marcel’s Cooking Camps https://www.marcelsculinaryexperience.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/MarcelsCalendar_June2018.pdf Morton Arboretum Science Camp http://www.mortonarb.org/news/registration-now-open-2018-summer-science-camp-morton-arboretum Out on a Whim Clay Camp http://www.outonawhim.info/index.php Pump It Up Camp https://www.pumpitupparty.com/lisle-il/other-ways-to-play/special-events/ Rising Stars … Read More Summer Camps 2018
Picture this. Sandy beaches, crystal clear water, kids running up and down the sand dunes. Swimming, hiking, great restaurants, plenty of shopping, and at the end of the day you’re relaxing by the lake sipping a cocktail. Sounds like the perfect destination for a family getaway. We thought so! The car was packed and we were ready to trek up to Traverse City. The drive was about 5 1/2 hours … Read More Getaway to Traverse City
It was a star-spangled celebration in Glen Ellyn. This is one of the many reasons we love our charming village. Red, white, and blue covering the town in true American style. A village favorite is the Glen Ellyn Parade! A full photo album can be found on the Glen Ellyn Moms Village Facebook page Everyone was out in the early hours claiming their spots … Read More 4th of July in a Small Town
Walk down the streets of Glen Ellyn and you will find a shop that is more than the beautifully handmade bags and clutches that are displayed. A shop that is giving back in more ways than one. Re:new is more than a business. It is a way of life for refugee women in Glen Ellyn. Women from different backgrounds. Women who have struggled in ways … Read More Re:new is more than just a cute shop!