Travel Confessions: A Return to Québec City at Christmas

In a lot of ways, it felt like we had come full circle. Québec City was one of the first trips we ever took as a family of three. Those were the days when Trevor – at the ripe old age of nine months – took in the whole city…

Ultimate Weekend Guide for Families: Quebec City at Christmas

Planning a weekend in Québec City for the holidays? Here’s your family guide to the best, can’t-miss, kid-friendly sites and restaurants in Québec City. Chris, Trevor, and I have enjoyed a couple of trips to Québec City at Christmas time. We love this city – it’s so stunning during the…

Healthy Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Tacos

This pulled chicken taco recipe is full of rich, delicious flavor. It’s easy to make in the slow cooker with just 10 minutes of prep time. Healthy too! Chris, Trevor and I spent a lot of time traveling in 2018 and one completely unsurprising thing I learned: travel holds a…

The Stunning City You Absolutely Cannot Miss at Christmas

A Christmas fantasy town made real, this Canadian city is one you absolutely can’t miss during the holiday season. Here are the top 5 reasons why… I ask Chris to grip Trevor’s hand a little tighter as we make our way, s-l-o-w-l-y, over the cobblestone streets. The slush that covers…

All About Our Two-Hour Naptime Routine

My goal is to get Trevor into his crib by 2pm for naptime, with no tears. At about 1pm, he starts tugging on my sleeve while I’m just setting my lunch on the table. “You’re all done? You’re all done? Play out back?” Trevor has never liked to let me…

Travel Confessions: A $225 Smoothie in Chicago

We’d driven all morning to reach Chicago. Our original plan was to head straight for the Lincoln Park Zoo, where we could stretch our legs, breathe some fresh air, and give Trevor a chance to run free for a while. Instead, I was watching a stray cat squeeze his limber…

Calling All Instagramers! See the 7 Most Unbelievably Scenic Sites in Chicago

There are so many off-the-beaten-path and gorgeous spots in Chicago that are great for amazing photos. Here are the top 7 most beautiful. So you’ve taken a selfie of your reflection at the famous Cloud Gate (aka “The Bean”). And you’ve looked down at the city below your feet from…

Ultimate Weekend Guide: Chicago with Kids

See only the best of Chicago while avoiding the crowds. Your ultimate weekend travel guide for a family trip to Chicago with kids! During our time traveling in Chicago, Chris and I have explored all of the big tourist spots. We’ve figured out what’s worth seeing and what’s not. We’ve…

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