Activities

Joust for the Cure with Medieval Times

Mother’s day is only a couple of days away… Have you thought about Medieval Times as a perfect Mother’s day dinner and help a good cause? One of my favorite Mother’s Day memories was when David surprised our family with tickets to Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament at the Schaumburg, IL castle. My grandmother and I were… Continue reading Joust for the Cure with Medieval Times

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Chicago Toy and Game Fair 2016 {GIVEAWAY ENDED} #ChiTagFair

{Giveaway at the end of the post: CONGRATULATIONS NICHOLE B.!} This week is our family’s favorite event: The Chicago Toy and Game Fair (AKA ChiTag Fair)! It’s on November 19 – 20th, which is also Rafael’s birthday weekend. This year it is going to be a fun one since we have a lot of awesome… Continue reading Chicago Toy and Game Fair 2016 {GIVEAWAY ENDED} #ChiTagFair

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$100 challenge: Chicago Premium Outlets: A Simon Center

Happy Mother’s Day! We hope it was a fun filled and exciting day for our mother followers. We sure had a fun and exciting weekend! One of the fun things were got to do was to visit the Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora on Saturday. They gave me (mom) a special mission of finding items under… Continue reading $100 challenge: Chicago Premium Outlets: A Simon Center

Activities · Toys and Games

#ChiTAGFair – Chicago Toy & Game Fair

Last year, the Raising Bridges crew was able to spend the day at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair at Navy Pier in Chicago. We are delighted and excited to announce that we will once again be going there this weekend. If you’re unfamiliar with the Chicago Toy and Game Fair, it is one of the… Continue reading #ChiTAGFair – Chicago Toy & Game Fair

Activities · Parenting · Videos

First Snow of the 2014 Holiday Season at the Raising Bridges Stronghold

That’s right, the first snow of the season is upon us. We love spending time outdoors with the kids and unfortunately when it gets to the point where the temperatures are below freezing it’s very hard to find activities to do outside. There certainly aren’t any shenanigans going on today in the backyard of the… Continue reading First Snow of the 2014 Holiday Season at the Raising Bridges Stronghold