Carnival Cruise!

Carnvial Cruise

After much research into different cruise lines and routes, we booked (& recently returned from) a 7 day cruise through Carnival.  I’ve spent a lot of time in the Caribbean, but had never done a cruise before, so I wasn’t sure what to expect, but was pretty excited. I’ve been hesitant to book cruises in the past … Read more

Chicago – weekend itineraries & ideas

A Weekend in Chicago

Chicago is a nice central hub for us, so we’ve been making more frequent trips to the area lately.   I’ve included details on the specific trips we’ve done as well as other sites that could be added on if you’ll be in town longer.  Several links are posted throughout for more in depth blog posts about those specific … Read more

Saved By The Max – Chicago, IL

Saved by the Max, SBTB

I’m so excited!! (cue Jessie Spano)  This past weekend I finally was able to make it to the pop-up Saved by the Bell themed restaurant, “Saved By The Max” in Chicago, Illinois.  I remember watching SBTB re-runs after school every day, and didn’t care how many times I’d seen each episode, they never got old.  Lets face it, Bayside … Read more

Chicago adventures!

This past weekend we took a road trip to Chicago!  We got in late Friday night but did make it to an Italian restaurant (wish I could remember the name right now)  We were the only ones there, and the food was delicious.  Saturday morning we were planning on going to the Field Museum and … Read more

Charlie Parker’s – Springfield, IL

Charlie Parker's

If you’re taking a trip to Springfield, IL Charlie Parker’s Diner is a fun place to check out!  Not only was it featured on Food Network’s show “Diners, Drive-In’s, and Dives” it has won so many awards, and the building is a Quonset hut, which is unique.  Check out their website to read more on the … Read more

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