Wednesday in Numbers: Six Flags Great America

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on August 16, 2012

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Ok, I know it’s Thursday…. but most of you read my Wednesday posts on Thursday anyway, right? Just go with me on this one, I have a good reason, I swear. We had our final Wednesday “big” field trip to Six Flags Great America yesterday, and to say it was a success would be an […]


Sunday Summer Snapshots

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on August 12, 2012

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How is it possibly mid-August? How is it that summer is almost over? Impossible! This past week, before my amazing dinner at Cafe des Architectes, I had the pleasure of taking my campers through the Lincoln Park Zoo. While the animals seemed to be relaxing in the sun, the campers and I took a walk […]


Wednesday in Numbers: County Fair

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on July 25, 2012

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Hot. Tired. Sleepy. Those are the 3 words that describe me right now. Thanks to a lovely shower and Chinese food, I’m no longer “stinky” or “hungry”. We spent the day today at the Lake County Fair, riding rides, eating fun foods, and seeing absolutely beautiful farm animals. So, by the numbers: 204: Campers in […]


Wednesday in Numbers: Safari Land

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on July 19, 2012

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**Note: This was written last night and due to a severe need for sleep and lack of Wi-Fi, I couldn’t publish it until this morning!** We spent today, another “stupid hot” day, thankfully indoors at Safari Land, an arcade/mini amusement park. I had fun, the girls had fun, and most importantly, we stayed cool! Without […]

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Wednesday in Numbers: Enchanted Castle

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on July 11, 2012

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It kind of cracks me up how it was over 100° last week and we were outside, and now this week, it’s GORGEOUS out, and our field trips were both inside! Oh well, we had a blast today at Enchanted Castle, one of my favorite arcade/activity places we visit. It’s so much fun that campers […]