Brookfield Zoo Hosts Boo! at the Zoo Halloween Celebration

Brookfield Zoo’s annual Boo! at the Zoo Halloween celebration will be filled with more tricks, treats, and hocus pocus than ever before. The whole family will have a howlin’ good time October 18-19 and October 25-26 from 11:00 a.m. to.. ....more

Celebrating Six With Doc McStuffins and Disney Junior #JuniorCelebrates #CollectiveBias #shop

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Turning Six

I took this photo last year at the Morton Arboretum. The ladybug was invited to go with me to check out the great exhibits that they had for families, and she absolutely did not mind that it was on... The post Turning Six appeared first on Houseful Of Nicholes ....more

I Attended #TypeACon with Hairy Legs and No One Made Me an Outcast

How’s that for an opener. It’s true though. I did drive all the way from Chicago, Illinois to Atlanta Georgia to attend #TypeACon or the Type A Parent Conference for the second time in my blogging career ....more

EngenderHealth asks WTFP and It Doesn’t Mean What You Think

Given the fact that I have four children, and I had them all on my schedule — well, not my oldest, kind of, but that’s a story for another day, I can honestly say that the statistics for mother and... The post EngenderHealth asks WTFP and It Doesn’t Mean What You Think appeared first on Houseful Of Nicholes ....more

Glass Onion Top: Thread Filled Thursdays

It’s been a LONG time since I’ve featured any of my sewing on the blog, and I NEEDED to break out of that rut with something easy enough to do, but with a big payoff. So of course the ladybug... The post Glass Onion Top: Thread Filled Thursdays appeared first on Houseful Of Nicholes ....more

Quick Lunch with Progresso Chili #ProgressoChili

Homeschooling is taking a lot of brain power. Especially brain power that is used to think about things like lunch, and dinner, and OH bath time (kidding, sorta) so I was happy when Platefull CoOp sent me Progresso Chili...more

Pizzeria Piccola & #TosaFest

On the last full day of our Milwaukee/Wauwatosa weekend, we trekked to a ‘Tosa fixture in pizza by the name of Pizzeria Piccola. For a little background, Piccola is owned by Joe Bartolotta who at the very sense of the... The post Pizzeria Piccola & #TosaFest appeared first on Houseful Of Nicholes ....more

An Easier Way to Travel Big Cities: Curb App

I don’t often travel in taxis, because it’s nearly IMPOSSIBLE to get one from my neighborhood to go where I need to. Usually, that’s from my area to downtown Chicago and back, and no, I’m not showing any leg –... The post An Easier Way to Travel Big Cities: Curb App appeared first on Houseful Of Nicholes ....more

Baking and Sewing for Malawi,Africa #thehfbuilds

I think that I may have officially jumped off the deep end. Not in a bad way, but I’m adding another HUGE wish to my already long list, and then moving it up in importance. A couple of months ago,.. ....more