My CrAzY LiFe: Lincoln Art and Balloon Festival

PicMonkey Collage

So Saturday we decided to venture out to the Lincoln, Il Art and Balloon Festival. Now normally I try to get all prepared and pack some sandwiches and drinks so we can keep the cost down but……. I was not in the mood! So we ventured off on our family outing by the seat of Continue Reading …

Springfield, IL: Save the date! May 9th, National Mom’s Nite Out at White Oaks Mall

white oaks mall

More details to come as we near the event. Mark your calendars! May 9, 2013! Save the date now!! You will not want to miss it! Interested vendors in sponsorship, booth registration, providing music/dance/live entertainment, hosting an activity, etc. please contact Christine Lahmann at clahmann@simon.com or at 217-787-0110. For more information on National Mom’s Nite Continue Reading …

Springfield, IL: WDBR’s 25th Anniversary of Bridal Extravaganza

25th anniversary

It’s the hottest thing to hit Springfield, Il if you plan on getting married in the next year!! Head on over to the Crown Plaza in Springfield, IL on Sunday the 6th from 10-3 and check out the latest Bridal accessories, food and more. Tickets are $5 in advance or at the door. Read more Continue Reading …

Springfield, Illinois: Historic Christmas Holiday House Walk December 15th noon to 5 PM

holiday historic house walk

We will be headed to the Historic Christmas Holiday House Walk on the 15th at 12:00!! I don’t want to miss a bit of this Historical event and what a great way to get away from the holiday stress and enjoy some time with your family. I am sure both Charlee Ann and Alicia will Continue Reading …

“Lincoln” Trailer + Opening Information: Are You Going To See The Movie??

lincoln

Well I guess since my blog is about saving money AND Springfield Illinois that it would just be horrible of me not to talk about the upcoming Lincoln movie coming out in November. Now I have been around Springfield pretty much all my life and have been on I don’t know how many field trips Continue Reading …

Illinois State Military Museum: Springfield, IL

Illinois State Military Museum

On Saturday we visited the Illinois State Military Museum and we found that along with being educational it was interesting and FUN! Let me start at the beginning. Alicia (my daughter), along with the rest of her class, were given an opportunity to earn extra credit in history class by going to Springfield (we live in Auburn) and Continue Reading …

Springfield, Illinois: $1 Day Sale at Koke’s Kidzone 9/22

What: Koke’s Kidzone $1 day Sale Where: 1033 Jason Place, Foxx Creek Plaza (next to County Market)                 Chatham, IL 62629             When: 9/22/2012 from 10-5   One way that I save money is by buying from consignment stores. My favorite brand for my Charlee Continue Reading …

Springfield, Illinois: Stay cool in the Illinois State Museum!

Looking for something FREE and cool to do in Springfield, Illinois right now? Well I have been taking the kids to the Illinois State Museum for a few years now. It’s COOL and it’s FREE!! Located at 502 South spring Street  Springfield, Illinois. It is a hidden gem as far as I am concerned. It has Continue Reading …