April 23, 2013

Belleville Illinois Fleamarket

Looking for a blast from the past? Check out the fleamarket at the Belleville, Illinois fairgrounds. This weekend event brings in around 200-400 vendors that offer a variety of items for sale from jewelry to fudge to items like the wringer wash machine offered by Northwest Trading Posts. My husband and I just wanted a […]

Fun at the Lincoln Park Zoo!

On a recent visit to Chicago along with my friend Linda we visited the Lincoln Park Zoo. It was surreal viewing the farm portion of the zoo with barns in the forefront and sky scrapers in the background. The visit was on a clear April day and as a grandma I was eyeing the exhibits […]