Author Archives: Orland Park Mom

About Orland Park Mom

Mom, writer, domestic goddess, superhero extraordinaire. Yeah, that's me.

Homemade Shamrock Shakes

I am embarrassed to admit how many shamrock shakes I consume during this time of year.  I can’t help it, I love the things and nothing hits the spot after a busy day like a trip through the drive thru … Continue reading

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Trick or Treating in Orland Park 2013

    Halloween is almost here! Costumes are ready and local kids are super excited about the possibility of bags full of candy. Trick or Treating hours in the village are listed as 2pm through 7pm this year.   Here are … Continue reading

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Words to live by

  Last night I attended what was the last School Board meeting for some, and first for other newly elected members of the board.   The community seems very hopeful for what will come due to the swearing-in of the … Continue reading

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Happy Kids Back at School Day!!!

Spring break was interesting, the family stayed around home and we spent LOTS of time together.  What started out as relaxation quickly turned to annihilation as the kids turned on each other within days and began what I have come … Continue reading

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The Bridge Debuts Saturday Nights for 10th-12th Graders!

Is your 10th-12th grade child looking for something to do tonight? Tonight, join the folks at the Bridge Teen Center at 7:30 pm for the first Saturday Night in Bridge history exclusively for 10th-12th grade students! Enjoy live music from The … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day!

Today is a celebration of women worldwide.  Yes, we deserve it and should take a moment to realize how flippin’ fantastic we are. We are mothers, sisters, wives, peacekeepers, healers, nurturers, teachers, friends and more.  We have made multi-tasking an art … Continue reading

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Be Nice!

I had an hour to kill last night between activities and stopped by McD’s with the kids to grab a snack. While there my youngest asked if he could play in the bacteria-filled playplace. I hesitated but obliged since I … Continue reading

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10% off Breakfast all Week at Cafe Gaston!

I don’t know about you, but catching up with a good friend over a good cup of joe and a sweet ‘n salty breakfast combination is one of my favorite ways to start a day!  My favorite place for breakfast here in … Continue reading

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Head Over to Baby’s Today and Support a Local School!

It’s always nice to have a reason not to cook.  Even better when by dining out you can simultaneously support a local school.  Today is Jerling PFE Day at Baby’s Steak and Lemonade.  By making a purchase, all day and … Continue reading

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Leapin’ Lizards!

Are you an Annie fan?  Me too!  The Village of Orland Park’s theater troupe is gearing up for it’s spring production of Annie and needs local talent in order to make the musical possible.  See below for more info! From … Continue reading

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