Kari Wagner

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Kari Wagner is stay-at-home mom by day, superhero by night. She loves to write about her adventures in life, love and decorating. She secretly wants to be related to Martha Stewart and the Barefoot Contessa - so she can go to their house for Sunday dinner! She lives in the Chicago suburbs with her hubby and two daughters.

E-mail Kari at [email protected]

Past articles

John Hughes: Remembering a Lake Forest legend

If you grew up in the 80's, you know the name John Hughes. But did you know he was a local guy? Kari takes you on a tour of the filmmaker's hometown. Read...

 

The best donuts in Lake County

Who doesn't love a good donut? Next time you're up in Lake County, stop by one of these local shops for some of the yummiest! Read...

 

3 places to spend NYE together as a family

You spend all others holidays together as a family, so why not spend NYE together, too?  Read...

 

5 (ish) places to get hot chocolate in Lake County

There's nothing better than creamy hot chocolate on a cold winter day. Or, if you're like Chicago mom Kari, on a hot summer day.  Read...

 

A happy Thanksgiving with a side of writer's block

Chicago mom Kari is making the best out of having writer's block by sharing some of her Thanksgiving traditions, prompted by Kenzie of HelloNeverland.com. Read...

 

Teaching kids to say thanks to those in thankless jobs

While performing the daily task of teaching kids to be good, decent citizens, Chicago mom Kari reminds parents to include a lesson or two on being polite to people in the service industry who help them every day.  Read...

 

Chicago families can fly like birds at iFly Indoor Skydiving

New experiences can be scary, but Kari encourages you to jump right in. You'll leave feeling exhilarated.  Read...

 

Chicago mom unplugs from social media

Kari loved the positives that being connected on social media platforms can bring, until she saw what she was missing out on.  Read...

 

Life with Gramma: Chicago mom reminisces about the woman she adored

Gramma Ella Lucille was a feisty sports fan who loved KFC and Mark Grace. Kari misses her more and more each day.  Read...

 
 










 
 
 
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