Friday, December 9, 2016
Tropical conservatories found throughout Chicago area are truly hidden gems that can give us that much needed blast of warm weather during a bleak winter season. Over the past few years, we have been visiting several conservatories during the winter months and the brilliant blooms, flashes of green and warm air always provides a much needed boost. Last year, I even learned that they can help clear up colds!
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Monday, December 5, 2016
Now that December is here, holiday merriment is in full swing! This year marks the first year that they Christkindlmarket is in Naperville. There is a larger one in Chicago, but it is certainly a nice holiday treat without having to go to the city!
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Have you been enjoying the flurry of activities so far this season? There is a ton of fun set for this weekend and a lot of it is free! Check it out!
Monday, November 28, 2016
This Saturday is THE day to be in Barrington. The quaint village will have holiday events throughout during the Snow Much Fun Event. A free holiday trolley will be available to transport families from one location to another. Events will include dance performances, model trains, story hour, cookies, cider, carriage rides, carolers, live reindeer, a petting zoo, Santa visits and more providing for truly festive day. The day will culminate with a tree lighting at 5PM! Below is more information and detailed times:
Sunday, November 27, 2016
What a wonderful weekend to kick off the holiday season! I love the lighting up of holiday lights all around coloring the cold nights with special sparkle. This weekend, we made a road trip to Rockford, IL to launch our holiday season with the revelry during Stroll on State!