Tagged: christmas

Finished pretzels closeup

Delicious chocolate-covered pretzels for any occasion

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner — and you know, the best gifts are handmade. They’re always chocolate. These chocolate-covered pretzels are quite easy to make, taking perhaps 20 minutes. They’ll take a...

Christkindlmarket Chicago 2012

Christkindlmarket Chicago 2012

Sipping hot, spiced Glühwein on a crisp, cold day. What could be better? Shopping! The annual Christkindlmarket begins on 21 November and will be open through Christmas Eve. Lots of shopping stalls to either buy...

Zoo Lights at Lincoln Park Zoo 2012

Zoo Lights at Lincoln Park Zoo 2012

Zoo lights aren’t just for kids!  If you haven’t been to Lincoln Park Zoo in a while, try their unique zoo lights experience of touring the zoo after dark, with special holiday lights. Displaying...

Christmas decorations

Christmas decorations

I’ll admit it…I’m lazy.  I want Christmas cheer without much effort or money.  But I also want things to look nice. I still use the same fake tabletop tree that I bought when I...

2012 Suburban holiday light shows, craft fairs and other fun stuff

2012 Suburban holiday light shows, craft fairs and other fun stuff

Here’s a list of holiday light shows/events in the Chicago suburbs… 23 Nov- 31 Dec:   Winter Wonderland Holiday Light Show   (Vernon Hills and the Cuneo Museum)    $5 per car 25 Nov.:  Christmas Light Display...