Author: LisaG

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My favorite birthday deals and freebies

This will be the always-updated post of birthday deals! Whether your birthday’s next week or in another 364 days, good deals can be snagged with just a little effort. Below are favorites. Remember to use...

Free Chicago museum days 2016

Free Illinois museum days

Check out the Thriftista calendar (top left) for more free museum and cultural events. Free museum days for Illinois museums: Chicago Children’s Museum – Free admission for kids 15 and under. First Sunday of every month,...

Photos courtesy of Randolph Street Market

Chicago holiday markets

One of the best things about the holidays has to be the holiday markets that have popped up in the last few years — everything you could ever imagine that’s not corporate-made under one...