Author: MonicaW

recycling in chicago

Recycling in Chicago

Updated 2/2019. Hopefully you live in a building that recycles. However, if you live in a building that doesn’t, or you have something that is difficult to recycle (like old computers), it can be...

Long Grove Apple Fest 2015

Another excuse to visit Long Grove!  Their 2015 Apple Fest will be September 25-27. In addition to obvious foods like apple cider, look for the donuts.  The line is normally atrocious, but sometimes you...

Riverwalk Fine Art Fair 2014

Since 1986, the Naperville Art League has held the Riverwalk Fine Art Fair, which is a free art exhibition held along Naperville’s riverwalk.  In 2014, this fair will be held on 20-21 September. I’ve...

Long Grove Arts Fest 2014

Long Grove Arts Fest 2014

For 25 years, Long Grove has held their Arts Fest. For 2014, it will be held on August 16-17.  Looks like it will be lots of artists to view, and if they offer wine...

Midsummer Night’s Dream: Shakespeare in the Park

Midsummer Night’s Dream: Shakespeare in the Park

Woot!  Chicago has another year of Shakespeare in the Park! The Chicago Shakespeare Theater is hosting Shakespeare in the Park.  This year, they will perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  One of my favorites, so...

Sachets DIY

Sachets DIY

Years ago I bought a three pack of sachets (current cost, $23) from Crabtree and Evelyn.  I remember when I bought them that I was concerned the scent would fade and I’d end up...