Author: MonicaW

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...

Chicago Bride’s Bridal Fashion Show & Expo 2014

Chicago Bride’s Bridal Fashion Show & Expo 2014

Chicago Bride Magazine is hosting a Bridal and Fashion Show Expo in October 2014.  Advance tickets are free, and must be reserved in advance.  [If not reserved in advance, tickets are $10 at the...

Ventra Cards…Changing it up

Ventra Cards…Changing it up

I finally figured out one way that Ventra Cards are better than the Chicago Cards! I don’t know about anyone else, but I always end up with random loose change around the house.  I...