Author: MonicaW

Chicago Parade Schedule

Chicago Parade Schedule

One of the great things about Chicago is its parades.  There is a parade for everyone in this town! Here’s are some parades that this city has to offer: Jan-Feb: Chinese New Year Parade. ...

To Free or Not to Free: Shakespeare plays

To Free or Not to Free: Shakespeare plays

Okay, that is a horrible play on words, but it just fit:) Anyway, the Shakespeare Project of Chicago is offering three free plays “readings” over the next few months.  The plays are held at the...

Christkindlmarket Chicago

Christkindlmarket Chicago

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...

Kitchen vanity upgrades

Kitchen vanity upgrades

I live in a city condo, which means space is premium.  I am always on the lookout for ways to increase storage space without decreasing spaciousness.  The more storage I can create in my unit,...

Strawberry

Long Grove Strawberry Fest 2014

The Long Grove Strawberry Fest is a tradition in the northwest suburbs.  People may not make it every year, but most people manage to go every few years.  Not surprisingly, The Long Grove Confectionery...

AHHHHHH! The taxing issue of the fiscal review…

AHHHHHH! The taxing issue of the fiscal review…

We all have to pay taxes.  And we all should review our finances—at least annually—to see what has changed.  Rather than have two headaches, I combine the two tasks into one and risk only...