Wisconsin: short drive, good skiing for families
12:06 PM - December 5
Our neighbor to the north boasts 30 downhill ski and snowboard areas. There's sure to be at least one that fits your family's skills and needs.
Chicago's Christkindlmarket focuses on families this holiday season
4:08 PM - November 14
A new Kinder Korner has kids investigating the market and interacting with village vendors.
5 fun uses for leftover candy canes
12:36 PM - December 7
Sick of holiday treats? We've got some great ideas for using up leftover candy canes.
Five can't miss places for hot chocolate in Chicago
11:42 AM - December 7
Forget the instant hot cocoa mixed up at home and nuked in the microwave. Try one of these hot cocoa hot spots for a gourmet treat to combat the cold.
The best decorations around Chicago
2:15 PM - November 16
Mary Edsey has spent years traipsing around Chicago and its suburbs looking for excellent Christmas decorations. She's compiled all of them in a book, now it its second edition.
Ice skating comes to Rockford this winter
11:24 AM - December 17
A new rink in Rockford includes a skating trail through lighted evergreen trees and along the banks of the Rock River.