Tweens ski for free in Idaho

Kids ski for free at most of the state's ski areas, making a winter trip more affordable for families. Read...

 

Northern Michigan is full of winter fun for families

Families will find plenty to do during a winter trip to Michigan. Read...

 

Wisconsin: short drive, good skiing for families

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. Read...

 

5 fun uses for leftover candy canes

Sick of holiday treats? We've got some great ideas for using up leftover candy canes. Read...

 

4 can't miss places for hot chocolate in Chicago

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. Read...

 

The best decorations around Chicago

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. Read...

 

Ice skating comes to Rockford this winter

A new rink in Rockford includes a skating trail through lighted evergreen trees and along the banks of the Rock River.  Read...

 
 











 
 
 
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