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Best Independence Day Celebrations in Chicago’s Suburbs

Just a few days until we celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, parades and patriotic musical performances. To help you plan out your celebrations, we’ve rounded up the best Fourth of July celebrations near our new homes in the Chicago suburbs.   Ribfest Fourth of July Fireworks in Naperville July 3, 9:30pm Ribfest runs from Friday [...]

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Best Events to Kick Off Summer in Chicago

With the official start of summer just a few days away, kick off the season with these fun events in Chicago and the Chicago suburbs. Downtown Naperville Classic Car Show June 17, Downtown Naperville Stroll along the Riverwalk and enjoy the looks of up to 100 Classic Cars in all makes and models. Elgin Ribfest [...]

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Best Chicago Style Hot Dogs in the Chicago Suburbs

The Chicago style hot dog: an all-beef hot dog on a poppyseed bun topped with mustard, relish, onion, tomato, a pickle spear, sport peppers, and celery salt. No ketchup allowed. Next time you get a hankering for one of these delicious dogs, be sure the check out one of these best Chicago style hot dogs [...]

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Our Favorite Chicago Suburb Garden Centers

Spring is in full bloom, but is your garden ready for the season? This weekend, visit one of our favorite local garden centers near our new homes in the Chicago Suburbs. They have all of the products and expertise to get your garden ready for the spring. Wasco Nursery & Garden Center 41W781 RT 64 [...]

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Best Golf Courses in the Chicago Suburbs

Spring is in full swing, so it’s a great time to hit the golf courses around Chicago. We know that there are a lot of choices, so we rounded up our favorite golf courses near our new homes in the Chicago suburbs.   Highlands of Elgin 14 minutes from Highland Woods Highlands of Elgin features [...]

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Gearing up for Baseball Season in Chicago

We’re just about halfway through spring training, and the Chicago Cubs’ first game is less than a month away. Coming off of the first Cubs World Series win in 108 years, we’re more excited for this season than ever. CC BY-SA 3.0, Wrigley Field Panoramic Framed Chicago Cubs Opening Day The Cubs’ first game is [...]

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St. Patrick’s Day Events in Chicago

To say that St. Patrick’s Day is a big deal in Chicago is an understatement. From the annual dyeing of the Chicago river to parades to day-long cultural celebrations, we’ve rounded up the best events that make the city come alive on St. Paddy’s Day. Downtown Chicago Dyeing of the Chicago River It all starts [...]

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Winter Sports in the Chicago Suburbs

Don’t stay cooped up inside this winter. Bundle up and enjoy some of our favorite outdoor winter sports in the Chicago suburbs, like skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and more! Skiing and Snowboarding Alpine Valley Elkhorn, WI About 1-2 hours from the Chicago suburbs, this is the area’s closest large ski resort, with 21 trails up to [...]

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Holiday Home Safety Tips

As we get ready to celebrate the upcoming holidays with friends and family, we’ve rounded up some safety tips to keep your home and family safe. Keep these tips in mind as you enjoy a wonderful holiday season! When purchasing a live tree, check for freshness. A fresh tree is green, needles are hard to [...]

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Best Christmas Lights and Tree Farms in the Chicago Suburbs

There’s no better way to get in the holiday spirit than taking a horse-drawn carriage ride out to a field filled with acres of Christmas trees, viewing a light show perfectly coordinated to your favorite songs, and even visiting Santa’s real life Reindeer. Here are some of our favorite Christmas lights and tree farms in [...]

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