The holidays are almost here.
relatives are coming, and there is shopping to
But it’s cold, and the malls are
Whether you need inspiration for planning a
family outing or are looking for the perfect gift, try
these online resources first from the comfort of your
This winner of the 2004 Digital Edge Award for
Site contains all
the current events happening around Chicago and the
suburbs. It includes reviews of restaurants,
clubs, movies, and theater.
http://www.cityofchicago.org – Click on Exploring Chicago to link to
Cultural Center offers free brochures, concerts, art
exhibits, city tours, and a unique gift shop. The
Travel & Transportation link has everything you need
to know about using public transportation get to around
the city and suburbs.
– Tired of going from store to store looking for the
best deal? Overstock.com
has it all from
name-brand sweaters to sporting event tickets to the
latest in electronics. They buy in bulk from
retail stores and pass the savings on to
http://www.consumersearch.com – Dad wants a new TV, and you don’t know where
to begin. Consumersearch.com has already
researched reviews for you and put them on their website
for a variety of products.
was created as a place for home cooks to share their
favorite recipes. Today, Allrecipes.com is the
world's largest community of home cooks — over 10
million strong — and America's favorite destination for
everyday and holiday recipes. Their collection features
26,000 of America's best recipes -- all created, tested
and reviewed by home cooks just like
http://www.wauclib.org – Yes, the Wauconda
Area Library website.
We have hundreds of movies, CD’s, cookbooks, holiday
decorating books and magazines, songbooks and holiday
programs. Best of all, we’re in the neighborhood,
and it’s FREE!