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Black Friday Sales and Shopping Map

Black Friday is almost here.  You can bet that there will be some great sales and deals as retailers do their best to make up for a year of sluggish sales. Today’s post should help you plan for your Black Friday shopping trip.  I wanted to cover the top 10 retailers (below the map) in […]

November 15, 2012 | By | Reply More

Budget Before You Shop This Christmas and Save

Like it or not, Christmas is less than two months away; it’s a good time to budget for and begin your gift shopping.  Going Christmas gift shopping without a plan and a budget can be an unnecessarily expensive endeavor.  The last thing you want is to still be paying off Christmas bills in April.  Don’t […]

October 26, 2012 | By | Reply More

Always Buy These Products in Bulk to Save

What products should you always buy in bulk for big-time savings?  The list below identifies 50 products you should always buy in bulk (if you use them of course). The vast majority of these items will last five years or more when properly stored. There are very few food-stuffs on this list because I even […]

October 9, 2012 | By | Reply More

What to Buy Used vs New

Many people have it in their mind that new items are the way to go. In some cases, this is true, but you should know what to buy new, and what to buy used. There are some good reasons to buy used. Buying certain items used will save you tons of money! When in perfectly […]

October 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Suburban Chicago Banquet Halls – Plan Your Wedding Reception

Suburban Chicago Banquet Halls – Plan Your Wedding Reception

Are you planning a wedding in DuPage County?  We’ve got just the list for you… Wedding planning can be a stressful endeavor.  This list of banquet halls will give your a good starting-point to research and compare venues for your wedding reception.  Clicking on the venue name listed in the first column of the table […]

September 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
DuPage County Traffic Tickets – When You’re Ticketed in DuPage County

DuPage County Traffic Tickets – When You’re Ticketed in DuPage County

It’s a fact that traffic tickets are often a significant revenue source for local police departments throughout DuPage County.  Event the safest drivers make mistakes, and chances are that at some point in your life, you will see the unwelcoming red and blue flashing lights of a police cruiser behind you. The information in the […]

August 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
Buy Online Pickup In Store – 50 Area Retailers

Buy Online Pickup In Store – 50 Area Retailers

Want or need it today?  These 50 retailers have brick-and-mortar stores in or near DuPage County where you can pickup your online orders.  Many of these stores have dedicated web-order pickup locations for your convenience. Advanced Auto Parts – Auto Parts Auto Zone – Auto Parts Abercrombie – Clothing Ann Taylor – Clothing Apple – Computer […]

April 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Is your home ready for winter? We know all to well that when the leaves start to fall, winter is just around the corner. Temperatures will take a nose-dive and snow and ice become an ever-looming threat. Here are some things you should do to winter ready your house… Clean and Test Your Furnace Having […]

October 10, 2011 | By | Reply More
How to Winter-Ready Your Trees

How to Winter-Ready Your Trees

Living in DuPage County, we know that winter comes all to quickly.  The article below will give you some insights into what you should do to prepare your trees for the coming onslaught of winter nastiness.  Give your trees the best possible chance to survive the winter. Helping trees survive winter weather But keep in […]

October 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
Tornado Warning in DuPage County – Storm Safety Revisited

Tornado Warning in DuPage County – Storm Safety Revisited

With the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornado producing systems to form throughout the summer, it’s a good idea to review storm safety and preparedness.

June 22, 2011 | By | Reply More