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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
Cheap Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

Cheap Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

‘Tis the season to be jolly! It’s also the season that can drain your checkbook. We all know how expensive just about everything is now, but you don’t have to break-the-bank to get into the Christmas spirit. You don’t have to spend gobs of money bringing your kids to expensive breakfasts-with-Santa or Christmas plays… There are many free or inexpensive ways to enjoy the holiday season with your family and friends.

December 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Oak Brook Choir Christmas Concert

Oak Brook Choir Christmas Concert

Here’s a great way to get into the Christmas spirit! Check out Christmas Concert 2011, presented by the Singing Men of Oak Brook and the Heritage Singers.

November 30, 2011 | By | Reply More
Christmas Tree Lighting Events in DuPage County

Christmas Tree Lighting Events in DuPage County

On Friday, November 25th (the day after Thanksgiving), check out one of the many Christmas tree lighting events in DuPage County. Get your kids and the whole family into holiday fun and spirits!

Of the tree-lighting events listed below, my personal favorite is the Glen Ellyn event. The tree lighting takes place right in the heart of downtown Glen Ellyn at Main Street and Crescent Blvd. The setting is very much like that of a Norman Rockwell painting. The entire family is sure to enjoy it!

November 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
Santa to Visit Christmas on the Farm at Kline Creek

Santa to Visit Christmas on the Farm at Kline Creek

Santa will be paying a special visit to Kline Creek’s “Christmas on the Farm” celebration on Saturday, December 3rd and Sunday, December 4th. The free event, sponsored by the DuPage County Forest Preserve District will run from 1:30PM to 3:30PM both days.

November 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
Naperville Chirstmas Tree Pickup

Naperville Chirstmas Tree Pickup

The Naperville Christmas tree pickup will begin on Monday, January 3rd and continue on the following Mondays throughout the month.

December 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
Polar Express brings holiday cheer to families

Polar Express brings holiday cheer to families


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Polar Express brings holiday cheer to families Santa showed up in Glen Ellyn a week early. The Polar Express picked him up Sunday at the North Pole, which looked suspiciously like the Elburn train station, and he hopped on board to spread holiday cheer to 135 Glen Ellyn residents. “These bells belong to Rudolph,” he […]

December 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Holiday Music Events in Naperville this Weekend

Holiday Music Events in Naperville this Weekend

Take the family out and get into the Christmas spirit this weekend. These family-oriented, fun musical events are taking place throughout Naperville.

December 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Wheaton College Christmas Concert

Wheaton College Christmas Concert

The Wheaton College Community School of Arts is presenting a Christmas concert this Saturday, December 18th in the Pierce Memorial Chapel at 12:30PM.

December 15, 2010 | By | Reply More

Christmas Tree Farms Near DuPage, Illinois

As Thanksgiving has now passed, it becomes clear that Christmas isn’t very far off. It’s time to find the perfect Christmas tree! There are quite a few Christmas tree farms in the area to get great fresh-cut Christmas trees

November 27, 2010 | By | Reply More