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  • Humidifiers make homes comfortable at lower temperatures

    If water droplets are dotting the inside of your windows while your furnace is on, your home’s humidity level may need adjusting. Water collecting on ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 11:51 am
  • Eco-friendly ways to save leftovers

    Holiday meals tend to mean lots of leftovers; either we make enough for an army, or the army we expected didn’t materialize.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • McHenry County Planit 10: McHenry Christmas Walk & Parade, Affair of the Arts, Black Wednesday Turkey Ball Fest and more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. McHENRY CHRISTMAS WALK, TREE LIGHTING & PARADE ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • The Greatest Gift This Holiday Season: A Christmas Survival Guide

    That’s right! This season is a trying one for us all, and we could all use help to get through it. ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Manage vegetable’s access to light for flavor and tenderness

    Some of my vegetables blanched at what I did to them. Not from embarrassment, but from lack of light.
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 3:18 pm
  • Home designers offer new twists for the Thanksgiving table

    Perhaps more than any other holiday, Thanksgiving is about tradition. The menu and tableware often vary little from year to year, and the day feels as ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 3:23 pm
  • McHenry County Planit 10: Buckinghams at Raue, Huntley improv, bluegrass, high school theater & more

    Looking for something to do? We have 10 suggestions. THE BUCKINGHAMS WHEN: 8 p.m. Nov. 12 WHERE: ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Review: In Marriott's 'Singin' In The Rain,' casting is king

    About 10 years back, The American Film Institute named the top 25 American movie musicals of all time. “My Fair Lady,” “Mary Poppins,” “The Sound of M ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • Review: McHenry County College's 'Heidi Chronicles' solidly depicts women's movement

    Jay Geller gets it. When Geller directs at MCC’s Black Box Theater, his productions always are well-paced, engaging and intelligently chosen topics an ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Review: Woodstock's 'A Christmas Story' restores faith in family values

    TownSquare Players is ringing in the holiday season at the Woodstock Opera House with “A Christmas Story: The Musical.” This old-fashioned musical com ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • The Buckinghams

    Do you have plans for Saturday night? Now, you do. The Buckinghams, a Chicago-based group that’s b ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 1:46 pm
  • New traditional decor blends classic, modern

    In decor, “traditional” tends to conjure up images of matched furniture sets, prim patterns and buttoned-up formality.
    Nov. 4, 2016 - 3:03 pm
  • Vegetable gardening can be moved indoors for winter harvest

    There’s no reason to stop growing vegetables just because cold weather has arrived. Sun-loving edibles can be cultivated indoors in containers enriche ...
    Nov. 4, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Review: Performances, tricks magical in Goodman Theatre's 'The Magic Play'

    Magic always has fascinated me. Part of it is the idea that something is being done right before my eyes and I have no earthly idea how it was done. T ...
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 12:33 pm
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