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By Diane Krieger Spivak

Hines Door & Millwork Shop has put three decades of millwork expertise into custom-making wood amenities for the home and business.

By LAURA RIBANDO - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Wine columnist Laura Ribando of Wine 101 Simplified explains the differences between Old World wines and New World wines.

By KELSEY O'CONNOR - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Whether you’re a veteran traveler or it’s your first time overseas, these tips can help you stay safe and enjoy your trip.

By KELSEY O'CONNOR - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

The must-dos for keeping your house safe when you go on vacation according to a local insurance company.

By ALLISON HORNE - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Take a quick break from it all with camping right here in McHenry County.

By STEPHANIE N. GRIMOLDBY - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Check out some exciting and unique weekend travel destinations that are only a car ride away.

By ALLISON HORNE - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

At Blue Skies Flying Services at the Lake in the Hills Airport, the ceiling is adorned with shirttails from every pilot who has come and gone through their doors. See if learning to fly appeals to you.

By Diane Krieger Spivak

Extending living space from the house into the outdoors creates an added dimension to entertaining and everyday living.

By Diane Krieger Spivak

When homeowners and building contractors are looking to install new or replacement windows, the name Andersen is likely to come up.

By MELISSA RUBALCABA RISKE - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Learn why Inez Young and April Dougherty, a mother/daughter team, are such a dynamic duo.

By McHENRY COUNTY MAGAZINE - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Experience the completely re-engineered 2016 Kia Sorento Limited.

By DAVE FACCONE - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Dining columnist Dave Faccone predicts the trends in BBQ we’ll see this year.

By ARLENE LYNES - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Arlene Lynes, owner of Read Between the Lynes bookstore in Woodstock, shares some ideas for summer reading.

By LAURA RIBANDO - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Laura Ribando, owner of Wine 101 Simplified, recommends tasty wines for this weather.

By STEPHANIE KOHL - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Celebrations, antiques and fireworks are just some activities to enjoy in these villages.

By ANGELA SYKORA - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

How to share your summer vacation pics online without exposing your absence from home.

By WENDY FOSTER - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Tips on how to keep your yard, flowers and garden happy through the fall.

By KESLEY O'CONNOR - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Blarney Island offers a taste of Key West right here in the Midwest.

By ALLISON HORNE - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Get out and enjoy the many opportunities for free live music in parks all across McHenry County.

By STEPHANIE KOHL - mchenrycountymagazine@shawmedia.com

Summer is here which means warm weather and more time with friends and family. Hit one of the many lakes in the county for some fun.