February 2022

Female Forward

Last fall, Benedictine University launched a unique initiative for undergraduate women…
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Going with the Flow

Ginny and John Keiser wanted to cook and enjoy weekend meals with their two adult children,…
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Refresh and Reunite

Organizing a reunion with far-flung family this year? With direct flights from Chicago…
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Fun for Families

Ridgedale, Mo.  Big Cedar Lodge Choose from lodge rooms, cabins, and cottages at…
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What’s in a name?

By Phil Vettel The joke on the Zade’s Lounge website says the name was chosen “because…
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Grilled Campari Tomato and Burrata…

By Scott Wegener Makes 2 servings Ingredients 8 Campari tomatoes, sliced in half 3 tablespoons…
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One Wild and Savvy Guy

By Peter Gianopulos Scott Harris can see the future, and it’s making him yawn. This…
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Just Like Old Tymes

The Irish Tyme Pub in Plainfield is gilded with more romantic flourishes than a Keats…
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Snowy Scenes

The Indian Prairie Public Library, which serves patrons from Darien, Willowbrook, and…
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A Giving Garden

Calling all those with edible gardens: Wouldn’t it be great if you could grow extra…
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Property Druthers

By Mark LoehrkeIllustrations by Tanya Cooper If real estate is traditionally one of the…
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Meeting Resistance

People have a tendency to invoke combative or even militaristic terms in casting the…
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