| Jan 6, 2011
| 7:44 AM
Here are Chicago's top deals for Thursday, Jan. 6: Did you get a free Fatburger today? If you still want to try, see Frugalista's free finds for details. Or just check out today's daily deals available online, like cheap glasses and organic food.
| Jan 7, 2011
| 2:17 AM
Keep an eye out for a coupon booklet at Jewel-Osco called "Savings for a Better You." On the second-to-last page there's a coupon you will want to keep: "SAVE $25 off your grocery purchase with any new or transferred prescription." Expires Feb. 4, 2011....
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:22 PM
January spells excitement for home gardeners because that's when the new seed catalogs arrive. Vic shows no interest in them, but I study each catalog with care, planning out my year's garden in advance.
Each seed company offers at least a few seed...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 5:24 AM
Free Activia offer is back: They've changed the name from the Activia Challenge to the Activia Promise, but the upshot is the same: Send in receipts for up to $12 worth of Activia yogurt to get reimbursed. Do you have to be dissatisfied to get a $12 check...
| Jan 26, 2011
Rick Gollinger grew up in a hunting family with a kitchen that was regularly full of game.
Unfortunately, his mother — who was otherwise a great cook — followed her generation's technique of overcooking, or "killing game a second time in...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 9:49 PM
ALISO VIEJO — When her sons were little, Linda Burnett used to scavenge around the neighborhood for empty soda bottles, which she would then exchange for money to buy milk.
On one such occasion, Burnett, the mother of Chris and Michael De La Cruz,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The setting was more than a century-and-a-half old, but the flowers were fresh Saturday, March 31 at Whipps Garden Cemetery's fifth annual Daffodil Day.
"We had a lot of people, and we sold lots of flowers," said Aleta Gravelle, director of the Friends...
| Apr 19, 2012
President Obama displayed quick damage-control reflexes last week when he called out Democratic pundit Hilary Rosen for claiming that Ann Romney, mother of five, had "never worked a day in her life." It was "the wrong thing to say" and "not something I...
| Dec 31, 2011
In 2011, we interviewed 26 South Florida celebrities regarding their fitness regimens. Just in time for New Year's resolutions, we've selected some of their best answers to our questions.
Read what they're doing to keep their bodies healthy and looking...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 6:19 AM
Even though 2011 was a down year for the housing market, it was an up year for housing events in Hampton Roads.
February through November, southeastern Virginia was the scene of three nationally recognized homes, as well as the Peninsula's own Parade...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Elaine Pelc weighs in on Omega-3 fatty acids.
Over the past few years there has been a lot of hype over Omega-3 fatty acids. They are said to help...