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Christmas

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  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Caramel corn

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Caramel corn
    Does it get any better than caramel corn? It's the sort of stuff that turns even sophisticated adults into greedy kids. Caramel corn is just one way to get crafty this holiday season with homemade gifts from the kitchen. We've compiled 25 great ideas,...
  • Interview: 'Girl Meets World's' Sabrina Carpenter is in the holiday spirit

    Interview: 'Girl Meets World's' Sabrina Carpenter is in the holiday spirit
    Sabrina Carpenter got the impression that she was waving to a whole bunch of people who had no idea who she was when she took part in the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival parade in Garden Grove, Calif., in 2013. It was her first parade, and her Disney...
  • 15 things to do with your kids: Dec. 8-14

    Monday, Dec. 8: "HOLIDAYS OF LIGHT" AND "CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD" Monday and Tuesday are the Illinois Free Days this month at MSI, which means general admission is gratis for state residents. That makes it the perfect chance to catch the popular...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift ideas: Springerle cookies recipe

    25 homemade holiday gift ideas: Springerle cookies recipe
    A dedicated cookie baker with a highly wrought sense of aesthetics might try his or her hand at German springerle -- the Christmas cookies of Swabia. The pale, embossed cookies are formed with beautiful wood or ceramic molds to create patterns such as...
  • 'A Colonial Christmas' underway in York

    The Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center are holding a monthlong event called "A Colonial Christmas" from Dec. 1 through Jan. 4. The event explores the 17th and 18th century traditions with interpretive programs and musical entertainment. The...
  • Holiday home decoration winner to be announced Dec. 22

    For those who take pride in their over-the-top lights revealing an unabashed love for the Christmas season, Norridge’s annual holiday lights contest is a way to increase the friendly competition between neighbors and reward the most dedicated...
  • Blackberry Express: All aboard for Yuletide cheer

    Blackberry Express: All aboard for Yuletide cheer
    Imagine looking through the wide eyes of a child. Remember that age, when everything seemed so sensational and spectacular? We’re older now, but the sight of holiday lights still has that mystical effect. They sparkle with holiday spirit....
  • Batavia tree-lighting ceremony creates 'memories for a lifetime'

    Batavia tree-lighting ceremony creates 'memories for a lifetime'
    With a flick of the switch, a 65-foot spruce tree along the Batavia Riverwalk was illuminated Sunday night with old-fashioned holiday charm. The Batavia Celebration of Lights festival ushered in the Christmas season with the official tree lighting...
  • Christkindl event draws shoppers, holiday spirit, to Frankfort

    With a chorus of caroling Girl Scouts belting out their version of “Frosty the Snowman” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” the Christmas spirit was ignited in downtown Frankfort on Saturday. The Frankfort Historic Business...
  • Naperville Eats: Christmas Cheer Luncheon a team effort

    Naperville Eats: Christmas Cheer Luncheon a team effort
    For the 39th year women will gather in the kitchen at Wesley United Methodist Church in Naperville to put together the annual Christmas Cheer Luncheon. The work begins before sunrise with turkeys going into the oven to bake. When they are finished...
  • Online sales lead to the busiest shipping day of the season for carriers

    Online sales lead to the busiest shipping day of the season for carriers
    FedEx brought in nearly all of its 185 employees at its Linthicum station early Monday to handle the crush of packages needing delivery around Baltimore on what was expected to be the parcel service's busiest day of the year. "We started earlier just...