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1. Alphabet Art, Posters and Prints
Alphabet Art, Posters and Prints
Whether you are a teacher looking to spice up your classroom, a parent decorating your child's bedroom, or a friend looking for an educational gift for a child, these whimsical and bright posters, prints and artwork are just what you are looking for. Make learning the alphabet easy with alphabet ...
Home & Garden - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
2. Build Your Own Obamicon
Build Your Own Obamicon
Shepard Fairey's Hope image has been a pop culture phenomenon since it first appeared on Barack Obama's campaign literature and merchandise. Now, anyone can create their own "Obamicon" at Obamicon.Me.  Plus, find out how to buy your own Obamicon t-shirts, mugs, stamps and more!
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
3. Commuter Student Survival Guide
Commuter Student Survival Guide
Are you a commuter student, feeling lost and alone? Perhaps you're entering college soon and looking for advice? You've come to the right place, because as a former commuter student myself, I have some great tips, tricks and essential gear for you! There are lots of reasons why college students ...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:20
4. Gifts For Swimmers
Gifts For Swimmers
Does the swimmer in your life have a birthday coming up? Are you looking for a Christmas gift for the rubber ducky in your family? Is your friend Michael Phelps? If you haven't hit the swimming pool in a long time, you might not know what swimmers need or want, or the technological advances in...
Sports & Recreation - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
5. Chicago-Style Pepper and Egg Sandwich
Chicago-Style Pepper and Egg Sandwich
Throughout late winter and spring, people across Chicago enjoy a special seasonal treat on Friday nights - the Chicago Style Pepper and Egg Sandwich! A city that is rooted in Catholicism, Chicago also has a thriving food culture. When immigrants from Catholic countries like Italy came to Chicago ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
6. Vegetable Costumes
Vegetable Costumes
A Vegetable! Try a new fresh take on costumes this Halloween with some fresh vegetable costumes! Choose your favorite veggie - or the one you hate - and be the most unique person at the Halloween costume party this year! These vegetable costumes are perfect for going as a family - imagine a mom a...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
7. Fruit Costumes
Fruit Costumes
Ready for something really unique this Halloween? Try out one of these fresh and fruity Halloween costumes! Why fruit? Dressing up as a fruit will set you apart from the pack, and you will have a great chance at winning a Halloween costume contest with these fruit costumes! Plus, with healthy ea...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
8. Relay For Life Team Theme Ideas
Relay For Life Team Theme Ideas
Welcome! If you've found this page, you've probably already signed up for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life, gathered your friends and family to help raise money and walk, now you need a fun team theme! This lens will provide you will ideas on possible Relay For Life team themes, names, ...
Nonprofits - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:21
9. Relay For Life Fundraising Ideas
Relay For Life Fundraising Ideas
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a community based fundraiser that happens in neighborhoods across the globe. If you're reading this page, you probably already have an idea about the Relay experience. You've signed up your team, gathered your friends and family to help, now comes the...
Nonprofits - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:22
10. Best Books About Chicago
Best Books About Chicago
Chicago is a diverse and interesting city, and the books written about it are just as fascinating. From travel guides on seeing Chicago's most exciting or off the beaten path attractions, to mystery novels set against the skyline of the Windy City, to devoted narratives of Chicagoans' lov...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:27
11. Best Movies Set In Chicago
Best Movies Set In Chicago
Whether it is the comedy of John Hughes or the action of Batman, Chicago has played host to a variety of movie sets over the years. Who can forget iconic images of the Sears Tower, Lake Michigan, the Chicago River or O'Hare Airport in all sorts of movies from action to drama to comedy to everythi...
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
12. Newborn Halloween Costumes
Newborn Halloween Costumes
Baby's first Halloween? Time to check out Halloween costumes for newborns! Sure, it may be silly to dress up a newborn baby for Halloween, especially if he or she won't remember it later, but it is guaranteed to be a fun activity for your family - and the baby's grandparents are sure to love it t...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
13. Lenox Innocence Nativity Set
Lenox Innocence Nativity Set
The holidays are about creating lasting memories with your family, and the Lennox Innocence Nativity is a classic Christmas collectible that can be handed down through the generations, year after year. Inspired by Lenox's Innocence Opal china design, the Lennox Innocence Nativity is more than a ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:21
14. Winnie The Pooh Christmas Decorations, Ornaments, Movies and More!
Winnie The Pooh Christmas Decorations, Ornaments, Movies and More!
Christmas is coming, and everyone's favorite bear is ready to celebrate! Join Winnie The Pooh and the entire gang from Hundred Acres Woods for a seasonal celebration to outdo all others. Whether you are an old fan of Pooh Bear or you are introducing Winnie The Pooh to some youngsters, these Chri...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
15. Mother Christmas Ornaments - Christmas Ornament For Moms!
Mother Christmas Ornaments - Christmas Ornament For Moms!
This Christmas, buy a special ornament for the most special woman in your life - your mom! Mothers love Christmas ornaments just for them, and these Mom Christmas Ornaments are sure to be a hit for your Mom! Give on as a gift, a stocking stuffer, or as the tag to your present or gift bag. From w...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
16. Fitness Magazines
Fitness Magazines
Is your New Year's Resolution to live a more healthy lifestyle? These top rated fitness magazines are an inexpensive investment to make to keep your exercise and fitness routine on track. Many people start out strong in January, but by February their New Year's resolutions are forgotten - that's...
Sports & Recreation - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
17. Classic 1940s Christmas Movies
Classic 1940s Christmas Movies
Gather the kids and the grandparents, pop the corn, pour the hot chocolate and gather around the television for a fun family evening this holiday season. These classic Christmas movies from the 1940s are timeless in their entertainment and make for a wonderful family evening together. From old to...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:24
18. Pita Bread Appetizers
Pita Bread Appetizers
Welcome to my lens about Pita Bread Appetizers! These extremely easy and fun recipes will make a great addition to your dinner party, holiday meal or anytime - if I can make them, anyone can! Most of these recipes take just minutes to make, and can be made with kids in the kitchen or by college ...
Food & Cooking - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:24
19. Wedding Welcome Bags
Wedding Welcome Bags
If you're planning a wedding, it is very important to make your guests feel at home, especially those who have traveled from out of town to share your special day. Wedding welcome bags are a new trend that shows your gratitude and appreciation for your loved ones. Left at the hotel to greet your ...
Weddings - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
20. Norridge, IL: Island Within A City
Norridge, IL: Island Within A City
Located on the northwest side of the city of Chicago, the village of Norridge, Illinois is completely surrounded by Chicago, leading to the nickname of "island within a city". Learn more about how this small area was cut off from the rest of Chicago, and what's it has done in its short history.
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:21
21. Lynne Cox
Lynne Cox
The inspirational Lynne Cox is an open water swimmer from America who has written two books about her adventures in swimming around the globe.  Her athletic feats and records broken are varied and numerous, including being among the first teens to cross the Catalina Island channel in California, ...
Sports & Recreation - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:24
22. Top 5 Nintendo DS Video Games For Girls
Top 5 Nintendo DS Video Games For Girls
Does your daughter love playing her Nintendo DS? The Nintendo DS is one of the hottest toys this year, and boys and girls love to play - and parents love to keep kids occupied on long car rides or in waiting rooms. There are dozens of games available for the Nintendo DS systems, and its quickly b...
Video Games - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
23. How To Make Icebox Pickles
How To Make Icebox Pickles
How To Make Icebox Pickles I've always loved pickles, but I have never owned a canning machine. I've always wanted to make my own pickles, not to mention save some money at the grocery store! I searched long and hard before finally experimenting with various recipes and coming up with the very b...
Food & Cooking - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:24
24. Halloween Books For Preschoolers
Halloween Books For Preschoolers
This Halloween, delight your little ones with these top ten Halloween books for preschoolers. These are great read aloud books for family parties, storytime at the library or the Halloween party in the classroom, as well as suitable for individual one on one reading too. Just scary enough to inte...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:27
25. Orange Christmas Decorations
Orange Christmas Decorations
Who says that Christmas has to be red and green? If you're a fan of other colors, let your style shine through in your holiday decorating. Plus, if you start around Halloween, you may need to make only minor adjustments for an orange Christmas!
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
26. Desktop Christmas Trees
Desktop Christmas Trees
Make your desk at work the merriest place in the office with these desktop Christmas trees! We could all use a little holiday cheer at the end of the year, and if you're spending 40 hours a week at work, you deserve a little Christmas spirit at your desk too. Those long days of winter will seem t...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:20
27. Sushi Pack: Crime-fighting Sushi Superheroes!
Sushi Pack: Crime-fighting Sushi Superheroes!
Sushi Pack is a children's Saturday morning cartoon that is aired on CBS' Kewlopolis. It features a team of wasabi, salmon egg sushi, crab sushi, tuna sushi, and octopus sushi as they use teamwork and friendship to save the world. The Sushi Pack team lives in a donut shop with their human friend,...
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:20
28. Celebrate Your Stepmother!
Celebrate Your Stepmother!
Stepmothers hold a very special place in a child's life, and this page will help you acknowledge and thank your stepmother for her role in your life. Whether you have known your stepmother since you were very young, or she came into your life when you were an adult, a stepmother's love is a speci...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
29. Chicago Bulls Basketball
Chicago Bulls Basketball
They are Chicago's pride and joy - the unstoppable Chicago Bulls! One of the greatest dynasties in sports history, the Chicago Bulls have dominated the NBA for a generation! Learn more about Chicago Bulls news, history, roster and prospects for the coming year. Plus, buy Chicago Bulls tshirts, po...
Sports & Recreation - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:22
30. Newlywed Christmas Ornaments
Newlywed Christmas Ornaments
Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the newlyweds in your family? Want to get something truly unique for the engaged couple in your life? Christmas tree ornaments are one of those few treasured heirlooms that are unpacked and appreciated every year, packed away with love, and often passed do...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
31. Why Jenga is the Best Family Game
Why Jenga is the Best Family Game
Extensive research that comes from a lifetime of playing board games with family and friends has led me to the conclusion that Jenga is the BEST FAMILY GAME! Now, I give Jenga as gifts during the holidays, bring Jenga to parties, and always keep an extra at home. Virtually all ages can play this...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:21
32. Fall Wedding Favors
Fall Wedding Favors
Fall is a beautiful time to have a wedding! The colors are in bloom, the trees are bursting with beauty, and that fresh autumn air is all around. The natural beauty of the season provides a colorful backdrop, the weather is comfortable, and people are less likely to be traveling than in the summe...
Weddings - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:27
33. Alpana Singh: Sommelier and "Check, Please" Host
Alpana Singh: Sommelier and
Alpana Singh is perhaps the most beloved sommelier in all of Chicagoland. A wine expert at a very young age, Singh is the youngest person to achieve the rank of Master Sommelier, at age 21. She has worked with restaurants, including Everest and the Lettuce Entertain You chain. She hosts "Check, P...
Food & Cooking - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:27
34. Belleek Christmas Ornaments
Belleek Christmas Ornaments
Many people know Belleek as the famous Northern Ireland pottery and china company, but did you know they made gorgeous Christmas ornaments as well? These ornaments are beautiful traditional Irish ornaments that are perfect for heirlooms, special occasion gifts, and splurges for your own Christmas...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:28
35. St. Patrick's Day Lights - Green Lights, Shamrock Lights and more!
St. Patrick's Day Lights - Green Lights, Shamrock Lights and more!
Show your Irish pride or just join in the festive nature of St. Patrick's Day by decorating with St. Patrick's Day lighting! Choose from a variety of green lights, shamrock lights, stringed lights, light bulbs and other fun St. Patrick's Day lighting. All selections on this list are efficiently p...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:28
36. Dorothea Lange
Dorothea Lange
Dorothea Lange was America's most prominent Depression-era photographer, and can be considered the mother of of American documentary photography. Her work exposed the real life consequences of the Depression on people, and was funded by the Farm Security Administration. She won many awards, and l...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
37. Wooden Christmas Ornaments
Wooden Christmas Ornaments
Christmas ornament trends this year are returning to simple and traditional ornaments, and that means wooden Christmas tree ornaments are flying off the shelves this holiday season! With a new appreciation for natural materials, particularly in holiday and home decor, wooden Christmas ornaments a...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:15
38. Baby's First Thanksgiving
Baby's First Thanksgiving
Is this the first turkey day for your little one? Make this special family holiday one to remember as you give thanks for your new special blessing at the Thanksgiving table this year. Your loved ones are sure to have their cameras out, so make sure your baby's ready for the paparazzi with these ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:28
39. Scott Pilgrim T-shirts
Scott Pilgrim T-shirts
Scott Pilgrim fever is sweeping across the nation! The popular movie "Scott Pilgrim vs The World" has been released nationwide and is making its way across the globe. Sure to be a cult classic in years to come, the movie has introduces thousands of new fans to the popular "Scott Pilgrim" graphic ...
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:27
40. DIY Fillable Ornaments
DIY Fillable Ornaments
This DIY Christmas craft project is fun and easy for all ages! Using acrylic fillable ball ornaments, you can create your own personalized and special ball ornament for your Christmas tree, simply by filing the ornament with items special to you or the person for whom you are making it! From simp...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:24
41. Disney Princess & Me Dolls
Disney Princess & Me Dolls
They are the sensation that flew off the shelves in Christmas 2010, and demand for them is not going to decrease anytime soon - Disney Princess & Me Dolls! These larger "friend" dolls, inspired by Disney's beloved Princess characters, are being released in time for 2011. The collection includes ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:20
42. Vintage Chicago Travel Posters
Vintage Chicago Travel Posters
Please enjoy these vintage prints of Chicago postcards, turned into posters suitable for framing. Go retro with these colorful prints of days gone by, enjoyed in the beautiful city of Chicago. Whether you are a Chicagoan, former Chicagoan, or just loved visiting the Windy City, you'll love these ...
Home & Garden - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:21
43. Best Apps For Women
Best Apps For Women
Welcome to the world of Android smartphones! Now that you have a smartphone, how can you utilize it to make your life easier? Sure, you probably know how to send text messages, check your email, maybe even post to Facebook or Twitter or play games, but there are many more ways you can use your An...
Computers & Electronics - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:21
44. Battlestar Galactica Gifts
Battlestar Galactica Gifts
Battlestar Galactica, the popular science fiction television show which aired on the Sci Fi network, was the story of humans struggling to survive in a war with Cylon robots. It was first created in the 1970s, but re-imagined by Ronald Moore with a new series beginning in 2004.  It was one of the...
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:27
45. Pickup Truck Christmas Ornaments
Pickup Truck Christmas Ornaments
If you are a fan of pickup trucks, or know someone who is, don't miss these nostalgic and gorgeous pickup truck Christmas ornaments. Celebrate the traditions of the season, remembering when you'd pile in the back of Dad's pickup to go cut down a Christmas tree... you can practically smell the pin...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:15
46. Funny Food - Posters and Paintings
Funny Food - Posters and Paintings
Redecorating your kitchen? Launching a new restaurant? Opening up a cafe? Or just tired of looking at the same old dining room walls? One of the fastest and most economical ways to give your kitchen or restaurant a face life is through a few pieces of art. The following posters and paintings are ...
Food & Cooking - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
47. American Cancer Society Relay For Life
American Cancer Society Relay For Life
The lens will teach you about the Relay For Life fundraiser from the American Cancer Society. Learn about the Relay philosophy and the Relay experience and you'll want to start a team of your own! Remember, Cancer Never Sleeps, and Neither Do Relayers! My family has participated in the American ...
Nonprofits - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:04
48. Belt Bags
Belt Bags
Belt Bags are the hottest spring and summer fashion trend this year. Far from the stodgy fanny packs of our parents generation, belt bags are now a designer item, and styles are available for casual, dressy, and every occasion in between. At different price points and made of different materials,...
Fashion & Beauty - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:21
49. Stargate Atlantis Gifts: DVDs, Books, T-shirts, Toys and Collectibles
Stargate Atlantis Gifts: DVDs, Books, T-shirts, Toys and Collectibles
If you're searching for the perfect gift for the Stargate Atlantis fan in your life, or just want to buy something to commemorate the hit sci fi television series for yourself, look no further!  This curated list of the best Stargate Atlantic DVDs, books, t-shirts, toys and collectibles is al...
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:20
50. Chicago History Museum
Chicago History Museum
Formerly known as the Chicago Historical Society, the Chicago History Museum is one of Chicago's great museum treasures. It is a privately endowed, independent institution devoted to collecting, interpreting, and presenting the rich multicultural history of Chicago and Illinois, and is a must-vis...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:21
51. Spring Wedding Favors
Spring Wedding Favors
So you're planning a spring wedding - congratulations! Springtime, when flowers bloom and the world is lush and green, is a wonderful time to celebrate your new beginning as a married couple. Spring wedding favors can come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and you can, of course, personalize depe...
Weddings - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:21
52. Studs Terkel: Author, Historian, Broadcaster, Actor
Studs Terkel: Author, Historian, Broadcaster, Actor
Learn about Studs Terkel, the Chicago author, historian, broadcaster and actor widely regarded as America's greatest conversationalist. Bringing the oral histories of the average Joe to light, Studs was a revolutionary in our time. His countless books, radio show, and interviews are treasures as ...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
53. Elmo's Halloween
Elmo's Halloween
It's almost Halloween, and everyone's favorite furry red monster and his friends are gearing up for celebrations on Sesame Street! Our beloved Elmo is ready to celebrate with pumpkins, candy, trick or treating, and all kinds of fun things to see or do. If you are a fan of Elmo and his Sesame Stre...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
54. Best Foodie Gifts
Best Foodie Gifts
Are you a foodie, or is there a special food-loving kitchen dweller in your life?  Sometimes, you just have to splurge on the good stuff, and holidays are a perfect time to buy a special foodie gift.  What could be more romantic than cooking on Valentine's day with your sweetie? Here is a curated...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:27
55. Chicago Politicians
Chicago Politicians
There's a reason Chicago is called "The Windy City", and it isn't because of the wind coming in off Lake Michigan - the real origins of the term refer to the "wind" coming out of the mouths of Chicago politicians! Love them or hate them, Chicago's political leaders have been influential not only ...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:22
56. Paczki Day In Chicago
Paczki Day In Chicago
It's the most delicious day of the Spring in Chicago - Paczki Day! Never heard of packzkis? They're a delicious Polish doughnut primarily eaten on Fat Tuesday (the day before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent). Paczkis consist of deep fried dough in a circle shape, filled with jelly or some...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
57. The Bridesmaid's Survival Guide
The Bridesmaid's Survival Guide
Eventually, it will happen to every woman... you get a call, or you meet your friend at a restaurant, she excitedly pulls out her hand to reveal the good news - she's engaged! As you reach in to hug her or express your excitement over the phone, you hear those five little words every woman is bou...
Weddings - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:20
58. Kidizoom Twist Camera
Kidizoom Twist Camera
The Kidizoom Twist Camera has arrived, just in time for this year's holiday shopping! The newest edition in Vtech's popular line of cameras made for children ages 3 to 9 years old, the Kidizoom Twist has all the durability, interactiveness and fun of the Vtech series of cameras designed just for ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:27
59. Black Diamond Jewelry
Black Diamond Jewelry
This season's hottest jewelry trend - and the perfect gift for the holidays - is black diamonds! Black diamond jewelry comes in a variety of styles, price ranges and sizes, and is a perfect accessory for any jewelry lover. Advantages of black diamond jewelry include the ability to match it with ...
Fashion & Beauty - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:21
60. Top Five Culinary Mystery Series
Top Five Culinary Mystery Series
Move over chick lit, there's a new genre in town taking over library shelves and bookstore windows - Culinary Mysteries! Recent years have seen an explosion of female protagonists in mystery novels, and as more and more women pick up mysteries, their offerings have become more diverse and their ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
61. The Art Institute of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago was founded in 1879 as both a museum and school. Built on rubble from the 1871 Chicago fire, the museum housed a collection of plaster casts and sought to acquire and exhibit art of all kinds and to conduct programs of education. Today, the Art Institute of Chicago's ...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
62. Mike Royko
Mike Royko
Learn more about Mike Royko, Chicago's Pulitzer prize winning journalist. With a career that spanned a generation and three newspapers - Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Sun-Times, and the Chicago Tribune - Mike Royko is perhaps the best known voice of Chicago journalism. Considered an "Everyman C...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
63. Ada Lovelace: The First Programmer
Ada Lovelace: The First Programmer
Ada Lovelace was a woman of high class in the early 1800s. Her work on Charles Babbage's mechanical machine, which was essentially an early computer, earned her the distinction of being the very first person to write programs for a computer.
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:21
64. Andrew Greeley
Andrew Greeley
Chicagoan Fr. Andrew Greeley was a Catholic priest and sociologist who is the author of many works of fiction and non-fiction.  Among his accomplishments is a Chicago newspaper column and several fictional serieses including the Blackie Ryan mysteries and the Nuala McGrail mysteries.  In 2008, Fa...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
65. Appletters - The New Domino Word Game!
Appletters - The New Domino Word Game!
Do you enjoy word games like Scrabble and Bananagrams, or are you constantly playing Words With Friends on your phone? Fans of word games will love the new game from the makers of Bananagrams - Appletters! Appletters is, like Bananagrams, a domino game featuring word tiles. Players connect lette...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
66. Christmas Cheese Boards
Christmas Cheese Boards
Cheese and crackers are one of the most common appetizers for the holiday season, and a great way to give your family something to snack on while you finish the cooking. These Christmas themed cheese boards, cutting boards and trays are a great way to make your snacks festive! Encompassing a rang...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:15
67. Chicago Holiday Train
Chicago Holiday Train
Get on the Holiday Train! The Chicago Transit Authority operates Santa's Holiday Train every year, taking tourists and locals alike around the city and spreading a bit of seasonal cheer! If you are a Chicago local or if you're visiting from out of town, the CTA Holiday Train is a great and inexpe...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
68. A Chicago Christmas
A Chicago Christmas
Every region has their own peculiar holiday celebrations, and the city of Chicago, Illinois is no different. Whether you are a Chicago resident, a former Chicagoan returning home for the holidays, or far away and want to put a little Chicago in your Christmas, read on to learn more about making y...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
69. All Things Chicago Headquarters
All Things Chicago Headquarters
This page is for All Things Chicago - Chicagoans, places to visit in Chicago, Chicago history, Chicago things - anything you can think of that is related to the city of Chicago, Illinois.  Check out all the lenses below, and add your favorites too!
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:28
70. Grandparents Christmas Ornaments - Holiday Decorations for Grandma and Grandpa
Grandparents Christmas Ornaments - Holiday Decorations for Grandma and Grandpa
Are you someone who thinks it's just not Christmas without your Grandma's apple pie? Does your holiday feel incomplete until Grandpa does his reading of "The Night Before Christmas"? Family traditions are so important, and as the older generation ages, holiday traditions and creating lasting memo...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:26
71. Christmas Toys For Dogs - What Your Dog Wants Under The Christmas Tree!
Christmas Toys For Dogs - What Your Dog Wants Under The Christmas Tree!
This holiday season, don't forget the furriest member of your family! Pick up some Christmas themed dog toys to spread the holiday cheer to your pet, as well as keep him or her busy while you open your own presents on Christmas morning. Your dog deserves to open some presents too! Below I have c...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
72. Veggie Tales Kids Gardening Fun!
Veggie Tales Kids Gardening Fun!
Do your kids love to garden? Do they miss the outdoors during the long winters? The Veggie Tales Kids Gardening products are the perfect holiday or birthday gift that keeps on giving! Your children will learn the joys of growing their own plants and vegetables and have fun too! Perfect for homes...
Home & Garden - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
73. Sing-A-Ma-Jig Dolls
Sing-A-Ma-Jig Dolls
"They're cute, they're zany, they're the latest singing sensation! They're...The Sing-a-ma-jigs!" These adorable plush toys chatter, sing and harmonize with others. Just squeeze your Sing-a-ma-jigs' tummy or hand to make it mouth open wide for musical fun! Buy one or a whole choir of them to har...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
74. Pastel Christmas Ornaments
Pastel Christmas Ornaments
This year's newest trend in Christmas ornaments and decorations is pastel! Inspired by the shabby chic design ethic with a little whimsy and brightness thrown in, this year's pastel Christmas ornaments will look fabulous on your tree and around your home this holiday season! From gorgeous hand-bl...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
75. Great Easter Movies For Kids
Great Easter Movies For Kids
Start a new Easter tradition with your family this year, and sit down after the meal for a great family friendly Easter movie! These movies will entertain your children, and are well done enough to hold the attention of adults as well. All films selected here are suitable for all ages, which mean...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
76. Five People To Make Your Valentine
Five People To Make Your Valentine
St. Valentine's Day is celebrated in many parts of the world as a day for showing love, particularly romantic love. But it's not just red roses and smooching your sweetie that are called for on Valentine's Day - it's also a great day to reach out to those who might need your encouragement, love, ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:21
77. Halloween Treats In Hospitals
Halloween Treats In Hospitals
Halloween is a time for dressing up, trick or treating, and stuffing yourself full of candy - right? Well, to some it is, but for many children in hospitals or with medical challenges, candy, or even solid food, is not something that they can eat. Having spent some time in children's hospitals o...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
78. Green Toys For Tweens
Green Toys For Tweens
It's hard to decide what to give tweens on special occasions, and even harder if you are striving to be environmentally conscious in your gift-giving. Birthdays, holidays and other occasions are a great time to encourage your tween or teen's interest in environmental issues, and giving eco-consci...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:20
79. Best Hotels In Chicago
Best Hotels In Chicago
Planning a visit to beautiful Chicago, Illinois? Your first concern may be where you should stay during your visit to Chicago - what are the best hotels in Chicago, you may be asking. Luckily, the city has many excellent hotels to choose from. In fact, FOUR Chicago hotels landed in Travel & Leisu...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
80. Microwave Chocolate Pretzel Circles
Microwave Chocolate Pretzel Circles
This is a quick and easy microwave recipe that anyone can do, even kids! The salty pretzels and sweet chocolate are a delicious combination, and you won't be able to eat just one!
Food & Cooking - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
81. Pairs in Pears
Pairs in Pears
Are you a fan of crossword puzzles? Do you like word games like Scrabble? Are you seeking to increase your vocabulary skills and have fun too! The makers of Bananagrams and Appleletters have created a new word game that is fun for the whole family - Pairs In Pears! It's a race to finish as playe...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
82. Adler Planetarium
Adler Planetarium
The Adler Planetarium, America's First Planetarium, was founded in 1930 by Chicago business leader Max Adler. It was the very first planetarium built in the Western Hemisphere and today, remains the oldest in existence. It opened on May 12, 1930 on Chicagos Northerly Island, now know as the Musue...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:24
83. The Amazing Adventures Of Kavalier And Clay
The Amazing Adventures Of Kavalier And Clay
There's a reason that this book won the Pulitzer Prize, among other awards. A strange tale that takes you around the globe and through decades of two cousins' lives, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay is one book that is utterly compelling. Page after page, you won't be able ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
84. Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago is a private Jesuit Catholic university established in Chicago in 1870. It was founded by the Roman Catholic religious order of the Society of Jesus, and is named after their patron saint, Saint Ignatius of Loyola.  Located on Chicago's lake front in the Rogers Park ...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:27
85. A Visit From The Goon Squad
A Visit From The Goon Squad
I loved this book! Focusing on the relationship between Bennie Salazar, a record exec who used to be a punk rocker, and Sasha, his assistant, the book travels through time in a series of stories involving the two main characters as well as other people's lives intersecting in weird and wonderful ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
86. The Gift of Ice - Five Frozen Treats
The Gift of Ice - Five Frozen Treats
Chill out with these cool kitchen gadgets that take ice to new levels of deliciousness. Whether you're sweltering in the heat of summer or just need a frozen treat during the winter, you'll chill out with these five icy kitchen gadgets. Perfect for a unique hostess gift, these frozen treat gadget...
Food & Cooking - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:03
87. Summer Wedding Favors
Summer Wedding Favors
Summertime, one of the most popular times of year for weddings! The sun is shining, the weather is warm, the great outdoors are calling - no wonder so many people get married this time of year. If you are getting married this summer, you may find yourself searching for unique and memorable weddi...
Weddings - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:04
88. The Long Tail
The Long Tail
If you haven't read this book yet, and you're in any kind of marketing or sales field, you'll be kicking yourself for not getting to it sooner. Not only is this a fascinating history of the modern marketing and sales field, it is also an easy to understand breakdown of modern economics. I can't b...
Business & Work - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
89. Me 2.0
Me 2.0
Me 2.0 is a must-read for both recent graduates and mid-career professionals. With easy to understand explanations of the world of social media as well as step by step instructions on how to build your own personal brand, Me 2.0 is the "What Color Is Your Parachute" for this generation! Dan Schaw...
Business & Work - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
90. Lost At Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries
Lost At Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries
Jon Ronson, a New York Times-bestselling author, is known for his penchant for writing about the weirder parts of our modern world with a certain weirdness himself. You might see aspects of Gonzo journalism in his reporting, as he is often a major character in the story and research. Given his su...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:28
91. Top 10 Halloween Music Videos
Top 10 Halloween Music Videos
Ready for some spooky fun this Halloween? Check out the top ten Halloween music videos below for some scary fun for music fans! There are a lot of ways to use this list - * create a playlist and show the videos at your Halloween party * click through to the links to purchase the music and make a...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:27
92. Orange Halloween Costumes
Orange Halloween Costumes
Do you ever feel like all the good Halloween costumes have been taken? Don't want to invest time and money in a costume you'll wear only once, if you are lucky? If you go as a color - like orange - you can wear different pieces of the costume in your regular wardrobe year-round. Plus, not many p...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:47:04
93. Halloween Beverages
Halloween Beverages
Attention Halloween Party hosts! Keep the theme of your party going all the way do the Halloween beverages you serve with these delicious drinks for Halloween parties, get togethers, and family nights. Halloween themed beverages add an extra element of fun to any gathering, and since Halloween on...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
94. Haunted Chicago
Haunted Chicago
Why is Chicago such a haunted city? No one knows - perhaps it is the ghosts of the souls who died in the Great Chicago Fire, or maybe its the spirits of Chicago's pre-European settlers, or maybe its just the many people who lived, loved and died in Chicago over the last few centuries - in any eve...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:27
95. Halloween Dog Toys
Halloween Dog Toys
Halloween is a fun time for humans, but for dogs and other pets, it can be nerve-wracking. Lots of extra noise, children ringing the doorbell, neighbors in odd costumes, and perhaps even getting hit by some "tricks" can cause your dog anxiety or fear. It's important to take the time to make sure ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:28
96. Low Power FM Radio (LPFM)
Low Power FM Radio (LPFM)
Low Power FM Radio consists of broadcasting to a small, community-localized area at low power. Many community radio stations in the United States are LPFM or Low Power FM radio stations.  There is currently a movement to expand low power FM radio, and a pending bill, The Local Community Radio Act...
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:20
97. St. Patrick's Day Music
St. Patrick's Day Music
Happy St. Patrick's Day! You can't celebrate the Irish without bringing some music into the party, so check out this carefully selected list of twenty great Irish songs for St. Patrick's day - click through to download them all and create your own St. Patrick's Day playlist. Image: Pixomar / Fre...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
98. Chicago Flag
Chicago Flag
What's blue and white and starred with red? The official municipal flag of the city of Chicago, Illinois! Read on to learn more about the history Chicago flag, current news about the Chicago flag, and places where you can buy Chicago flags and other flag related merchandise of your own! OFFICIAL...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:20
99. Chicago Christmas Ornaments
Chicago Christmas Ornaments
Deck your halls with your favorite Chicago sports team, or show your family's local heritage in the land of Lincoln with these Chicago and Illinois themed Christmas Ornaments. Why not let the kids do an entire mini-tree all in Chicago ornaments? The possibilities are endless - happy holidays and ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
100. Jane Byrne: 50th Mayor of Chicago
Jane Byrne: 50th Mayor of Chicago
Learn about Jane Byrne, the 50th Mayor of Chicago! Elected in 1979, Jane Byrne was the first and so far only female Mayor of the city of Chicago. She is remembered as the Mayor who was elected due to the prior Mayor Bilandic's poor performance during January snowstorms that year, and is commonly ...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
101. Christmas Bobbleheads
Christmas Bobbleheads
Your Christmas decorations aren't complete without a Christmas themed bobblehead, wacky wobbler or head knocker! Perfect for the top of the mantle or on your desk at work, these cute and clever Christmas bobbleheads take up little space but provide a lot of laughs and enjoyment. Choose from well ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:27
102. Father Christmas Ornaments - Christmas Ornaments For Dad!
Father Christmas Ornaments - Christmas Ornaments For Dad!
If anyone did a survey of the most challenging person to shop for, I'd bet we'd all agree that Dad is at the top of that list! What do you get for the man who has everything, wants nothing, and is happy with a new pair of socks and a cup of coffee on Christmas morning? We've all done the ties, th...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
103. Shepard Fairey - Biography, Prints, Books, DVDs and More!
Shepard Fairey - Biography, Prints, Books, DVDs and More!
Shepard Fairey's iconic Hope painting helped America to visualize change in 2008, artistically defining Barack Obama's presidential campaign.  The contemporary artist and champion of the street art scene probably never thought that his painting would become a historical image certain to b...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:30
104. Disney Dance Star Mickey
Disney Dance Star Mickey
Everyone's favorite mouse is ready to dance the day away! Disney's latest toy for the holiday season is Disney Dance Star Mickey, and he's already being named to the "hot toy" list from Toys R Us and other retailers. Mickey walks, talks, and dances to the music, and is sure to make your child's p...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:22
105. Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman is a journalist, syndicated columnist and author.  She is known as the voice of progressive investigative reporting, and is perhaps most famously known as host of the radio program "Democracy Now", which airs on public and community radio stations and television stations across the co...
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:22
106. Jesse Jackson Jr
Jesse Jackson Jr
Chicago politician Jesse Jackson Jr. is the son of the legendary civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson. He has represented the 2nd congressional district in Illinois since 1995, worked in the field of civil rights, collaborated with his father on several books, and was a national chairman fo...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:23
107. Gluten Free Easter Baskets
Gluten Free Easter Baskets
On Easter morning, kids rush downstairs to see what the Easter Bunny has left them and sneak a few sweet treats before dressing up in their Sunday best and heading to church for Easter services. But for children (and kids at heart!) who suffer from Celiac disease and other illnesses, the thrill o...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
108. Metro: Chicago's Independent Concert Venue
Metro: Chicago's Independent Concert Venue
Metro is one of the country's most renowned independent concert venues. Established in July 1982, Metro has become a playground for new and developing local artists as well as showcasing the best cutting edge bands from around the globe for over two decades. Read below for a history of Metro, pho...
Music - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
109. Halloween Flashlights
Halloween Flashlights
Halloween is a time for family fun, and trick or treating is a well loved tradition. This year when your kids are trick or treating, make sure they are safe and visible to cars and others by giving them a Halloween flashlight to take with them. Help prevent tragic accidents in your neighborhood t...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
110. St. Patrick's Day in Chicago
St. Patrick's Day in Chicago
Chicago has one of the largest populations of Irish-Americans, and that makes St. Patrick's Day a huge celebration in the city of Chicago! From family events to food, parade to the dying of the river green, music, merriment and more - Chicago is a great place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Below...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
111. St. Patrick's Day Apps for Android
St. Patrick's Day Apps for Android
Get in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day with these St. Patrick's Day apps for Android smart phones and mobile devices, from wallpaper to games to entertainment and more! You can download these apps to your phone (many of them are free) and get your Irish up for the holiday season. So if you're loo...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:30
112. Baby's First St. Patrick's Day
Baby's First St. Patrick's Day
Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day! Celebrate your baby's first St. Patrick's Day with these adorable outfits sure to make any little laddy or lass the shining star of your St. Patrick's Day festivities. Dress up your Irish princess and little leprechaun in cute shamrock onsies for the holiday...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:15
113. Gifts For Ice Skaters
Gifts For Ice Skaters
Looking for the perfect Christmas or birthday gift for the ice skater in your life? Their dedication to their art and sport, their time commitment, and their passion - ice skaters are admired not only by the fans in the stands but also by their loved ones. Treat your special ice skater with these...
Sports & Recreation - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
114. Valentine's Day Apps For Android
Valentine's Day Apps For Android
Get in the spirit of Valentine's Day with these Valentine's day apps for Android smart phones and mobile devices! You can download these apps to your phone (many of them are free) and get back that loving feeling. Or, surprise your Valentine on Valentine's day by downloading one of these sweet ap...
Computers & Electronics - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
115. Valentine's Day Toys For Dogs - Valentine Dog Toys For Your Pup!
Valentine's Day Toys For Dogs - Valentine Dog Toys For Your Pup!
He's the one person who is always there for you, no matter what. She greets you every day with a kiss and undeniable love. Seeing you is the highlight of his day. I'm not talking about your spouse or kids - I mean your dog! Doesn't your dog deserve some Valentine's Day love too? After all, he or...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:15
116. Valentine's Day Brunch
Valentine's Day Brunch
Ready to celebrate Valentine's Day? Brunch or breakfast is often the perfect time to make time for your Valentine, given busy schedules or work hours, and you can easily make this Valentine's Day brunch special with these romantic brunch in bed ideas. Or, perhaps you're a parent looking for a me...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
117. Baby's First Valentine's Day
Baby's First Valentine's Day
Every "first" holiday is a fun occasion with a new baby in your life, and Valentine's Day is no different! Show your love for the new little one who has captured your heart with these fun Valentine's Day gifts for babies. After all, Valentine's Day is all about love, and who is more lovable than ...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:25
118. Candy Stocking Stuffers
Candy Stocking Stuffers
Does your Christmas tradition include something sweet in the stockings? Do you love candy and treats? Check out these candy stocking stuffers for a Christmas morning sure to be sweet and delicious. This list goes beyond the same old candy canes in the stocking idea - from humorous "coal" and "po...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
119. Stocking Stuffers For Writers
Stocking Stuffers For Writers
Wish your writer a happy holiday season with these stocking stuffers just for him or her! If your writer has been nice, Santa wants them to have a special something in their Christmas stocking to encourage and entertain them while they write. If you're stumped about what to get the writer or aut...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:15
120. Top Ten Business Gifts Under $25
Top Ten Business Gifts Under $25
Search for the perfect business gift can be a challenge - you know you need to give something to your customers, vendors, clients or employees, but finding something appropriate - and within your budget - can be a challenge. While no one thing will be the right fit for every single person on your...
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:27
121. Winter Wedding Favors
Winter Wedding Favors
Planing a winter wedding? Wintertime is fast becoming one of the most popular times of year for weddings! With gorgeous white snow, beautiful deep jewel tones, and amazing winter flowers, winter is a great time for a wedding! If you are getting married this winter, you may find yourself searchin...
Weddings - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
122. Lovely Lace Fashion
Lovely Lace Fashion
Lovely lace fashion is back! You know it's official when pop stars start wearing it, and Beyonce is the most sparkling of all stars. Her latest video, featuring her in a black lace bodysuit, is a clear call - Lace Fashion is back this year! Lovely lace fashion doesn't just mean frilly dresses an...
Fashion & Beauty - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
123. Thanksgiving Board Books For Children
Thanksgiving Board Books For Children
Thanksgiving is not just a time of family and celebration of blessings, but also a time for teaching your children about the joys of being thankful. The entire holiday is a "teachable moment", and one that you can begin at a young age by sharing stories of thankfulness and gratitude with the kids...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
124. Hannah Swensen Mysteries- Delicious Murder Mysteries!
Hannah Swensen Mysteries-  Delicious Murder Mysteries!
Spunky Hannah Swensen is Lake Eden Minnesota's resident bakery owner - and amateur slueth! Somehow, in between baking delicious cookies, dealing with her family, and caring for a needy cat, Hannah keeps finding herself in the middle of murder mysteries. Armed with a talent for finding dead bodies...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:21
125. Christmas Android Apps for Kids
Christmas Android Apps for Kids
Entertain your family this holiday with great Christmas themed holiday apps for Android phones and tablets! Tablets and smartphones aren't just for adults anymore - who hasn't seen their child swipe a phone and start playing their favorite game or watching a video? With the growing popularity of ...
Computers & Electronics - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:27
126. Ornament Addict - Unique Christmas Ornaments!
Ornament Addict - Unique Christmas Ornaments!
Welcome to ORNAMENT ADDICT HEADQUARTERS! If you love to collect Christmas ornaments or give them as gifts, you'll be at home here. We've collected a list of the most unique Christmas ornaments available online, and compiled them into a handy list for your shopping. Stocking stuffers, gift tags,...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:30
127. Entrepreneurs' Bookshelf
Entrepreneurs' Bookshelf
Whether you have been in business for decades or are just starting to germinate the seed of a business idea, all entrepreneurs need good advice sometime. The best entrepreneurs have a bookshelf full of words of wisdom to refer to their their businesses develop, and are constantly adding new ideas...
Business & Work - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:27
128. Frozen Grapes
Frozen Grapes
If you've never had frozen grapes before, you are missing out on a healthy, delicious and refreshing summertime treat! As a sweet snack or low calorie dessert, frozen grapes are a perfect compliment to your summer menus. Easy to make and store, why not have some on hand for your next BBQ, or just...
Food & Cooking - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:27
129. JenOfChicago's Bookshelf
JenOfChicago's Bookshelf
Reading is one of my favorite activities - and I love to share my favorites with other people too. From fiction to business, biography to children's books - I read it all! I've collected all of my book review lenses below for you in one easy place. Browse below and see my take on these books, lo...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
130. JenOfChicago's Halloween Lensography
JenOfChicago's Halloween Lensography
SquidBOO! It's Halloween time, one of my favorite times of the year. Read below for costume ideas, treats and tricks, and all kinds of Halloween fun! I've gathered some great Halloween ideas for you including: Vegetable Costumes - haven't you always wanted to win the costume contest? These uniqu...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
131. Arne Duncan - United States Education Secretary
Arne Duncan - United States Education Secretary
Arne Duncan is one of the most successful educators in Chicago public school history. He is also an advisor and friend to President Barack Obama, and serves as Education Secretary in the Obama administration.
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:22
132. Nixon Monopoly Watch
Nixon Monopoly Watch
Newly released this spring by esteemed watchmaker Nixon, the unisex Monopoly watch is classy and classic at the same time, and makes a wonderful holiday gift this season. Made of stainless-steel and with a mineral crystal face, this streamlined and bold watch goes from corporate boardrooms to cam...
Fashion & Beauty - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:28
133. Chicago Gifts
Chicago Gifts
Are you a Chicagoan who is proud of your city? A Chicago native homesick for the Windy City? Just a fan of all things Chicago? Look no further for the best Chicago-themed books, movies, gifts and more! Whether you are shopping for a birthday present or just picking up something for yourself, the...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
134. Congressional Progressive Caucus
Congressional Progressive Caucus
Learn about the Congressional Progressive Caucus, the single largest partisan caucus in the United States House of Representatives, which works together to advance progressive issues and causes. The Congressional Progressive Caucus is one of the country's most organized political caucuses.
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
135. Baby Pandas Video Showcase
Baby Pandas Video Showcase
Is there anything more adorable than a baby panda? I can't think of anything! If you're feeling blue or just need a little diversion from your workday, click on one of the links below to see baby pandas in action. Be sure to bookmark this page and come back often!
Pets & Animals - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:28
136. Chris Hughes: Obama's Online Organizer
Chris Hughes: Obama's Online Organizer
Chris Hughes was a co-founder of the popular social networking website Facebook, but left his job in order to become the online organizer for now-President Barack Obama's campaign.  He now spends his time involved in various busineses including a venture capital firm and political consulting ...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
137. Roland Burris: Illinois Senator
Roland Burris: Illinois Senator
Former Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris was been named by then-Governor Rod Blagojevich to fill Barack Obama's former Senate Seat in early 2009. His term is now over and he is back in Chicago and retired. Read more below about the career of Roland Burris.
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
138. Kirsten Gillibrand
Kirsten Gillibrand
Kristen Gillibrand has been appointed to fill the New York State Senate seat of now Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton. She was elected and is climbing her way up the political ladder in Washington DC! Read more about the newest and youngest Senator below!
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:28
139. What Color Is Your Parachute
What Color Is Your Parachute
This book is the definitive career and job search manual of our century. It has been published so many times and in so many languages, there's a reason why people keep coming back. This book takes you through not only techniques on how to find a job, but also self-reflection and introspection on ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:28
140. Dick Durbin
Dick Durbin
Illinois' senior Senator, Dick Durbin, is one of Congress' most powerful leaders.  The Senior Senator from the state of Illinois, Dick Durbin has served in the Senate since 1996, and before that represented Illinois in the House for several decades.  He is currently the Democratic Party W...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
141. Resurrection High School
Resurrection High School
Learn about single sex education in Chicago at Resurrection High School, a college preparatory high school for young women.  With a unique mission, and dedication to Catholic college prepatory education for girls, Resurrection stands apart from more high schools in Chicago.
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
142. Illinois State Flag
Illinois State Flag
About the symbol The state flag of Illinois shows the emblem portion of the official state seal on a field of white. Beneath the seal is the word "Illinois" in blue. How did it become a state symbol? (from Illinois Blue Book, 1983-1984) Illinois has had two official state flags. The first wa...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
143. Luis Gutierrez
Luis Gutierrez
During his eight terms in the U.S. House, Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez has worked to establish himself as an effective legislator and energetic spokesman on behalf of his constituents in Illinois' Fourth District.
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:23
144. Lisa Madigan: IL Attorney General
Lisa Madigan: IL Attorney General
Learn more about Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. Elected in 2003, she is the first female attorney general for Illinois. She is a Democrat and the daughter of the legendary Chicago politician Michael Madigan, who has served as Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives for the last ...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:23
145. David Plouffe: Obama's Campaign Manager
David Plouffe: Obama's Campaign Manager
Learn more about Obama campaign manager David Plouffe, who is now a White House advisor. He wrote a book based on the campaign, gives speeches on his organizing strategies, and is a partner at the consulting firm AKP&D Message and Media.
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:23
146. Rahm Emanuel
Rahm Emanuel
Former Congressman, Democratic strategist, and White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel is on the move! He has left the White House in the Fall of 2010 and successfully ran for Mayor of Chicago, winning the election on February 22, 2011. He will begin his term in a few months.
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
147. Double Door: Best Club In Wicker Park
Double Door: Best Club In Wicker Park
Located in Chicago's historic Wicker Park neighborhood, Double Door has been serving Chicago music fans since 1994. Thousands and thousands people have seen concerts at Double Door since it has opened, and it remains one of the most respected and important music venues in Chicago today.
Music - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:22
148. Chicago Independent Radio Project
Chicago Independent Radio Project
Learn all about the efforts of The Chicago Independent Radio Project (aka CHIRP) to bring a new low power FM community radio station to Chicago. Read below for some history, photos, and what you can do to help bring a new community radio station to Chicago!
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:22
149. Samsung Glyde: Reviews, Tips, Tricks & Accessories
Samsung Glyde: Reviews, Tips, Tricks & Accessories
The Samsung Glyde is a touch-screen mobile phone from Verizon Wireless. It was released in May 2008 in Verizon stores, and remains one of their most popular phones. Some of its most notable features include touch screen navigation, a 2.0 megapixel camera and camcorder with flash, customizable sho...
Computers & Electronics - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
150. Elena Kagan: Supreme Court Justice
Elena Kagan: Supreme Court Justice
Lawyer Elena Kagan has made her mark on the world of United States law, and is currently nominated for U.S. Supreme Court Justice. She currently serves as the Solicitor General of the United States of America, and was previously the Dean of Harvard Law School, a professor of law at the University...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:23
151. Virtuality - Ron Moore's latest Sci Fi Miniseries
Virtuality - Ron Moore's latest Sci Fi Miniseries
Virtuality is the new television sci fi show from Ron Moore (Star Trek, Battlestar Galacitica). Beginning June 26, 2009, Virtuality will air Friday nights on the Fox network, and stars an ensemble cast including Clea Duvall, Sienna Guillory, Jimmi Simpson, Ritchie Coster, James D'Arcy, Nikolaj Co...
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
152. Robert Gibbs - White House Press Secretary
Robert Gibbs - White House Press Secretary
Learn more about Robert Gibbs, longtime advisor to President Barack Obama and the current White House Press Secretary.  From the early days of the Obama presidential campaign to his daily press briefings at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Robert Gibbs has traveled a long road with President Barack Obam...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:22
153. Mike Quigley: Illinois Congressman
Mike Quigley: Illinois Congressman
Mike Quigley was a Cook County Commissioner prior to winning the special election for the Illinois 5th Congressional District on April 7, 2009. He defeated Republican Rosanna Pulido and Green Party candidate Matt Reichel, winning 70 percent of the vote, and was sworn in at a special ceremony on A...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:28
154. Ron Moore: Science Fiction Television Master
Ron Moore: Science Fiction Television Master
Learn more about the man behind the writing of some of the most popular science fiction television series' of our time, including Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica. Beloved by science fiction fans around the world, Ron Moore has a creative and unique mind that is not found among any other contem...
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
155. JenOfChicago's Lensography
JenOfChicago's Lensography
Welcome to the Lensography for JenOfChicago! What's a lensography? It's a list of lenses that I've made on Squidoo.com, as well as some background on my lensmaking interests. I hope you'll take some time to explore and say hello!
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:23
156. Tron Legacy T-Shirts
Tron Legacy T-Shirts
Did you love the movie "Tron: Legacy"? Celebrate your love of this beloved science fiction movie with Tron Legacy T-shirts! The excitement of Disney's Tron: Legacy comes to life on these licensed t-shirts. Show your love for this science fiction soon to be classic with these unique tshirts that ...
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:28
157. Tom Geoghegan: Chicago Labor Lawyer
Tom Geoghegan: Chicago Labor Lawyer
Learn more about Tom Geoghegan, a Chicago labor lawyer, author, and political figure. He was an unsuccessful candidate for Illinois' 5th Congressional district seat, which was eventually won by Mike Quigley.
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
158. JenOfChicago's Shopping Mall - Great Gifts For All Occasions!
JenOfChicago's Shopping Mall - Great Gifts For All Occasions!
From family to friends, co-workers to kids, JenOfChicago's Shopping Mall has something for everyone! Get started on your holiday shopping early, choose the perfect birthday gift for a friend, or pick out something for yourself - browse the many "stores" in our mall below for just the thing to mak...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
159. Sara Feigenholtz: Illinois State Representative
Sara Feigenholtz: Illinois State Representative
Sara Feigenholtz is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 12th District since 1995. Feigenholtz lives in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. Sara recently ran in a special election on to fill the congressional seat vacated by Rahm Emanuel, who has resign...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
160. Danny Davis
Danny Davis
Representative Danny K. Davis has served the 7th Congressional District in Illinois since 1996. He currently serves on the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. He is also a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, the Community Health Centers Caucus, ...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:23
161. Emil Jones
Emil Jones
Retired Illinois Senate President Emil Jones was one of the trailblazers in African-American politics in the state of Illinois. A particular advocate for education and criminal justice reform, Emil Jones was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1973 until 1983 before moving to t...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:22
162. Cheryle Jackson
Cheryle Jackson
Learn more about this Chicago civic leader and advisor and friend of Barack Obama. At one time Cheryle Jackson was named as a potential replacement for Obama in the Senate, representing Illinois, however former Governor Rod Blagojevich appointed Roland Burris instead. In June of 2009, Cheryl Jack...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:28
163. John Fritchey: Illinois State Representative
John Fritchey: Illinois State Representative
Learn more about Illinois State Representative John Fritchey, who was also a candidate for the 5th Congressional district in 2009. Representative Fritchey is a long standing Chicago political force and works both within the Illinois State Legislature in Springfield as well as with his constituent...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
164. JenOfChicago's Kitchen - Cooking and Food Lensography!
JenOfChicago's Kitchen - Cooking and Food Lensography!
I love food! Whether its decorating a kitchen or looking for an easy recipe to try, buying a gift for a foodie friend or learning about famous foodie celebrities, I have the lens for you! Gather around my kitchen table and browse all my food and cooking lenses below.
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:23
165. Tammy Duckworth
Tammy Duckworth
A veteran, national guard member, health care advocate and civil servant, Tammy Duckworth is a true American hero. Accomplished, bright and knowledgeable, its clear she is a rising star to keep an eye on!
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:28
166. Jan Schakowsky - Representative For Illinois' 9th Congressional District
Jan Schakowsky - Representative For Illinois' 9th Congressional District
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky has represented Illinois' 9th district since 1998, and is one of Congress' most popular members. She is beloved by her district, usually wins in a landslide, and is one of the most progressive representatives in the House. Read on for more about this extraordinary fem...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
167. JenofChicago's Christmas Shopping 2012
JenofChicago's Christmas Shopping 2012
Here are some things that my friends and family want for Christmas this year! This lens is the way I keep track of their lists and ideas around the year. Do you use Squidoo for your Christmas shopping lists?
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:22
168. Forrest Claypool
Forrest Claypool
Cook County Commissioner Forrest Claypool is the former Superintendent and CEO of the Chicago Park District, a $400 million government agency with 3,200 employees. He has also served as deputy state treasurer, and Chief of Staff to Chicago Mayor Richard Daley. He is currently preparing for a futu...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:53:16
169. Chicago Halloween Decorations
Chicago Halloween Decorations
Bring some regional flavor to your Halloween decorations this year with Chicago themed Halloween decorations! Choose from these favorites for a truly unique and Chicago-pride-filled home and garden this Halloween!
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:52:23
170. JenOfChicago's Purple Star Lenses
JenOfChicago's Purple Star Lenses
I'm honored that I have received several Purple Stars from the Squidoo community! Purple Stars are special awards given by Squidoo to stellar lenses that are a little extra special - you can tell them by the small purple star they have next to the title of the lens. Below, I tell the story behin...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:28
171. Barbara Lee
Barbara Lee
California Representative Barbara Lee is one of the most outspoken and progressive members of Congress. Since her election in 1998, she has served as the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and the co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Congresswoman Lee also achieved widespread at...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:50:28
172. Valerie Jarrett
Valerie Jarrett
Learn more about Chicago's Valerie Jarrett, a close friend and advisor to President Barack Obama. A lawyer, businesswoman and political worker, her career has spanned decades - all with the one driving motivation to make the world a better place for her own daughter.  In 2008, Jarrett worked ...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
173. Smart Bar: Chicago's Independent Nightclub
Smart Bar: Chicago's Independent Nightclub
Smart Bar is one of the country's most renowned independent nightclubs. Established in July 1982, Smart Bar has become a playground for new and developing local artists/DJs as well as showcasing the best cutting edge music from around the globe for twenty-five years. Read more about the history o...
Music - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:51:31
174. Rod Blagojevich: Former Illinois Governor
Rod Blagojevich: Former Illinois Governor
Learn more about Illinois' impeached former governor, Rod Blagojevich. Investigated for various corruption charges, including selling then Senator Obama's Senate seat, Blagojevich was impeached by the Illinois state legislature. As he awaits his trial, he is considering various radio and reality ...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:54:22

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