Family & Pets

6 Best Halloween Makeup Instructional VideosPair that Halloween costume with the perfect makeup with the help of these YouTube instructional videos.
Best Non-Candy Items To Give Trick Or TreatersIf you're hoping to hand out something other than sugar to the kids on Halloween this year, you'll want to make sure you do it right. Here are five fun things to offer this year that will keep the kids happy.
Best Outdoor Yoga Classes In ChicagoBe inspired and practice your yoga moves with these outdoor yoga classes in Chicago.
Best Places To Rent A Boat In ChicagoIndeed, think less boat traffic and more fall color when going out on the water in the middle of September. And you don't have to own a boat.
5 Essential Exercises To Work Out Your BrainWant to sharpen your brain? Flex your mind muscles with these exercises from Henry Emmons, author of "Staying Sharp: 9 Keys For A Youthful Brain Through Modern Science And Ageless Wisdom."
Best Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails Near ChicagoHiking trails are a great place to spend the day, and bringing the four-legged friend along is an added bonus.
Best Family-Friendly Labor Day Events In ChicagoCelebrate the end of summer in style with these family-friendly Labor Day events in Chicago and the suburbs.
Ask A Chicago Expert: School Lunches To Prepare In 10 Minutes Or LessWriter and nutritionist Vicki Shanta Retelny says you can put exciting, easy-to-prepare and healthy items in that lunchbox.
Best Weekend Activities For Seniors In ChicagoChicago has something for everyone regardless of age or activity level. Here are a few activities seniors and their entire families might enjoy during a weekend around town.
Ask A Chicago Expert: Tips For House Training Your DogAre you planning to get a new dog? Two Chicago experts share some of their tips on how you can housetrain your new pet.
5 Ways To Organize Every Room In Your HomeSpring cleaning paves the way for summer organizing, and it pays to utilize summertime sales to get the best deals when you want to organize your home.
How To Build The Perfect Backyard Tree HouseA backyard hideout is a childhood wonder. If you always dreamed of your own tree house as a child, consider fulfilling that wish by building one for your own kids.