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Best Alternatives To Shopping On Black Friday In Chicago

This Black Friday, skip the shopping mall and spend time outdoors or helping others with these five suggestions.

11/11/2013

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Best Chicago Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving

Forget cooking on Thanksgiving and head to one of the best Chicago restaurants open on turkey day.

11/06/2013

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Best Local Shops To Visit On Black Friday And Small Business Saturday In Chicago

Treat yourself to a pleasant shopping experience by visiting these local shops on Black Friday or Small Business Saturday for some smile-worthy savings.

11/05/2013

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

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Guide To Savings: Black Friday Apps

Forget spending your Thanksgiving searching through the newspaper for the best bargains and deals. Download one of these free apps and use your smartphone to guide you to all the savings.

11/01/2013

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Tips For A Successful Holiday Gathering

So you’re hosting a Thanksgiving gathering. Whether it’s your first time hosting Thanksgiving or you’re a seasoned vet, there is a lot of pressure to make your event flawless. Here are a few creative ways to make your holiday great!

11/01/2013

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Kid-Friendly Crafts For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a family affair, and one in which every member of the family can contribute. While not all children need to be in the kitchen helping to prepare the feast, children of any age can make something out of craft materials to help decorate the house and table.

11/01/2013

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5 Non Traditional Dishes To Serve At Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year again for social gatherings and home cooked meals. Here are some non-traditional dishes for your Thanksgiving dinner!

11/01/2013

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Unique DIY Centerpieces For Your Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy great food with family and friends and reflect on what’s important. Decorating the table doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Therw are plenty of creative options beyond the cornucopia. Take a look at these elegant and easy alternatives.

11/01/2013

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Tired of Turkey? Main Course Alternatives For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is not just about turkey – especially for those who do not like or are tired of the traditional stuffed bird. Many families prefer a roast, seafood, lasagna or even a rice-based dish. Here are just four main course alternatives.

11/01/2013

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Consumer Review: 5 Hottest Items Of 2013

What sold big over 2013 and is sure to sell big in the last month of the year? If you are looking for a great gift, or just a fun item for yourself, here are some great choices.

11/01/2013

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Best Thanksgiving Books For Kids

Snuggle up with your little ones and let these beautifully worded (and funny!) stories about being thankful and celebrating with gratitude soak into your heart!

11/21/2012

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Best Tips And Recipes From Chefs For Thanksgiving Leftovers In Chicago

Three Chicago chefs offer some recipes and suggestions for what to do with all your Thanksgiving leftovers.

11/21/2012

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Best Free Thanksgiving Events In Chicago

Thanksgiving is one holiday that isn’t about spending money and buying gifts. It’s meant to be a time to give thanks, be with loved ones and most importantly, over eat. Here are some free activities going on around Chicagoland this Thanksgiving to help you save a little money before the holiday spending kicks in. Enjoy it; you only have until midnight before Black Friday.

11/20/2012

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Chicago Thanksgiving Celebrations For The Family

Halloween and Christmas aren’t the only holidays with numerous activities for families in Chicago. Thanksgiving events and celebrations are a great way to enjoy the holiday with your family while spending quality time and giving thanks.

11/16/2012

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Best Bars For Black Wednesday In Chicago

If looking to drink and hang out with friends or family members over the Thanksgiving holiday, then check out the best bars for Black Wednesday in Chicago.

11/15/2012

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Best Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving

If you don’t want to cook this Thanksgiving, gather up your family and friends and head to these restaurants, all of which are open for your Turkey Day meal.

11/14/2012

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The Five Best Sites To Shop On Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is oftentimes a more popular shopping event than Black Friday. The convenience of shopping at home without the hassles of the lines and throngs of people can be a huge draw. However, it’s important to know which sites are the best for deals, quality and ease in online shopping.

11/13/2012

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Planning For Black Friday And All Your Holiday Season Shopping Trips

Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year. Here’s how to get the most out of your shopping trip.

11/07/2012

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Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes

While turkey is the quintessential Thanksgiving dish, it’s the side dishes that can make or break the meal. From roasted asparagus to classic pumpkin pie, it’s time to get inspired.

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