Marbles: The Brain Store
Big chain toy stores can sometimes be limited in what their shelves offer. Instead of picking out something that everyone else will be buying, check out a local toy store that has more of an eclectic selection.
This holiday season, give a gift with a personal touch. A gift basket can come in any size or budget. Fill it with anything from candy to jewelry and the effect will be the same — a gift that’s personal and homemade especially for them. Start with choosing a theme based on their interests or favorite things. Next, choose a container, pick your fillings and enjoy gifting success.
Pack the kids up and head to Chicago’s best toy stores for great deals, exciting new toys and hours of playtime.
Who hasn’t forgotten someone’s name, misplaced their keys, or walked into a room and forgotten why they entered? Over the past year, studies have shown that there are ways to remember things better. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports on some simple changes we can all make to maximize our memory.
One of the nice things about living in a large city like Chicago is you can find pretty much anything you can think of, and a lot of things you’d probably never think of. Here are 10 local sources for all things fun and funky.