Show your school spirit and show off your holiday-bedecked home in the Patch Deck the House
Sunday, December 16, 2012
We're asking readers to submit their fabulous holiday cookies into our Chicago-region contest. Entries due on Dec. 19.
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Fresh cut firs ranging in size from 6-foot to 12-foot are plentiful at Spencer Road Christmas Trees.
Have you gotten your Christmas tree yet? Spencer Road Christmas Trees is open until Christmas Eve. The lot is full of Douglas-firs, one of the most common of the evergreen variety. Take a walk through the rows of fresh-cut trees. The lot, located at Spencer Road and E. Route 30, is just east of Chicago Dough Company Restaurant. Due to the Route 30 construction project, it's a bit tricky to enter the lot. The driveway comes up fast just past Spencer Road. Look for the Christmas tree sign on the south side of the E. Route 30. The trees range in size from 6-12 feet tall. Prices begin at $50. The trees come strictly from Illinois, said lot manager John Miller. These trees flourish in the northern temperate zone, and their fresh pine smell …