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Holiday Inn-credible!

Boy, do I feel like a big shot! That doesn’t happen often, so when it does I milk it for as long as possible. I was recently invited to the grand opening ceremony of the brand new Gurnee Holiday Inn Convention Center, and it was an absolutely stellar event. I was honored to get an […]

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Independence Grove by Abheepsa N.

Lush, green woods all around, fresh pollution-free air, children and adults, both alike, enjoying a kayaking expedition in the undisturbed water of a lake.  All of this can be found at Independence Grove, a natural forest preserve on 16400 West Buckley Road, Libertyville, IL.  It’s time to free yourself a the city commotion and your […]

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Dirty Girl Mud Run in Lake County!

Can you imagine over 7,000 women coming together to run a 5k and conquer challenging obstacles all in the dirty, wet, soggy mud?  I can’t wait! We are only days away until me and 11 close friends become Dirty Girls!  This will be a first time event for most of us and we are all experiencing the […]

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New Location of Lake Forest Farmers Market

Lake Forest Farmers Market

Growing up in Lake Forest I would go to the Lake Forest Farmers Market every Saturday afternoon with my parents.  I haven’t visited the Farmers Market in years since i’ve been away at college.  Last Saturday the Farmers Market opened up for the season.  I finally took the opportunity to go back and relive the […]

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Weekend Watch, Visit Lake County’s tips on things to do

The City of Lake Forestkicks off its’ Farmer’s Market this weekend from 8am – 1pm at the East Lake Forest Train Station. You will find local produce from seasonal fruits, vegetables, meat to poultry and dairy products. There will also be local chefs selling a variety of treats including swirl cupcakes, pies, ice pops cookies, […]

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The Cook Memorial Public Library by Grace

Did you ever go to the spectacular Cook Memorial Library in Libertyville, IL? If you’ve never been there and you enjoy reading and learning, then this is the perfect library place for you to go! It has the most stunning current information books that make you say “W O W!”, and the service is wonderful. […]

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