Dress Up Your Home for the Holidays

Whether you enjoy decorating your home for the holiday season or dread the work involved, we’ve found some tips from the experts on how to make holiday decorating simple and enjoyable.

NWQ Holiday Getaway Guide

Our region offers endless opportunities for holiday escapes. Here are a few ideas for an easy weekend getaway this winter.

Brighten Your Dwelling with Holiday Decor

Holiday decorations can add beauty to your home and joy to your spirit. Pick up some tips from professional decorators in our region on how you can brighten the inside and outside of your dwelling.

4 Popular Must-See Holiday Festivals

The holiday season is a special time of year to make memories with the people we hold dear. We take a look at four quintessential holiday events that are sure to spark your family’s holiday spirit.

Events @ a Glance: Mind & Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.

Know Your Neighbors: Father Jim Swarthout

This Episcopal priest has made a long career of helping people to recover from their addictions. With a background in counseling, this Barrington Hills resident embraces a different way of serving others this season.

Stroll on State Welcomes the Holidays Rockford-Style

Rockford’s merriest and brightest event of the year is back on Nov. 26. Discover what to expect at this year’s Stroll on State festival.

Give a Gift That Sparkles

These locally owned fine jewelers know what she’ll want this holiday season. Step inside and discover this season’s dazzling jewelry trends.

Inside or Out, Choose Color and Simplicity When Decorating for December

Make holiday decorating a joyful experience, with a little help from the design experts. Discover how carefully placed lighting, colors and decorations can make all the difference.

Northwest Quiz: Holiday Traditions

So many special holidays are celebrated during this time of year, and each comes with specific traditions. Test your knowledge of these winter festivals.