Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

One of the most ubiquitous signs of the season is creeping into your consciousness. So, why not embrace the humble pumpkin and make it part of this season’s traditions, from home decor and family outings to the very elements of your dinner table?

Success Stories: Yours & Meyn, Simply Designed

This home decor business in Crystal Lake may have started with a simple “Why not?” moment, but it’s the determination to succeed that kept this business going strong through a tough economy.

Some Holiday Decorating Help from the Pros

It’s a big job preparing your home for the holidays, but there are businesses in our region that help to make the season bright — and do so easily. We caught up with a few to learn what it takes to make a great holiday home.

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.