Tag: Geneva

Date Night: Preservation Bread and Wine - The Best Dining in Geneva

Date Night: Preservation Bread and Wine - The Best Dining in Geneva
The goal during my sabbatical was to accomplish nothing. My to-do list consisted of  enjoying my family and finally having the chance to talk to my husband, Peter, about more than our lack of sleep, diaper changes and preschool meltdowns. It had been months since we had been out on a date and bored with... Read more »

ChicagoNow Has a New Look! Let's Celebrate!

Tranquility Spa and Wellness, St. Charles
In celebration of our new look on ChicagoNow.com we are honoring our 118th Facebook fan, Courtney from Naperville. A lovely collection of PWAP’s favorite products have been donated by several local establishments! We treasure all of our readers and fans and appreciate every moment of your support. Don’t be sad if you missed out on... Read more »

Clearing out the Holiday Cobwebs

It’s time to tackle the holidays.  Now that Thanksgiving is over, I can focus on Christmas.   Amid the hustle and bustle of holiday parties, shopping and snow shoveling, it is always good to take some time and have fun!  During the month of December,  everyone needs to commit to a fun activity at least once... Read more »

Centerpieces, side dishes and short people tables

I could be the queen of email subscribing.  I love receiving newsletters from businesses and publications inspiring me with tips to personalize my holiday home.  Recently, I was on a mission to find centerpieces for my 25 person Thanksgiving table. When I think of fall, I automatically think of colors such as pumpkin or cranberry,... Read more »

Four weeks to a stress free holiday gathering

November means the start of family gatherings and the holidays.  As the chic housekeeping magazines begin to fill my mailbox and suggest that I start making crepe paper center pieces and piping tiny turkeys onto homemade petit fours, a sense of urgency to hit my local craft store kicks in.  I am a notorious list... Read more »

What's all the fuss about school pictures?

How important are school pictures?  To this parent, not so much.  What do I expect from my 4-year old, sitting on a hard stool under hot lights being asked to say “cheese”? I expect the hilarious, forced smile and almost painful look that we got from his 3-year old class picture.  No need to take... Read more »