I Like My Small Cakes

FullSizeRender (1)

“Hidden” in the Arboretum in South Barrington, IL is a “small” treasure called the Small Cakes. I called it a treasure because their “small” cakes – bigger than a cupcake, fancier than a muffin and small than a cake – are so creatively designed, sweetness and creaminess just right that they melt in your mouth.

Continue reading “I Like My Small Cakes”

Birthdays Are Mighty Nice

It is so nice to celebrate your birthday because you get a lot of FREE stuff! For example, on your birthday month, you get 1 coupon for a free beverage at Dunkin Donuts! This one was redeemed at store #301316. This particular store has friendly  and efficient staff, clean store and a good spacious parking lot.

So, sign up for a DD Perks account and get your coffee every time you celebrate your birthday – what a nice was to age!

Continue reading “Birthdays Are Mighty Nice”

Explore the World Beyond

If you are living in Chicago and you have not visited the Adler Planetarium in the last year, you need to know this.

“Countless galaxies, unfathomable distances, exploding stars, diamond planets, black holes, there’s no way around it, space is awesome!”

Check out the solar system. What do you know or not know about the other planets around the earth? All these, you can explore at Adler Planetarium. So, it really is a great way to spend the day. The best part is, if you visit the museum on June 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, and 15, you can be an astronaut or simply an explorer for a day, FREE! Just make sure to bring an ID to prove that you live in Illinois.

So, make the most out of what is FREE in Chicago and start exploring the moon and the stars!

A Good Coffee Deal and more

I always thought that books and coffee are made for each other. Calibre Coffee at The Arboretum of South Barrington proved me right. You can borrow some books or just read them at the shop while enjoying a nice brew and tasty pastry. Continue reading “A Good Coffee Deal and more”

Little Things

It’s the little things that matter most. Sign up for a Starbucks account and download the app to get free coffee on your birthday month. Any size and any coffee! In fact, if you do not feel like having coffee, you can even choose a sandwich or food item.

Other food / drinks places that offer you something FREE on your birthday in Chicago are the following. You only need to sign up for their email list or download their app to qualify.

  1. Dunkin Donuts
  2. IHOP
  3. Red Robin
  4. Long Horn Steakhouse

Make the most out of what’s FREE in Chicago!

Shop @ the Farmers Market

Don’t you just love going to the Farmers Market? The smell of fresh good and the wonderful feeling of being able to help local businesses. If you share this feeling, visit the Division Street Farmers Market found on Division and Dearborn in Chicago, IL from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday until October 29, 2016.

Admission is free, so more money to shop / buy those local goods!

Make the most out of what’s FREE in Chicago!

A Healthier You

If the goal is to make yourself healthy, then it is worth it to sit in a seminar for half an hour. The best part is, it’s for free! 

This event is being brought to you by the Health Source of Wicker Park. These seminars take place every Tuesday every 2 weeks from 6:30 PM 7:00 PM at 1448 N Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60622.  For more information, see below.

Make the most out of what is FREE in Chicago!

Continue reading “A Healthier You”

Community Shredding

I’ve said it before, shredding can get tiring and taxing. So, why not bring it to any one of the community shredding events in and around Chicago. You will surely find one throughout the year. No need to hit that shredding every so often. Just keep all your sensitive documents in a box and on shredding day, haul them to your car and into the large shredding trucks.

Tomorrow, May 14 is one such event. See below for details.

Make the most out of what is FREE in Chicago!

Continue reading “Community Shredding”