Make it Local: Champaign-Urbana Valentine’s Day To-Do List


How to celebrate Valentine’s Day traditions by keeping it local in Champaign-Urbana.

Last Minute Teacher Gifts in Champaign Urbana


Once upon a time,  I was a classroom teacher.  In my years in the classroom I got some pretty amazing gifts from students.  Original artwork from a Jr. High student.  A gift basket to a local bakery filled with yummy treats that I then shared with my family. Gift Cards. Champagne.   The list goes […]

2013 Champaign-Urbana Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Guide Sponsored by Champaign Surplus

Champaign Surplus Black Friday Shop Local

We’ve gathered as many Champaign-Urbana area deals and steals as we could find for 2013 Black Friday and Shop Local Saturday.

Art Mart Toys’ Parents Shopping Night: Wednesday, Dec. 4


Art Mart Toys is hosting a Parent Shopping Night. December 4th from 6 until 8 p.m. you can shop without your kiddos and get some of the best toys for 2013.

Giveaway: I-Power School of Gymnastics Parents Shop Night

I-Power School of Gymnastics Giveaway Parents Shopping Night Champaign

Parents: get a night out on the town to do some shopping while your kids have fun, courtesy of I-Power School of Gymnastics!