Celebrity chef and former NBA player, Charles Oakley, will cook dinner in your home for up to 20 people.
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to entertain your friends in your home with a celebrity chef. Doug and Maureen can speak from experience of having attended a dinner cooked by Charles in December 2017. His cooking is delicious and he joined us at the table for dinner and told NBA stories from his days as a Chicago Bull. Get your friends together and bid on this amazing experience.
Since retiring from basketball, Charles has turned his passion toward the kitchen. In 2008, he hosted his own unique cooking show, Cafe Oakley. His specialty: healthy options with savory and delicious flavors, notably; turkey burgers. He went on to open Red, The Steakhouse in Cleveland and another location in South Beach, Miami, FL. Oakley has displayed his culinary skills on several cooking competition shows, including Chopped Tournament of Stars on the Food Network, in 2014.
Charles is active today cooking for various private and public parties and can be hired to cook for any event. Please contact Charleswith more information about your event and how he can add the "flavor" you are looking for to make your event a huge success. It's not often you find a talented chef with a 19 year NBA career. Charles offers both the celebrity awareness and cooking prowess for a unique blend and twist for your event.
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45 minute outdoor photo session at a mutually agreed upon date and time. Location must be within 15 minutes of Downers Grove. Photos will be delivered on a flash drive with minimal editing. Unlimited number of people in the sitting.
Classic set of Novalash eyelashes with Rosie from Adored Salon in Lombard. Valid until 1/5/19. Waterproof, oil-proof, sweat-proof. Mascara no longer needed. Holds 2x as long as competing brands. Award winning, long-lasting pharmaceutical grade adhesive have earned Novalash it's reputation as the healthiest professional eyelash extension system. Wide range of palette of colors and textures that can be subtle to natural to glamorous.
Dana Barry will meet you at your favorite store to help you shop for 2 hours. She is a master at accessorizing and picking clothing for your body type. Dana is a professional in the retail industry with over 20 years experience and currently works as Regional Manager for The Loft. Includes $200 gift certificate to The Loft.
4 Chicago White Sox tickets to the June 24th game against the Oakland A's at home 1:10pm. Sec 121 Row 30 Seats 1-4 with parking pass. Includes a mini charcoal grill with grilling utensils for tailgating with a 6 pack of Lagunita's Beer and tailgate snacks (peanuts, pretzels and BBQ sauce).
Enjoy a night at Wrigley Field with 4 home tickets to the 7:05pm May 8th game against the Miami Marlins! Section 133 Row 12. Take home the memory with a custom framed print by 'Unit 13f', signed by local photographer, Fred Petrino
Pool membership for Summer 2018 only at Huntington Swim & Tennis club. Join in the summer fun with barbecues, family parties, adult socials, volleyball, tennis, swimming and more!
1400 E. Chicago Ave Naperville
Local naturally raised beef. This bundle includes 2 Boneless Ribeye Steaks, 5 lbs. Ground Beef. , 6 -1/3 lb. Beef Patties and a Chuck Roast. This will be delivered in an insulated bag in person to your door from Squaw Grove Farms out of Hinkley IL.
Fans will enjoy this collection of fun memorabilia from Stanley Cup Champions The Chicago Blackhawks. Collection includes an autographed puck from Patrick Sharp, a Brandon Saad bobble head, Ice crew mittens and other logoed merchandise.
Swim team practice starts in 4 months. Secure your child's spot on the Huntington Barracudas swim team. Fee is for 1 swimmer for the 2018 swim season.
2 private golf lessons at the Wildcat Golf Academy. 40 minute private lessons, One each with WIldcat Golf Pros Sam McKinney and Tim Streng. Sam McKinney is the Director of Player Development for the Wildcat Golf Academy and the volunteer assistant coach for the Northwestern Women's Golf Team. Tim Streng is the lead instructor for the WGA and the volunteer assistant coach for the Northwestern's Men's Golf Team.
Private lessons take place at the Gleacher Golf Center at Northwestern University in the winter and The Glen Club in the spring/summer/fall. To schedule a private lesson, please contact Lisa Jones, email@example.com
Salt Creek Club in Hinsdale
3 day guest pass for a family of 5 (immediate family only, no guests or relatives)
$50 food voucher for each visit.
Full access to pool, tennis courts, paddle courts and pickle ball. (Lessons are available for extra fees during visit, subject to instructor availability?)
The fine print:
3 days can be continuous or intermittent
Visits must be arranged ahead of time by contacting Karen Costanza at firstname.lastname@example.org at least 48 hours in advance
Visits are not allowed on Memorial Day weekend or Labor Day weekend.
Bearer is entitled to a 6 bottle in-home wine tasting for up to 20 people with a private Wine Advisor for 2 hours. This is an opportunity to enjoy a fun, educational and entertaining presentation while sampling wines with your friends.
Start with deep dish pizza at Giordano's in downtown Naperville then enjoy a pub crawl stopping first at Quigley's Irish Pub, then head over to Jackson Ave Pub, stop in for a drink and live music at Board and Barrel then head over to the patio at Jimmy's Grill. Grab a late night grilled cheese at Everdine's Grilled Cheese Company before catching an Uber to your hotel room at the Marriott for the night. (Uber not included)
$25 to Giordano's
$25 to Quiqley's
$50 to Board and Barrel
$50 to Jimmy's Grill
2 x $25 to Jackson Ave Pub
1 weekend night stay at the Marriott Naperville with breakfast for two.
Curl up on the couch with this warm hand crocheted blanket while you watch your favorite Chicago Blackhawks.
Catch the excitement of a Chicago Wolves hockey game from the luxury of a private box at All State Arena. The box includes 10 tickets and a parking pass.
The winner will enjoy a one night weeknight stay at the Herrington Inn & Spa. The Herrington is a AAA Four Diamond Luxury boutique hotel nextled on the Fox River in Geneva, IL. Complimentary breakfast is included plus a couples neck and shoulder massage at the Spa.
Take home this Yeti Hopper Two 20
The Hopper Two 20 is your leakproof, portable, ultra-durable soft-sided cooler. It boasts superior cold-holding power, easy loading (and unloading), and extreme visibility. Plus, the tapered body shape is comfortable to haul and the exterior shell is designed to take some serious field abuse. So enjoy your time outdoors without worrying about your gear - the Hopper Two 20 has you covered.
Google is well-known for amazing office spaces and employee perks including free gourmet food, onsite massages, and well-equipped gyms. The Google Chicago office, based in the West Loop, is home base to nearly 800 employees from engineering and sales who work on the technologies that help Google run - and get to have some fun in their game room, work out in their fitness center, get massages and manicures in their massage suite, and even hang out in their own CTA El car on the roof of the building.
Come see what all the buzz is about with a personal tour for you and up to 3 of your friends of the office and have lunch in the Google cafe. Plus, get your very own swag bag of Google-branded goodies!
The ultimate Chicago Bears fan package. Includes a Bears cooler, blanket, pint glasses and two tickets to a game in the 2018 season. Schedule which game works best for you with ticket season holder Dan Cultra.
Dyson Pure Cool Link air purifier tower.
Automatically purifies to remove allergens, pollutants and gases from the air. The Pure Cool Link pulls air through a fine mesh filter and fires it out through one of the company's air mulitiplier fan designs. The 360-degree glass HEPAfilter can capture up to 99.95% of pollutants.
Calling all Bulls fans...Sit right behind the opponents bench with this set of four first row tickets when they take on the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. A parking pass is included.
Enjoy a day on the links for four with lunch included at the LaGrange Country Club. Includes 18 holes of golf for 3 with member John Cultra rounding out the foursome.
Gather up to 12 of your friends for this one of a kind chef experience. Chefs at Carnivore will close the shop and prepare and serve a private dinner customized for you. This is a unique experience to interact with the chefs in the kitchen and watch them prepare the meal. A great experience for the food lovers to get up close and personal with the chef. Food and chef services included. BYOB
Carnivore is a butcher shop and deli in Oak Park IL. They proudly offer locally sourced and responsibly-raised meats, seafood, and produce.
Working closely with local farmers and foragers ensures that all of their products are fresh and of the highest quality.
Angeli's Italian Restaurant will host up to 10 people at a private table in their dining room at 1428 E. Chicago Ave in Naperville.
Angeli's serves the best in TRUE ITALIAN CUISINE
Our dedication to using the highest quality ingredients for our fresh interpretations of traditional Italian recipes, along with our charming and personable waitstaff, has allowed our family-owned and operated restaurant to enjoy 21 years of continued success. We are very pleased to welcome you, your friends, and your family as guests in our restaurant! Buon appetito!
Professionally trained chef, Joe Garbin will cook a delicious dinner for 8 in your home. Please note, Food and alcohol not included. Joe will work out the menu with you and help you create a shopping list ahead of time. Contact Joe to schedule a mutually agreed upon date for entertaining in your home with this gourmet meal.
From the first note to the final mix, the Beats Pro headphones by Dr. Dre delivers reliable studio reference sound. A cushioned headband and heavily padded, rotating earcups provide a comfortable fit for long hours.
Enjoy a date night in Forest Park, IL. Start with admission for two at Escape Factor followed by dinner at Francesca's Restaurant. Includes free admission for 2 at Escape Factor and $25 gift card to Francesca's just down the street.
Escape Factor, a live escape room experience, located in Forest Park, Illinois, is an extremely fun, immersive, and interactive group event where participants enter a themed room and have sixty minutes to work together and discover a way to reach their goal. As a team, the group uses logic and elements within the room to find clues & keys, solve puzzles & riddles, and decipher various cryptic messages. While developing team building and using effective communication, they hold the fate of their ultimate escape in a unique, safe, and controlled environment.
Enjoy a lovely evening with dinner at Parker's Restaurant in Downer's Grove followed by an overnight at the beautiful Sheraton, Lisle followed by breakfast for 2 the next morning. Includes $50 gift card to Parker's and a one weekend night stay at the Sheraton for 2 (breakfast included).
3 tickets to the Cubs vs Florida Marlins on Tuesday June 5, 2018 at 7:05pm at Wrigley Field. Section 201, Row 5, seats 101, 102, 103 in left field.
Must contact Lily Barton to arrange getting the actual tickets.
Enjoy a fun overnight date night in Oak Park. Start with a daytime guided tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright home and studios in Oak Park followed by an overnight at the landmark Carleton Hotel in Oak Park. Lou Malnati's gift card.
The Carleton of Oak Park offers gracious accommodations in the Oak Park tradition. Our hotel is nestled in a residential historic district and within walking distance of downtown Oak Park. The Carleton, has been providing area visitors with exceptional service for over eighty years. Our boutique hotel is a local landmark and the destination of choice for thousands of visitors who travel near and to Chicago. The Carleton, with its beautifully appointed guest rooms, is the perfect hotel for romantic getaways, a long-awaited vacation or corporate retreats. Local attractions, such as Frank Lloyd Wright's Home & Studio and Hemingway's Birth House are within several blocks of the hotel.
This basket includes a GLO take-home professional strenghth whitening for 2, GLO whitening pen, Oral-B electric toothbrush, sling bag, 3D white toothpaste, flossers and Dr. John's lollipops.
GLO is the only teeth whitening system that uses patented warming heat and light technology to accelerate and amplify your results. GLO puts cutting-edge whitening technology in your hands at home or on-the-go. When your smile GLOs, so do you! See your smile get 5 x whiter in only 5 days!
Up for bid is a vacation rental in the beautiful town of Acapulco, Mexico.
Up for bid:
4 bedroom, 3.5 bath condo (can easily sleep 8 people)
Full kitchen with all necessary appliances and dining ware
Television w/DVD player
Common pool area within steps of the back of the unit
Play area for the children
20 minute drive to the downtown area of Acapulco
Location: Plaza Diamante Community
Across from the Princess Hotel
Near Golf course(s) as well as shopping and numerous eating outlets
Ringed by 12 miles of brilliant white sand beaches, as well as the majestic Sierra Madre del Sur Mountains, Acapulco's Santa Lucia and Puerto Marques Bays provide endless opportunities for beachcombing, sunning and swimming. Families will fall in love with the many natural parks and themed water parks. Additionally, "The Pearl of the Pacific" is becoming a world-class golf destination with several championship courses within a chip shot of each other. Out upon the water, sports such as snorkeling, scuba diving and deep-sea fishing have long enchanted adventurers from around the globe. Eco-tours of Acapulco's lagoons, jungles and estuaries bring visitors up close and personal with local flora and fauna found nowhere else. When it comes to dining, Acapulco complements fabulous cuisine with equally dramatic settings. Many of the cliff side restaurants offer al fresco terraces with jaw-dropping views of Acapulco Bay.
Don't miss this opportunity to get a vintage Bears sweater with a handmade Bears fleece blanket along with $100 gift card to Ditka's, $100 gift card to D.O.C. wine bar and $50 to Binny's Beverage Depot.
Power tools by Rigid. 18V 5 piece Combo kit, Brushless 18V 4 1/2 inch angle grinder and Job Max 18v multi-tool with a tool free head.
Calling all White Sox Fans! Decorate your office wall with this beautiful framed and signed famous photo of Jermaine Dye when he brought in the winning run during the 2005 World Series Championship against the Houston Astros.
Two tickest to Chicago Blackhawks versus Dallas Stars on Thursday Feb 8, 2018. Section 105, Row 19, Seats 20 & 21
Enjoy a day on the links at the beautiful Park Ridge Country Club. Includes 18 holes of Golf for 3 with member Matt Schmeltz.
You and two of your friends will join member Doug Blauw in a round of golf at the Long Beach Country Club in Michigan City, IN.
Long Beach Country Club Members enjoy a home away from home! Our members enjoy many benefits to club membership, not the least of which is our beautifully manicured 1920's-style 18-hole golf course and Mission Style Club house.
The Course opened in 1924 with renovations in 1975, 1989 and most recently in 2014, with continual upgrades to make your golfing experience the best it can be. A few features of the course include wonderful vistas from high atop sand dunes on the 1st, 10th and 17th tees, three par 3's in the first five holes, three par 5's in the last five holes, and century old stands of black and white oaks.
Whether dining on the weekend or hosting an event, Long Beach Country Club provides a relaxed yet elegant experience with family, friends and guests. If you find yourself inside the Main Dining Room and Grill or outside on the Patio, you are sure to enjoy all that we have to offer.
In addition to our ala carte menu favorites, our culinary staff offers a variety of lunch, dinner and dessert specials. The wine list offers a phenomenal selection by the glass and a diverse cellar selection.
Visit Long Beach Country Club and you will surely find your home away from home, as well as a pleasurable private golf and dining experience.
Enjoy this beautiful basket of all your Mexican and Spanish favorites. Two bottles of Margarita, 2 bottles of Sangria (one white and one red), two heavy duty wine glasses, two heavy duty margarita glasses, three kinds of salsa, chips, a $50 gift card to Pepe's and $20 to Meson Sabika. (Meson Sabika certificate expires April 30, 2018).
Enjoy a dinner for 10 at Sullivan's Steakhouse in downtown Naperville. $1000 value
Welcome to Sullivan's Steakhouse in Naperville. You can look forward to hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, signature cocktails and lively music, all designed to let you untie, unwind and uncork. Nestled in the Historic District, this one-of-a-kind downtown Naperville restaurant transports you to another time and place.
Join friends of Maureen & Doug's: Jenny & Jason Armstrong on their boat, The Lilly June, in Dana Point, California. Dana Point is in Southern California halfway in between LA and San Diego. They can take up to 6 people on their 28 foot Luhrs Sports Fisher boat. Enjoy fishing, dolphin and whale watching, snorkeling, spear fishing, coastal tour and/or a trip to Catalina Island. You choose the type of trip. Offer is limited to 2018. Food and Beverage provided. Wetsuits and snorkeling equipment available. Spearfishing lessons. All fishing poles and bait included. Also available is surfing lessons or paddle boarding for additional cost.
Block out dates
March 30-April 7th
This is a sterling silver, black sapphire, mosaic necklace by jewelry designer Sophia Forero. A one of a kind piece.
Sophia Forero began making jewelry while an International Studies graduate student at the University of Chicago in the late 1980s.
After serving in the Peace Corps following grad school, Sophia traveled the world to explore jewelry through culture.
Fluent in seven languages, she has visited with local artisans in such countries as Russia, Mexico, India and her parents' native Greece, gathering inspiration and materials from which she crafts fine jewels.
Sophia launched Sophia Forero Designs in 2002 after receiving the prestigious Marshall Field's Distinction in Design Award for her work.
Mosaics form the basis of Sophia's signature style, a medium shared by all of the great cultures around the world including her Byzantine heritage. Her mission with all her work is to help all women to Feel Beautiful.
Featured in over 300 fine boutiques and specialty stores including Bloomingdale's in the US, Europe and Canada, Sophia Forero Designs have been seen on the red carpet and on TV in such films as SHOPGIRL.
Sophia's artistry continues to evolve with vibrant new lines every season, including special series dedicated to Autism Awareness and Teen Suicide Prevention. She is also currently in development on "Adorn One World," a video series that explores how different cultures use adornment to express themselves.
Sophia and her husband, installation artist Mauricio Forero, have four children and share a studio outside Chicago in Naperville, Illinois.
You can follow Sophia Forero Designs on Facebook. #FeelBeautiful!
India Hicks is a spirited lifestyle brand of women's accessories, home and beauty products.
The Maddison May is a leather crossbody purse that comes with a separate Insider bag that can be used in it, or outside of it, on its own, as a clutch. $420
Actual purse is Burgundy in color with the inside bag in Island Gecko.
1 hour of sports performance training for up to 8 people at the 5th Ave location across from Naperville North High School.
Dr. Bill Bolster is the owner of Afferent Influence, earning his doctorate from the National University of Health sciences.
Dr. Bolster utilizes tools as a strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), a performance enhancement specialist (PES) and corrective exercise specialist (CES), as well as extensive training in rehabilitation to help individuals eliminate pain. Additionally, Dr. Bolster uses Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), acupuncture, Active Release Technique (ART), and nutritional consultations to help relieve pain, discomfort, and physical limitations.
Dr. Bolster's enthusiasm for physical medicine and rehabilitation came after being a chronic back pain patient at a young age, which eventually lead to back surgery. This personal experience allows Dr. Bolster to provide unique and successful healthcare to those experiencing pain, dysfunction, and disability.
Taking a multidisciplinary approach to health, Afferent Influence offers a multitude of services to restore and improve function. Our services are listed below:
Enjoy this 50 minute massage with a Zano manicure and pedicure at Zano's Salon & Day Spa
Check into the Embassy Suites in Naperville for a one night stay then head into downtown Naperville to enjoy drinks and appetizers at La Sorella de Francesca's and head over to Rosebud's for dinner. Enjoy a breakfast cooked to order the next morning at Embassy Suites.
Rodan & Fields basket of body products:
Includes eyelash boost, self tanner, body moisturizer, eye cream and more
Gift certificate for a 10 class package at Yoga Cave on 95th street in Naperville.
Treat yourself to this 90 minute customized massage by InSync Massage. Includes neck wrap with three aromatherapy bottles.
The family who plays together, stays together! Enjoy loads of fun with the family with this ultimate bag of games and gift cards. Puzzle, popcorn, Yahtzee Crazy 8's, Candy, Movie, gift cards to subway, Regal, Main Event, Panda Express, Carrabba's, Olive Garden, Rock Bottom and more!
Enjoy 2 tickets to Universal Orlando. These are anytime passes for 2 adults to be used at Universal Studios or Universal Islands of Adventure in Orlando. Good for one day pass only (not a hopper or multi-day pass). Valid until Dec 28, 2018.
The dates for the stay at Shenandoah Crossing
2 bedroom 1 bath resort cabin are 7/30/18-8/3/18 sleeps maximum of 6.
Located on over 1,000 acres of rolling hillside and lush pasture lands with a scenic 60-acre lake, Shenandoah Crossing is the perfect place for those who love the outdoors.
The ambiance at Shenandoah Crossing reflects history and wilderness. The resort combines an old country estate and horse farm, with acres of wilderness in a pristine area that lies just beyond the Shenandoah Valley.
Vacationers enjoy an exciting variety of accommodations. Your stay includes a traditional 2 bedroom cabin.
There's a host of planned activities for all ages at Shenandoah Crossing, including bonfires, haunted trail walks, storytelling and a variety of crafts.
For a splashing good time, visit Watership Harbour, our large pool and recreation area located near Friendship Square pavilion. Complete with expansive main pool, an Activity Pool, two hot tubs and an interactive Spray Ground, this "mini water park" is fun for all ages.
In Friendship Square you'll also find the General Store, the Traders Market deli and Freedom Hall where movies and the Musket Ball Dance are held. There are also plenty of arts and crafts for the whole family, including flag making, candle making and more. Make sure to check to see what's happening during your visit. There is also an arcade, fitness center, giant chessboard, horseshoe pits and equipment rental.
At Nickajack Park the kids enjoy playscape. Also in this area is where you can board a seasonal shuttle to other parts of the resort, or meet up for organized hikes and excursions.
Guest storytellers, lectures, sing-a-longs and many other activities take place in the Liberty Amphitheater. These activities are based on seasonality, so please check your public notice for the most up-to-date schedule.
Get back to nature with a hike down one of our five themed hiking trails. Trails are interactive and play host to kids' games, colonial trivia, wildlife education, and ghost tours.
Don't forget to head down to Sallie's Stables where you can schedule a trail ride, carriage rides and other equestrian activities.* Our picturesque network of hiking and bridle trails are the perfect way to enjoy the wilderness around the resort. Our seasoned trail horses take you into the woods and across the historic fields. Our Equestrian Center*, home to over two dozen horses, is a featured attraction for all to enjoy.
2017 - 18 Signed team hockey stick by the Chicago Blackhawks with certificate of authenticity.
One month unlimited membership as well as a private class for 20 at The Dailey Method LaGrange.
4 tickets to the Cubs versus Sox game on Sat May 12, 2018 at 1:20pm at Wrigley Field.
Seat location: Field Box OF, Sec 135, Row 8
One month free unlimited yoga at any Core Power Yoga locations.
The Glenlivet 18 single malt scotch whisky
The Macallan 12 Highland single malt scotch whisky
Benromach Speyside sindle malt scotch whisky
The Singleton whisky stones
One weekend night stay for two including parking at the Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare-Rosemont
Dinner for two at Fogo De Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
Two $25 Visa gift cards for shopping
Ask the Expert! This is a 3 hours wine education party in your home for up to 20 guests provided by Famous Liquors. Wine, glassware, materials and fun provided!
Bearer is entitled to a 6 bottle in-home wine tasting for up to 20 people with a private Wine Advisor for 2 hours. This is an opportunity to enjoy a fun, educational and entertaining presentation while sampling wines with your friends.
Pull a cork and win the wine bottle that corresponds to the number on the cork. Choose from the basket of white wine or red wine. All bottles are valued at $15 or higher. Highest priced bottle is $70!
Buy a chance to win an iPad Mini in our Heads or Tails game. You will receive 1 necklace (1 chance) for each $10 you spend.