Stone and Iron Bird Sculpture$170
A handcrafted iron & Minnesota Fieldstone water bird sculpture by Artist Tom Widhalm & Charles Adams.
An original framed photograph of the "Woodstock Square". The picture was taken by local Woodstock artist Ken Farver. 22.5" x 18.5"
Small Waterfall Watercolor$90
A hand-painted framed forest waterfall watercolor painting by local artist Sandy Giordano. The frame measures at 21.5"x 17".
"Mountain Stream And Falls"$115
A hand-painted framed watercolor painting entitled "Mountain Streams and Falls". Painted by local artist Sandy Giordano, and measures at 28"x 24".
Ninety With Nance$125
Want to learn a little about taking the perfect picture? Learn from an expert with two 90-minute sessions of one-on-one instruction with professional photographer Nancy Merkling.
Bring in your current questions and goals and you will get right to the heart of your next step needs. Topics of camera settings, composition, black & white, people pictures, the creative process, and iPhone and GoPro can also be taught in these sessions.
Large Garden Fairy Glass$110
This large "Fairy Stones" garden ornament was handcrafted by local artist Holly Fischer and is made of Fenton art glass, solid copper, Noah Bells from India, and an up-cycled hinge. It comes with an enchanting story about fairies.
Small Garden Fairy Glass$90
This small "Fairy Stones" garden ornament was handcrafted by local artist Holly Fischer and is made of Fenton art glass, solid copper, Noah Bells from India, and a colored glass ball. It comes with an enchanting story about fairies.
The winner will enjoy a professional 9 x 12 pen & ink or watercolor portrait of your own home or building of your choice! (The two portraits show are for display only) Your portrait may be of a childhood home, lake house, a family farm, barn, silo or even a family business. The building need not be local as Carol works mostly from photographs.
Renown local artist Carol Richardson O'Brien is a Barrington resident whose career spans decades. Her work in architectural portraiture has been commissioned by the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust.
Service your vehicle - with a certificate for "The Works" : Oil/Filter change, tire rotation & inspection at Bull Valley Ford in Woodstock and a complete detail (interior, exterior & engine) with 1-Day Car Rental at Brilliance Honda in Crystal Lake.
You always want to take care of your vehicle includes 2 certificates for "The Works": Oil/Filter changes, tire rotations & inspections at Bull Valley Ford and a $25 gift certificate to Fast Eddies Car Wash in Crystal Lake.
Service Your Car$40
Take care of your vehicle - Includes 2 certificates for a complete lube, oil, and filter change from Reichert Chevrolet and Buick in Woodstock and a $25 gift certificate to Fast Eddies Car Wash in Crystal Lake.
Service Your Car!$95
You should always want to take care of your vehicle. Includes 1 certificate for one complete lube, oil, and filter change from Reichert Chevrolet and Buick in Woodstock and a complete detail (interior, exterior & engine) with 1-Day Car Rental from Brilliance Honda in Crystal Lake.
A baby basket with the basics. This basket includes two bibs and a spill proof sippy cup, a rapid read ear thermometer, as well as a toy blanket, key set, and crib gallery from Tomy International. Read you baby to sleep with one of several children's books, and tuck them in with a handmade baby quilt.
Doc Brown's Return$60
Inspire your child's inner Doc Brown with a "Kid's First Stepping Into Science" science kit and a "Cool Slime" kit, and continue to embrace your love of the "Back To The Future" trilogy with a family day pass to the IL Railway Museum in Union, IL. Includes a $10 to Marvin's Toy Store in Crystal Lake and $15 to Chilly Willie's in Woodstock.
Send your child to space! (Just kidding) but you can send them to the Challenger Learning Center in Woodstock for a summer STEM camp of their choice. Includes a medium size Challenger Learning Center t-shirt.
Make life with a baby a little easier, with these assorted Boon brand dish supplies from Tomy International, including a clutch dishwasher basket, a lawn drying rack, a twig drying rack accessory, a forb silicone bottle brush, and a squirt food dispensing spoon. Give yourself or your little one with 2 Mini Murph Make N' Bake kits from Papa Murphy's. Also included are several baby books and a stuffed rabbit.
Out Of This World$65
Have a blast with these various space themed toys and books from the Challenger Learning Center in Woodstock. Includes a green alien water bottle, an international space rocket poster, an international space station calendar, a pack of Neptune marbles, an Earth bouncy ball, and Aqua Launch Water Rocker, a Space Shuttle collectible replica, and a Cosmic Stone toy. Includes 3 space books and a voucher for a free family size pizza OR calzone OR lasagna from Papa Murphy's..
It's A Jungle Out There$65
Decorate your child's room with two framed 3 dimensional animal pictures (14"x14"), and read them to sleep with one of three animal children's books. Includes a family size pizza, calzone, or lasagna from Papa Murphy's.
Just "Squid"ing Around$90
Have fun with this pink and orange stuffed giant squid handmade by a local Crystal Lake artist.
Includes a $60 gift certificate to Marvin's Toy Store in Crystal Lake ($10 donated by Marvin's) and 2 books about sea life.
Your child will love reading their new baby doll to sleep with 4 new children's books and a handmade multicolored blanket from local quilter Jane Koehler. Includes toy bottles and diapers, and a bottle of bubbles.
American Girl Doll$110
Meet Gabriela, the 2017 American Girl Doll of the Year! She's a true talent who gets creative for a cause, and loves to dance and write poetry. Includes the Meet Gabriela book.
Chugga Chugga Choo Choo!$35
Pull on into the historic Illinois Railway Museum in Union, IL with one family day pass (excludes special ticketed events). On the way home, stop to eat with a $25 gift certificate to 3 Brothers in Woodstock. Includes one transportation book.
Show your love for beer with a box of assorted Scorched Earth and Hickster's merchandise from Scorched Earth Brewing in Algonquin. Includes: a Hickster's baseball cap, XL T-shirt, and 6 pack, 2 Scorched Earth beer glasses, 2 Scorched Earth bottle opener key chains, 2 vouchers for a pint or flight of beer, various stickers for Scorched Earth Brands, and a 64 oz growler with a voucher to fill (excludes barrel aged/specialty).
The Proof Is In The Whiskey$150
Take a day trip down to Rush Creek Distilling in Harvard. Enjoy a tour of the facility and a spirits tasting for 4, and bring home some more with a $25 gift card. Includes a bottle of American Gold Whiskey, and a bottle of vodka.
Heard It Through The Grapevine$90
Enjoy a wine tasting for up to six adults at Lynfred Winery in Roselle, IL. Includes two wine glasses and wine decanter.
Wine About It$85
Wine lover? Then this is the basket for you! This basket includes 6 handmade place mats, a "Le Cafe" wall hanging (22" x 41"), 2 bottles of wine with one handmade bottle sack, a kitchen towel, and a box of Ethereal Chocolates.
The Man Cave$75
Add a little masculine touch to your space with a man cave sign and a whiskey and tobacco scented candle. Enjoy some beer with four 10 oz IPA glasses and a chiller stick, while you read "Goodnight Brew".
Don't want to stay at home? Head to Armanetti Beverage Mart with two $25 gift certificates. Includes a 4-pack of "Working for the Weekend" beer.
Brewing Up A Storm$85
Bring that brewery taste home with a 64 oz growler fill-up from Crystal Lake Brewery and 2 pint glasses. Includes a medium ladies t-shirt and a beer tasting kit.
Wines Of The Month Club$95
Receive 2 bottles of wine a month for 3 months. You may choose reds, whites, or a combination, and will also receive tasting notes about the wines, varieties, vineyards, and winemakers, and recipes to pair with your bottles.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite$95
Read for hours on a 6" 32 GB Kindle Paperwhite, the thinnest and lightest model yet. Comes with premium leather cover and 5w USB power adapter.
Watch all your favorite shows, movies, and infomercials with this Toshiba 43" LED flatscreen television, 4k Ultra HD. Fire TV edition comes with access to all your streaming apps and games.
A new Dyson Cinetic vacuum, with no filter to clean or replace. Perfect for homes with animals or allergies.
Black and Decker Drill$60
Tackle those home projects a little quicker with this Black and Decker 12v Lithium Drill and complete project kit. Includes 60 pieces.
Laugh Till It Hurts$105
Laugh your tail off at the Comedy Sportz Theater in Chicago with 2 tickets to one of their family time matches, and continue the fun with 6 tickets to Zanies Comedy Nite Club in any of their three locations (Chicago/Rosmont/St. Charles). A $2 item minimum per person (food or drink) and a $2 service fee per person.
Head on over to the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake with 2 tickets to "All Shook Up" (6/28/19-7/21/19) and then enjoy a late dinner with $25 to da Baffone Cucina Italiana (not valid Fridays, Saturdays, and Holidays).
Date With Destiny$125
Take a trip over to the Lincolnshire Marriott Theater to enjoy your Main Stage show of choice for the 2019 season. Choose from Footloose (4/10-6/2), Darling Grenadine, a new musical (6/26-8/18), Something Rotten! (8/28-10/20), or Lionel Barts Oliver! (10/30-12/22). (expires 12/20/19).
Then enjoy a late dinner with a $50 certificate to Flemings Steakhouse.
Enjoy one of the 2019 season production at the Metropolis Performing Art Center in Arlington Heights. Valid for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" (5/16-6/29) or "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story" (7/18-8/24). Both rated PG-13.
Grab breakfast before you go with $25 to any Brunch Cafe.
Jam out with 4 lawn passes to any classical Ravinia performance in 2019. Spread out on a foldable blanket tote, and eat while you watch with 4 plates, wine glasses, and napkins. Includes a bottle of wine.
Enjoy 2 passes to an exclusive BlueCross BlueShield Performance (93XRT music) event of your choice in Chicago between 4/12/2019-4/12/2020.
That's The Broadway Melody$245
See all 4 shows of the 2019/2020 season at the Paramount Theater in Aurora.
Watch Disney's Newsies Sep 4, 2019-Oct 20, 201; Beauty and the Beast Nov 13, 2019-Jan 19, 2020
Secret of My Success Feb 12, 2020-Mar 29, 2020; Kinky Boots Apr 29, 2020-Jun 14, 2020
Tickets for the four shows will be mailed out in July. After the winner is determined, tickets will be transferred to the winner who would then receive all four show tickets at once. The 4 shows are the first Friday of the run and the seats are T6 and T8. Click here for more info.
The Joffrey Ballet$110
Enjoy a night out at the Joffrey Ballet. You and a partner will see "Across the Pond" at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago. Voucher is good for the best available price level "B" seating and showings run from 4/24/19-5/5/19. Includes a children's book and a ballerina doll.
Have a family adventure at Richardson Adventure Farm in Spring Grove. 2 certificates for free admission and one dozen donuts from Country Donuts to enjoy before you go!
After that, take another fall adventure at All Season's Apple Orchard with 2 barnyard passes. Includes 2 pumpkin coffee mugs.
What's better than pizza and bowling?
*One game of bowling for up to 4 people at the Kingston Lanes Bowling Alley in Woodstock (includes shoes and a pitcher of soda).
*One Xl pizza with up to 3 toppings from Napoli Pizza.
*Dinner for 2 (for up to $30) at Texas Roadhouse.
*2 free hours of unlimited bowling for up to 5 people at Bowlero, LITH. Includes shoe rentals (expire 6/30/19).
Right Up Your Alley$65
Enjoy a night out at Kingston Lanes in Woodstock with a free game for 4, including shoes and a pitcher of soda, then wrap up the night with two free large 1-topping pizzas from Papa Murphy's.
Chicago Pizza Tour$180
Chicago Pizza Tours - See Chicago 1 Slice at a Time. You and a partner will enjoy a 3.5 hr bus guided pizza tour. Explore 4 different Chicago neighborhoods through their food and history, ingredients and physics of how the best pizzas are prepared on our daytime bus guided pizza tour of significant neighborhood pizzerias. See Chicago like a local as you dine in off the beaten path restaurants. Includes 1 book.
Wouldn't It Be N"Ice"$60
Skate on over to the Crystal Ice House in Crystal Lake with a 10 punch ticket. Keep warm with 2 pairs of handmade children's mittens and a fresh dozen donuts from Country Donuts in Crystal Lake. Enjoy 3 complimentary breakfast sandwiches, 2 complimentary drinks, and a travel coffee mug from Singleton Family McDonald's. See valid locations on back. Includes 3 books.
Take a journey to the Discovery Center Museum in Rockford with a Family Pass for up to 4 people (expires 10/31/19), then enjoy dinner at Texas Roadhouse, with a voucher for dinner for two (up to $30) and a bag of peanuts to snack on . Includes 7 science books and Texas Roadhouse seasoning.
Celebrate the Holidays$75
Get ready for Christmas with this Cut Your Own Christmas Tree certificate from Pioneer Tree Farm in McHenry. Keep your hands warm with a pair of handmade children's mittens, and afterward, cozy up with the family and a dozen donuts from Country Donuts in Crystal Lake. Includes 3 Christmas books.
Let It Snow$125
The whole family will enjoy this antique two-toned 72" wooden Paris toboggan with brand new seat pad. Includes 2 books.
Enjoy a day at the pool with a private pool party for up to 50 people at Woodstock Water Works. Pool is available 6/1/19-8/6/19 Sat-Tues evenings and Sat mornings (expires Aug 6) .Includes 1 book.
Life's A Beach$135
Enjoy a summer party at Crystal Lake Main Beach, which comes with admission and parking for up to 20 guests, 3 reserved picnic tables in a shaded area, and 2 hr use of 2 paddle boats, canoes, or kayaks. Valid Memorial Day- Labor Day 2019. Includes 1 beach book.
Get A Clue$90
Head up to Lake Geneva to eat lunch with a $20 gift certificate to Popeyes. Then take part in the Lake Geneva Clue Room. This voucher lets in two players, but can you both escape? If you manage to make it out, celebrate with 2 world famous broasted chicken dinners from Crandall's Restaurant in Hebron (not valid Fridays/beverage and gratuity not included). Includes a book and a stuffed rooster.
Enjoy 365 days of Zoorific fun at the Milwaukee County Zoo with a one-year Family Plus Pass. Valid for up to two adults and all their minor children and/or grandchildren.
Explore the zoo with an exclusive behind the scenes tour. A VIP tour guild will take up to 6 people to areas not normally open to the public (exp. 10/31). Also includes a list of all reciprocal zoos in the country. Includes one zoo book.
Ice Cream, You Scream$55
Enjoy dinner and dessert from Culver's in Woodstock with two value baskets, two concrete mixers, and two single scoops of custard.
Afterwards head on over to AMC Theaters with two complimentary tickets to any regular movie showing. Includes a Culver's t-shirt (L) travel mug, and pen, a hamburger note pad and small "Goldie" plush.
Enjoy a one-night stay in a jacuzzi or parlor suite at County Inn & Suites in Crystal Lake. Not valid on holidays. Includes a dozen donuts from Country Donuts.
For The Birds!$90
Take a four-hour birding field trip for 2-10 people with members of the McHenry County Audubon Society and co-authors Doug and Maggie Crane (expires 12/31/2019).
They guarantee you will see a species you have never seen before and a bird will nest in the included handmade bird house within the first year. Includes 3 children's bird books.
Color Me Mine$80
Family fun all around Crystal Lake!
*4 free studio fee passes at Color Me Mine.
*A small, painted, ceramic photo holder.
*Two $20 off any of the following at North Wall Rockclimbing: a family lesson, a birthday party or group outing, a summer or preschool session, or an after school climbing club.
*1 month free membership to the Sage YMCA.
The Great Outdoors$60
Enjoy the great outdoors while camping at one of the McHenry Country Conservation Districts group camping ground with $50 toward a group campground reservation and a backpack full of goodies, including a field guide, hat, water bottle, LED Guidesman flashlight, marshmallows and roasting stick.
I'm A Sooooul "Jam"$60
Listen to some great local music and shop local wears with 2 tickets to the 2019 Soul Jam performance on Saturday, September 7. All proceeds form this year will go to Hope through Horses. Basket includes a blanket, plates, napkins, wine glasses, and a bottle of Rose.
Truck Off is the food truck event of the summer! Throw down on 30+ of area's best food trucks, plus enjoy live music, entertainment and more with 4 early bird VIP tickets. Truck Off is Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 from 4-11PM at the McHenry County Fairgrounds in Woodstock.
After the event, get a free oil change for your own vehicle from Volkswagen of Crystal Lake. Includes up to 5 qts of synthetic oil. Includes a vinyl tablecloth and 2 truck books.
Are We There Yeti?$360
Keep your food (and your patience) chill with this 5.4 gallon sized white Yeti Cooler that can hold up to 20 Ibs of ice. Meant to keep your food and drinks cooler, longer.
Feeling crafty? Host a mug painting party for up to 6 people at Fox Valley Pottery in Algonquin. All materials are included, and while you hang out enjoy a dozen donuts from Country Donuts.
A Great Date, Mate$175
Start your day with two breakfasts or lunches at Egg Harbor Cafe in Lake Geneva, then embark on a one-hour Geneva Bay Tour or a one-hour Sundowner Cruise for the 2019 Season at Gage Lake Geneva Cruiseline.
Chicago Botanic Gardens$110
Visit the beautiful Chicago Botanic Gardens any time you desire with a 1 year membership. Enjoy all the benefits of membership, including free parking for 2 cars, access to the Midwest's finest gardening resources, free admission to 300 gardens and arboretums nationwide, discounts on select garden events, and 10% discount at the Garden shop.
Let's have a birthday party with a yummy 6" cake that feeds up to 10 people from Sugar Circle in Woodstock.
Enjoy it with "Happy Birthday" plates, napkins, and cups. Purchase whatever else you may need, or an awesome birthday present, with a $50 Amazon gift card from Marshall Wolf Automation. Includes 2 birthday books.
Family Fun Trip$105
Enjoy various family fun activities in the Chicago-land area. Plus a Christmas book.
*4 admission tickets to Santa's Village in East Dundee. Expires 7/3/19.
*2 free hours of unlimited bowling for up to 5 people at the Bowlero in LITH. Includes shoe rentals. See coupon for locations. Expire 6/30/19.
*4 tickets to the Volo Auto Museum in Volo, IL. Expires 11/3/20. Includes a souvenir yearbook.
Let It Go!$90
Take those "Frozen" fans to the Woodstock Children's Summer Theater's performance of Frozen Jr., with 4 tickets to the July 13 showing at 2 OR 7pm. Watch the show with Ana, Olaf, and snowball dolls that you can carry in your Frozen bag. Includes four coupons for a single scoop of frozen custard from the Culver's in Woodstock.
Play all day and when you're done, stop for some delicious chicken!
*One family pass to the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford. Includes one-time admission for up to 2 adults and 4 children.
*4 vouchers for a chicken sandwich/grilled chicken sandwich/spicy chicken sandwich/ original or grilled chicken nuggets (8-count)
*4 vouchers for a small frosted lemonade or coffee/chocolate chunk cookie, small Ice-dream cone/small milkshake.
Grilled To Perfection$85
Host an outdoor BBQ and show off those grilling skills
*A one day rental of a 20x20 party canopy from Ed's Rentals. Expires 12/31/19.
*1 propane gas refill from Hicks Gas in Woodstock
*A certificate for lunch for 2 (up to $20) at the Texan BBQ in Algonquin. Expires 6/15/19.
*A Rib Tip bucket from Famous Dave's. Includes a $10 gift card, 2 Famous Dave's 19oz BBQ sauces: Rich & Sassy and Devil's Spit, 2 Famous Dave's 8.25oz seasonings: Steak & Burger and Rib Rub, and a wooden basting mop.
Fun for the whole crowd! Head down to Pinstripes in South Barrington and enjoy 1 hour of bowling or bocce ball and brunch for 4. Redeemable on any Sunday (some exclusions apply) Expires 4/12/20.
Why not take five in Woodstock with...
*A $30 gift certificate to DC Cobbs.
*A vehicle checkup/lube, oil, filter, tires, belts, and hoses at Kristensen's Service Center.
*4 one ticket passes to any Classic Cinemas. Expires 10/31/19.
On Top Of The World$150
4 complimentary tickets to SkyDeck Chicago. Offering spectacular views spanning up to four states, a one-stop Chicago experience full of interactive exhibits at The Ledge, a glass balcony extending four feet outside the 103rd floor of Willis Tower! Expires 4/12/2020.
Eat out at any Lou Malnati's afterwards with a $25 gift certificate. Includes hand made scented candle contained in a cut-off wine bottle.
This Here's Fun Territory$125
These here parks are for enjoying time with the whole family.
*A $20 gift certificate to Portillo's.
*4 unlimited indoor wristbands to Action Territory in Kenosha, WI: includes unlimited laser tag, bumper cars, and The Vault. Also includes one 16" thin crust cheese pizza and a pitcher of soda.
*2 tickets for one round of golf at and Rockford Park District golf course (see valid locations on ticket).
*2 vouchers for a breakfast chicken sandwich from Chick-Fil-A
*2 vouchers for a chicken sandwich from Chick-Fil-A
*2 vouchers for a small dessert from Chick-Fil-A
Down By The Riverside$84
Take a trip to the lovely historic city of Peoria located by the IL River.
Drive there and back with a $50 gas card to any Thorton's plus various BOGO coupons.
Watch a hockey game with 2 pilot house tickets to any regular Peoria Rivermen game in the 2019-2020 season.
Visit the sites with 2 tickets to each of the following: the Peoria Zoo, the Peoria Playhouse, the Peoria RiverPlex, and the Owens center. Expires 12/31/19.
Then eat at a hilltop favorite, One World with a $5 gift card and complimentary specialty drink or dessert. Includes 2 travel coffee mugs.
A Night At The Inn$130
Go out for dinner with a $25 gift certificate to Duke's Alehouse in Crystal Lake. Then delight in a one night stay at the Holiday Inn in Crystal Lake. Includes a complimentary breakfast and one dozen donuts from Country Donuts.
Vintage Mystery Games$100
Become like a real detective with an original Clue game from 1949 with all original pieces and a special edition Alfred Hitchock Clue game from 1994. Continue with the classics with a 1936 Nancy Drew novel "#3 The Bungalow Mystery" and 1960 Dana Girls novel "#5 The Secret at the Hermitage". Includes a roll-up Monopoly board with 4 place mats and a vintage 1961 Top Cat frame puzzle.
Get in shape with a certificate for 3 half-hour training sessions OR a 1 month nutrition plan from Getufit in Huntley. Includes a water bottle, Series 8 Fitness jump rope, waist pack, and medium resistance tube, 3 protein bars, and 1 box of organic Ginger Peach Kilogram Tea bags.
Athlete In Training$85
Learn how to train like a pro with a 1-hour assesment from Elite Warrior Training in Woodstock, then relax your tired muscles with a therapeutic reflexology session and a handmade loving comfort heat/cool sack from Sole Purpose Reflexology in Woodstock. The heat/cool sack is made with 100% cotton fabric, flax seeds and organic lavender.
On The Run$160
Improve your running skills with a video analysis & running technique training session from Smith PT and Running Academy in Crystal Lake.
Then put on some new professional sneakers with $100 to Running Depot in Crystal Lake. Includes a water bottle, stretch band, glide master, muscle rub, a medium Smith PT t-shirt, and Reebok bag.
Loving Kindness Meditation$100
Take a Loving Kindness private meditation class
for up to 10 people at the Blue Lotus Buddhist Temple in Woodstock. The class will be held by well-known Buddhist Monk Bhante Sujatha.
Finding Happiness Meditation$125
Take a Finding Happiness and Contentment in a Western World private meditation class for up to 10 people at the Blue Lotus Buddhist Temple in Woodstock. The class will be held by well-known Buddhist Monk Bhante Sujatha.
Enjoy a month of free membership to Tru Fitness in Cary. After your workout, treat yourself to something nice with a $20 coupon to local Woodstock businesses. May be used at your choice of La Trinidad, Read Between the Lynes, Naill 2000, or 3 Brothers.
Care4 Breast Cancer$75
Join us at our 19th Annual Care4 Breast Cancer race on October 20, 2019 with two complimentary registrations. Be sure to stay warm that day with pink Heat Holder socks. Handmade items include a knitted lap afghan, a knitted hat with a blue flower, to honor those who are also affected by ovarian cancer, 2 pink beaded bracelets, and a 4-piece bag set with a pink ribbon pattern.
A Dish Best Served Gold$125
Dazzle your guests with these four gold and white place settings and bottle of limited edition Chandon Blanc de Noirs. Each setting includes a gold glass charger plate, a small white plate with gold rim and lettering, a gold goblet, a gold napkin ring and a dark green napkin.
Lawn And Order$300
Make your home look great with a personalized landscape design from Niermen Landscape and Design. Includes an initial onsite meeting, discussion about what you would like to have in your landscape, to scale plan noting material to be used, and a follow up meeting to review plan and ideas.
Light My World$220
Spread a little more light with this beautiful Quoised, Tiffany-inspired lamp from Amish Furniture Gallery.
Set the table for spring with 4 place settings and a floral table runner. Each place setting includes a blue dinner plate, bowl, and glass, a green napkin, and a round coral place mat. Includes a bottle of merlot and a $20 gift certificate to Fresh Thyme.
Beside Myself "Wreath" Joy$45
Make your home a little happier with this handmade year-round wreath from Renee's of Ridgefield in Crystal Lake.
Stay warm (and safe!) with a free chimney and fireplace or stove sweep from JMH Chimney (valid within a 25 mile radius of Woodstock), and a Pine Mountain fire log.
Patriotic Pillows & Flowers$115
These 2 red, white, and blue pillows are great for your porch or patio set, or for watching fireworks on the 4th of July, and plant a flat of flowers from Kolze's Corner Gardens in Woodstock right next to them. Includes a lantern and candle.
Handmade Green Pillows$75
Decorate your favorite piece of furniture with these two handmade green pillows from Therese Marie Designs. Each pillow cover is made with high-quality textiles and features a Greek Key trim. Includes a bottle of wine.
Don't have a garden? Don't worry, enjoy a 4'x12'reserved plot at the new Woodstock Community Gardens on Castle Road. This basket has all the tools you might need to create a beautiful space. Includes 4 seed packets, a kneeling pad, 2 pairs of gloves, a cultivator and transplanter, and a decorative stone, as well as a $25 gift certificate to Tom's Farm Market in Algonquin.
After a day of planting, head back home and enjoy the birds after you adorn your unfinished birdhouse. Includes a child's book.
Create a great place to eat with four red cloth napkins and 4 black and apple red place mats from Wickham Interiors, then cook a feast with a $25 Jewel Osco gift certificate and a $25 certificate to Butcher on the Block in Lake in the Hills.
Beginning To Look A Lot Like$70
Decorate the house for the holidays with this handmade quilted Christmas runner with red and green poinsettia fabric and intricate holiday embroidery, and a voucher for one cut your own Christmas Tree from Moehling Tree Farm in Woodstock. Have some breakfast before you go with a $30 gift certificate to Hazel's Dinner in Hebron. Finally, relax after your hard work with a dozen donuts from Country Donuts in Crystal Lake and 2 mugs with hot chocolate.
Spruce up your space with 2 $25 gift certificates to Ace Hardware (see locations on certificate) and a $50 gift certificate to Lloyd's Pain N' Paper family owned business in Crystal lake.
Birds Of A Feather$85
Gather birds big and small with a wooden hopper feeder (includes pole attachment plate) from Birds Choice and a small handmade white birdhouse from Harvard Birdhouse Company. Includes a large bag of bird seed.
The Property Brothers$70
Love watching the Property Brothers? Now you can see them everyday with their books "It Takes Two" and "Building Brothers Big Plans".
If you're inspired by that, try remodeling your own home with the book "Dream House" and a $50 gift certificate to Ace Hardware. Still can't get enough? Listen to their CD and hang their Christmas ornaments up around your home.
Where's The Fire?$130
The fire is nowhere but the fireplace. Keep your house warm (and safe) with a free chimney and fireplace or stove sweep.
A cherry and walnut hardwood Drunken pattern cutting board handmade by Ben Roberts Designs, finished with food grade mineral oil. Dimensions: 11.5" x 9"x 1.25". Use it to cut bread to eat with a jar of homemade preserves from Sunshine in a Jar. Includes a $20 gift certificate to Jewel Osco.
"Flying Geese Scrap Quilt"$220
Snuggle up with this warm 64"x 67" handmade "Flying Geese Scrap Quilt". Perfect for a wall hanging or when you just need an extra blanket layer.
A "Stacked Hearts" 32"x 55" handmade wall hanging/quilt that features jungle animals. Includes 2 jungle books.
Enjoy this basket of handmade home and kitchen items. A handmade 25.75"x 25.75" quilted "Stepping Stones" table square and hand-painted wine glasses for your table setting. Includes a 9"x 18.5" handcrafted cutting board made by local woodworker Paul Meyer to prepare your food.
Mulch Ado About Nothing$65
Get yourself mulch for your yard with a $50 gift certificate to Lumberjack Firewood and Mulch in Woodstock. Includes a free propane tank refill from Hick's Gas in Woodstock and a $25 gift certificate to Tom's Farm Market in Algonquin.
Bird In A Gilded Cage$45
This black ironwork decor piece features a small bird on top and includes a $50 gift certificate to Lulu's Wiggin Out in Crystal Lake
Grillin' And Chillin'$180
Chill during those summer days with a Nexgrill 2 burner, stainless steel portable gas grill from Home Depot will help you get done just a little quicker. Includes a $20 gift certificate to any Ziegler ACE Hardware.
Tour of Deep Cut Nursery$200
Take a guided tour of Deep Cut Nursery; spanning acres of McHenry County. You will enjoy a one-on-one walk through the nursery with a seasoned grower, who has created an amazing zen-like oasis with butterflies, frogs, Koi, and thousands of gorgeous perennial flowers. Your tour will wrap up with you choosing perennial flowers to take home that day; PLUS up to $125 in Specialty Hybridized Daylillies!
Farm To Table$200
Everything you might need to start your farm to table garden, like garden stakes and an organic mushroom farm kit. Enjoy a bottle of wine or 1 of 2 Conscious Cup coffee flavors, then go out to 1776 in Crystal Lake with a $50 gift certificate. Includes a wooden cheese tray, 2 t-towels, and a carry-all bag.
Yes Brighten up your home or yard with 2 flats of plants from Kolze's Corner Gardens in Woodstock. Includes a Kolze's zip-up sweatshirt.
Host Thanksgiving this year with a 10-12# turkey from Kalck's Butcher Shop in Crystal Lake, and get the rest of dinner with a $25 gift card to Jewel Osco.
Decorate your table with a 5x7 pumpkin tablecloth, a yellow 9x9 oven dish, and 2 fall towels. Includes plant based Honey Almond hand soap and lotion from Fresh Thyme.
Set up a great Fall display with a wood and canvas sign that says "Gather Together" made by artist Kelsey Andrews, two ceramic pumpkins, and a reversible 6ft table runner. Includes a $25 gift card to Target.
Accessorize with a handmade cross body bag made from re-spun sari silk yarn from The Beaded Fleece and a handmade opalite bracelet from Leighbeads. Use a $20 gift certificate to either Restaurant La Trinidad OR 3 Brothers Family Restaurant OR Nails 2000, manicure or pedicure service OR Read Between the Lynes., courtesy of the Mark Mitchell Agency. Includes Coconut Lemongrass shampoo and conditioner and Honey Almond body wash from Fresh Thyme.
Take A Break In Crystal Lake$55
Treat yourself with a day in downtown Crystal Lake. Get a hair cut with $35 to Sarah's Studio, your nails done with $20 to Queen Nails, and shop a little with $25 to Shay Boutique.
It's In The Bag$75
Head out on the town in style! A Katie Loxton black day bag with a beautiful pink reversible triangle scarf. The scarf has plaid on one side and a rose pattern on the other and can be worn several different ways.
Relax with a free mani/pedi, haircut, or facial from ABC Cosmetology in Lake in the Hills (valid 4/13/19-10/30/19.), and stay relaxed with 3 free yoga classes at the Yoga Lounge in Woodstock.
Get ready for any special event with a manicure and pedicure OR haircut and style OR spa facial OR spa back facial from ABC Cosmetology (valid 4/13/19-10/30/19). Put on 2 handmade necklaces from Jo Williams Designs and a small sienna and tan shoulder bag with a faded denim star by Musse and Cloud from Hiesler Bootery. Then head out to Woodstock with $20 to to either Restaurant La Trinidad OR 3 Brothers Family Restaurant OR Nails 2000, manicure or pedicure service OR Read Between the Lynes, courtesy of Mark Mitchell Agency.
Enjoy any service at Salon Mackk in Crystal Lake with a $100 gift certificate, then continue the pampering at home with various care products, including Surface Hair Health Art shampoo, conditioner, and dry shampoo, Glo-Minerals lipstick, lip revival, lip gloss , mascara, and Surface and Glo-Minerals sample packs.
Relax with a 1 hour massage from Integrated Health in Crystal Lake, then relax some more with a 1 hour massage from Keep in Touch Massage in Crystal Lake. Then relax even more with a certificate for one free manicure and pedicure OR haircut and style OR spa facial OR spa back facial from ABC Cosmetology (valid 4/13/19-10/30/19). Includes a handmade scented candle contained in a cut-off wine bottle.
Spa In A Ja'$95
Create that great spa feeling at home with a jar of handmade Caribbean Coconut scrub and a jar of body lotion, goat milk soap, natural deodorant, and Caribbean body spray from Silver Prairie Farms.
Display everything together with a hand turned wood bowl from Knox Road Bowls, while enjoying 2 jars of handmade preserves, one Peach Hanbanero and one Pepper Jam, from Sunshine in a Jar.
Includes a 1 hour massage from Evolve Chiropractic in Woodstock and a handmade scented candle from Keep in Touch Massage.
Insuring Good Feelings$85
A key part of good health is positivity. Feel awesome with $150 toward any aesthetic service or package from DermaVita Medispa in Woodstock. Then enjoy $20 to any one of the following: 3 Brothers Restaurant, La Trinidad, Read Between the Lynes, or Nails 2000 from Mark Mitchell Agency.
Girl's Day Out$85
Take a day to yourself, or spend it with your best friend in Woodstock with a $25 gift certificate to Miss Nail Lounge, a $30 gift certificate to Uptown Salon, and $50 gift certificate to Niko's Red Mill Tavern. Get ready for your day outwith It's a 10! miracle defrizzing cream and He's a 10! miracle defining gel.
Includes a pair of handmade medium black and pink leather earrings from Sylverwear.
Treat yourself (and your hair) right with a mani/pedi, haircut, or facial from ABC Cosmetology (valid 4/13/19-10/30/19), a 30 minute massage from TLC, and It's a 10! blow dry miracle glossing shampoo and conditioner and miracle texture spray. Includes various coupons to the Hair Cuttery.
Read all about uninhabited historical sights around the state with a signed copy of "Abandoned Illinois" volume one by Lisa Beard.
Also included is "Ultralight Beam", a 12"x15" framed photo from her book.
LISA BEARD is a fine art photographer who also enjoys writing and creating mixed media art. Lisa has been drawn to exploration, especially the history behind abandoned spaces, and to photographing and documenting it.
This Is My Last Resort$1,700
Win a trip to a 7 day/6 night stay in a Sanibel View Studio condo on the BEACHFRONT at Pink Shell Resort & Spa in Fort Myers Beach, FL: Features two queen beds, a kitchenette and screened lanai. Also includes a complimentary daily breakfast buffet for 2. Valid May 1st-Nov 1st 2019 and Dec 1st 2019-Feb 1st 2020.
Win this basket and you may just be a winner twice in one night. Enjoy 100 $1 scratch of lottery tickets.
Ancient Aire Baths$160
Enjoy a unique and relaxing experience at Aire Ancient Baths in Chicago. Inside those walls a unique experience for the body and mind awaits in a journey through the traditional Roman, Greek, and Ottoman ancient experience of baths. Enjoy two 90 minute self guided tours through baths at various temperatures at your leisure.
A Night In Mexico$95
Enjoy some of your favorite Mexican dishes - with $20 to El Niagara, authentic Mexican food, $25 to La Trinidad Mexican Restaurant, and $30 to Supermercado el Sol, all located locally in Woodstock.
Then finish off the night at home with some chips and salsa and margaritas in four etched margarita glasses.
Dine Around McHenry County$190
Enjoy local restaurants from all over the county. Includes:
*A $25 gift certificate to Kyoto Japanese Restaurant in Crystal Lake
*A $50 gift card to 3 Brothers Restaurant in Woodstock
*A $50 gift certificate to Paisano's on Broadway in Richmond
*A $50 gift certificate to Woodstock Public House
*A $20 gift certificate to Port Edward Restaurant in Algonquin
*A $25 gift card to the Rusty Nail Saloon in Ringwood
Get Your Kicks On Route 47$75
Enjoy brunch with $20 to Brunch Café in Huntley before taking a short "Journey on Route 47" to family-owned Ream's Meat Market in Elburn with a $25 gift card. Then head further south to Raging Waves in Yorkville with 2 weekday passes. End your day by stopping for dinner at Crandall's Restaurant with 2 broasted chicken dinners. Includes a Ream's beer glass.
Host a four-hour weekday booking at Mixin Mingle in Woodstock or McHenry. Redeemable on any available Mon-Thurs in 2019.
Cooking For Two$110
Take a cooking class of your choice for two at the Loyola Retreat and Ecology Center in Woodstock. Select from any of the 2019 open cooking classes offered. Expires 12/31/19.
Easels And Eating$50
Paint away with two easel reservations at Muse Art Paint Studio in Crystal Lake.Paint a 16"x 20" canvas or 10"x 24" or 16"x 16" single wood plank. Everything you need for your masterpiece will be provided.
Afterward enjoy a meal at Rosati's in Woodstock with a $50 gift certificate
Shine Bright Like A Diamond$35
Get those nails looking sparkly with a $20 certificate to Twee's Nails in Crystal Lake, then show them off at a Neil Diamond tribute singer Denny Diamond lunch or dinner show.
Tickets are good for one of the following lunch or dinner shows: White Fence Farms, Chandler's Chophouse, Salerno's on the Fox, or The Cotton Exchange. Visit dennydiamond.com for times, dates, and locations.
Dinner And A Show$105
See the Woodstock Opera House's production of "A Few Good Men" at 8pm on June 22. Tickets are for level A seating. Make a night of it with a $50 gift certificate to Public House.
Enjoy an hor d'oeuvres party for you and 20 people from 5-7pm at the Olive Black Martini and Wine Lounge in Richmond. Includes a jar of olive oil.
Martini time! Enjoy an hor doeuvres party for you and up to 20 people from 5-7pm at the Olive Black Martini and Wine Lounge in Richmond. Includes a jar of olives.
Isn't It Romantic$125
Have a night of romance with your partner.
*A $50 gift card to the new Black Bear Bistro restaurant in Algonquin
*A $30 gift certificate to Countryside Flower Shop in Crystal Lake
*A $50 gift certificate to La Bellissima in Crystal Lake
*A pair of handmade large silver leather earrings from Sylverwear
*A bottle of Relax Pink Rose
Eat pizza from some of the best pizza places in the area, and maybe even discover a new favorite. Includes 1 book and a bottle of Pirro's pizza sauce.
*One Xl pizza with up to 3 toppings from Napoli Pizza in Woodstock.
*A $25 gift certificate to Dusty's Pizza in Wonder Lake.
*2 vouchers for a free Mini Murph Make N' Bake Kit for Kids and one free large 1-topping pizza from Papa Murphy's.
*A free large size, 2 item thin crust pizza from Rosati's Pizza of McHenry Inc (expires 12/31/19).
*A $10 certificate to Beggars Pizza (see attached locations).
*A $20 gift certificate to Lino's in Rockford.
Rise and shine with the basket to breakfast restaurants all over McHenry County.
*A $25 gift certificate to the Brunch Cafe.
*A $25 gift card to 3 Brothers Restaurant in Woodstock.
*A $25 gift certificate to Isabel's Family Restaurant in Woodstock.
*$10 gift certificate to Double Yolk Café in Woodstock
*A $10 gift certificate to Around the Clock in Crystal Lake.
*A $25 gift certificate to McDonald's.
*A $20 gift certificate to Kim and Patty's Cafe in McHenry.
*Two $10 gift certificates to Andy's Restaurant in Crystal Lake.
Your canine does so much for you, so why not reward him with a variety of treats from the Pound Bakery, including treats from the Lazy Dog, Happy Tails, Treat Simple, and Kong Snack, as well as treats from Thomas Tails. Includes a $25 gift card to Thomas Tails and a detective dog book.
Take care of you pooch with a Canine Health Pack from the Animal Hospital of Woodstock. Pack includes 1 office visit, 1 year rabies vaccine, 1 distemper vaccine or titer, 1 heartworm test, 1 fecal parasite test, 1 nail trim, and 6 months heartworm preventative.
Give that good pup some assorted treats from the Pound Bakery in Harvard for being so good at the vet. Includes treats from Shameless Pets, I.M. Slobbering's, the K9 Granola Factory, and Lucky Dog.
Take care of your feline friend with a Feline Health Pack from the Animal Hospital in Woodstock. Pack includes 1 office visit, 1 year rabies vaccine 1 distemper vaccine, 1 fecal parasite test, and 1 nail trim. Includes 2 cat books and cat treats.
King Of The Grill$110
Become a master of flavors with 5 different original sauces and 3 different spice rubs from BBQ King Smokehouse.
Don't want to cook? Grab your BBQ King hat and t-shirt and use a $25 gift card to a BBQ King restaurant (Woodstock or Huntley). Includes an oven mitt and potholder.
What's The Beef?$240
Donated by our very own nurse practitioner Jenny, delight in 20 lbs of various cuts of home-raised beef.
Includes 2 top butt steaks, 2 filets, 2 large ribeye steaks, 4 NY strip steaks, 1 package of short ribs, 3 packages of ground beef, and 1 chuck roast.
Relax and enjoy - 6 books all published by McHenry County authors, all while sipping on 2 bottles of wine and eating a bag of Mom's Perfect Toffee, a local company.
Includes $20 to Winestock and a small sign.
Start the morning off right - with home-brewed coffee made in your own kitchen with an Ad Hoc coffee maker. Choose from Pike Place Medium Starbucks roast or a fresh-ground brew from Read Between the Lynes in Woodstock.
Enjoy the above with an assortment of candy as you read the Woodstock Independent with your free year subscription or a book signed by the author.
Enjoy products from HillBunker Farms, a small family-owned/operated farm committed to natural food and healthy products. Includes 3 bath bombs, an 8 oz jar of honey, baby hair and body wash, leave in conditioner, a Cori Beth Soaps soy candle, foaming hand soap, deodorant, beard oil, body butter, foot cream, and 2 sugar scrubs.
A Trip To The "Farm"acy$115
Support healthy eating and locally grown produce - with $50 in tokens to the Woodstock Farmer's Market. Then store and bake with a ceramic 3-jar set and pie plate. Includes 2 lbs raw honey from HillBunker Farms and a jar of handmade Peach Habanero preserves from Sunshine in a Jar.
I Want To Ride My Bicycle$75
Take a ride on your bike after it's been completely tuned up by Lucky Brake Bicycles, then enjoy breakfast with a $25 gift certificate to Isabel's in Woodstock. Includes a pair of Lucky Brake socks (size L-XL).
Life Behind (Handle) Bars$70
Bicycle enthusiasts will love this bike tune-up from The Bike Haven, which comes with a Bike Haven beer coozy, water bottle, and draw-sting bag for all your biking adventures. Includes 1 children's book.
Root for your very own Chicago White Sox in person with two lower box tickets to a game of your choice at Guaranteed Rate Field in the city. Includes 2 White Sox cups.
Hockey-Rockford Ice Hogs$135
Head on over to Rockford to root for the Ice Hogs with 4 tickets to any single regular 2019/2020 season game (mezzanine & zone tickets). Be sure to show your Ice Hogs pride with a new jersey (Youth-XL) ball cap, travel fan, and backpack. Continue the fun at home with a trading cards, two posters, calendar, and Jake Smolinski bobble head.
Head on down to Rosemont with 2 tickets to see the Chicago Wolves play at the Allstate Arena for the 2019-2020 season. Then enjoy dinner with a $50 gift certificate to Harry Caray's right next door.
Be"Fore" And After$250
Enjoy a golf outing for 4 with cart at the Crystal Lake Country Club (expires 12/31/19).
Daily Dose Of Iron$205
Enjoy a golf outing for 4, including carts, at the Woodstock Country Club (expires 4/12/20).
Fairway To Heaven$275
Enjoy a golf outing for 4, including a cart, at the Boulder Ridge Country Club.
Cheer on the Huskies with 4 tickets to any one regular season NIU football game at Huskies Stadium in Dekalb, and be sure to show your support with an Huskies t-shirt (XL). Includes three 6-packs of local beer/ale from Garfield's in Crystal Lake
Go Sox Go!$175
Cheer on your Chicago White Sox with these great seats! 4 stadium club passes (Box 128, Rows 9 and 10) at the White Sox vs Minnesota Twins game on 7/28 at 1:10PM. Includes a parking pass.
Load up with a complete year membership at On Target Range and Tactical Training Center in Crystal Lake. Membership benefits include reduced rates at the lanes, reserve and priority lanes. advance notice of special events, and 4 guest passes per year.
Enjoy a golf outing for 4, including a cart, at the Crystal Woods Country Club in Woodstock.
Take Me Out To The Ball Game$135
Cheer on those Cubbies with 2 Cubs tickets on Friday, May 24th. The game is against the Cincinnati Reds and starts at 1:20 Since tickets are Electronic Tickets, the winner will be notified via email.
Off To The Races$150
Enjoy a "Day at the Races" Clubhouse Box Seat Package: includes 6 general admissions and 6 reserved Clubhouse box seats for the 2019 Season at Arlington International Race Course (excludes: Derby Day, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Belmont Day, Father's Day, 4th of July weekend, Arlington Million, and Labor Day) and a dozen donuts from Country Donuts in Crystal Lake to munch on as you watch the excitement!
Get ready for this season's Fantasy Football draft with the Ultimate Fantasy Football Draft Board. You can hang it right next to your laser-signed photo of 5 key players for the Bears. Includes Akiem Hicks, Leonard Floyd, Mitchell Trubisky, Jordan Howard, and Eddie Jackson (left to right)
It's In The Ballpark$60
Watch those Chicago White Sox Live with 2 box seat tickets to April 30th game at 7:10PM. The game is against the Baltimore Orioles and a parking pass is included.
Tour Of WGN Studio$150
Take a tour of the WGN Radio NEW studio in downtown Chicago. The tour will consist of you and 3 of your friends (no children under 10 years old) and is valid thru December 31, 2019.
Enjoy the feel of this handmade purple and black scarf from local handweaver Rita Hagenbruch. The soft scarf is made from alpaca, wool, and tencel, and features small silver sparkles.