Enjoy the perfect vacation for a big family or group of friends with a one-week stay at a Vail condo for up to eight guests this summer.
As the snow melts, Vail blooms with outdoor activities, events and more. Locals know that summer is steadily becoming one of Vail's worst kept secrets, so come see for yourself why everyone is falling in love with Vail's other best season: summer!
This 4-bedroom/5-bath condo features a large wrap-around deck, providing the perfect setting for relaxing and entertaining? And, you are steps from the community's pool and hot-tub. Guests also enjoy the convenience of the free in-town Vail bus shuttle to Vail Mountain and the numerous neighborhood hiking and biking trails. Valid June 1st through June 30th and July 14th through July 31st (2019 only).
Soak up the sun with a one-week stay at the Pueblo Bonito Rose Resort & Spa on the golden beaches of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
Pueblo Bonito Rose Resort & Spa is a deluxe resort located on one of the most pristine beaches in Baja California. The resort offers full-service amenities including all-suite kitchenette accommodations, a European-inspired spa, gourmet restaurants, and private beach seating with food and beverage service. This "Monday to Monday" 2019 stay excludes Christmas holiday weeks and is available on a mutually agreed upon date.
Calling all cooks...Head to NYC for a delicious trip! Two (2) tickets to a taping of The Rachel Ray Show at Chelsea Television Studios in New York City. Cap off your culinary adventure with a $100.00 Gift Card to Scampi in New York's Flat Iron district (getting the star treatment with a table visit from Chef/Owner PJ Calapa while you dine). This package also includes two of Rachel Ray's most popular cookbooks: Comfort Food: Rachael Ray Top 30 30-Minute Meals and Yum-o! The Family Cookbook.
The Rachel Ray Show tapes three days a week (Typically on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) at 11:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. Show does not tape June-August. Guests must be 16+ and attendees under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Ticket certificate expires 12/1/19.
Enjoy a professionally-prepared meal for up to six guests by Chef John Hughes in the comfort of your own home.
You'll start planning this wonderful evening by meeting the chef for a consultation so that your meal is tailored to your exact preferences. Your party price will include a custom menu, freshly-prepared food, professional service, and kitchen clean-up. (Package excludes alcohol. Certificate expires May 4, 2020.) Chef John Hughes was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs. He has been working in and around Chicago as a chef since the age of fourteen. Chef on the Roof connects two of his biggest passions in life - cooking and growing the best food possible. John has been fortunate enough to cook in many professional settings like the House of Blues in Chicago, Bottlefork, and Girl and the Goat.
Savor an evening at the Lyric Opera of Chicago - one of the world's great opera companies with two (2) main floor tickets to Luisa Miller on Wednesday, October 16 at 7:00 PM and a $120.00 gift card for dinner at the Lyric's Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room.
The Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room features a sophisticated seasonal prix-fixe menu by Jewell Events Catering. Reservations required for the Sarah and Peer Pedersen Room.
Two tickets to a performance of A Doll's House at Writers Theatre in Glencoe - dubbed by "The Wall Street Journal" as America's #1 theatre company.
A Doll's House runs 9/25/19 through 12/15/19.
Take in a 2019 Main Stage performance of your choice with two (2) tickets to the award-winning Marriott Theatre - Lincolnshire. And, make a night of it with a $50.00 gift card to Wildfire.
Wildfire certificate may be used at their Lincolnshire or any of their seven locations. Theatre tickets exclude Wednesday and Sunday matinees, and are subject to availability.
Enjoy a classical performance at Ravinia Festival in Highland Park with four (4) Lawn Admission passes. Uncork the evening with a bottle of red (Montinore Reserve Pinot Noir 2015) and a bottle of white (2012 i Clivi Malvasia Collio). And, prepare your picnic with basket of wine-themed goodies (including wine openers, coasters, plates, glasses and more) and a $25.00 gift card to Bonnie's Chic Boutique in Grayslake.
Ravinia tickets are not valid for sold-out concerts, non-classical performances or for the Ravinia Women's Board Gala, and are for the 2019 season only.
Go behind-the-scenes at Miramar Bistro in Highwood with "A Day in the Kitchen at Miramar Bistro" presented by Gabriel Viti.
Miramar - named after an exclusive suburb of Havana - offers classic bistro dishes, as well as Cuban-style pressed sandwiches and American staples like hamburgers and oysters Rockefeller that are second to none. (Mutually agreed upon date.)
Enjoy a "Summer Series" performance at the esteemed Hubbard Street Dance Chicago with two (2) tickets to the Sunday, 6/9/19 show at 3:00 PM at the Harris Theatre.
Enjoy a night under the stars with six (6) tickets to the 2019 Ragdale Ring Performance Series in Lake Forest. And, prepare for your picnic with a $40.00 gift card to Heinen's Grocery Stores.
Performances are on Wednesdays: June 12th, July 10th, August 14th and September 14th. Ragdale's one-of-a-kind programs feature storytelling, dance and jazz, and are curated by Ragdale resident artists in cooperation with their creative colleagues. All events take place at Ragdale in the Ragdale Ring, an open-air performance venue.
Eat up a delicious "Chef's 5-Course Dinner for Two" at Oceanique in Evanston.
Oceanique is an eclectic seafood restaurant in the French-American style. Oceanique continues to garner acclaim as one of the Chicago area's finest restaurants. Since 1993, Oceanique has been ranked as the number one seafood restaurant in the Chicago metropolitan area by the prestigious Zagat Guide. (Valid Monday-Friday. Excludes tax, beverages and gratuity. Not valid on "no corkage" Monday, NU Commencement, 2/14, 12/31 or Mother's Day. No BYOB. Expires May 2020.)
Calling all those who like to laugh! Tickle your funny bone with six (6) general admission tickets Zanie's Comedy Clubs.
Certificate is valid for individuals 21 or older, a minimum table purchase and $2 service fee is required, is not valid Saturdays or for special events, and expires May 2020.
Enjoy a delicious lunch for two (2) at Froggy's French Cafe in Highwood.
Located along Chicago's North Shore, Froggy's is a beloved institution and cozy retreat for innovative flavors and intimate gatherings from executive chef, Thierry Lefeuvre. Certificate does not include gratuity.
Host this fabulous evening of wine and bites for up to forty guests at The Fresh Market in Lake Forest.
Tastings available for hosting on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 7-9 PM.
Bring Italy to your kitchen with a basket of Italian treats!
- One 5 liter bottle of Oroverde Lucano Extravirgin Olive Oil
- 8.45 oz. bottle of Oroverde Lucano Lemon Oil
- 8.45 oz. bottle of Oroverde Lucano Pepper Oil
- 8.45 oz. bottle of Oroverde Lucano Truffle Oil
- a $25.00 gift card to Poeta's Food Mart in Highwood
- Fabio's 20-minute Italian Cookbook
- A variety of Italian delicacies (pasta, risotto, bread sticks, olive oil cookies, artichokes and tuna in oil, and more!)
Live like our friends across the pond with English High Tea for four (4) at the Deer Path Inn in Lake Forest.
To the English, afternoon tea is more than just a beverage...It's a time-honored ritual that goes back at least as far as 1840. At Deer Path Inn, teas are carefully selected with the help of Malcolm Ferris-Lay, Master of Tea. Deer Path's traditional tea service takes place Tuesdays through Saturdays with settings between 2 and 4 PM. Not valid on holidays. Reservations required. Expires 5/4/20.
Keep your family busy at some of the Chicago area's most esteemed destinations!
- 4 general admission tickets to the John G. Shedd Aquarium
- Family Pass for 4 to Kohl Children's Museum
- 4 general admission tickets to the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
- 2 tickets to a Chicago Wolves 2019/20 hockey game
- $25.00 gift card to Lou Malnati's'
- Breakfast or lunch for two (2) at Egg Harbor Cafe
Shedd certificate includes priority entry to the aquarium, all permanent and special exhibits, animal presentations and stingray touch and is valid through May 2020. Kohl certificate expires 12/30/20. Nature Museum tickets are valid through 5/4/20. Wolves tickets are valid for regular season only.
See beauty all year-round at one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers with a 1-Year Garden Membership to the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe.
This membership includes: free year-round parking for one car, a subscription to Keep Growing, seasonal member magazine and program guide; a 20 percent discount on most classes; free admission to 300 botanic gardens and arboreta nationwide; a 10 percent discount at the Garden Shop and more. Valid through May 2020.
If you like sweets, this one is for you! Load up on cupcakes, cookies and more with three delicious certificates!
- A certificate for one large pre-assorted gift tin from Carol's Cookies
- A certificate for a $40.00 party platter from Bent Fork Bakery in Highwood
- $20.00 Gift Card to The Eli's Cheesecake Company
Carol's Cookies certificate is not valid in November or December and expires May 4, 2020. Bent Fork certificate expires 4/2020. Eli's certificate must be redeemed for purchases at 6701 W. Forest Preserve Drive in Chicago.
Chicago Bears jersey signed by starting quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, who led the Bears to a 2018 NFC North Division Championship.
Chicago Cubs baseball signed by Cubs triple-threat (Second Baseman, Shortstop and Third Baseman) Javier Baez.
Spalding basketball signed by Wendell Carter Jr. - forward for the Chicago Bulls.
Take in a game at Guaranteed Rate Field with four (4) box seats to the Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals game on Tuesday, 5/28/19 at 7:10 PM. Tickets are located in Box 139, include entrance to the Huntington Bank Stadium Club, a game-day parking pass and a basket with assorted goodies, including wine, smart phone speaker and more.
Spend a day on the greens at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest.
This package includes a threesome of golf, caddies and lunch with Conway Farms member Chuck Wheatley. The Tom Fazio award-winning course is rated among the "Top 10" in Illinois and hosts national tournaments - including the BMW Championship. Certificate must be used by 10/1/19.
Golf with your friends with a golf round for four (4) at Deerpath Golf Course in Lake Forest. Certificate includes a cart and is valid Monday-Friday (anytime) and Saturday-Sunday (after 11 AM). Certificate expires 12/31/19.
Hit the links with four (4) complimentary greens fees at Lake Bluff Golf Club.
Host your soccer team, plan the ultimate soccer birthday, or simply take a large group of friends with this shootout package! Your group of 24 - includes four (4) VIP tickets and 20 regular tickets (row 17, section 126) - will watch the Chicago Red Stars take on the North Carolina Courage on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 5 PM at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview.
VIP tickets are located on the field and typically feature an autograph session with players from both teams. This package also includes two parking passes and an official team jersey (women's medium). The Chicago Red Stars is the oldest and most successful United States women's professional soccer club.
Get fit with this certificate for two (2) 1-Month complimentary memberships to the Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center.
As one of the premier fitness centers on the North Shore, Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center offers the perfect combination of uniquely skilled professionals, nationally recognized, innovative programming and the highest level of service befitting an exclusive clientele. Certificate expires 12/31/19.
Find your inner Zen with a five (5) class practice package at Surya Yoga in Deerfield (located within College Park Athletic Club in Deerfield).
Get your family moving with a 1-Month Family Membership to Life Time Athletic Northbrook. This 98,000+ square foot facility is a destination for health, fitness, nutrition and beauty. The diamond club opened in 2018 and features an expansive outdoor pool deck for summer fun.
A variety of Cubs memorabilia signed by players new and old including: Chicago Cubs Yesterday & Today, a 2019 Cubs Convention Program, and an MLB baseball signed by former Cubs closer and current Houston Astros closer Hector Rondon.
Book and Program signatures include:
- Larry Bittner (1976-80)
- Bobby Dernier (1984-87)
- Daniel Descalso (current)
- Bill Madlock (1974-76)
- Brian McRae (1995-97)
- Rich Nye (1966-69)
- Augie Ojeda (2000-03)
- Dave Otto (1994)
- Paul Popovich (1964-73)
- Tim Stoddard (1984)
- Todd Haney (1994-96)
Includes a photo album of players signing items for authenticity.
Treat yourself with a MicroPeel at Skin Deep Medical Spa in Glenview.
A MicroPeel encourages the exfoliation of old skin cells and debris while also triggering the skin's renewal process. This peel can reduce the appearance of acne scars and sun damage. Certificate expires 5/4/20.
Relieve pain and stress, or simply unwind with a $100 Gift Card to Therapeutic Kneads in Highland Park. Therapeutic Kneads uses an eclectic, customized approach in massage therapy promoting maximum benefits for each client.
Three bottles of highly-rated Chalk Hill Wines, including: 2017 Estate Sauvignon Blanc, 2016 Chardonnay Estate and 2015 Estate Red.
A variety of varietals!
- Piancornello Rogheto 2015
- Domaine Seguinot-Bordet
- Louis Martini Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
- The Prisoner 2015 Red (Napa Valley)
- Numanthia 2013 Termes (Toro)
- 2009 Tantara Pinot Noir Pisoni Vineyard
- 2011 Soter Vineyards 'North Valley' Pinot Noir
- Domaine de la Monette Mercurey "Le Saut Muchiau" 2015
- 2016 Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection Black Label Claret
- Member's Mark Riesling
- Groth Hillview Vineyard Chardonnay 2013
Hand-beaded cuff bracelet of silver and black beads woven in a striking floral pattern.
Host a Creative Card Making Class for 4 to 6 guests at Paper Source in Highland Park. This one-hour class, customized for your attendees includes a 10 percent store discount for class attendees. Class must be held during regular store hours at Paper Source's Highland Park location.
This Tumi Corporate Collection-Continental Carry-On is light and strong while offering increased packing capacity, a sleek profile, smarter functionality and easier maneuverability. It includes 4-wheel 360-degree wheels that are recessed into the body of the case to provide more interior space, a lower center of gravity and stable, multi-directional navigation. It also has impact-resistant caps that provide additional corner durability and three-stage telescoping handle.
A complete "learn to knit" experience includes a class or private lesson and supplies, which include yarn and needles to make a chunky beginner cowl.
Recipient can also opt to do a "learn to crochet" package instead. Nina Chicago opened in 2004 in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood with a mission of inspiring creativity in others beyond knitting. (Certificate expires May 4, 2020.)
Boconi Leon E/W iPad Tote.
The perfect size bag to make an impression carrying all your daily essentials...plenty of space, so no need to leave your technology behind!
Stock your library with six (6) hard cover books: The Soul of America by Jon Meacham, The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall, Quarterback by John Feinstein, If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim, Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny and The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil.