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Planning A Date Fit For Any Intellectual

Date night can be more meaningful than a quick movie and dinner, especially if you’re in or near the Windy City. In Chicago, take advantage of one of the many attractions, such as the Museum

5 Life Lessons Learned From Truckers

On every highway in the United States, big rig drivers transport goods great distances to waiting warehouses, manufacturers and retail stores. As you pull up alongside one of these behemoths, it might seem like

The Kid-Friendly Holiday Soiree

The holidays are all about family, and the biggest challenge of throwing a Christmas party for everyone is being able to cater to all the different ages, from the smallest youngsters to the grandparents.

Female Trucker Ina Daly Is Inspiring Many In The Industry

Ina Daly recently earned the distinction of being the first female driver to win first place in any of the National Truck Driving Championships competitions. Not only did she win the tank truck class, she also

Decorate Packages For More Meaningful Mail

Getting a package in the mail can lead to a little internal buzz of excitement or a full-blown case of glee. Imagine how much more of an impact a package can have if it

3 Simple Projects For Livening Up Your Kitchen

When you want to update your kitchen but don’t have the time or budget for a major overhaul, you can make a few quick changes that will make the space feel new to you

Urban Love: 5 Super Romantic Things To Do In Chicago

For a memorable weekend that makes it easy remember all the reasons you fell in love with your spouse or ignite a simmering new connection, plan a whimsical few days in a nearby big

The Success Of Women In Construction

Today, female boxers are competing in the Olympics, NASA teams typically include many female astronauts and women can be found repairing car engines as mechanics. In one field after another, women are choosing careers

What to Do in an Emergency while Overseas

You may have your bags packed, plane tickets and hotels booked and your itinerary made, but before that next international trip be sure to have a plan of action should an emergency situation arise.

First Trip Abroad: Advice for International Travel

Going to a foreign country for the first time can be a little intimidating. You may worry about language barriers, cultural differences and whether you’ve prepared well enough for your trip. But don’t worry