Showstopping Holiday Gifts: 2015 Shop For Good Gift Guide

Make It Better Founder and Publisher Susan Noyes is joined by family fun expert and frequent Today Show guest Donna Bozzo to talk about great Shop For Good products to give as gifts. Buy these products now! Chelsea Carry-All from Vintage Nest, $18 Kohl Children’s Museum Bangle Bracelet from Burdeen’s Jewelry, $40 Pleece Jacket from Skandal, $295 […]

Introducing Make It Better’s Shop For Good

Shop for children, for education and for a brighter future when you Shop For Good with Make It Better during the month of October. Shop For Good is Make It Better’s brand new e-commerce website dedicated to supporting outstanding local businesses and nonprofits, and creating more synergies for our community. Ten percent of all purchases […]

Kohl Children's Museum Celebrates 30 Years

Join Kohl Children’s Museum, our October Shop For Good beneficiary, as it celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year. Don’t miss the An Evening to Imagine Gala on Oct. 17 at the museum. This year’s gala will honor the Founders Circle, a group of people whose passion and support has been invaluable to the museum. In addition to the gala, […]

Daytripper: The Glen Town Center

Ah, September. The kids are back in school, and you have some free time on the calendar—free time to spruce up your fall wardrobe. The Glen Town Center is a great destination for all things shopping, and with the leaves just turning, a great place for an outdoor adventure. Via Gelato Via Gelato is the […]

Antique Store Vintage Nest Opens in The Glen

A few years ago, antiquing-addict Mindy Schloss of Glenview opened a warehouse. Inside were her finds: Mostly antique furniture, much of it repaired, painted and/or refinished. But she only opened the warehouse to the public two days a week. Now, you can get your fix every day at her shop, Vintage Nest, in The Glen, […]