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La Befana is coming Friday night

Published Jan. 4, 2018

Long after St. Nick has come and gone, and while Santa is already back at the North Pole warming in front of the fire, La Befana continues her journey to the homes of kids throughout Italy and of kids across the world whose families have roots in the boot.


Deck the halls: Our favorite Christmas decorations

Published Dec. 25, 2017

There's no place like home for the holidays, and there are few things that help make a house feel more like a home around this time of year than decorations. Here are some of the most cherished holiday decorations that deck our writers' halls.


My annual Christmas story share

Published Dec. 25, 2017

For the past 15-plus years, I've shared the story below with friends and family. A personal tradition of sorts, it's adapted from the CD jacket of 1996's "Christmas Eve and Other Stories" by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. So, here it is again.


Our favorite family, holiday recipes

Published Dec. 23, 2017

The holidays are as much about traditions as they are about food, and when the two are mixed, it strikes a very merry perfection. Here are some classic familiar recipes from the editors and writers of OnMilwaukee.


LOOK: 5 easy-to-make and very Wisconsin holiday cocktails

Published Dec. 22, 2017

It might be tempting to concoct unique holiday cocktails, but mixmaster extraordinaires recommend otherwise. Remember, classics are classics for a reason. Check out this short video featuring Andy Braun from Drink Wisconsinbly Pub.

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April Smarts

Tuesday April 1st, 2008 - Lake Villa, IL I never liked April Fool’s Day. It’s probably the little brother in me. I’m not for a day of ‘fun’ where it’s ok for every idiot who has seen a Three Stooges movie to go hog wild for a day and try to wreak havoc...

St. Patrick's Day

Monday March 17th, 2008 - Chicago, IL I’ve always thought St. Patrick’s Day was a great marketing concept. It’s not really a full holiday but it’s got all the ingredients of one and more. First, it has a great location on the calendar. Everyone knows the exact date of it. ...

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