Things to Do in Wauconda Week of 7/1/2013


Oh how the summer flies by… can you believe it’s already July? I hope everyone was able to go visit Wauconda Fest, as always, it was a huge success. Don’t forget Independence Day falls on Thursday this year. Help celebrate this beautiful country with a ton of festivities Wauconda has to offer! There’s an event […]

Contest Winners “Why My Mom Rocks”

I Love My Mom Mothers Day Contest Winner

  We held a “Why My Mom Rocks” Mother’s Day Contest here at, where anyone has a chance to WIN fabulous prizes by submitting a story about why their mom rocks.  These ladies shared with us some fascinating stories about their moms.  We sure do have a lot of awesome moms out there. Thanks […]

Mother’s Day Contest, “Why My Mom Rocks”


Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday, May 12th and we want to celebrate here in by hosting a contest to celebrate the special MOMS in our lives. Entering is simple. And anyone can enter!   “Mother’s Day Contest” Rules: All you have to do is fill out the form below and tell us, “Why My Mom […]

Where in My Town Wauconda 04/24/2013


This week’s Where in My Town Wauconda is a bit tough.  I didn’t think it would be, but I had My Town Wauconda fans stomped!  Here is the picture again of what people needed to guess….     The answer is:   Aspire Boutique.  It’s part of the lampshade that you can find for sale […]

Wauconda Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Wauconda Celebrates St Patrick's Day

Shamrock the Block in Wauconda Wauconda celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a “Shamrock the Block” event.  This is a series of fun events put together by some of Wauconda’s local establishments in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.  All are welcome to get involved and GET GREEN! Following is a list of what to expect the […]

Aspire Boutique ~ Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice!

Aspire Boutique

Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice! You know that feeling you get as a little kid when you walk in a candy store?  Fast forward to now, that’s the same exact feeling I get when I walk in to Aspire Boutique. Aspire Boutique is everything girly.  The shop looks nice, it smells nice, it feels nice. […]

Happy 2013 Wauconda

NW Suburbs Chicago

Happy 2013 Wauconda! And with the new year comes lots of new things going on at We’ve revamped our site with new tabs and content. Please look around the site and let us know what you think!  One of the highlights is our Business Directory section, be sure you check it out. You’ll see […]

Aspire Boutique Holiday Hours 2012

Aspire Boutique Holiday Hours 2012

I had a chance to meet up with Sara Carlson one of the co-owners at Aspire Boutique a few weeks ago.  There is so much to know about this very effervescent and super busy business woman, wife, mom, friend, painter, furniture up-doer, photographer, dancer (OK, not her but her kids are, that’s why you’ll see fabulous […]

Things to Do in Wauconda During Thanksgiving Week

My Town Wauconda Things To Do

What a gorgeous day it is in Wauconda today. It’s unseasonably warm and it’s hard to think that next week is already Thanksgiving! Can you believe it? Time sure flies when you’re having fun! And speaking of fun, Wauconda sure knows how to put together some fun things to do, and Thanksgiving week is no […]