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Your favorite little elves have a rare opportunity to get expert holiday gift advice in Barrington this weekend. This special kids’ shopping event has become an annual tradition and it’s happening tomorrow at the Barrington Home Shoppe in the Ice House Mall.
If you bring your kids to the shoppe between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, December 17, helpers will be on hand to make it easy for them to find the perfect gifts for parents. Children will receive 10% off their holiday purchases and enjoy hot chocolate and other treats. They’ll also be able to choose their holiday wrapping for all their purchases! A lot of dads see it as a great way to pick gifts mom will treasure for years to come. And moms often wait in the hall and let their kids make purchases while they’re not watching.…Continue Reading
You might not know this, but we recently created a social network just for people who want to connect with others and share information about things to do and life here in Barrington. You’ll find that network by visiting 365Barrington.net.
One of the people who already found and joined the network is a Barrington home inspector by the name of Eric Barker. Eric has lived in Barrington since 1952. He has been a licensed home inspector since 1993 and says he loves his job because it involves helping people. Eric is one of the moderators on the American Society of Home Inspectors’ (ASHI) website forum and he enjoys sharing his knowledge about home maintenance with others. Eric recently wrote several blog posts at 365Barrington.net about home safety tips and tools he loves to use for his business and around his house. If you’re a die-hard gadget hound, if you’re related to one or if you play one on TV, here are Eric’s top four “gotta have” gadgets for 2010.…