3 Things to Do for Easter in Chicago

Easter is always something special in Chicago. Many families will be out eating brunch or trying their luck at annual Easter egg hunts. Here are 3 events we’re excited about this spring. Ninth Annual Bunny Rock Chicago 5K and Kid’s Egg Hunt: Do you love running and 80s music? Head to Montrose Harbor for this festive race. In addition to …

What You Need to Know About the Samsung Washing Machine Recall

Product recalls are a common occurrence, but it is not every day that a product pops its top. If you have not already heard about Samsung’s massive 2016 recall, read on for more information. About the recall In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Samsung recalled 2.8 million top-loading washing machines from thirty-four different models. These models were sold …

5 Best Kid Friendly Restaurants in Chicago

Chicago is home to many kid-friendly restaurants where your whole family can enjoy a great meal and have fun. From fine dining to free food, these are 5 of our local favorites. Crosby’s Kitchen: This casual restaurant in the trendy Southport Corridor has everything a busy parent needs. Cruise through the extra wide doors with your double stroller and hand …

Annual Dogwood Festival on April 12 to 14 in Atlanta

It’s almost time for one of Atlanta’s most popular spring traditions that began more than 80 years ago. The annual Dogwood Festival is coming on April 12 to 14, 2019 in Piedmont Park. Here are some of the highlights, along with practical advice in case it’s your first time attending. What’s on the schedule? There’s fun for all ages. That includes live …

How to Replace Broken Slide-Out Shelves in Your GE Refrigerator

Over time, the shelves in your refrigerator might break. The glass can become cracked or the edges can break, especially if they carry a lot of weight. Order a new shelf assembly, which is part #WR32X10381 for GE and Kenmore refrigerators. Then follow these steps to replace the broken shelf. 1. Unplug your refrigerator. The first step you take in every repair procedure should …

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Refrigerator’s Door Guide

If you have a two-door refrigerator, the seal is even more important for keeping the cold air trapped inside the fresh food sections. But sometimes the door guide attached to the left door can crack or the hinge can break. This releases the cold air and makes your refrigerator do more work to keep your food cold. Order replacement part …

How to Replace Your GE Washer’s Agitator with Part #WH43X25442

The spinning pole in the middle of your washing machine tub, or the agitator, is designed to help spin your laundry. It makes sure water and soap reach the whole load of laundry equally. But if pieces have broken off of it, it can’t agitate the clothing effectively enough to get them clean. If you have a GE washing machine, you …

How to Replace Your Whirlpool Washer’s Filter Plug Kit to Get Rid of Lint

Just like your dryer, your washing machine has a lint trap. Underneath your appliance’s agitator are filter plugs that catch excess linter. But once the fingers break off the parts or get worn over time, they can’t do their job. Replace the filter plugs on your Whirlpool washer by ordering a kit (part #285868 for Whirlpool models) and following these …

Eating Your Way Through Chicago on Restaurant Week

If there was ever a week to put meal prep aside and decide to go out to eat in Chicago, it is during Restaurant Week. Taking place January 25th through February 7th in 2019, the 14-day affair that is Restaurant Week features more than 370 restaurants in the city and the surrounding suburbs offering up prix fixe menus for patrons …

Checking the Leak Under Your Freezer

If you own a standalone freezer, chances are you keep a lot of frozen food. If the freezer falters, this could result in a lot of waste. A leaky freezer, however, may not be that large of a problem. Evaporation Prevents Ice Formation Freezers and refrigerators work with evaporators. Every few hours the unit’s evaporator turns on a heater to …