Archive | Holiday How-To’s

St. Paddy’s Day In Chicago


Ready to don your wearing o’ the green? Is green your favorite color? Are you Irish or pretend to be Irish? Have you been thinking of what your plans may be for St. Paddy’s Day? Read on to plan your whole St. Patrick’s Day activities that fill your day and night. Dyeing The Chicago River [...]

Free Chicago Halloween Events 2017


October is finally here and with it, brings one of our favorite Holidays, Halloween. That’s right Halloween season has begun and that means it’s time for you and you’re pet to grab a costume. Spooky events are about to flood the city as we inch closer to Halloween, so we broke down our top FIVE [...]

St. Patrick’s Day 2017


Chicago is one of those cities that just has everything, from award winning dining, historical museums, and the countless festivals and celebrations that happen year round. When you’re in Chicago, you’re in for quite the treat. Yet there is one holiday that we really do go above and beyond for here in the city, which [...]

Holiday Storage Tips For Small Living

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Now that we’ve survived the holiday season what do we do with all the shiny decor and wrapping paper? We all know that living in the city often means sacrificing square footage for location, but that doesn’t mean we should sacrifice a little holiday flare. Here are a few storage tweaks for storing your holiday [...]

PPM’s New Years Eve Exclusive


With the holidays come a new year and with a new year comes new possibilities. The New Year also brings one of the biggest parties of the year! So as the #1 Party-Night of the year approaches, it’s important to take some time and “dedicate to celebrate”. Once again, PPM has partnered with Green Curtain [...]

Chicago Valentine’s Day Dinner Spots


Love is in the air and that can only mean one thing, Valentine’s Day. Yes you heard it right, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. So guys and gals this is your hint that time is running out to plan and spend that perfect day with your significant other. However sometimes picking the perfect [...]

Chicago Thanksgiving Events


Thanksgiving is approaching! If you’re staying in town this holiday season, here are a few happenings going on in your beautiful City of Chicago. Are you an avid runner? On Thursday November, 26th, the 38th Annual Turkey Day 5K is the word. Bring the whole family, dress warm, or dress for the run! Runners, Joggers, [...]

Chicago Holiday Activities

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The holidays are getting near! Here at PPM, having fun is a top priority when trying to take the chill off in Chicago! We all love the holidays so why not go out an enjoy them! With so much to do around Christmas in Chicago it can be a little overwhelming. So we have compiled [...]

PPM’s gift Guide


The PPM gift guide for him! Have a special someone that is the most handsome, talented, stubborn guy in the world? Here are a few thoughtful, personal suggestions to get you brainstorming. Beards Are In! Sign your guy up for the Dollar Beard Club. They offer a fine selection of high quality grooming products to [...]

PPM’s Top 5 Halloween Treats


Halloween is just a few days away and if you’re like us and love to celebrate then this blog will help you out. If it is a party you are having or a party you are going to, it’s always best to have some spooky treats on the ready. No, were not talking about candy [...]

PPM’s Top 5 Dog Halloween Costumes


Halloween is just around the corner and we all know everyone is as excited about it as we are! That’s right the time the leaves change, the candy flows, and the haunts come out. It’s such a fun and exciting holiday that has only become more and more popular throughout the years. Here at PPM [...]

PPM’s Halloween Costume Contest


Halloween is just around the corner and being from Chicago we take this holiday very seriously. Here at PPM WE LOVE HALLOWEEN! From the fall season in the city, to the crazy awesome decorations, and the amazing haunted houses it’s the place to be. However, one aspect that stands out the most is of course [...]

Top Five Halloween Costumes of 2015


October is finally here! That means fall is in the air, the trees turn to a variety of beautiful colors and the city cools down. Pumpkin spice is everywhere and the fall leaves start to cover the ground. It also brings one of PPM’s favorite holidays of the year. Yes, where talking about Halloween! That [...]

Chicago Christmas tree Recycling Program


Sadly the holiday season has come to an end. Time to take down those sparkling lights and put away the Christmas cider. For many of us that also means it’s time to take out our Christmas trees. But did you know there is a right way to recycle your tree that does not include throwing [...]

Cats and Christmas Trees Don’t Mix


There is something about Christmas trees that makes cats go crazy. They climb them, chew them, bat at them – they basically do anything and everything to try and knock your tree down or break all of your ornaments. This is just a proven fact. Not only is your cat climbing or messing with your [...]