PRESS & NEWS
Chicago Business, Chicago 2007
On the Homefront, the inspiration to do it up big at the holidays comes from all fronts, including family members. Deidra Byrd’s children, ages 9 and 11, prompted her to make this holiday season lighter and a little brighter than last year, when she decorated her Glenview home with demure white Italian lights…
By Leslie Mann, Chicago, 2004
Lighting pro adds a glow to the holidays
Couples hire her to avoid blowing fuse
Kathleen Whitman wanted to decorate her new Glenview house with exterior lights for the holidays. But she didn’t like the idea of her husband, Charles, on a 32-foot ladder.
Nor did she want him to sacrifice valuable weekend time with their children. “It wasn’t worth his time or safety,” she says. a subheading…
by Debra Hale-Shelton, Chicago, 2003
Company Brings Cheer
By Lighting Up The Holidays
If you want to brighten the season with holiday lights but don’t want to reenact Chevy Chase’s lighting nightmare in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, don’t worry. Now you can hire someone to perform the task for you.
Kelly Fitzsimmons, owner of Chicago-based Light Up Your Holidays, and her crew of roofers, landscapers and painters do all of the planning…
Rich Hein, Chicago 2007
HOLIDAY | when it comes to decking halls (and more), the pros can be worth the cost
‘Oh my gosh, there’s actually a company that will do this for you!”
HOME AND DESIGN
By J.T. Morand,Chicago 2007
Let someone else do the hanging
and the climbing
Clark Gristuold could have saved himself a lot of pain and suffering if he picked up the phone before attempting to put Christmas lights all over his house.
Griswold, the accident prone dad played by Chevy Chase in the 1989 comedy “Christmas vacation” loses his footing on a ladder after stapling his shirt sleeve to the roofline of his home while putting up Christmas lights…