Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for Creatives

Right-brain and creative individuals are often notorious for being procrastinators. Procrastination often comes into play when the holidays come around as shopping for gifts can be overwhelming. Not to worry, as we have some fantastic last-minute gift ideas for the creatives in your life. The Time Capsule Journal This is both a shameless plug to…

DIY Wine Cork Board Makes Unique Holiday Gift

The changing fall weather urges us to stay warm and cozy indoors, making it the perfect time of year for arts and crafts. The next day you’d rather stay inside, learn how to make your own cork board out of re-purposed wine corks. What You’ll Need: 20 wine corks 5 x 7 frame or chalkboard…

NerdBear Turns Real Women into Superheroes

Recently, NerdBear launched The Real-Life Superwoman Project to celebrate some of history’s defining moments over the last few years through the accomplishments of some incredible women. “For this, we thought it would be fitting to turn these superwomen into comic book strips, and the Real-Life Superwomen Project was born,” the curators wrote on NerdBear. “We…

Drunk Shakespeare review: If laughter is the food of love, play on

Saturday night, I walked off the cold Chicago streets into the hidden Lion Theatre and felt as though I was transported back in time. Straight through the front door puts you into a speakeasy-esque bar where you check in and join the The Drunk Shakespeare Society. From there, you walk through the thick, red curtain…

Author K.C. Maher Discusses New Novel, ‘The Best of Crimes’

Author K.C. Maher has released her latest novel, The Best of Crimes, and gives insight into the new book, the characters, and the inspiration behind the story. In a world that too often fails to protect its most vulnerable, K.C. Maher’s debut novel offers a new narrative. The Best of Crimes is an enchanting, unconventional love story that…

O.A.R.’s MikelParis Blazes An Innovative Trail with “TuneTrek”

We know the stories of The White House and the Hollywood sign, but what about the landmarks that aren’t on an everyday radar? This is something that O.A.R. keyboardist, MikelParis, is exploring in his innovative documentary series, TuneTrek. Paris has been traveling the country and exploring the historical gems that aren’t as widely recognized. In…

Fall in Love With Reading this Autumn: 5 Recommendations

As the leaves start to change and the weather starts to chill, we begin to look for indoor activities. In my opinion, there’s no better activity than curling up with a hot cup of coffee and a good book. With that in mind, The Tidbit has some recommendations of page turners for everyone – read…

Going-Away Gift: “Open When…”

Is someone you love moving away? That’s never an easy situation and is something I experienced recently when one of my very best friends moved across the country to Arizona (rude, right? 😉 Naturally, I had to come up with a going-away gift that was a match for our friendship, which is one of those…

“The Feminist Grandma” Releases New Book

Today, we welcome Elizabeth McCulloch – AKA “The Feminist Grandma,” – the debut novelist behind Dreaming the Marsh. The book explores the environment and our relationship with it. The book features magic, mysticism, and humor and is a perfect fit for the times, as the subject of the environment is more important now than ever. While the…

Energy Healer & Best-Selling Author, Marla Goldberg, Talks Self-Improvement Month

September is Self-Improvement Month – something that we think should be a daily focus. In honor of this month’s distinction, we sought out the valuable knowledge of an expert on the subject of self-help. Marla Goldberg – Energy Healer, Intuitive, Speaker, Teacher, Host of Guided Spirit Conversations Podcast, and Best-Selling Author of My F*cking Long…

Editor Taylor Leddin Discusses New Book and The Tidbit on WGN Radio

From WGN Radio: Where are we going and where will we end up? Author Taylor Leddin has been noted as a prominent woman in journalism and she joins WGN Radio’s Michael Heidemann! Taylor talks about her new book The Time Capsule Journal and shares some of her favorite questions. She and Michael even take WGN Radio’s Roger…