McHenry Life

Come with us as we explore McHenry County. We’ll share our experiences and we invite you to share yours. Looking for new ones? Whether it is restaurants or stores, chiropractors or contractors, plumbers, painters, or accountants, be sure to check out the McHenry Life business Directory. And if you are one of those or another McHenry County business or organization, claim or add your own listing (it’s free) today!

Yellow tulip at home.
By Brian R. Brown
Welcome, or maybe even, welcome back. While you may be thinking you just stumbled across a new website, you may be surprised to learn that this October (2021) will actually mark 7 years for McHenry Life! I won't rehash all of the initial thoughts behind McHenry Life, you can see what I originally stated in Hello McHenry County and Why McHenry Life.

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McHenry Life logo Jack-o'-Lantern
By Brian R. Brown
Are you ready for the witching hour? Be sure to keep checking our McHenry County Trick-or-Treating hours list for your local treating times.
Hacker
By Brian R. Brown
The day of manually logging or worse, trying to keep site logins in your head, are gone. Or at least should be. The most secure protection is to have unique, complex, randomly generated logins for every site. Join us as we share how we keep track of more logins by
Richardson Farm wagon ride
By Brian R. Brown
You'll be amazed at what Richardson Farm can do with a cornfield! Nothing like a day on the farm, picking out pumpkins, navigating a huge corn maze, ziplining across the farm, snacking on some apple cider donuts, and all kinds of fun activities for all ages! Take some time out
Entrance to CD One Price Cleaners, Crystal Lake, IL
By Brian R. Brown
Regardless of your fashion style or budget, the great equalizer is that sooner or later, most if not all of us will need to take something to the cleaners. Let me share my simple criteria for cleaners as well as my personal experiences with CD One Price Cleaners here in
Honeywell whole house humidifier installed
By Brian R. Brown
No matter the time of year, one thing is certain, we all want to be comfortable in our homes. That may mean being cooler in the summer and warmer in the fall, but also humidity and other factors.
Fishing at the McHenry Dam
By Jill Brown
McHenry Dam, nestled in the southwest corner of Moraine Hills State Park, is a large and peaceful destination in itself. With the quiet roar of the dam in the background and stand of large, dense trees, the dam offers a lovely place to relax for fishermen and picnickers alike. Moraine