Raised brick beds in the Enabling Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden offer a place to sit while planting. Photos by Heather Blackmore.

Gardening is a relaxing and enjoyable source of creativity, but for millions of people with arthritis and other physical limitations, it’s hardly pain-free. With a combination of educated tool choices, good body mechanics and “Why didn’t I think of that?” tweaks, you won’t have to hang up the trowel. Tools The Consumer Product Safety Commission


Photo by Eugenia Gallardo Photography.

Make It Better was proud to be the media sponsor of the sixth annual Launch: Driving Fashion Forward event at Autohaus on Edens April 9. The evening featured music, food, fabulous fashion, and silent and live auctions. All proceeds benefitted the Illinois Holocaust Museum’s Women’s Leadership Committee. Five North Shore boutiques and designers showed some of