Breathe a little easier this winter with these tips By Al and Kelly Carrell Home equity lines are back in vogue By Ken Harney Home bridal registries grow in popularity By David Myers Undisclosed water intrusion in addition By Barry Stone Theater events: 'It's a Wonderful Life' in Naperville By Barbara Vitello Celebs bringing carols to the suburbs early By Laura Milbrath Stewart Weekend picks: Local boy Pat McGann returns to Rosemont By Scott C. Morgan & Laura Milbrath Stewart Des Plaines mayor criticized for panel appointments By Christopher Placek Naughty or nice? Fox Valley Rep's ‘Christmas' can't decide By Barbara Vitello Spellman's Scorecard: Always room for more morsels By Mike Spellman