Camping Essentials To Enjoy The Great Outdoors

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Have you ever headed out to a campsite, only to realize you forgot some essentials at home? Even if you were planning on roughing it, there are some items that you can’t do without when camping. Make sure you have everything you need by bringing these camping essentials along for... [read more]

Take A Road Trip To The Lincoln Park Zoo In Chicago, IL

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It’s a great time to take a road trip, so why not head to the Lincoln Park Zoo? Chicago is just a few hours from Decatur, so you can zip over and see various wildlife species roaming around stunning habitats. Get some more information to plan your trip. It’s Free to... [read more]

Routine Maintenance Required For Your Vehicle

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You can extend the life of your vehicle by sticking to a maintenance schedule. Most vehicles require routine maintenance starting at 5,000 miles and going on from there. Go over some critical regular maintenance requirements. Look in Your Owner’s Manual Your owner’s manual contains a maintenance section that outlines all the routine... [read more]

Make-Ahead Desserts To Enjoy In An Instant

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We all get a sweet tooth from time to time. If you’re looking for the perfect recipe that will satisfy you and your family's craving, we have three mouth-watering recipes for you to try. These make-ahead desserts will be the sweetest thing you’ll taste all summer. Take a look to... [read more]

Top Backyard Games To Play With The Family

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Summer is here! It’s time to get out to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. While most folks have spent more than enough time in their homes this year, we figured you needed a reminder of how much fun your outdoor space can be. Take a look to see what... [read more]

Tips And Tricks For An At-Home Staycation

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Home has been many things for people this past year. From an office to a restaurant to a school, you are probably ready to hit pause for just a moment. If you are looking for a break from your home but you cannot leave, we have some staycation tips for... [read more]

A Quick Guide To Tire Types And Their Benefits

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Deciding on a new set of tires can be overwhelming, as there are so many kinds to choose from. Although, there are many deciding factors that come into play when deciding on the perfect ones for your vehicle. Let’s take a look at different types of tires and their benefits... [read more]

Acai Recipes To Give A Try

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Acai incorporated recipes have been an extremely popular trend lately, and that's for a good reason. Acai is a superfood fruit that lives in the berry family, and it grows on palm trees in Central and South America. It is a great choice for nutrient-based eating because it is loaded... [read more]

Stay Prepared With These Grilling Safety Tips

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A grill is the perfect outdoor accessory during the spring and summer months. Now that the weather is pleasant outside, you can bust out your grill and make something delicious for everyone to enjoy. During these warmer months, you can cook a variety of food from juicy sizzling meats to... [read more]

Make Breakfast Special With These Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins

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Everyone loves a good blueberry muffin. You probably have blueberry pancakes on your list for top breakfast ideas, too. We've pulled a delicious and easy-to-make recipe from Ina Garten with Food Network to upgrade your everyday blueberry muffins and expand your breakfast repertoire. Give these blueberry coffee cake muffins a... [read more]