How To Properly Warm Up Your Car

Mature man traveling by car during the winter
You aren’t the only one that has some trouble getting going in the winter. It turns out your car needs a little extra time to get up to full speed when it’s cold outside. A warm car is more efficient, plus it’s a lot more comfortable to drive. Fortunately, you... [read more]

Learn And Play At The Children’s Museum Of Illinois

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You can make learning fun by taking your kids to the Children’s Museum of Illinois. The 27,000 square foot facility is geared toward kids aged two to 10 and has dozens of exhibits and activities that teach critical thinking and more. While learning might be on the agenda, kids have... [read more]

8 Tricks To Upgrade Your Table Setting

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Are you trying to come up with the perfect tablescape for your next dinner party? Your table setting sets the tone for the event, so the importance cannot be understated. Fortunately, you can knock it out of the park by using these tricks to upgrade your table setting. 1. Choose China... [read more]

Make Your Turkey The Star With These Tips

Having Traditional Holiday Stuffed Turkey Dinner
Do you have a love-hate relationship with Thanksgiving turkeys? You love biting into a moist, succulent turkey, but you can’t stand preparing it because it never comes out quite right. You can change that this year by following these turkey preparation tips. Then your turkey is sure to be the... [read more]

Vehicle Maintenance You Can (And Should) Do At Home

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You don’t have to be a mechanic or even be knowledgeable about automobiles to handle basic car maintenance tasks at home. In fact, some tasks are so easy that it doesn’t make sense to pay someone else to do them for you. Let’s go over some basic vehicle maintenance you... [read more]

Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

person cutting paper bats with jack-o-lantern
Haven’t put any thought into your Halloween costume this year? No worries! Try one of these last-minute costume ideas. Go Retro Everybody has some old clothes tucked away, just waiting for the season when they’re in fashion again. Maybe it’s an old flannel shirt from the ‘90s, neon and wristbands from the... [read more]

Cozy Up To These Fall Recipes

roasted green brussels sprouts
The days are getting shorter, and the temperatures are cooling down. Before you know it, you'll be digging out your winter coat and getting ready to say goodbye to the summer months. But before you do, make sure to check out these fall recipes courtesy of our favorite food bloggers... [read more]

Get Outdoors This Fall At Eagle Creek State Park

Happy family of three taking selfie near their camping spot
Eagle Creek State Park has the perfect setting for outdoor activities, sets the mood for natural relaxation, and offers plenty of overnight accommodations for a day or weekend trip. The beauty of Eagle Creek encompasses 11,100 acres of water and 250 miles of maintained indigenous woodland that are fantastic for... [read more]

Make Every Drive Worth It In The Honda Accord

2022 Honda Accord driving down a road at night city in background
When you need a sedan that's exciting, spacious, and reliable, you need the 2022 Honda Accord. With so many features and capabilities, every drive in the Accord is sure to be a joyride. Honda Accord Interior The Honda Accord's cabin is remarkably spacious with seats for five. All seats are comfortable and... [read more]

Find Something Fun At Giggles

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Giggles is an adorable gift shop and bakery in historic downtown Decatur! This gift shop has something wacky and fun for absolutely everyone. The ladies at Giggles pride themselves on their ability to personalize pretty much everything. Personalized Goodies, Gifts, & Toys Giggles offers a multitude of personalized goodies that everyone will... [read more]