Creep Into the Season With These Illinois Haunted Houses

Old haunted abandoned mansion in creepy night forest
You might have aged out of trick or treating, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t up for some Halloween fun. Instead of getting a sugar rush, you can get a fright at a haunted house in Illinois. There are numerous haunted houses in the Decatur area that pack in the... [read more]

10 Tips To Keep Your Parked Car Cool

Shot of a young man enjoying a road trip
It doesn’t even take a blazing summer day to produce uncomfortable temperatures in the car. Even in the cooler autumn, your vehicle can feel this way. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to cool down your car while it’s parked. Stepping inside and getting behind the wheel can then be... [read more]

Save Your Pennies With These DIY Halloween Costumes For Kids

family having Halloween fun at home
You don’t have to put down the big bucks at the store to buy Halloween costumes this year. Instead, you can throw together a costume with a few easily accessible items. These costumes might be low-cost and easy to make, but they look amazing. Check out some of the best... [read more]

Smoke S’mores With These Fireplace Treats

Smores treats and hot tea in front of a fireplace
S’mores are delicious and all, but sometimes you want to change things up. That’s easy to do when you make these fireplace and campfire treats. Each one is easy to make and tastes even better than s’mores. Now, that’s a reason to light a fire. Banana Boats Have you ever put a... [read more]

Whip Up These Halloween Party Snacks

Halloween cupcakes
Halloween is about more than ghosts and goblins. It’s also about delicious treats. You might have aged out of trick-or-treating, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss the treats. Make these deliciously fun Halloween party snacks to get the party going this holiday. Bugs on a Log You can give your... [read more]

Hyundai: America’s Best Warranty

Hyundai logo on a Hyundai car at a car dealer
When you get a new car, you want it to run optimally for years to come. That’s why getting the best warranty is so important. Hyundai has American’s best warranty, so you’ll get the protection you need. First, find out what’s covered with the standard warranty. Then you can choose... [read more]

Find Your New Furry Friend At The Humane Society

Girl hugging her dog
You’ve likely heard the slogan “adopt, don’t shop” and prefer to rescue an animal from the shelter. It’s easy to find a new furry companion at the Humane Society of Decatur and Macon County. The animal shelter is open on Wednesdays through Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m., and the... [read more]

Back Away From The Stove And Head To Sliderz For Dinner

Hamburger for two
Even if you enjoy cooking, it’s not necessarily something you want to do every day. The next time you need a break, head to Sliderz in Long Creek, IL. With delicious food and lots of TVs to watch the game, it’s a fantastic spot to enjoy a meal at the... [read more]

Grab A Bite At Downtown Café And Bakery

couple enjoying breakfast at an outdoor patio
Start your day off the right way with breakfast or lunch at the Downtown Café and Bakery in Decatur. This family-owned and operated restaurant has been a hit since it opened in 2003. With dine-in and online ordering available, you can have your meal your way. Will this be your first... [read more]

Everything You Should Know About Oil Changes

Check the oil in Car Engine
Are you confused when it comes to oil changes? You know that you’re supposed to get them, but that’s where your knowledge ends. First, get the details on everything you need to know about oil changes. Then, you’ll have the information required to take care of your car. How Often Should... [read more]