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Better Than Instant Mac And Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese
There’s something so cozy and comforting about the ooey-gooey goodness of mac and cheese. Many families have their unique recipes. But if you don’t have a traditional mac and cheese dish, or if you’re looking to up your mac and cheese game, you’ll love this baked version. Try this baked... [read more]

Plan A Memorable Father’s Day

kids celebrating father's day, greeting dad
Whether you’ve already planned the perfect gift or are still struggling to come up with something that’ll wow him, there are some simple yet effective ways you can make this a Father’s Day he’ll never forget. Dads work hard all year, and it’s good to show him how much you... [read more]

Free Admission Thursday At The Scovill Zoo

Kids feed rhino in zoo
Decatur residents love Scovill Zoo, and it’s time for you to see what’s new. Since 1967, the Scovill Zoo has educated the community and showcased unique and beautiful creatures. Visitors can see over 400 animals on 15 acres and look at gardens and a recently upgraded sculpture park. And if... [read more]

The Perfect Cookout Recipes For Memorial Day

Barbecue party in our backyard
Most people like to enjoy Memorial Day by grilling in the backyard or at a local park. It's usually the first cookout of the season, and that means that your menu needs to be superb. Take a look at our list below to get the right mix of savory, hearty,... [read more]

April Showers Bring These May Flowers

Man gardening holding Marigold flowers in his hands
Is your green thumb ready to work some magic this spring? Well, all the snow is gone and the days are warming up nicely. So, it won't be long before you can go full steam ahead in your garden. But, if you want to get started now, several flowers will... [read more]

Enjoy Italian Delight At Napoli’s

Spaghetti Bolognese
Have you been to Napoli’s Italian Restaurant in Downtown Decatur yet? It opened last May and has already accumulated quite a following, thanks to its delicious food. The restaurant has some of the best pizza and pasta in the area. Plus, the friendly staff makes diners feel right at home,... [read more]

Save Time With These Dump-And-Go Recipes

chicken pot pie
It’s hard to muster up the energy to cook a big meal at the end of the day. On the one hand, you want to eat a delicious dinner, but on the other, you don’t want to put in a ton of effort. Fortunately, you can have a tasty meal... [read more]

4 Eggcellent DIY Easter Decorations

Natural green Easter ivy wreath on the door
Are you getting excited about Easter? It’ll be here soon, but you still have time to prepare. That includes getting your decorations ready. Instead of buying them, check out these four DIY Easter decorations. They’re easy to make and will take your celebration to the next level. 1.      Pom-pom Bunny Wreath Do... [read more]

Warm Weather Is Coming: Here’s How to Prep Your Grill

Cleaning outdoor gas grill before next grilling.
You had grilling on your mind all winter long, and now, you can finally turn those daydreams into reality. First, though, you need to make sure your grill is ready to get to work. Thus, check out some tips for preparing your grill for the season. Inspect the Grill It’s always a... [read more]

Roll Over To Asia House For Dinner

Gentleman in sushi bar
Do you need a break from cooking but don’t want to spend a ton of money on dinner? You can enjoy fresh Japanese and Chinese cuisine without breaking the bank at Asia House in Decatur, IL. The eatery has a menu full of your favorites, and you’ll get heaping helpings... [read more]