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Sidewalk Chalk Games

Sidewalk Chalk Games
When your kids get bored inside the house this summer, send them outside. While you may not want them to wander off to far, there is plenty of fun to be had outdoors as long as your kids have a sidewalk and some chalk. While nostalgic of yesteryear, these sidewalk... [read more]

Homemade Treats That Will Keep You Cool

Woman and son making orange and strawberry ice pops
If you're trying to find a delicious way to cool down this summer, then check out these homemade treat recipes according to Reader's Digest. You can make sweet homemade treats like fruit pops and ice cream that can't be found in the supermarket. There's something fun and unique about making... [read more]

Tips On How To Beat The Heat

Tips On How To Beat The Heat
Does it seem like each summer is hotter than the last? Those hot and humid summers are not very comfortable, but you can turn things around this year. Check out some simple tips for beating the heat this summer from Stacker. Choose Cotton Clothing Cotton is lightweight and breathable, making it the... [read more]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father's Day Gift Ideas
You only have a few days left to find your dad a gift for Father’s Day. There is no need, however, to panic. Instead, check out these Father’s Day gift ideas suggested by The Strategist section of the New York Magazine that your dad will love. Then you can pick... [read more]

Why Wearing Sunscreen Is Important

Why Wearing Sunscreen Is Important
“Put on some sunscreen!” You’ve probably heard those four words more times than you can count, but why is it necessary? Let’s go over the main reasons why wearing sunscreen is so important. Reduce the Risk of Sun Damage If you spend time outside without sunscreen, your skin might get burned. Sunburns... [read more]

Whiskey Myers Coming To The Devon Amphitheater

Percussion musician plays the drums during a country music rock concert
If you’re a fan of country rock, Southern rock, and hard rock, don’t miss out on this upcoming concert. Currently on tour, you can hear Whiskey Myers at the Devon Amphitheater in Decatur, Illinois, on Thursday, June 1, 2023. The concert will start at 6:15 p.m. Not only will you... [read more]

Indoor Activities For The Summer

Mom reading with her daughter in the library
With warm weather and sunny skies, kids will do almost anything to stay outdoors during the summer. However, some days you’ll need to keep them inside the house. For instance, that includes rainy days and times when they don’t feel well. That’s when you can turn to these fun indoor... [read more]

Spend Quality Time On Mother’s Day

Three generations portrait celebrating mother’s day all smiling very happy - Celebration concepts
Moms appreciate the gifts their kids buy for Mother’s Day. However, there’s one thing they appreciate even more – spending quality time with their kids. Here are some ideas of things you and your mom can do together to celebrate this Mother’s Day. In Honor of Your Mom You probably tell your... [read more]

How To Prepare For A New Month

serious man writing in notebook ideas and enjoying nature in wooded area
While 12 months fall within the same year, they’re all unique. Because of that, they offer new challenges as well as opportunities. Preparing for each month as it arrives accomplishes two things. First, it reduces the number of challenges. Second, it increases the number of successes. Here are some helpful... [read more]

Enjoy Some American Cuisine At TapRoot Restaurant

Filet Mignon Served with Potatoes and Asparagus
Even if you have a favorite restaurant, trying new places is always fun. Whether you live in Decatur, Illinois, or you’re passing through, check out the TapRoot Restaurant. Not only will you discover incredible cuisine but also outstanding service. There’s a good chance it’ll become your first choice when dining out. A... [read more]