Category: Community

Say Bye, Bye To Summer Bugs With These Repellents

Dad applying bug spray to son's arm
There’s so much to love about summer. You can enjoy warm weather, barbecues, and more. Unfortunately, though, bugs also love the summer. They come out in droves throughout the season, making it hard to enjoy spending time outside. You can fight back this summer by using these bug repellents. They... [read more]

Get A Pizza At Sloan’s Calzones

Sausage and Pepper Calzone
Don’t let the name fool you. Sloan’s Calzones offers so much more than calzones. In fact, it’s one of the best places to get pizza in Decatur. Stop by for some pizza, or place your order for delivery. Then, get ready to dig into some of the best pizza around. Buy... [read more]

The Perfect Side Dishes For A Backyard Barbecue

Fusilli pasta salad
The warm weather makes it the ideal time for a backyard barbecue. You have the main course covered, but what about side dishes? Check out some tasty side dishes that will take your backyard barbecue to the next level. Classic Southern Potato Salad You might not live in the South, but you... [read more]

Some Family Fun At Scovill Zoo This Summer

Family feeding giraffe in zoo.
If you’re in the mood for some family fun, look no further than the Scovill Zoo. This zoo has 400 animals, representing six continents. It also has a nice layout, so you can avoid tons of walking when you visit here. Find out more about going to the Scovill Zoo,... [read more]

Enjoy A DIY Inground Swimming Pool All Summer Long

Backyard with outdoor inground residential swimming pool, garden, deck and stone patio
Have you always wanted an inground swimming pool but you don’t want to spend $20,000 or more to get one? You can get the pool of your dreams without shelling out tens of thousands of dollars by making it yourself. These DIY inground swimming pools are easier to create than... [read more]

Hype Up Hot Dogs With A Topping Bar

Up close photo of various hot dogs
If you’ve lived in Decatur for long, you’re no stranger to delicious hot dogs. With University Dogs, Frank’s Chicago Grill, and other mouthwatering eateries, there’s no shortage of fantastic hot dogs around here. Sometimes, though, you don’t feel like driving to a restaurant to pick up a hot dog. You... [read more]

Modernize Your Outdated Kitchen With These Upgrades

Stylish light gray handles on kitchen cabinets
Does it seem like your kitchen is from a bygone era? You can transform an outdated kitchen with some upgrades. These upgrades will thrust your kitchen into the modern era and turn it into a showpiece. Plus, they can add value to your home. With so many reasons to upgrade... [read more]

Turn Your Hobby Into A Side Hustle

Some beautiful pieces for sale at a flea market.
Are you looking for a way to earn some extra money? Your hobby might be your ticket to financial freedom. People all over the country have turned their hobbies into side hustles, and you can, too. Of course, not all hobbies translate into lucrative side hustles. So, let’s go over... [read more]

How To Host A Virtual Book Club

Unrecognizable businesswoman participating in virtual zoom meeting
You don’t need to live in the same city as your friends to attend a book club together. Instead of going to book club in person, meet up virtually. Virtual book clubs have all the perks of in-person clubs, minus the travel time. Plus, they are easy to start. Go... [read more]

Outdoor Activities Your Kids Will Love

Family playing soccer in backyard
While spring is right around the corner, your kids are most likely eager for some fun outdoor activities. Here are some places you should definitely visit, as well as some excellent ways to enjoy them with your children. Don’t forget to bring your camera, so you can capture the beautiful... [read more]