Tips For Planning A Picnic

Woman taking photos and videos of food during picnic while preparing food
The weather is fine and warm, and the days are long. It’s the perfect time for a picnic outdoors with family or friends. Picnics offer people a way to slow down and savor their time and food with the people they care about. If you haven’t been on a picnic... [read more]

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]

Causes Of Irregular Tire Wear

Checking Tire Pressure
Your tires serve multiple functions for your car. Depending on your type, they can keep you and your passengers safe in all kinds of weather conditions. Tires can also affect gas mileage and wear and tear on the car parts. Finally, tires can enhance the look of the car. But... [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]

Enjoy Outdoor Dining At The Beach House

couple eating at restaurant outdoors
While the weather heats up for the upcoming summer months, everyone likes to spend as much time outside as possible. People start to search for restaurants with outside seating, and we’ve found one. The Beach house restaurant in Decatur, Illinois sits on Lake Shore Drive where guests can come and... [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]

Prevent Your Vehicle From Overheating This Summer

overheated car
Laying out in the summer heat may be your favorite thing to do when warmer weather rolls around, but your car doesn’t feel the same. There are plenty of safety breaching issues that can happen if your vehicle overheats. Your car's engine overheating and damaging your vehicle is an example.... [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]