Last-Minute Summer Bucket List

Girl selling lemonade at lemonade stand
As you look at your calendar and see that summer is going by too fast, you may realize that much of your free time will soon be gone. Perhaps you haven’t done as much this summer as you would have liked. For instance, maybe a vacation didn’t work out. Or... [read more]

Mini Golf And More At Overlook Adventure Park

Mini Golf
Put smiles on everyone’s faces and make memories with a trip to Overlook Adventure Park. The whole family can enjoy playing mini-golf, doing the ropes course, and trying out the batting cages. In fact, children four and up and adults can get passes that let them return to Overlook often.... [read more]

Buying Versus Leasing

Shot of a car salesman handing over keys to a customer
Getting a new car is a big financial event. Many people have two options: buying or leasing a car. However, not everyone knows the difference between these options. It’s essential to understand the pros and cons of both choices when it’s time for a new car. Let’s take a closer... [read more]

Best Ways To Organize Your Fridge

Close up of woman preparing plastic food boxes
If you’ve opened your fridge and struggled to find a specific item, you’re not alone. Many people put food into the fridge, thinking of getting them later. Then, much later, they move a container and find hidden items that are no longer good. Often, a lack of organization is the... [read more]

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]