Get Festive This Halloween And Make Crescent Mummy Dogs

sausage baked in dough on the table
Getting kids to gobble up dinner is hard on Halloween. They’re so excited about going trick or treating that eating anything that isn’t in a wrapper or filled with chocolate isn’t very exciting. Actually, you can turn dinner into an exciting event by making Crescent Mummy Dogs. They might taste... [read more]

Explore The Decatur Park District

woman walking on a trail in the woods
If you love the great outdoors, you can’t beat the Decatur Park District. The district has 26 neighborhood parks, along with community parks and nature areas. So whether you want to relax in a green space, play a round of golf, let the kids burn off energy, or go for... [read more]

Why Jeep Maintenance Is So Important

auto service workers
Jeeps are rugged, powerful vehicles, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t require maintenance. If you want your Jeep to fire on all cylinders, you need to maintain it. Let’s go over some of the top reasons Jeep maintenance is essential. Then, stick to a schedule so you can get... [read more]

Have Peace Of Mind This Halloween With These Safety Tips

Young girl in black cat costume goes trick or treating
It won’t be long before the streets are filled with tiny ghosts and goblins collecting candy from their neighbors. You want to ensure your little ones have the best Halloween yet, meaning keeping them safe is a priority. Fortunately, that won’t be a problem when you follow these Halloween safety... [read more]

3 Coffee Shops In Decatur, IL

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Do you feel a little blurry-eyed in the morning? If your get-up-and-go is lacking, stop by a Decatur coffee shop on your way to work. The city is full of some fantastic options, but three stand out. Get the details on these spots, and then head over for a steaming... [read more]

Check Out The Gin Mill For Your Next Meal

A fiery grill with two juicy ribeye steaks
Are you looking for something a bit different for dinner? The Gin Mill is Decatur’s favorite eclectic restaurant, making it the ideal place to step outside of the dining box. The historic downtown building that houses the restaurant sets the tone for a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Let’s go over some... [read more]

6 Tips For Keeping Your Tires Healthy

One mechanic balancing a tire in auto repair shop
Did you know that your car’s tires impact fuel efficiency, safety, braking, and handling? Plus, your tires help you stay comfortable on the road. Because tires are so important, you need to follow some tips to keep them in tip-top shape. Check out six tips for keeping your tires healthy. 1.     ... [read more]

Let the Kids Play All Day At Overlook Adventure Park

family having fun together and playing mini golf
Are you trying to find an activity to help your kids burn off some energy? Why stop with one when your kids can enjoy three activities in a single spot at Overlook Adventure Park? The park has mini-golf, batting cages, and a ropes course, and the admission fee is based... [read more]

Upgrade Your Garage This Summer

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Does your garage score high marks in function but low marks in comfort, fun, and style? You can change that quickly with some upgrades. Check out some of the top garage upgrades that will allow you to get more out of the space. Power Up Your Garage You probably have a single... [read more]

Ride Your Way Through The Seasons On A Mountain Bike

Mountain Biking on forest trail
With miles of trails, Decatur is the ideal spot to go mountain biking. But, if you want to get in on the fun, you need to buy a mountain bike first. Get the details on the best mountain bikes for beginners. Then, you can buy a bike and test your... [read more]