5 Tips To Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

A woman enjoys the cool breeze in her home.
If your home gets overly warm and you're tempted to turn your AC up this summer, resist the urge and try these effective DIY tricks instead. Upgrade Your Window Treatment Although natural lighting is a great way to brighten up your home, it can also warm your home as well. During the... [read more]

Give These Grilling Recipes A Try This Summer

Mexican Street Corn
Want to branch out beyond the basic burgers, hotdogs, and steaks on the grill this summer? Take some international inspiration with these eclectic grilling recipes. Mexican Street Corn This elote, or street corn, is a great starter or side to any summer meal, and it benefits from a quick, light charring over... [read more]

Upgrade Your Summer Adventures With The 2022 Jeep Wrangler

2022 Jeep Wrangler interior with roof and doors removed revealing scenic view
If you’re looking to the summer with a thirst for adventure, the 2022 Jeep Wrangler is ready to go with exhilarating performance and off-road attitude. Power and Performance Jeep offers a selection of engine options for the 2022 Wrangler, starting with the standard 285-horsepower V6. While this powerhouse packs ample muscle for... [read more]

10 Inexpensive But Thoughtful Mothers Day Gifts

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Did you know, Anna Jarvis, the creator of Mother's Day, never meant for it to be a wildly commercialized holiday. Instead, she meant for people to spend more quality time with their mothers.  Years after the day had become an official national holiday she urged people to plan family time... [read more]

Catch A Concert This Spring At The Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater

Large group of people at a concert party.
Summer is just around the corner, and as the weather starts to get warmer, everyone is looking for fun things to do to enjoy some time outdoors. The Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater has some amazing outdoor activities for you to take part in! Whether you're looking for a concert or moonlit... [read more]

10 Picnic Hacks For The Perfect Picnic

Family With Friends have a picnic.
The weather is warm but not sweltering, and those pesky summer mosquitos haven't arrived yet. So, it's the perfect time to head to the park, find a shade tree, and have a family picnic. If you want to add a picnic to your agenda this weekend, try a few of... [read more]

Get Your Emergency Car Kit Ready For Road Trips

Are you prepping for a road trip this summer? If so, it's about time to create a checklist of things that you will need. This includes essentials like clothes, swimsuits, food, drinks, charging kits, and more. However, as important as those are, have you considered packing an emergency car kit? It's safe... [read more]

Get Some Fresh Air At The Parks Of Decatur This Spring

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As the weather warms up and the flowers start to bloom, why not spend a day outside enjoying our beautiful city of Decatur? With 2,000 acres of parkland, our city offers a plethora of outdoor fun for everyone. You can take a stroll around the lake, rent a pavilion for... [read more]

3 Fun Backyard Games For The Kids This Spring

Family has fun in garden on summer day
Do you feel a little nostalgic when thinking about the backyard games you used to play as a kid? You can’t help but want your kids to enjoy the same wholesome experience, but you know you only have a short time to hook them on a new activity. Getting them... [read more]

Get Some Fresh Air And A Delicious Meal At The Wharf

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Some restaurants are so welcoming and inviting that you find yourself going back over and over. That’s what you’ll discover at The Wharf in Decatur. This hidden gem is located behind a gas station and might not look like much from the outside. However, it has a menu full of tasty food... [read more]