Grab A Coffee From The River Coffee Company

Steam rising from a white cup of hot coffee with a spoon on a saucer over a wooden table in the cafe. Close-up of a refreshing hot cup of a coffee at a cafe.
Some people are morning folks. However, if you are like many people in Decatur, IL, it can be difficult to get moving as the day begins. A good cup of coffee can help. If you’re looking for a place to pick some delicious, refreshing new flavors, you need to come... [read more]

Get Fall Started With Some Creamy Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato, Garlic and Basil Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons
Some foods taste especially good on a cool day in Decatur, IL. For example, a hot bowl of soup can quickly warm you up. Plus, the soup goes well with so many other foods, such as sandwiches, salads, crackers, breadsticks, and more. Tomato soup is a crowd pleaser in many... [read more]

Keep Your Car Clean This Fall With The Help Of These 10 Hacks

Service man helping woman cleaning her auto in car wash
Have you ever gotten into a messy, smelly vehicle? Maybe you’ve had to ride in one for long periods. Moreover, perhaps you struggle to keep your own vehicle clean. Now you can follow a few helpful hints to keep your car looking good and feeling nice to ride in. With... [read more]

Take A Day Trip To The Scovill Zoo

Happy family mom and son watching peacock in the park
The world is filled with intriguing animals, each of which has unique traits. Many of these creatures are native to far-off places of the world, so seeing them can be difficult. However, when you visit the Scovill Zoo, you can get a glimpse of what these animals are like in... [read more]

How To Spend Labor Day Weekend

patriotic bbq cookout
Labor Day weekend is approaching and while a long weekend is needed, trying to figure out how to spend your time can be stressful. You want the last weekend of summer to be fun, relaxing, and live up to your expectations. Look no further! Country Living has some tips for... [read more]

Have Your Next Family Outing At Escape Decatur

If you are looking for a fun way to challenge yourself and your family or to have a fun team bonding experience, look no further than Escape Decatur. This fun escape room company offers four different escape rooms that are fun for everyone seven and up. Ranging from 4.5 to... [read more]

Safe Driving Tips For Your 16-Year-Old

Teenage girl driving for the first time
Turning 16 and getting your license is something every teenager looks forward to. However, the increased excitement mixed with a still developing brain can make parents a bit uneasy. If you have a teen who is about to receive their driver's license, the Insurance Information Institute (III) has some tips... [read more]

Get The Kiddos Ready For Back To School

students running into school on first day
The start of a new school year is just around the corner. Whether you are preparing students to start a new grade or prepping first-time students, getting them and yourself ready for a new year can be stressful. Check out the following tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)... [read more]

Easy Meals To Carry To Work

Sheet Pan Sausage
It can be costly to eat out every day during work in Decatur, IL, so many people turn to bringing lunches from home. However, it can be a challenge to figure out what to prepare each day that will last and be tasty by the time you’re able to take... [read more]

Let Your Imagination Run Wild At The Children’s Museum Of Illinois

young girl looking at exhibit
Play and learning go hand in hand at the Children’s Museum of Illinois. Since its origins in 1988, the Children’s Museum has focused on providing fun and educational activities for Decatur-area children. In 1995, the Children’s Museum moved to its current spot, near the Scoville Children’s Zoo. With strong art... [read more]