Category: Community

Take A Trip To The Children’s Museum Of Illinois

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The Children’s Museum of Illinois is a huge facility packed from top to bottom with fun. In fact, there are over 60 exhibits and activities children can do. Learning has never been so fun! Whether you are new to Decatur or have lived here for years, it’s time to head to the... [read more]

Irish Cuisine Recipes For St. Paddy’s Day!

Homemade Irish Soda Bread for St. Patrick's Day
There are many ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Including Irish cuisine choices can help everyone get into the spirit of things throughout the day. In addition, it’s a great way to learn more about classic and beloved Irish dishes. Try making these Irish cuisine recipes for your next St. Paddy’s Day... [read more]

Try The Tastiest Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Fresh homemade Cinnamon rolls or Cinnamon buns
Especially during the cold winter months, there’s nothing quite like homemade cinnamon rolls right out of the oven. More than likely, you have a recipe or two on hand. However, your family will find these irresistible. While they require a little more work than ready-to-bake products, they’re worth the effort. Ingredients For... [read more]

Grab Lunch At Benny’s Grill

Close-up of a cheeseburger and fries
When a restaurant says they want you to feel at home in their dining room, it's easy to think of that as just an advertising slogan. At Benny's Grill, it's the real deal. Cool and Casual Benny's specializes in American fare and casual Italian dining options. With fresh salads, steaks, pastas, seafood,... [read more]

Feng Shui Your Home This Year

Warm afternoon sunlight pours into an elegant home's living room with a stone fireplace and large windows looking out into the yard. letting in Feng Shui.
Did you commit to making 2023 the year you finally get your home decluttered, you finances in order, and generally improve the quality of your life. Don't loose steam, as we enter the second month of the year. The thing about overhauling your life is that it's sometimes a series... [read more]

How To Make The Best Out Of A Cold Day

Shot of a young family enjoying a meal together
Many people live in parts of the country where winters are brutal. For some, it’s so cold outside that all they want to do is stay indoors. Even when the temperatures drop, there are plenty of ways to enjoy cold days. Here are some of the things you might consider. Host... [read more]

Enjoy A Meal At The Jalyrih Grill This Week

Half rack of baby back ribs with marinated sirloin tips. Served with a baked potato.Please see my portfolio for many more food photos.
Whether you live in Illinois or plan to visit over the Christmas holiday, there’s an excellent place for a great meal. Especially if you love down-home cooking and soul food, you should visit Jalyrih Grill and Catering. Located at 820 N. Main Street in Decatur, just a short drive from... [read more]

Your New Weekend Meal, Hamburger Stroganoff

ground beef hamburger stroganoff with chopped snap peas and broad egg noodles in a mushroom sauce
Certain dishes taste better when it’s cold outside. While many people make soups and stews, there’s another better option. This hamburger stroganoff is delicious, filling, and hearty. Especially during the winter, it makes an excellent meal. After serving it, there’s a good chance it’ll become everyone’s favorite. Ingredients Here are the ingredients... [read more]

Learn How To Clean Up The After-Christmas Mess

Young man tidying up living room after party
Christmas is the most highly anticipated time of the year. The excitement that surrounds this holiday extends for weeks or even months for some people. But once the fun ends and the calendar turns to Dec. 24, you’ll have a big cleanup job ahead of you. To organize your house... [read more]

Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Tips

Couple exchanging christmas gift with red bow on background of christmas tree with lights. Stylish couple hands holding present with red ribbon close up in festive decorated room. Happy Holidays
When it comes to buying Christmas presents, there can be some stress. However, there are ways to reduce these challenges, even if Christmas is coming and you still have items to buy. Following some easy tips can help you keep the spirit of the holiday without feeling overwhelmed. Make a List Staying... [read more]