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Clean Your House This Fall

woman cleaning home
Summer is in the books, and fall is quickly moving along. It’s a good chance for you to evaluate your home and do some serious cleaning. For example, before the holiday season hits, you should make sure your house and yard are clean and organized. Don’t let this project overwhelm... [read more]

Get Crafty This Fall With These DIY Ideas

High angle portrait of young woman making handmade autumn decoration using yellow eaves
You can embrace the new season by decorating your home. However, you may think that doing this will require spending a lot of money buying elaborate decorations. The good news is there are some do-it-yourself options that will create a lovely fall ambiance at home. Pumpkin Garland Fall and pumpkins go hand... [read more]

Try This Green Bean Casserole For Friendsgiving

Healthy Homemade Thanksgiving Green Bean Casserole Ready to Eat
Starting in late November with Thanksgiving and through the rest of the year with Christmas and New Year’s, there are lots of occasions to get together. Many people supplement Thanksgiving with a gathering and celebration called “Friendsgiving.” On this day when you’re together, you’ll want to include some delicious food.... [read more]

Have A Date Night At The Beach House

"Delicious fried calamari, with both tentacles and rings, served with cocktail sauce.
Overlooking the lake, The Beach House offers gorgeous, scenic views. But the feasts aren’t just for your eyes. You’ll also find fresh, high-quality ingredients and delicious meals. And all of this combines to make The Beach House in Decatur a perfect date destination. Book a table and have your date... [read more]

The Best Fall Chicken and Vegetable Soup Recipe

Closeup of a bowl of chicken noodle and vegetable soup
Chicken soup has long been a tool for banishing bad colds and brisk fall weather. In addition, a good bowl of chicken soup can warm your body and soul and give you the nourishment you need. But you might be looking for a fresh take on this fall cure-all. Or, you... [read more]

Get In The Fall Spirit With This Movie List

young loving couple watching movie
Movie nights are great any time of the year, but there are certain movies that just scream “fall.” Perhaps they echo the cozy feeling of snuggling into a blanket while cool breezes blow outside. Or they might happen in the fall or have a magical aspect. Whatever the reason, these... [read more]

Make Your Own Scented Candles

Waiting for the candles to dry.
Candle making is an ancient craft that has existed for thousands of years. Although most people in Forsyth, IL, don’t use candles as their main light source, they are still a welcome addition to the home. Not only do candles give off a comforting light, but you can scent them... [read more]

Quick And Delicious Dinner Ideas

Pizza Baguettes
Everyone has busy days when the last thing they want to think about is what to make for dinner. And especially on the nights when everyone gets home late, you don’t want to fuss with spending a lot of time in the kitchen creating something complicated. Instead, it’s nice to... [read more]

This Month’s Exhibit At The Anne Lloyd Gallery

woman viewing art in a gallery
Contemporary art has a way of making its audience reflect on the complex issues that shape our world. If you have a curious mind, visit the Anne Lloyd Gallery in Decatur this September and catch the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria's (CAC) group exhibit. It will be a feast for... [read more]

Find Authentic Mexican Food At El Rodeo

chips and guacamole in a restaurant
Mexican food can be so satisfying and full of flavor. Fortunately for Decatur residents, El Rodeo serves the most delicious Mexican dishes every day of the week. From the many shrimp dishes to traditional, filling plates, everyone knows where to go for the best. Find authentic Mexican food at El... [read more]