Fun Sidewalk Chalk Ideas

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Spring is just around the corner. That means instead of dealing with cold temperatures, you and your family will enjoy warmth and sunshine. In response, your kids will want to spend as much time as possible outdoors. If you’re struggling to find fun things for them to do, here’s a... [read more]

May Is The Month Of Mental Health Awareness

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In the U.S. alone, one out of every five people experiences mental health issues annually. Sometimes, it’s minor, while other times, major. Also, this isn’t something that only affects adults. Recent statistics show that one in every six people between the ages of six and 17 also struggles with a... [read more]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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It can be a challenge to give a gift that is meaningful and unique. Mother’s Day is right around the corner. And you might be thinking of how to celebrate the mothers in your life. But you also want to give a gift that tells her she’s special and important.... [read more]

What Is A Car Tune-Up?

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Years ago, it was common to regularly tighten, replace, and adjust all the parts in the car. But engineers have refined parts over time to fit together better than ever. But the phrase “car tune-up” stuck around. Now, most people who use it are talking about regular maintenance tasks. Let’s... [read more]

Autism Awareness Month

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April marks National Autism Awareness Month. And the Illinois Center for Autism has resources and educational tools for people. They believe in helping people focus on what is possible rather than limits. Thus, this Autism Awareness Month, learn more about what the Illinois Center for Autism offers. Using the Center Many people have a... [read more]

Tax Tips For Procrastinators

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Some people like to do things ahead of time, while others tend to wait until the last minute. And doing taxes is no exception. But there’s a risk if you wait too long to start your taxes. You could face penalties or make a costly mistake. Try these tips to... [read more]

How To Survive Allergy Season

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Spring is right around the corner. Soon, tree buds will produce new green leaves, and flowers will start to appear. Unfortunately, it’s also the time of year when many people suffer from terrible allergies. During the spring and summer, pollen can turn a beautiful day into a sneeze-fest. Here are some... [read more]

Useful Tips To Keep Your Car Clean

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Most people don’t intend to let their cars get messy. But life happens, and sometimes that means dirt and grime piles up. Of course, keeping the car clean can feel like a less-than-fun chore. However, a clean car is much more comfortable and safer. In addition, it helps you maintain your car’s... [read more]

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]