Family Fun

Uncovering history in Dyersville, IA

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Judy Weber is the Office Manager of the Dyersville Area Historical Society. Looking through a box, she unearthed a rare piece of Dyersville agricultural history. “We found an 1879 Moline Plow booklet,” Judy explained. The Story Currently the Dyersville Area Historical Society is set up in the Dyer-Botsford Museum House with a doll museum. The […]

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five Springfield Illinois stops

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Check out these fun five Springfield Illinois stops! The grandkids and I had a few days last week to spend in Downtown Springfield. “I love the older part of downtown grandma,” my granddaughter told me. I have to agree. There is a lot to do in the historic Land of Lincoln. When you come to […]

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Take in Fun Fall Festivals!

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Here in Central Illinois fun fall festivals abound. I am sure the same is true where you are. Check your local newspaper or Facebook to see what is happening in your neck of the woods! What can you find? Cemetery Walks I attended the fascinating “Walk Through Oak Ridge Cemetery.” Actors at Oak Ridge Cemetery […]

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Top 10 Restaurants-Springfield IL & More

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For a couple of years now my family, the women that is, have been having a girls night out. Once a month or every six weeks, we gather together and eat out at local restaurants. This was my sister Debbie’s idea. It is a way for us all to connect. There are seven of us, […]

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Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

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What could be more fun than riding around on an “art cart” and exploring 80 some sculptures in an outdoor museum at the Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park in Hamilton, Ohio? Not much! The Butler County Ohio Visitor’s Bureau set up my travel friend Sara and I with an art cart/golf cart ($20.00 for the first […]

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