August 8, 2013

2013 Butter Cow

Sharon BuMann has did it again, created a wonderful butter cow sculpture. Everyone that comes to the Illinois State Fair loves to see the butter cow, it is a family tradition, a Springfield icon! BuMann will be working to complete the cow at the unveiling she had only been working on it for two days. […]

What's so sweet cheescake bakery at the Illinois State Fair

At the unveiling of the Butter Cow at this year’s state fair, Marla Behrands , Diary Building Superintendent introduced a new product mini cheesecakes by a company called That’s so sweet cheesecake bakery out of Lexington, Illinois. “These will be offered in the Dairy Barn,” Marla shared. Lindsay Bachman owner of the What’s so sweet […]

Beautiful Meadow  - Belle Meade Mansion, a former horse farm paradise

I have been trying for two years to visit the amazing Belle Meade Plantation. Through several visits to Nashville, there was never enough time, but finally this August I managed to head south with my mom and this was the last stop on our weekend getaway. This mansion and grounds was once home to a […]