Food

Five fun ideas for Valentine's Day

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Are you a last minute Lucy? (Sorry to the Lucy’s out there!) Have you waited to come up with something to do this, YES, this Friday, Valentine’s Day? Well if so, here are a few ideas that won’t break the bank 1. Family dinner out, make it pizza. No sitter? Or are you like us […]

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Southern Road trip!

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There is something about southern cooking! The best meals I’ve eaten have been in Southern diners! This past January, we set out on a southern road trip. We started in Nashville, headed to Florida. wound our way through Georgia and Alabama then came home. Millers Grocery The first truly notable meal on the trip was […]

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Sanibel Island

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Sanibel Island is a beautiful location near Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Nearly 12 miles long and three miles wide, this island paradise called to Keith and I this January.   Hosted to stay at the West Wind Inn by friends from the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel we couldn’t resist! The Drive We decided […]

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5 Ways to Get into the Holiday Spirit!

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It’s the middle of November and with Thanksgiving so late this year, many are starting their Christmas celebrations early. With harvest barely behind us and Halloween a recent memory, how do you get into the holiday spirit? I have a few tips that I have been using to kick start the holiday spirit at the […]

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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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