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Top 10 Parks in North Central Illinois

  If you need an adventure right in your own back yard, North Central Illinois is filled with amazing views to take in, trails to hike, swings to swing on, and parks to visit for the day. Matthiessen State Park, Utica  Starved Rock State Park, Utica Catlin Park, Ottawa Rotary Park,

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Top 10 breakfast foods

Top 10 Best Breakfast Foods What is your go-to breakfast?  Maybe you need a new idea for breakfast, check out the top 10 breakfast foods. Pancakes Bacon Waffles Eggs Cereal Donuts Toast Fruit Sausage Muffins

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Top 10 things to do for New Year’s Eve

Do you already have plans for New Year’s Eve?  If you don’t, try one of these fun ideas! Make a reservation at your favorite restaurant Create your own signature cocktail with friends Declutter your house Drink an expensive bottle of wine Escape to a hotel for a romantic

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Neighborhood kids look out for local mom

A neighborhood gang of kids between the ages of six and eleven years old were looking out for one of the moms on the block.  They noticed a strange man had walked into her home and wanted to make sure that she was ok.  They wrote a note asking her to contact one of the other moms in the

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Top 10 Favorite Cereals

Top Ten Favorite Breakfast Cereals In most families cereal is the go to breakfast in the morning.  Which is your favorite? Frosted Mini Wheats Cheerios Apple Jacks Reese’s Puffs Fruity Pebbles Cap’n Crunch Froot Loops Frosted Flakes Lucky Charms Cinnamon Toast Crunch

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Things TikTok has probably made you do

Have you ever fallen down the black hole of TikTok?  While you scroll, you have probably been influenced to do a few of these things. Listen to a new song Prepare a new food or beverage recipe Develop a new interest Followed a new brand Became a fan of a new musical artist Purchased a

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