Mother’s Day in Lake County

“Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love,” is a quote from the legendary Stevie Wonder. I think most of us can say the same thing. Mother’s Day is just a week away, and do […]

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Tasty Tuesday: National Pretzel Day in Lake County

“So I’m sitting there with Woody and I say, I turn to him and I go, ‘Boy, these pretzels are making me thirsty,’ was a legendary line said in Seinfeld. We remember that line today – as this Tasty Tuesday marks National Pretzel Day in Lake County. Which this is the perfect thing to write […]

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Earth Day in Lake County

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better,” said Albert Einstein. “Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its […]

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Things to do this Weekend April 22-24

The moment you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived. Six Flags Great America is opening their doors this weekend. Continue here to see all of the ticket prices With all of the fun activities this weekend, we will also see the weather up in the 70s! Sounds like a great weekend to get out in Lake County and experience Spring. Here are […]

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Jelly Bellys

Tasty Tuesday: National Jelly Bean Day in Lake County

You may have thought Easter was over, but not for jelly beans. For over 100 years, Jelly Belly jelly beans have been nationally renowned of providing deliciously sweet and utterly surprising candy spectacularness. When I was growing up, I used to nag my parents to buy the sour ones. They weren’t entirely sour for me, […]

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