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Firefly Grill - Effingham, IL

Each summer we travel to Effingham and spend a weekend on Lake Sara (see our post on the lake). On this year’s trip A & J were fortunate to ditch Punchy and Bossy for a few hours (thanks, grandma!) and dine at the… 323 more words

4th of July Activities

Effingham is bustling with activities this Independence Day!

Lake Sara will host their annual fireworks display on July 3rd at dusk. Whether you watch from a boat or a backyard, it’s sure to be a good time for all. 127 more words

Local families host soccer coaches at Chicago Fire camp

By Andrea Davenport, Josh Perry, Alizah Qadri

Most families are familiar with the process of foreign exchange: A student from another country arrives at one’s house to learn the culture and teach the hosts about theirs. 438 more words

Internship Stories

Families have fun at 'Outdoor Play Day': Library offers outside activities as a part of its summer reading program

By Andrea Davenport, Josh Perry, Alizah Qadri

Vicki Funneman watched over a free event by capturing the liveliness of the library’s Outdoor Play Day through her camera. 522 more words

Internship Stories

Moccasin Creek Festival Starts Tomorrow!

Don’t miss the 4th annual Moccasin Creek Festival this Friday through Sunday at The Stage at Lake Sara! Enjoy live Americana musical performances, merchandise, kids’ activities, food and drinks all weekend. 221 more words

About Me

As a child, I remember riding with my mother and grandfather as they performed contract work for various tax assessors throughout the state of Georgia. We would spend our summers in the car, traveling from one rural area to the next, relying on blue ray maps to navigate the country roads in order to measure mobile homes to ensure accurate tax assessment rates. 223 more words

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The Delicious Firefly Grill in Effingham, Illinois

I live in Texas.

Serendipity lead me to find the BEST restaurant in Illinois by complete happy (mouthwatering) accident.

And, within the last 10 months, I have eaten there three times! 1,857 more words

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