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Have a Hoppy Oktoberfest: Upcoming Oktoberfest Celebrations

There’s a huge difference between October and Oktober.  That one little letter changes all of our expectations.  That one simple change brings smiles to faces, and makes us all a little German. Here’s a guide to Oktoberfest celebrations in Lake County: German Restaurants Wunder-Bar A beloved tradition in Antioch, Wunder-Bar has recently reopened with a […]

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Go BIG or Go Home by Zina of Let's Lasso the Moon

{ding, ding, ding!} Suddenly kids are running and screaming, “The pineapple! The pineapple!” For a moment, chaos breaks out as a 10-foot-tall pineapple gushes a whopping 250 gallons of water down upon them. I watch the enormous mini-umbrella bobble back and forth as the bartender makes my strawberry margarita. He scans my wristband as payment, […]

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Autumn Events for this Weekend!

We’ve been waiting all year for this and we’re ready. We’re waiting, with our sweatered arms open saying, “Welcome back pumpkin pie, apple doughnuts and beloved football! We’ve missed you all very much!” Amber colored leaves are piling up so roll up your sweater sleeves and dive right in, because Autumn is officially here! Nothing […]

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Save & Splurge: 25+ Ideas for a Frugal Family Vacation

Why travel across the country for a vacation, when memories are waiting right here in Lake County?  In this blog, guest blogger Zena from LetsLassoTheMoon.com tells about her family’s vacation to Lake County, and when splurging is worth it!   Save & Splurge: 25+ Ideas for a Frugal Family Vacation   Some say there is a […]

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