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Pumpkins, Apples, Corn Mazes, & More!

Posted on: Sat, 10/05/2013 - 19:01| By: GinaBina

Our autumn experience always includes picking our own pumpkins from the field. We've picked our pumpkins at Christ Orchard the last three years. There's plenty to do at these farms & orchards besides pumpkin picking. Below is a list of the local farms & orchards and their offerings. Visit one, or visit all of them for family fun!
Christ Orchard in Elmwood: U-Pick pumpkins, apples, cider, farm animals, edible & decorative squash. Christ Orchard is quainter than the others.

Sell with the Kids Closet Consignment Sale on Sept 19-21

Posted on: Wed, 09/04/2013 - 14:03| By: GinaBina

The Kids Closet is a children's clothing consignment event in Peoria, IL.  Two sales are held each year - one in the spring and one in the fall.  The consignment sales give you the opportunity to sell your gently used children's clothing, toys and equipment and receive 70% of the selling price with no long wait for your items to sell.  Clean out and cash in as you shop the best in name brand and boutique items at bargain prices!

FREE (or Inexpensive) Summer Stuff to Do in the Peoria Area

Posted on: Tue, 07/09/2013 - 21:20| By: GinaBina

Every parent likes to save some money.  Here are FREE or inexpensive activities in the Peoria Area.


  • Fondulac Farm Park: FREE Admission on Tuesdays.  Feed cones are 50 cents


  • Forest Park Nature Center: Hike the trails and visit the critters at the nature center.  Donations are always appreciated


Learn More About Stroller Motion!

Posted on: Mon, 07/08/2013 - 10:50| By: GinaBina

Stroller Motion is a stroller fitness program that helps moms reach or improve pre-pregnancy fitness levels and meet the physical challenges of parenting by emphasizing strength training in a supportive environment. A Free Friday class is offered for first timers July 12th at 9:30am, we will meet at the Proctor Hospital Fitness Path. Space is limited and pre-registration is required for all classes! Email or call 309.573.3168 to register.