Little White Lye

What have we learned about making lye soap at the park this winter?  Don’t make lye soap during cold weather.  During the recent cold weather …

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Where To Work Out During Vacation

Just because you’re on vacation doesn’t mean that you have to put off getting a good workout in. Both Rockport Comfort Inn and Suites and …

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Super Snacks for Sunday

It’s no secret that the staff at the Visitors Bureau enjoys food. In fact, it’s safe to say it’s one of the perks of the …

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Have your pie, and eat it, too!

Who doesn’t love pies? Even though there is no reference to Abraham Lincoln’s favorite pie, I like to think he enjoyed this tasty dessert! While …

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How to Select Wine

A bottle of wine is a go-to gift for many occasions: holiday parties, a birthday celebration, and casual dinners. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays…well…all days actually…could be …

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Taste of Local Flavor

Did you know that tucked away in northern Spencer County is a family-owned farm that honors what is real and simple? Steckler Grassfed, in Dale, …

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Peanut Butter Lovers Month

You may have noticed a reoccurring theme with the Bearded Blog: food. Our staff has no problem providing our “expertise” on all of the yummy …

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No Wonder Peter was a Pumpkin Eater

Mmm…it’s a late October morning and a chill is in the air. What better way to chase it away than with a pumpkin-spiced latte from …

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Lending a Helping…Finger

Guest post by Paula at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial A widely circulated story of an incident in the school taught by Andrew Crawford is of …

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Double Cheese Please

There’s nothing like the smell of a fresh pizza…especially if you didn’t have to make it yourself! It’s National Pizza Month and there are plenty …

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Goats in the White House?

Many kids today want to experience the fun of having a puppy or a kitten; some even want to care for fish. Did you know …

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Say Cheese!

A holiday weekend is upon us… already! How do you capture the moments with your family and friends? Some people, like myself, consider themselves “camera …

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