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10 getting my scare back on

Getting my scare back on

 I’ve always loved the spookiness of Halloween but at some point I took haunted houses off my recreational menu. But my son’s older now and I’ve kind of made this commitment to creating more excitement in my life, so time …



The Great Pumpkin Patch

The town of Arthur and it’s surrounding area is known as Amish Country in Illinois…..but in the fall, it’s known as Pumpkin Patch country. Every autumn for the past 23 years, the Condill family have opened their farm, and their …