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26 All Aboard Santas Express

All Aboard Santa's Express!

First, a confession: I’m a sucker for hokey holiday traditions. I almost exclusively listen to Christmas music through December, I love the sight of an over decorated house that lights up a mile stretch of road and I must watch …

28 Scenic Serene IL

Scenic, Serene Illinois

This picture was taken between Elizabeth and Galena, Ill. It was such a serene view and I couldn’t resist sneaking a photo of it. The rolling hills, the beautiful colors and the bright red buildings are so picturesque and I couldn’t …