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Two of the Best Fourth of July Fireworks Displays Near Farmington Lakes 2022

Allow your imagination to lead you there. As blankets are unrolled, frisbees fly, and picnic baskets overflow with fruit, potato salad, and sandwiches, the breeze flutters. In the beer garden, drinks are yanked from iced coolers, and beer flows from kegs. As laughter echoes through parks and children play on playgrounds, you can almost feel…

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10 Fun Ways to Show Mom You Care this Mother’s Day

Mom may have given you your name, but did you know that babies across the world name their mothers, too? Whether she’s your mama, mum, or mommy, most names for mother sound similar no matter which language you’re speaking. This isn’t by chance! One of the easiest sounds to make when we’re born is “ma,” which…

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How to Save Money While Living in an Apartment

Is saving money one of your New Year's resolutions? Look no further, because we have money-saving apartment tips! Rent should not exceed 30 percent of your monthly earnings. However, especially if you live in a high-rent metropolis, this is easier said than done. So, how can renters spend a significant portion of their income on…

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How to Find an Apartment that Matches Your Lifestyle

We all have our hobbies, interests, work habits, and more. Finding an apartment that uniquely matches your individual needs is not always easy in today’s market. We have put together some tips on how to find the right apartment for your lifestyle, making your search that much easier. Do Some Soul Searching Before you even…

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How to Decorate Like a Pro This Thanksgiving

Whether you’ve been counting down the days to pumpkin-spice everything or the Holiday season takes you by surprise, you can decorate for Thanksgiving in no time with our expert decorating ideas from interior design pros. Come minimalist, traditionalist, or eclectics, here are some swoon-worthy ideas for every type of host. Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas and Inspiration Before…

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The Best Places to Shop in Downtown Oswego this Season and Support Local Business

A Day of Shopping Downtown Oswego You want your home to feel like your own space. The holiday season is here, and so is holiday shopping. You don’t want ready-made décor that everyone else has or gifts that someone already bought, but something that fits in just right. Maybe it’s a piece that makes everyone…

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4 of the Best Fall Events Happening in Oswego

Fall Events in Oswego Halloween House Decorating Contest Oct 21, 2021 Description Whether you like tricks or treats, we want to see your best Halloween House Decorating this fall. Register by 10/20 for your house to be included in the contest. Oswegoland Park District staff will visit each home between 6-9pm on 10/21 to evaluate…

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Shop Local and Buy Fresh Produce at the Oswego Country Market Through September

Summer may be winding down and fall is on the horizon, but fresh, local produce is still in season. Farmington Lakes takes pride in supporting the local community, and we want to promote our farmers and businesses as much as possible! That being said, there is still time to get to the Oswego Country Market!…

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Celebrate Labor Day Weekend with the Oswego PrairieFest September 3 – 6

Here at Farmington Lakes, we want to make sure you have the best Labor Day possible in 2021. In order to do that, we wanted to highlight one of the best local events happening right here in Oswego. The 2021 Prairie Fest is back and is happening September 3 – 6 this year, brought to…

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Let’s Go: 5 Fun Activities in Oswego, Illinois

Oswego is located on the Fox River in Kendall County, Illinois. Some people may remember Oswego as having a town drag-strip from 1955-1979 that attracted muscle car racers from all over the Midwest. The drag-strip is now closed, but Oswego still races ahead with a boost in population growth and jobs. Oswego has a variety…

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