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An Advent Calendar of Traditions

Now that Thanksgiving is over, and the Christmas season has officially begun, we will all begin to feel the pressure to GET READY! BUY STUFF! WRAP PRESENTS! DECORATE! MAKE MEMORIES! TAKE PICTURES! ENJOY EVERYTHING! It’s a lot of pressure. There is too much to do. Pinterest will overwhelm you, your crafty on-top-of-things Facebook friends will […]

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How to BAKE a Difference

I always seem to count my blessings more consciously this time of year — with Thanksgiving just around the corner we are surrounded by reminders to be thankful. This may seem like a silly thing to be thankful for, but I would list sweet treats among my blessings! Seriously think about it… when you indulge […]

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Be Selfish. Be Kind.

It’s that time of the year when Facebook new feeds are flooded with ’30 Days of Thanks’ countdowns, people announcing their RAKs (Random Acts of Kindness), and viral stories of strangers making a difference in the lives of others. Like clockwork, every year as the holiday season begins, we are naturally reminded of what we […]

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Weekend Wednesday: November 21-22

It is the weekend before Thanksgiving and the time of year when we tend to get busy.  Take some time with the family to enjoy these family-friendly events in the Corridor!  Here are my top picks of events going on this weekend!! Saturday, November 21st Iowa Volleyball: 7pm.  Have you ever wanted to take your […]

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Just Say Thank You

“I love your top!” “Oh this? It’s ancient!” “Your haircolor is fabulous!” “Ugh…my gray is getting out of control!” “Have you lost weight?” “Pfhhhht! I wish!” “I saw your family photos on Facebook, they were great!” “The photographer worked magic; I hate having my picture taken!” “Your house looks so nice!” “Ha! You should have […]

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Movies and Moments that Matter

With November in full swing, it’s customary to say what we’re thankful for. Pinterest is buzzing with different activities and ways to demonstrate our gratitude. Facebook has begun exploding with daily posts detailing what each person is thankful for. This is why I love the holidays so much. It’s wonderful to see positive posts on […]

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