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Trend Alert! What is a Bullet Journal? Everything You Need to Know

Have you seen all those pictures being posted on Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook, of something that looks like a colorful, artistic, hand-drawn planner? Notebook pages with fancy calligraphy, flourishes filling every inch of white space, and a color-coded system that takes a rocket scientist to de-code? Chances are it’s a bullet journal…on steroids. I love post-it notes, […]

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I Don’t Know What I’m Doing

If you wanted to excel at something (say, crocheting for example), what would you do? First, there is the theory of crocheting. You’d probably start by picking up some beginning crocheting books/magazines, following a couple blogs, and watching You Tube videos to get a basic understanding of what crocheting is and how it’s done. After […]

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When and Where Kids Eat FREE (or Cheap) in Iowa City Area

Two years ago I wrangled up the Iowa City area restaurants that offer a kids’ day/night where kids eat free or cheaper. Since then, some restaurants have closed and others have stopped offering free/cheap kids’ meals. My family and I still eat out quite a bit, and since I, too, referenced the list frequently, I […]

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Go-To Fall Crock-Pot Recipes

I can’t believe it’s already September! School has started up again, the apple orchards are in full swing, and the Packers play their final preseason game tonight. (Go, Pack, Go!) All those things combined can mean only one thing – fall is just around the corner!! Every year about this time I declare to the […]

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