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Guide To Local Book Clubs

Guide to Iowa City Area Book Clubs: Join One or Start Your Own!

 As the third worldwide UNESCO City of Literature, Iowa City is a wonderful place to live for fellow bibliophiles like myself. This literary city provides many outlets for residents to explore creative writing and reading, through classes, events, festivals, and a large network of libraries and book stores. I love discussing books with other readers […]

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Making a Memory Jar

A few years ago I came across a blog post about making a “memory jar” or a “happiness jar.” I don’t remember where I came across the original post, but the idea stuck with me. I’ve been doing it for the last few years, and it’s brought me a lot of joy. So in the […]

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Holiday Markets, Craft Shows, and Vendor Fairs in the Iowa City Corridor

It’s here–the biggest shopping season of the year is now upon us. Though Christmas is not for more than 50 days, by early November we’re already thinking about what to get for our kids, friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers. Many of us wait until Black Friday and Cyber Monday to score the best deals at […]

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Maybe We Can Have It All?

“You can’t have it all.” How many times have we heard or read that statement? I know I personally see it a lot. It’s wise, honest, and something to take to heart. It’s a necessary truth for maintaining balance between all of the commitments of modern life. Though I believe you can’t have it all, I try […]

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