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Red, White, and Blue - Fresh Fruit Push Pops

Red, White, and Blue – Homemade Fresh Fruit Push Pops

One of the simplest and most nostalgic traditions of summer is the classic red, white, and blue Bomb Pop. While we are reminded daily of the divisiveness in our nation, most of us can come together and agree that the sweet refreshing Bomb Pop brings us back to a simpler time. Never underestimate the power of […]

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A graphic promoting Fourth of July events in the Iowa City area

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Iowa City: Festivals, Activities, and More!

Who needs a holiday weekend away? Especially when the Fourth of July falls smack-dab in the middle of the week on a Wednesday. Why travel? Stick around home and celebrate Independence Day in the Iowa City area.  Festivals 4thFest S.T. Morrison Park 1513 7th St., Coralville Enjoy a classic take on Independence Day with a parade and […]

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The Hygge To-Do List

The Hygge To-Do List: 15 Ways to Embrace Cozy This Winter

It’s that time of the year. The twinkle and promises of the holiday season are fading away, leaving us with broken resolutions and frozen noses. There’s a reason January is both hot tea month and national soup month–after the New Year’s Eve glitter falls, we could use some warmth and comfort. This weekend, skip the […]

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Hanukkah

Eight Enlightening Facts about Hanukkah (Plus a Bonus!)

This year, Hanukkah starts on December 12, and Jewish families around the globe are heating up the oil for delicious latkes and donuts.  Here are eight enlightening facts about the Festival of Lights (plus a bonus!). (1) The word “Hanukkah” means “dedication.”  Following a battle victory, soldiers found the Holy Temple vandalized.  They sought to […]

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Ways to be more intentional and minimal about gift giving

12 Ways To Be More Intentional and Minimal About Gift-Giving

Christmas is my favorite time of the year. It’s the only time of the year when I can tolerate snow and cold, and I feel festive for a solid month. I want to spend my time with my friends and family, decorating the tree, going to ugly sweater parties, driving around to see the lights, […]

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