A Thanksgiving Proclamation

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Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they…

Featured Iowa Blogger: Amy from Modern Rural Living

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I don’t know what it is about all of these North Central Iowa bloggers, but there are sure plenty of them around!  This week, I’m so happy to feature Amy Hild from Modern Rural Living.  I absolutely love learning about new bloggers, and am continually amazed by everyone’s creativity.   So many unique writers in our…

My arms aren’t strong enough to make these cookies

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#157180920 / gettyimages.com If someone was to come to you and ask the question “What Thanksgiving recipe best represents Iowa?” Meaning, if you had to choose 50 foods or recipes to represent Thanksgiving, one from each state, what would you choose for Iowa? Would it be an amazing recipe for turkey? How about something made…

Meet The Other Man in My Life

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Ladies and gentleman, there’s been another man in my life for the past 8+ years.  I keep trying to get to the point where I don’t need him anymore, but I just keep coming back to him.  I can’t shake him, as much as I’ve tried.  Recently I’ve decided to again ditch my regular way…

Featured Iowa Blogger: Kathy from Idyllic Pursuit

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Seriously, you all are so interesting!   This week, my Featured Iowa Blogger is Kathy Haan from Idyllic Pursuit.  I’ve been fascinated with Kathy’s story, because really?  Check out her weight loss story!  Incredible! What area of Iowa do you live in and what is your most favorite thing about it? I live in NE Iowa,…

Someone’s Missing From This Story

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Over the last few months, I have been following the story of Iowa mother, Letha Slauson. This mom spent months and months convincing people that her young daughter had cancer. She took donations from her community, and she kept so many lies going so people would feel sorry for them. Over this time period, in…