2019

2020 Antique Tractor Calendar

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It’s that time! Time to set your antique tractor calendar for farm and toy shows for 2020! While some are busy making their New Year’s Resolutions collectors are setting their show schedules. I checked with some other tractor enthusiasts and they reached out to help me find some of their favorite shows! Gateway Mid-America Toy […]

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Christmas Eve Down on the Farm

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I took the Twas the Night Before Christmas and made my own Christmas Eve Down on the Farm, I hope you like it! ‘Twas the night before Christmas, down on the farm The barn cats were cuddled on the pad in the shed The groundhog was tunneled Deep in his underground bed. The coyotes were […]

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Guest article -Traveling With Young Children: How to Do It While Saving Yourself Money and Stress by Leslie Campos

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I don’t often have Guest articles, but Leslie Campos had a nice article about traveling with children! Since I travel with my grandchildren sometimes, this seemed to be a nice fit! Read on. The Article Although this might be a little hard to believe, there are actually ways to travel with your young children on […]

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An Amana history

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It’s always a joy to see an Amana display, especially when it includes toys. Toys are one of those wonderful things I write about! When in Amana Colonies for the Prelude to Christmas, I stopped at the Amana Heritage Museum to see the exhibit:  A Century of Dolls and Toys at Christmastime. It was fascinating […]

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Santa Claus

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John Coots wrote, “You better watch out you better not cry, you better not pout I’m telling you why, Santa Claus is coming to town!” The Jolly Old Elf is on his way with less than three weeks until Christmas. With Christmas so close, do you know the story behind St. Nick? The Real St. […]

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