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Fit for Travel!

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To travel requires a certain fitness level. To be able to lift suitcases, climb stairs and hike trails, you need to maintain a bit of health. While not all travel requires strenuous workouts, the better shape you are in, the easier it is. So with this in mind, I am trying my best to be […]

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Healthy Harvest Meals by Charlyn Fargo

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Charlyn Fargo Ware, is a Registered Dietitian at HyVee grocery store in Springfield, Illinois. Although Mother Nature has been playing tricks on us fall harvest will be coming soon. Charlyn offered tips on healthy meals for farming during the busy harvest season. Charlyn knows the farm “I grew up on a farm near Rochester, Illinois,”Charlyn […]

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Jibber Giggle, a new game

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Do you have family game night? What do you like to do with the kids or grand kids? We like to play games and bake so it turned out just right when Gamely sent me Jibber Giggle to review. One night I thought I’d try it out with the grandkids. My grandson is eight. My […]

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spring planting

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This March, I will have been married to my husband for 40 years. There has never been a spring like this. When non-farmers ask me “What are you going to do about all the rain and spring planting?” I say, “I don’t know.” Because we have never faced a spring like 2019. My husband started […]

Pawnee

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I live outside a small town on a farm. Although my address says Virden, my kids went to school in Pawnee. I get my library books in Pawnee. My mom still lives in Pawnee, so I consider my hometown as Pawnee. While I travel a lot, it is really cool to hear good things about […]

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