At home

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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The Steel Plow Burger Co.  A Dining Event!

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It makes sense that in Moline, Illinois, the home of John Deere, that you might find a restaurant named The Steel Plow! What makes it even better is that the food was awesome! Jessica Waytenick from the Visit Quad Cities hosted my friend Annie Jansen and I on our visit to the area. Our Visit […]

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gratitude

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Note, I received a Date Night in a Box free for Review. Tonight my husband Keith and I went out to dinner before an abbreviated Date Night in a Box fun.  With the holiday season time has been limited. There has been a lot of family activities requiring our time and attention and a shared […]

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Fall in Love

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So!  Tonight we had our second Date Night in a Box.  We had the Fall in Love box, that I received to review.  What fun! Dinner! It took us a while to have time to fit in this date night.  We had a birthday (mine, but I’m not telling how OLD), and travel last week.  […]

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