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A pink tractor and good food in Kentucky

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You never know just what you are going to find when you pull off the road. For years traveling past Grand Rivers, Kentucky, we had seen the sign for Patti’s 1880’s Settlement and I was always curious. After looking it up, we decided it would be the perfect lunch stop so I called to make […]

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The Esse Purse Museum, a pocket book treasure

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When I was a girl, my grandma always called her purse a pocket book.  She didn’t have a lot of jingle in her purse, but like today, it carried those necessary things she needed.  What is so wonderful about the Esse Purse Museum in Little Rock, Arkansas is that the museum follows the evolution of […]

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The 2nd Day of Christmas, Gifts from Ann Arbor -a play at the Purple Rose

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  On the Second day of Christmas my true love gave to me… You know the words!  What you may not know is just what to get your beloved.  On a recent press trip to Ann Arbor, Michigan I experienced several wonderful experiences that make the perfect gift, an adventure in Ann Arbor and a […]

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Charles City, Downtown Beauty and Fun

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Charles City is a beautiful place and when I got a chance to come to town with fellow Midwest Bloggers: Sara Broers (Travels with Sara), Chrysa Duran (Thrifty Jinx, Thrifty Minnesota), and Theresa Carter Goodrich (The Local Tourist) I jumped to see this city with so much agricultural history.  Because I write about old iron, […]

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Uptown Marion Iowa, fun on the square!

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Starting out with a wonderful scone and hot tea at Wit’s End Coffeehouse was a great way to kick off our morning in Marion, Iowa.  My mom and I hit the town after touring Cedar Rapids and before heading to the beautiful Brucemore Mansion.  We needed a little tea sipping and shopping therapy.  Wit’s End […]

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