shopping

Dining in an Amish Home, a great experience

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I grew up in central Illinois just a few hours from the Arthur, Arcola area where many Amish families live, farm and work.  The countryside is beautiful and a drive in spring sometimes even offers a chance to see planting with Belgian horses and farm equipment. On the back roads you will often pass an Amish […]

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April 19 through Sunday, April 23, at the Memorial Coliseum, over 50,000 women will head to Fort Wayne, Indiana to shop for some of the best discounts on Vera Bradley’s signature products during the Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale, and my mom and I will be part of the crowd!  When I received the opportunity for […]

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Trying on a new travel persona with Divatress

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This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. Part of the beauty of travel is the getting away from your usual environment.  In a new place we can put on a whole new persona, what fun to try out one of the beautiful human hair wigs from Divatress.  One day I could wear the […]

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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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Flea Market Finds - a reflection

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I see wheels and pictures And wonder what machine they ran And who drove them. Dishes, crocks, teapots and tools Flea market find Today Yesterday someone’s livelihood Kitchen talk And good night stories. We shop and look and like and love The new treasures That we have the perfect place for Back home And yet […]

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