Family Fun

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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Hershel 'Woody' Williams Medal of Honor Speaks

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December 3, 2019 Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams was in conversation with Mark DePue the Oral History at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library . The conversation took place at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Woody Williams is an amazing man, he is the sole remaining World War II Medal of Honor recipient from the Battle […]

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5 Ways to Get into the Holiday Spirit!

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It’s the middle of November and with Thanksgiving so late this year, many are starting their Christmas celebrations early. With harvest barely behind us and Halloween a recent memory, how do you get into the holiday spirit? I have a few tips that I have been using to kick start the holiday spirit at the […]

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