Family Fun

Christkindlmarkt

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Magical! Faith inspired!  These words come to mind when I think of my first ever hosted visit to the Ferndinand Christkindlmarkt! Held at the lawn of the Monastery Immaculate Conception, locals call this, Castle on the Hill.  It is easy to see where this term comes in.  The  Monastery can be seen from quite a […]

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Bernie Kluesner

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Do you love toys?  If so, think about a trip to Dyersville. Every year the first weekend in November, you can come to the National Farm Toy Show.  The National Farm Toy Show always offers a few fun surprises.  This year’s show had one great surprise!  Bernie Kluesner!  At the National Toy Museum, I saw […]

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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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Back to nature

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Are you thinking Christmas yet?  I know, its not even Thanksgiving yet!  But for this mom and grandma, I like to be done by Thanksgiving.  I  want to celebrate the holiday by enjoying all the festivities.  I don’t want to have to worry about  presents.  Now is the time for me to shop!  This year […]

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research brings travel

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Research can be a travel experience all by itself.  I find that research brings travel! While working on a literature and memorabilia story for a column that Keith and I write, I have been looking up farm equipment companies and researching them.  It is amazing how much history is out there.  I can’t believe how […]

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