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Lights, Camera, Print!

Lights, Camera, Print!

Ever since I was young, I’ve always loved art. From drawing fashion, to attending a fashion camp, to even writing my own music, it had always fascinated me. I had always wanted some sort of camera. Whether that meant big or small, I d ...
A Back to School Task You Probably Forgot

A Back to School Task You Probably Forgot

  Thank you JCPenney Optical for sponsoring this post. Visit your local JCPenney Optical to find your perfect frames! It’s that time of year again. The time where moms and dads toast to the return of a ‘normal’ schedu ...
10 Non-Cash Ways to Support Your School

10 Non-Cash Ways to Support Your School

The other day I was having a chat with the Deacon at the church where I work. We were talking about the extensive fundraising the students do to help pay for a national leadership trip that takes place every other year. He gave an example o ...
Another Reason to Be Outside: Prizes!

Another Reason to Be Outside: Prizes!

It’s all over the news and Facebook and it’s getting tiring. If I hear one more person complain about Pokemon Go, I think I’m going to scream. Yes, it has a bunch of people with their noses in a device, but at least they a ...
I Scream! You Scream! Summer Isn’t Over!

I Scream! You Scream! Summer Isn’t Over!

We are officially halfway through September. The kids are back in school. Schedules are getting back to some sense of consistency. Football season has even started. Want to know what else? Last week we had temperatures in the 80s. In Iowa. ...

Join Robert Downey Jr. for Age of Ultron

I know, I know. I’m late with today’s post. They always go live at 8 AM Central Time, but today we’re running a little late. We decided to move today’s originally schedule post to make room for this amazing announcem ...
Young Heroes in My Home

Young Heroes in My Home

I always thought I was a pretty good kid. I wasn’t a trouble maker. I got good grades, was athletic, motivated and had a lot of friends. Like every kid, I had my faults but when I look at my daughters, I see more ambition than I ever ...

Shark Tank Comes to Main Street

I’ve mentioned before that we enjoy watching documentaries on Netflix. They are the epitome of reality television because they’re real, raw and honest. Not to mention… informative. Since both Scott and I have business back ...
A Gummy World? I’m In!

A Gummy World? I’m In!

For as long as I can remember, it has been a tradition (or weakness) that whenever we travel, we pick up some Cola Gummies to enjoy during the trip. Sometimes we pick them up ahead of time at Walgreens or Aldi and other times grab at a gas ...
DIY: How to Clean Makeup Brushes

DIY: How to Clean Makeup Brushes

Recently I have discussed my interested in improving my beauty care regimen. I’ve been trying new products like essential oils, serums and creams as well as using higher quality makeup. Yet I fail to remember to do one of the simplest ...