Girls Night out in Hampton

  Girls Night out in Hampton Some of my favorite people to hang out with are the North Iowa Bloggers. Not only do we "get" each other when … [Continue Reading]

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Police Men + Firemen + Make a Wish = A Winning Combination #BattleoftheBadges

  Police Men + Firemen + Make a Wish = A Winning Combination #BattleoftheBadges   One of my favorite things about North Iowa is … [Continue Reading]

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Visiting Paso Robles, CA

  Visiting Paso Robles, CA How is the weather where you are?  Even though the calendar says it's still fall it looks more like winter … [Continue Reading]

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Meeting Agent Carter and Spending Time on Set #AgentCarter #ABCTVEvent

  Meeting Agent Carter and Spending Time on Set #AgentCarter #ABCTVEvent Did you catch Agent Carter last week?  It was amazing! The … [Continue Reading]

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Grid Iron Grill – My Favorite Lunch Stop in Webster City

  Grid Iron Grill My Favorite Lunch Stop in Webster City   This past Saturday I spent the day in Webster City, IA with my … [Continue Reading]

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Wreath Making at Carlson Tree Farm

  Wreath Making at Carlson Tree Farm "It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas"  Christmas is my favorite holiday but I'm not "seeing" it … [Continue Reading]

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Creativity comes Alive at Kelly Gau Studio

  Creativity comes Alive at Kelly Gau Studio One of my favorite things to do is spend time painting and crafting. I love to create; for me … [Continue Reading]

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Advice on Motherhood and Balance with Fergie #Fergie #AMAs #ABCTVEvent #RockinEve

  Advice on Motherhood and Balance with Fergie #Fergie #AMAs #ABCTVEvent #RockinEve While I was in Los Angeles a few weeks ago we had … [Continue Reading]

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My Dancing with the Stars Experience #DWTS #ABCTVEvent

  My Dancing with the Stars Experience #DWTS #ABCTVEvent I remember about 9 years ago -  June 1, 2005 to be exact - when this brand … [Continue Reading]

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Voicing Baymax from BIG HERO 6 at Disney Animation Studios #BigHero6Event

  Voicing Baymax from BIG HERO 6 at Disney Animation Studios #BigHero6Event Do you have a dream job?  I have to admit my job now is … [Continue Reading]

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Trucker Tuesday – Where it All Began

  Trucker Tuesday – Where it All Began I want to dedicate my very first #TruckerTuesday post to Amy Hild 1987 to 2015 (one of the North Iowa Bloggers).  She is gone, but never forgotten.  In fact this whole idea of Trucker Tuesday came about because of her.  So really this first post is where the whole idea began […]

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Comfort in Sorrow – Remembering Amy Hild

  Comfort in Sorrow Remembering Amy Hild The fourth Wednesday morning of the month started out just like it does every month.  We had Social Media Breakfast in Mason City.  In fact that’s where most of the North Iowa bloggers met and then we grew from there.  We looked forward to learning and discussing social media […]

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Raspberry Cheesecake Truffles

  Raspberry Cheesecake Truffles A Sweet Treat for Valentine’s Day – #ValentinesDesserts When my husband and I were first married we lived in Key West.  There are lots of unique restaurants there and we love trying new foods.  With all of the unique cuisine we were usually too full for dessert.  There was one exception and […]

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Let’s Get Fired Up and Show Cancer who’s Boss!

  Let’s Get Fired Up and Show Cancer who’s Boss! I don’t really post a lot of things like this and I’ve never written a post about it, but this one really shook me up. It hit close to home.  You see, I have a friend who’s name is Danielle. I go to church with […]

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What are GMO’s? Should I Be for Them or Against Them?

Yes, today I’m talking about GMO’s. I know this is a “taboo” subject, but I feel like it needs to be talked about. I grew up in south Florida and was 100% confident that GMO’s were bad and horrible … and then I moved to Iowa.  I love living in Iowa and I’m learning all […]

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Make Fabio Viviani’s Homemade Pasta in just 3 Minutes

  Make Fabio Viviani’s Homemade Pasta in just 3 Minutes I had the opportunity to attend Savor the Central Coast this past fall and it was fabulous! It was held in the beautiful central coast of California. One of my highlights was meeting Chef Fabio Viviani and sitting in on his seminar. All I can […]

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Sweet Potato Fries with a Vanilla Glaze – A Fancy Big Game Treat

  Sweet Potato Fries with a Vanilla Glaze A Fancy Big Game Treat #GameTimeGrub #CollectiveBias Can you believe that the big game is just around the corner? We are so excited to have friends over and that means I need an amazingly fancy big game treat. Okay, truth be told my husband is happy with just […]

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Girls Night out in Hampton

  Girls Night out in Hampton Some of my favorite people to hang out with are the North Iowa Bloggers. Not only do we “get” each other when it comes to blogging and writing, but they’re just really great people to hang with. We try to get together just because at least once a month. […]

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Police Men + Firemen + Make a Wish = A Winning Combination #BattleoftheBadges

  Police Men + Firemen + Make a Wish = A Winning Combination #BattleoftheBadges   One of my favorite things about North Iowa is all the fun things they have for families.  This last weekend I was able to experience the North Iowa Battle of the Badges.  It was a unique event and I’m so […]

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Visiting Paso Robles, CA

  Visiting Paso Robles, CA How is the weather where you are?  Even though the calendar says it’s still fall it looks more like winter outside my window.  The temperatures feel more like winter too.  That’s why I was happy to get a way to Paso Robles, CA. Paso Robles is on the central coast of California […]

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Meeting Agent Carter and Spending Time on Set #AgentCarter #ABCTVEvent

  Meeting Agent Carter and Spending Time on Set #AgentCarter #ABCTVEvent Did you catch Agent Carter last week?  It was amazing! The show is based on Captain America’s girlfriend, Peggy Carter.  In Captain America the story went from the Captain’s crash to when he woke up in the future. Did you ever wonder what happened to Peggy […]

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Baked Salmon with Vegetable Curry Recipe #RealisticResolution

  Baked Salmon with Vegetable Curry Recipe + Giveaway #RealisticResolution Can you believe that it’s already 2015? Every year as January rolls around I tend to think about resolutions. I don’t always make them because I usually don’t stick to them but I tend to try to get in shape, eat better, become more organized […]

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2015 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Slate

  2015 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Slate I am so excited to share the upcoming 2015 release schedule from Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures! It’s going to be an amazing year at the movies! I can’t wait to see all of them!  Which one are you most excited to see? January 23, 2015 – Strange Magic […]

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An Inside Look at Marvel’s Agent Carter #AgentCarter #ABCTVEvent

   An Inside Look at Marvel’s Agent Carter #AgentCarter #ABCTVEvent If you have been following me for any length of time you know I am a HUGE Marvel fan! I just love the movies, shorts, television shows, and more.  I am beyond excited to share with you about their newest addition, Agent Carter!! There is […]

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Getting through the Holidays with the help of Plan Z

  Getting through the Holidays with the help of Plan Z   Can you believe that Christmas is less than two weeks away?  I feel like 2014 has flown by.  I’ve been in the midwest for almost two years and I absolutely loved my very first white Christmas last year.  As magical as it was I’m […]