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Thelma & Bonnie’s by Cathryn Dunsbergen

                First off, I want to say I hope all of you are staying safe during this time, and WASHING YOUR HANDS. I also want to express a huge thank you to everyone out on the frontline of this pandemic. I know nurses, doctors, first responders, truck drivers, grocery store clerks, and many more who continue to...

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Thelma & Bonnie’s: Have a seat at my table

Happy February, friends! I hope everyone stayed safe and warm during the cold front last week. The weather in February has been such a tease; one day we can wear a light jacket and the next we are wearing snow pants to the grocery store. Not only am I looking forward to warmer weather, but I...
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From The Kitchen: Conversation Hearts

You know, I’m talking about conversation hearts – those hard little sugar hearts of assorted colors you find around Valentine’s Day in a teensy little box, with each heart sporting a cute little saying of affection in pink “ink” for its recipient. These candies have been around since at least the early 1900s, first produced...
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Farm to Table: Winter is here!

Just two weeks ago, I watched Jacob chisel the garden before the ground was not yet frozen. Today, this view looks completely different – it’s now under a blanket of snow and ice. Wow! What a difference a few days can make in Central Iowa in the middle of January! On Jan. 10, Jacob was able...
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