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Hot Tech Gifts Your Family Will Be Asking For This Year

November 19, 2014  Live from the Verizon Destination Store at the Mall of America Earlier today I took one of the few seats lining the red carpet at the Verizon Destination Store at the Mall of America for what was billed as a 'Tech Fashion Show'. Starring the hottest tech products of the season, modeled by the fun-loving Verizon staff and MC'd by Allison Kaplan, Senior … [Read More...]

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Family Fun at Center Grove Orchard, Cambridge, Iowa

If you're near central Iowa in the fall you'll want to make sure to get off the Interstate (I-35, exit 102; north of Ankeny, south of Ames) and enjoy a day of family fun at Center Grove Orchard. This is one of those "a picture is worth a thousand words" posts. … [Read More...]

Camping in the Rain

Camping in the Rain? The 5 Things You MUST Have

It's been a wet summer. I can count on one hand- using one finger- the number of camping trips we've taken when not a drop of rain fell. And, a couple of times, the rain lasted for most of a day, leaving us with "waterfront" campsites. Through our years … [Read More...]