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The Simple Life: Eating out by Eating in
This last week, the Norwegian Artist and I celebrated 31 years of marriage with a special dinner for four. What should have cost $170 ran a little under $25. Do I have access to a coupon code that ...
12/20/13 at 3:52 PM Homeschoolers: Are You Failing Your Children? 12/19/13 at 6:07 PM
Transparency and Trust in . . . Christianity 12/18/13 at 5:09 PM
Christmas Craft: Coffee Filter Trees
This Christmas craft is really easy for everyone to put together, and makes a great center piece for any holiday party! Add a little glitter to the edges, and other embellishments to give it your own ...
12/20/13 at 1:06 PM Savory Breakfast Cupcakes 12/18/13 at 3:05 PM
Did Someone Say Cinnamon Rolls? 12/15/13 at 12:04 PM
Citrus & Rosemary Roasted Butternut Squash
Most of you are now planning your menus for holiday dinners. Some of you are looking to stick with the traditional recipes and other are looking to try something new. How about trying this very simple...
12/18/13 at 2:24 PM Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes 11/27/13 at 11:24 AM
Cranberry Spice Cake with Maple Glaze 11/23/13 at 3:07 PM
Light up the night in Duluth
Marcia Hales cranked the generators up to 11 to display her lights last week. Not just some twinkle here or there, were talking on the order of 1/8 million of the things. And not just lights. Rumor ha...
12/9/13 at 11:00 PM Driving for diapers 12/2/13 at 11:00 PM
Brag book barren 10/1/13 at 11:00 PM
Give Yourself the Gift of Presence This Holiday Season
By Denise Hellekson, Clinical Associate, The Village Business Institute Well, Thanksgiving is over, Black Friday has come and gone, and the beginning of the holiday season is upon us. I love the holi...
12/4/13 at 11:25 AM Work Happy Now 11/25/13 at 2:52 AM
Building Trust in the Workplace 9/24/13 at 8:43 PM
When to start Social Security - a new short video
A new, short video by the Denver Region of the Social Security Administration is now at http://www.socialsecurity.gov/denver/. The third video in a series, When to Start Receiving Retirement Benefits...
11/29/13 at 10:03 AM Read it now: the SSA 2012 Disability Statistical Report 11/25/13 at 3:51 PM
Social Security & SSI payment dates for 2014 11/14/13 at 10:16 AM
G-U-A-R, just like in GUARD...
I used to give spelling tests all day. Every Friday, I'd give five spelling tests to five groups of thirty eighth graders. Then we would grade them in class, after I passed out red pens to everyone. M...
11/22/13 at 11:18 AM Something tells me a sugar pill wouldn't help. 7/20/13 at 9:08 AM
Back-to-Summer 5/30/13 at 6:23 PM
Vegetable Tortellini Soup
This is by far my favorite soup recipe. It's quick and easy to make and is delicious as leftovers! Vegetable Tortellini Soup Serves 6 (1 cup each) All you need: 3 medium carrots, chopped 1 large ...
11/6/13 at 2:41 PM Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You'll Actually Keep 12/27/12 at 9:06 AM
Heart of an Ole' Timer Roughneck
I know a man, whose heart belongs to the Oilfield. He is now an elderly man, residing in an assisted living home; but he once was a king. A king in a close knit community called, the Oil Pat...
11/4/13 at 8:52 AM To Be An Oilfield Wife 10/24/13 at 5:15 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, the Vacation...
10/11/13 at 5:43 AM Old Bullets 7/27/13 at 6:26 AM
Rural Reflections Radio 6/21/13 at 8:28 AM
The Nanny McPhee Effect
"There is something you should understand about the way I work. When you need me but do not want me, then I must stay. When you want me but no longer need me, then I have to go. It's rather sad, reall...
10/8/13 at 10:14 AM New Year, Old Habits 1/6/13 at 12:51 PM
Surviving Power Struggles 11/28/12 at 9:36 AM
The Rose Family With Jeff Foster Truck
Picture taken by Jean Bowe....
10/5/13 at 12:36 PM Sunday Lester Park Craft Fair, Rainday on Saturday 9/28/13 at 6:36 PM
Identity Thief Happens Every Day 3/12/13 at 6:22 AM
How many of us go to a job and work to pay for the things that society thinks we should have...abigger house....a flashy car....a lake home....a boat....a designer purse...the latest tech ga...
9/27/13 at 9:09 AM Time To Create Your Stop Doing List 6/21/13 at 6:51 AM
Easy Summer Freezer Meals 6/14/13 at 8:03 AM
Saturday Family Fun
9/23/13 at 5:07 PM Lester Park Rendezvous 9/19/13 at 4:05 PM
Diabetes: are you at risk 7/7/13 at 5:25 AM
Why it's Important to Save Money
Think back to a time when having an extra $1,000 would have made a major difference in the circumstance you were facing. How would the situation have played out differently if you had $1,000 to draw u...
9/18/13 at 12:59 PM Use Back-to-School Shopping to Teach Financial Responsiblity 8/19/13 at 8:15 AM
Consumers Confused Over Purpose of a Budget 7/12/13 at 8:58 AM