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Easy Summer Freezer Meals
I have a confession to make: our family has been eating out way too much. Sometimes it is easier with all of us on different schedules to meet somewhere for dinner than it is for me to think about w...
6/14/13 at 9:03 AM There Is A Sentimental Fool In All Of Us 6/4/13 at 2:39 PM
Get Ready For Summer By Being Prepared 5/24/13 at 9:57 AM
Excerpts from the Experts
With Fathers Day approaching, what better place to look for fatherly financial advice than from dads who also happen to be executives at the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) Member Age...
6/13/13 at 2:51 PM Father's Day on a Budget 6/7/13 at 11:30 AM
Mother's Day on a Budget 5/6/13 at 5:14 AM
Moms... the men in your life are impressed
By EricMorken Two months into parenthoodand Ive lost count of thenumber of times I have beenamazed at how natural it isfor moms to be good at what they do. My wife, Mali, and I didnt have towait long...
6/5/13 at 9:29 AM Rhubarb-Cherry Crunch Recipe 5/30/13 at 11:31 AM
Special treats for Dad! 5/22/13 at 11:05 AM
Is It A Family or Is It Just Marriage?
Recently I had a nice little discussion with a buddy of mine about family. It was a very friendly discussion and no hard feelings were had and we agreed to disagree. My friend did say he was going to ...
5/29/13 at 12:52 AM Happy Thanksgiving 1/3/13 at 8:00 AM
What are your Christmas Traditions? 11/30/12 at 1:43 PM
Moving in with the adult children
Are middle-aged adults ready to have their aging parents move in with them? Sort of, but if the results of a recent survey are any indication, many adult children anticipate there will be some diffic...
5/6/13 at 2:49 PM Parents, overweight kids and a minefield of blame and judgment 2/8/13 at 11:56 AM
The primary care doctor: someone who knows you 1/30/13 at 12:50 PM
4 Tips for a Successful 'Staycation'
Spring break is upon us and although we would all like to jet off to sandy beaches, ski resorts, or Disney World its not always in the schedule or in the budgetbut that doesnt mean you cant have a vac...
3/28/13 at 9:22 AM 7 Cheap or Free Family Fun Activities 3/20/13 at 12:26 PM
Looking for the area's messiest desk!
Packrats everywhere claim that "a clean desk is the sign of a sick mind." If that's true we are about to introduce you to some very healthy people. The Messy Desk is a celebration of the messiest des...
1/2/13 at 5:10 PM Tickled Pink about Livin Up! 12/6/12 at 12:00 PM
We want your Christmas memories and traditions! 12/5/12 at 5:06 PM
Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You'll Actually Keep
Its that time of the year again - with Christmas and Thanksgiving in the rear view mirror, now is the time when most of us make our New Years resolutions. Healthy New Years resolutions are very popul...
12/27/12 at 10:06 AM
I over did it. With food, not exercise. Unfortunately. And...fortunately! This holiday season, I kind of let myself slip a little. Okay, maybe more than a little. But, you want to know what? I'm o...
12/25/12 at 11:08 AM What did I do? 3/21/12 at 3:45 PM
Here's this week's recipe! 12/1/11 at 7:53 AM
Historic Day for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council
Thursday, August 16 is a historic day for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council. At 11:00 AM we are dedicating the new Jon L. Wanzek Center for Scouting that will serve as the regional headquarters ...
8/15/12 at 5:12 PM New High Adventure Base 11/19/09 at 12:13 PM
Spend time with your kids. The disappearing ruler. 10/5/09 at 12:09 PM
Small Town Saturday Night
Howl at the moon; shoot out the lights. The folksy folks of small town China reminded me of the community I grew up in. After chugging along 12 hours of train track southbound from Beijing, I arrived ...
7/28/12 at 9:57 AM One Final Trek: Off to Beijing 6/23/12 at 10:38 AM
This is Brinley Rose Marshall, daughter of Trevor and Melissa Marshall. This is from her first birthday photos, sitting in a family/generation rocking chair. (Click image for larger view) ...
7/2/12 at 1:40 PM Cowgirl! 7/2/12 at 1:37 PM
All smiles 7/2/12 at 1:32 PM
Well, there was no gardening, cooking, or anything else relevant to this blog that happened this weekend. But, since you insist, I will tell you about it. ;) My mom, my sister who lives in Moorhead,...
2/13/12 at 8:53 AM
For the Love of Scrapbooking: "Love Every Day" Layout
Looking for a new creative outlet or a way to preserve memories? Scrapbooking might be a great hobby for you, and you certainly wouldn't be alone. The Craft and Hobby Association reported in its 2010...
2/8/12 at 9:37 AM Extreme Coupons: Online Tools to Help You Save Money and Time 2/7/12 at 11:07 AM
Your Young One Can Make a Difference Too! 11/23/11 at 3:30 PM
Deck the Halls & Prep the House
December has been busier than usual around our house... While the Christmas tree was set up, lit and decorated by the second week in November, there's been presents to buy and wrap, plans to make and ...
12/6/11 at 2:10 PM Baby's got a birthdate... 12/1/11 at 1:32 PM
Frustration... 11/23/11 at 4:56 PM