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I admit that I often wait until the last minute (aka Christmas Eve) to wrap presents. Sheets of red and green papers go flying. Tape gets stuck to the floor. Bows...

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Festive poinsettias tug on our holiday heartstrings, but few of us still feel that love come January when those brightly colored foil pots are tossed out with the...

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Fireplace mantels are a focal point of any living room, especially when decked out for the holidays. One of my favorite ways to dress up the mantel is to arrange...

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Oh, Christmas trees, such pleasure do they bring us! We are always trying to come up with new and creative ideas to decorate your home at the holidays. If you read...

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Snow blew into the Midwest in early November, and our Instagram fans loved photos of the changing seasons. Our five most-liked...

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Jell-O "salads" and other gelatin creations have always had a place at my table. A lifelong North Dakotan, I grew up with Jell-O at potlucks, just like most...

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Thanksgiving has a special place in my heart. Life is so busy—my family is running in multiple directions on any given day—but on Thanksgiving we stop and...

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When the outside temps drop below 50 degrees, you can find me inside curled up in a chenille throw or cotton blanket. (Yes, I'm a wimp when it comes to chilly...

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This year, my friend Natalie ambitiously dug up half her yard to install raised beds. Back yard. Front yard. Side yard. The woman went veggie-mad. At various points...

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I think Mother Nature does her best work in fall—painting the outdoors in a wash of golden hues that I could look at for hours. I love the autumnal color show so...

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