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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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The days are getting shorter, which means I'm up before the sun peeks over the North Dakota prairie. My morning routine involves sipping coffee and scurrying around...

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It’s that time of year when pumpkins pile up on hay bales outside grocery stores and overflow at orchards across the Midwest. Instead of searching for the biggest...

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Golden mums and bronzy foliage might be taking over garden centers these days, but my mind is on frilly daffodils and dainty tulips. Though it may seem odd to focus...

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FALLelujah! FALLelujah! Admit it. You’re singing the song in your head right now. How can you not? Monday marks the official start of autumn and I, for one, am...

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In the last full month of summer, Instagram photographers captured the bright colors of the season in Midwest fields, flowers, sunsets and lakes. Here are our five...

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