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Pasture Raised Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway


People who know me well know I love to give and gift to others. I love helping with practical needs, such as groceries, and my husband and I prioritize a portion of our money to go towards doing so. What people don’t often know, is that many years ago, WE …

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Riding the Polar Express This Year? Here Are Your Tips!

Family at the Polar Express

Fairly certain I risk losing my Mom Card for this admission: But I’ve never read “The Polar Express.” Nor have I, I guess I should add, ever seen the movie. I’m a traditionalist when it comes to the holidays. My approach can best be summarized by considering Christmas music: If …

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Arte Italia Makes for a Fun Date Destination

Jackie Shelton and her boyfriend Clay at arte italia's "Neorealismo" exhibit

By Jackie Shelton, Guest Contributor This season is so different from falls of the past: My kids are grown, my boyfriend’s kids are grown, and we find ourselves able to spend some time together on a weekend afternoon enjoying the abundant cultural opportunities that Reno has to offer. Which is …

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