Monthly Archives: September 2011

A Concert and a Cold

If you read this blog, you know that we love music and even occasionally get out to a concert every now and then. This last Tuesday, we were able to escape for a date night to see two favorites who … Continue reading

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One Way to Help Lower the Unemployment Rate – Buy from a Local Business!

The high unemployment rate continues to be a top news story, a hot topic for political candidates, and even something that most of us are chatting about with neighbors, friends, and family. We personally dealt with unemployment back in 2007 … Continue reading

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Date Night Local Style

Last night, we went on a rather rare date – meaning a night out on the town sans Rex and Judd.  Keeping it completely local, it required some investigative, preliminary research. So, I let Randy handle it. I do too … Continue reading

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Loyal to Our Car Repair Shop

First it started with a vague clunk when I shifted from park into reverse. It’s easy to ignore these random car sounds when you’re busy and have shouting kids in the car. Unfortunately, the noise has grown louder over the last … Continue reading

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A Unique Hair Salon for a Unique Customer

This last week, I went to yet another hair salon – not because the last one wasn’t good, because it was, but rather, because I want to showcase as many local businesses as I can this year.  I visited Salon … Continue reading

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A Big Local Purchase

For some unknown reason, we had neglected to buy our boys a proper dresser for their bedroom. Perhaps, it’s because of the giant fire truck bunk bed that dominates their room. Or, maybe we’ve just been procrastinating. Who knows? Yesterday … Continue reading

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It’s Too Late, Baby!

Last week, I was very excited to use a discount coupon for a local bakery. Before heading over there, I visited the website, and it said that they were open until 5pm. Good stuff since it was only 4pm! I … Continue reading

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