Category Archives: Consumer Stories

Take a Short Road Trip to End the Summer

Do you get that feeling that summer’s nearly over? Not according to the meteorological calendar, but the playtime part, due to the academic calendar? This gives some people (present self included) a niggling feeling of wanting to take just one more ADVENTURE! Fear not, oh super planner of the mega… Read more »

What Should I do With All These Baby Food Jars?

baby food jars and lids half circle with blue candy in bags

When you have a baby, you are bound to have the baby food jars. What you do with them after your little darling shows you what they will and will not tolerate is nearly unlimited! Here are some of my favorites. Baby Shower: This was a conglamorate of “pinspiration” and… Read more »

Pick Your Own Produce Adventure

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Meadowlark Farm large sign with children's faces looking through fruit

We had a spectacular family outing recently! We discovered there are a few nearby pick your own farms. I’ve always wanted the children to experience picking their own fruit, and to see the orchards and fields dedicated to such a venture. The place we chose for a first try was… Read more »

Drive-Through Drama

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Here is a current example of our everyday drama, this time at the drive-through.   Today we stopped at a well-known fast food establishment to save our darlings.  Their cries of certain starvation meant we had neglected their dietary needs for …about two hours. At our inquirty, the drive-through voice let us… Read more »