Monthly Archives: December 2015

You Can Create Your Own Ugly Christmas Sweater!

To celebrate Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, we asked Elin Miner, Thrift Store District Manager for Opportunity Village to take over our blog. December 11th is Ugly Christmas Sweater Day!  If you missed out on the chance to purchase your one-of-a-kind sweater during the Christmas Opening at the Village General Store here in Clear Lake, (Always the first...
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Christmas by the Lake Lighted Parade Winners

The balmy weather brought spectators out in droves for the 21st Annual Christmas by the Lake festival. Nearly fifteen thousand people gathered to watch the lighted parade and fireworks that followed. The parade theme was "The Twelve Days of Christmas." The top 3 winning floats out of 35 were chosen by a panel of judges, and...
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Celebrate National Cookie Day with Cookies, etc.

To celebrate National Cookie Day on December 4, we asked Mary Jo Banwart, owner of Cookies, etc. to guest blog for us. We got lucky and she even included a delicious recipe PLUS a special offer (see below)! Enjoy! [caption id="attachment_3313" align="alignleft" width="284"]Cookies building Cookies, etc. is located...
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