Category Archives: Events

Choose the Holiday Preview over Procrastination!

photocredit: lisasuttora.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Every year I make the same plan, have the same grand idea or scheme that my Christmas preparation and shopping will be done by the beginning of December. And every year, disappointment prevails. You’d think I would learn, really.  At some point between now and Christmas, I’ll be about in tears trying to get...
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The Long and Winding Road

photocredit:  legacy.pitchegine.com BY: RACHEL SMITH The pathway to success is rarely a straight shot to the finish line.  Instead, it’s similar to a winding country road, full of challenges and obstacles as you travel along its path.  Getting to the top, reaching that glorified goal of “success” is something many people spend their entire life trying to...
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When All Else Fails… Drink Wine!

photocredit:  winemag.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Well, folks, it’s finally that time.  Time for the big bad blog post about the very heart and soul of Harvest Festival. It’s time to talk wine. I began today's blog journey with a little research on the eleven fabulous wine stations.  It’s almost hard to believe these extraordinary places are located throughout Iowa. ...
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You can Shop til you Drop

photocredit: hayesmansion.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Yes, yes, it’s another post about Harvest Festival today.  But seriously, it’s such an amazing event in Clear Lake that it’s deserving of so many posts. So we’ve covered the bands, the Iowa Distilling Company, the amazing prizes, the spectacular gift certificates.  But we haven’t yet touched on the many vendors that set...
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