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Nature Photography

Jen photo blogs about her many travels -finding some truly stunning scenery. 

From site, “…When I’m out in nature, I photograph because there is an impulse in my soul to capture the moment. Something moves in me that doesn’t always move in everyday life. This incredible appreciation sweeps over me that gets lost if I don’t step outside my everyday routine and go find it…”

Iowa Farm Grown

Portion of her about me — “Hi! I’m Angela and I’m the voice behind Iowa Farm Grown. My blog name comes from the wonderful memories I have from my childhood growing up on a farm in Northwest Iowa. My parent’s farm holds a very special place in my heart, and I love going home to such a relaxing and serene environment. Growing up on a farm has also made me into the person I am today and has cultivated my work ethic and independence. After college, I started my career in Chicago and now call Des Moines home and absolutely love my city!


In heaven there's no beer...

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Iowa Food Blog

Portion of her about me:

“…Welcome! My name is Cristen, and I’m an Iowa farmer. In my family we raise corn, soybeans, pigs and cattle. I love cooking and writing, and sharing contest winning recipes with people I know. ….”

Budgeting, Parenting, and Life Blog

Portion of about me… ,”We have no filter when it comes to talking about issues relating to money, parenthood, and life in general, and we hope our candor will motivate you to love the life you’re living.”

Food, Food, Food...

What better way to spend your time, than reading about food?