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  • Kids Craft: Paper Flowers

    By Mandy Beyeler on January 31, 2019

    YOU WILL NEED: Paper Scissors Paper straw Hot glue (adult supervision required) STEPS: 1. Cut a strip of yellow paper. Cut fringe all along the long edge. Roll up the strip and secure roll with...

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  • How to Be Smart with Your Tax Refund

    By Farm Bureau Financial Services on January 31, 2019

    In 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reported 111 million refunds were issued, with an average refund of $2,895. That’s not pocket change, and for some, that’s more than a paycheck. So, what...

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  • A School for Kids Who Love Chores

    By Kansas Living on January 31, 2019

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Many of us don’t have daily interactions with agriculture besides enjoying that delicious glass of milk for breakfast or that juicy hamburger for dinner. Some teachers and schools are...

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  • Growing Lettuce in Kansas

    By Kansas Living on January 31, 2019

    Take an eight-mile detour off Interstate 70 north of Grinnell and you will see what appears to be a regular greenhouse in a pasture with a few horses. Inside the greenhouse, rows of vivid green...

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  • Towing Flo

    By Sheridan Wimmer on January 31, 2019

    Vintage-camper owners often name their campers, and those at the 2018 show at the Stone Barn Farm were no exception. There was Rosie, which was decorated in vintage rose patterns of reds, whites and...

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  • Stone Barn Farm and Log Cabins

    By Sheridan Wimmer on January 31, 2019

    Just outside of Dexter, population 300, there’s an old stone barn with a mural of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Amelia Earhart, Bob Dole and Robert Docking. The mural, painted by the Kansas Barn Alliance in...

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  • Spring Cleaning your Pantry

    By Sheridan Wimmer on January 31, 2019

    After keeping the windows shut tight all winter, spring is the perfect time to fling open those windows, organize things you meant to get to last year and deep-clean the nooks and crannies. While you...

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  • Homemade Noodles Made Simple

    By Chef Alli on January 31, 2019

    When I was growing up, I often helped my grandmothers make homemade noodles. I can still remember noodles laying everywhere. They covered every single kitchen surface. It was messy. My grandmothers...

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  • Horses that Help

    By Leigh Ann Maurath on January 31, 2019

    Often, all it takes is one. One moment can change a life forever. One story can shift a life path. One encounter can provide deep encouragement. One donation can impact the future. And at New Horizon...

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  • Seasoning Blend

    14 Seasoning Blends and Gravy Mixes to Stock Your Pantry

    By Chef Alli on January 30, 2019

    I love making my own homemade seasoning blends and gravy mixes. Not only is it super economical, we also find that they simply TASTE better. And, there’s no mystery ingredients included, either - yay...

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