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Author Archive | Ashley Dillinger

Giving back birthday presents

Giving Back Birthday Party: Presents for the Community

I love celebrating birthdays. Some of my favorite childhood memories are from my friend birthday parties my mom would put together. I was excited to get to start our own tradition with my kids of throwing parties for them to celebrate with their friends.  Last year as we neared my daughter’s 8th birthday, I looked around […]

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My Letter to Santa

Dear Santa, As I bask in the glow of the twinkling lights cascading from our trimmed Christmas tree, I want to capture my thoughts and feelings on your existence. We celebrate your magic in this house. We go to bed patiently waiting for you to arrive. We listen intently from our beds for sounds of your […]

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Peace of Mind Furnace Check with Wyckoff Heating and Cooling

This post was sponsored by Wyckoff Heating & Cooling – serving Central Iowa for over 65 years.The other day I received a text that it was time to schedule my bi-annual dentist visit. I didn’t even hesitate to call and set up an appointment. Then, on my way to town, I noticed it was time […]

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