Happy Holidays From Live It!

The holidays are upon us once again. With a late Thanksgiving, there aren’t many weekends before Christmas and the New Year arrive. I find myself wondering when and how I will get everything done on time. I could take a few tips from Chad and Angie Koosman and Steve and Michelle Gralish. The outdoor decorating…
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Beauty Of Fall …

Fall is a beautiful time of the year. The fall colors, cool crisp nights, warm sunny days and the return to a feeling of contentment. For some reason, it seems like in the summer a person has to be busy doing something, going somewhere — always rushing to get everything in before the season ends…
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Do You Have A Tat?

Love ’em or hate ’em, tattoos are becoming more mainstream. If you would’ve asked me years ago if I’d ever have a tattoo, I’d have thought you were crazy for even asking such a silly question. I even once told my son he’d better never get one. But that’s when I was stereotypying tattoos as…
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Blonde Isn’t Perfect!: Live It! Editor Responds To Feedback

“Congratulations on publishing the fifth edition of Live it! Magazine! Creating a magazine to highlight people, places and things in west central Minnesota is a great idea. … (However) there is a clear pattern of blonde women featured on the cover.” This is an excerpt of a letter from a reader, similar to a few…
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It! Is Finally Here!

Spring (and summer) may finally have arrived. It seems to be one of those years where winter just lingers on (and on …) and then we more or less skip spring and go right into summer. As I think about some spring cleaning at my house, I am reminded of the repurposing tips from the…
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