Christmas Shopping? No Bah-Humbug in Mason City!

It is not a surprise that I love to shop.  I don't have to always make a purchase but I do love to see what local stores are offering and this past Friday the North Iowa Bloggers spent a bit of time together enjoying a few of my favorite shops in our town. First stop was Soyphisticated Candles.  I love all of the products that Camille Lee offers and have never been disappointed with anything that I have gotten from her.  I have blogged about her before several times (check out my first … [Read more...]

What Will I Miss?

I am just going to say it. I have not been a huge fan of Iowa.   It has not been my favorite state to live in.  Perhaps it was because we moved FROM North Carolina to Iowa and then moved again from AUSTRALIA back to Iowa. Two climates that are much better,  in my humble opinion.   My life got a little complicated there for awhile so if you have followed me for awhile you know about our moves.  Regardless, I am thinking that Iowa has not been the state where I have achieved a blissful state. I … [Read more...]