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LIGHT THE HOLIDAYS

Creatively inspired by Ben Franklin Crafts in New Albany By JD Dotson The holidays are fast approaching and seem to sneak up on me every year. ’Tis the season we typically pull out all of the holiday decorations, lights, garlands and trees and cover every inch of our house in festive decor. Glitter seems to…Read More

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WANTED: MORE ZZZS

By Angie Fenton I often joked that I hadn’t had a good night’s sleep since late May 2015 when I learned I was pregnant. But sometime this summer, as I woke up for the umpteenth time in the middle of the night with my toddler’s feet in my face and her elbows in my ribs,…Read More

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OUR FAMILY’S ANNUAL SHAREHOLDER MEETING

By Ray Lucas Each year, every corporation in America is required by law to hold an annual Shareholder meeting. It’s typically a boring affair that requires the shareholders to vote on corporate board members, approve an accounting firm and to hear from executives sharing their annual report and strategic vision for the year ahead. While…Read More

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PRINCESS OF THE HEART

Four-year-old to hold court over annual Kentuckiana Heart Walk By Mandy Wolf Detwiler  Photos by Tony Bennett and Courtesy Images AT FOUR YEARS of age, many a young girl dreams of being a princess. For Remi McCrite, being chosen as a princess to represent the Kentuckiana Heart Walk means much more. It’s literally a celebration…Read More

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TO HAVE & TO HOLD (AND THROW) (category)

Creatively inspired by Ben Franklin Crafts in New Albany By Morgan Sprigler Wedding Season is upon us and the DIY options are endless. Crafting for a wedding not only helps cut down costs but adds a personal touch that won’t soon be forgotten. Can you picture yourself and your soon-to-be being showered in flowers as you exit your ceremony as husband and wife? If…Read More

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‘STUPID EASY’ SABOTAGE

By Angie Fenton  A little over a month ago, I made a decision to invest in my health by signing up with a local wellness and weight loss program. I’d recently received had my cholesterol tested, and for the first time in my life, it was high. Too high. And that scared me. After my…Read More

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THE GREATEST GIFT SINCE SLICED BREAD

By Ray Lucas Don’t you love it when you receive a surprise gift that blows you away? It doesn’t happen as often for me as an adult, but I remember as a child receiving memorable gifts that were not only unexpected but turned out to be something I didn’t know I needed, and that suddenly…Read More

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THE FAMILY COMPOUND: WHY IT WORKS FOR US

Our resident family explores a close-knit life We’ve mentioned before that we live very near our extended family. The word “near” may be an understatement in our case. You see, in reality, it’s something closer to “on top of” or even “all up in the business” of that family. Some of our friends think we’re…Read More