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Ancestry DNA Test

By: Kristen Darkow   This past weekend, my parents attended a family reunion in Iowa where more than 250 relatives gathered to share family history and, for most of them, meet for the very first time! They are all descendants of a couple who each immigrated from Norway and eventually met in Iowa and had… Continue reading Ancestry DNA Test

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Our Memorial Day Weekend

By: Kristen Finstad   Happy TUESDAY! Isn't it a great feeling starting the week and it's already Tuesday? I hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! Andrew and I sure did - it was busy and full of lots of fun stuff, but it was the perfect way to spend our last weekend together… Continue reading Our Memorial Day Weekend

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Kristen’s River Falls Bridal Shower

I am so lucky. After a weekend full of pre-wedding celebrations, I've come to the conclusion that I have the very best friends and family. On Saturday, all of the girls got together for a bachelorette party, which we'll talk about on the blog later this week. But on Sunday, my sweet aunts, Elsa and… Continue reading Kristen’s River Falls Bridal Shower

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Our Easter Traditions

Can you believe it's the week of Easter already? Even with a late Easter this year, it feels like spring has flown by. This week, we're dedicating the blog to Easter traditions and Easter recipes.   Kristen's Easter Traditions Many things change over the years, but one thing that seems to stay pretty consistent for… Continue reading Our Easter Traditions