Fall Candle Holder

With pumpkin spice scented everything slowly taking over the shelves, school being back in session, football starting and the weather starting to cool down, I felt it was appropriate to start with a fall inspired craft.

After searching on Pinterest for several ideas, some duable and some a little extreme. I am definitely a simple crafter and I don’t often try many crazy ideas.

I was inspired by this.

Looks pretty simple, get a jar and use Mod Podge to stick the leaves on it. This will maybe take an hour. After a quick trip to the craft store and I was ready.

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3 meats, 7 meals: The recipes

In the Fall issue of in, Larisa Severson, a member of the in consulting committee, shared with readers how she likes to work on Sundays to prepare the bulk of the meals she will feed her family throughout the forthcoming week.

We published much of that information in this Fall issue, but we couldn’t include all of it. Below, you will find the full grocery list and the complete recipes.

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Color Dash

I covered the Blackduck Backwoods Bash in August and it hosted a Color Dash for the first time ever. The event was super fun to shoot and to cover for the paper. I have so many awesome extra photos that I wasn’t able to run in the paper, including these gems.
When the Dash was over, each color station had leftover confection paint. So they came and dumped it on the kids that were playing and they absolutely loved it. (Maybe a little bit too much.) :)
Did you attend the Blackduck Backwoods Bash and/or run in the color dash? 

About Maggi

I enjoy crafting, so I plan on sharing different projects that I complete and that I think others would enjoy as well. If you like to craft, join me every other Monday, starting September 15th!

Maggi Stivers is a member of the “in” magazine committee and has volunteered to post about her favorite crafting projects. Her views do not represent the views of the Bemidji Pioneer and are solely her own. She also does not claim to be a professional, and is just sharing her favorite projects.

About Abby

I have a passion for clothes, saving money, and Pinterest, so I plan to share my favorite style ideas. I can pretty much tell you how much I paid for the outfit I’m wearing on any given day, because I enjoy bargain shopping. So if you enjoy these things as well, join me every other Friday starting September 18th!

Abby Randall is a member of the “in” magazine committee and has volunteered to post about her favorite fashion styles. Her views do not represent the views of the Bemidji Pioneer and are solely her own. She also does not claim to be a professional in the fashion industry, and is just sharing her favorite styling ideas.

Control Your Money

I don’t know about you, but I like to feel that I control my money, not the other way around. I know the feeling of money controlling me, and I don’t like it. So, I’ve devised a plan that helps me stay on top of our ever-changing money situation and know that at the end of the month we will still have enough money for bills.

As a designer, I make a lot of my own calendars, check books, etc. because I can never find exactly what I need so it’s easier for me to just make it than search Google for hours on end. Therefore, I’ll share some of these files with you at the end of this blog post so that it’s easy for you to get started.

*NOTE* I am not showing my real checkbook, my real anything due to obvious reasons. These have all been made as examples.

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Step 1: I use the small calendars that I make to write down when we get paid and when our bills are due. I do this in red so that I can easily see when a due date is coming up.

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About Jillian

One of my hobbies/passions is photography, so I’ll be sharing some of the photos that I have taken that are my favorites. Posts will start Thursday, September 11, so be on the lookout!

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Jillian Gandsey is a member of the “in” magazine committee and has volunteered to post photography that she has taken. Her views do not represent the views of the Bemidji Pioneer and are solely her own. 

About Larisa

Looking for some good recipes? I’ll be sharing some of the many recipes that I make for my family along with some of our family traditions involving food. Stay tuned, posts will be once a week starting Friday, September 12th!

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Larisa Severson is a member of the “in” magazine committee and has volunteered to post about the food she makes, including her recipes. Her views do not represent the views of the Bemidji Pioneer and are solely her own. She also does not claim to be a professional cook, and is just sharing the recipes that she makes for her family.

About Deborah

Is your life just as hectic as mine? Do you find yourself wanting to organize aspects of your life (closet, meals, desk, house, etc) but you just don’t know where to start? I plan to share different organizational tips that have helped me get my life organized along with any interesting tips that I find along the way. Stay tuned, posts will be once every other week starting Monday, September 8th!

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Deborah Bradseth is a member of the “in” magazine committee and has volunteered to post about organization. Her views do not represent the views of the Bemidji Pioneer and are solely her own. She also does not claim to be a professional organizer, and is just sharing tips that have helped her get her life organized.