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National Eat at a Food Truck Day

2019-01-30T22:04:44+00:00June 29th, 2018|Posts From C.A. Hartnell|

Had a blast recently visiting Magnolia Silos in wonderful Waco, Texas, and enjoying treats from their many food trucks! They're lined up one after another on the perimeter of the Silos property. If you're wondering why there aren't any people around, it's because I snuck back over to the Silos just before they closed for the

Sunday Funday Food

2019-01-30T19:49:44+00:00May 20th, 2018|Posts From C.A. Hartnell|

Sweet Greetings from Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, on Sunday Funday. Had a blast and a really fun day visiting several retro food places serving yummy treats and delicious eats in this terrific town. Look for this sofa-filled cooler in Mrs. Honeypeeps Sweet Shop in downtown Coeur D'Alene. Not only can you buy a vintage soda,

Thank You Easter Seals Nevada!

2019-01-30T19:50:35+00:00April 26th, 2018|Posts From C.A. Hartnell|

It's Thank You Thursday! Thank you Easter Seals of Nevada for all you do and for your Family Fun Carnival on March 31, 2018, at Wayne Bunker Family Park. Thank you Easter Seals that my sister Gail and I got to be a part of your fun event. Finally, a giant THANK YOU to ALL

Free Easter Coloring Page

2019-02-06T22:52:03+00:00March 28th, 2018|Posts From C.A. Hartnell|

In the middle of Easter Week on this Wonderful Wednesday, enjoy coloring a vintage Easter basket, a chocolate bunny, Peeps, Easter eggs, and much more on this Easter Coloring Page just for you! Have fun counting and coloring jelly beans in this retro drawing I created. In the 1950s, jelly beans were also called jelly

Happy Easter In A Scary Spring

2019-01-30T00:15:36+00:00March 26th, 2018|Posts From C.A. Hartnell|

Happy Easter in a Scary Spring on #MondayFunday March 26, 2018. Welcome to my blog and a story about Easter that takes place in Chapter 7 in my first book, Scary Spring: Our Polio Fright of 1955. This fun-filled book is historical fiction based on my childhood adventures and real events from the 1950s. In the

Peppermint Pattie Day

2019-01-30T00:15:09+00:00February 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

On Peppermint Pattie Day, I want to say "I Love You" Peppermint Pattie and lots of other fabulous 1950s candy I knew and loved during my childhood in the Mid-century. As Valentine's Day approaches, what better way to celebrate it than with candy. Flowers, cards, and candy are the most purchased items for this

Rescue In Snow Canyon

2019-01-30T00:16:10+00:00January 18th, 2018|Posts From C.A. Hartnell|

Hiking in Snow Canyon, Utah, is great fun! But not when Search and Rescue have to carry you out of the Canyon on a stretcher! On Throwback Thursday, let me tell you the scary story of what happened to my friend and I when our fun hiking adventure turned into a near tragedy. One

The Sweetest Gift

2019-01-30T00:18:06+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Posts From C.A. Hartnell|

Family is one of the sweetest gifts of all. Remember that first family from 2,000 years ago in a stable cave on the outskirts of Bethlehem. New parents Mary and Joseph welcomed Baby Jesus into this world. Today we welcome and celebrate our own precious families made up of parents, siblings, children, or good

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