Author Archives: Raun Lauterbach

About Raun Lauterbach

Optimistic realist, life enthusiast, outdoor cook, Midwest traveler, husband, father... Follow me: Twitter | Facebook | Get updates in your email

Cutting the cord and cheaper cell phone updates

Today, I just have a couple of updates about our mission to keep the budget in line. Cutting the Cord Update At the end of March, we made the decision to cut Cable TV from our budget.  You can read … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Soda Syrup, say that five times fast

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I’ve always had an interest in the nostalgia of the soda fountain.  The idea of carbonated beverages mixed in the same manner as cocktails appeals to me, especially since cocktails don’t.  While searching for syrup recipes, I came across this … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the Minnesota Blogger Conference

The 2013 Minnesota Blogger Conference was on Saturday.  155 bloggers from around the state came together in one room to talk about and learn about all aspects of blogging.  The range was quite extraordinary!  There were a couple of people … Continue reading

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MN Blogger Conference

I started out the year with a goal of attending 2 to 3 conferences by the end of December.  It’s more than halfway through September and I’ve attended… zero. That will change in October as I’ll be going to the … Continue reading

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Protecting Against Hypothermia [Guest Post]

Today’s post is from Ryan Larsen of Excursion Outfitters.  With temperatures starting to dip, it’s an opportune moment to go over safety precautions for your fall and winter outdoor experiences. Hypothermia is the most common danger in the outdoors With … Continue reading

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