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SKIING AS A FAMILY

My husband and I never skied with our parents when we were kids, so that’s one goal we’ve made for our growing family. With Lost Trail Powder Mountain Ski Resort so close, our goal is attainable. At the southern end…

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ONION SANDWICHES

I’m a little low on sleep after sickness kept my daughter coughing all night. About 2 a.m., in my hazy state, I found myself desperate to find an onion and had to laugh at the reasons why.

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WORKING IN TANDEM

When I purchased the Iten Company in 2013, Tasha Nixon was already a part of the company.  She had been an employee of the business and transitioned easily with the new ownership. Now, after more than a year working together,…

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WELCOME 2015

I’ve always been a goal-oriented person, but after reading an article by Jeff Haden – I have a new perspective on New Year’s Resolutions.

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ITEN COMPANY FEATURED ON HGTV

One of the most exciting experiences of 2014 was the opportunity to help create an episode of a new HGTV series, “Living Big Sky.”  A camera crew of five came to Hamilton in December and we spent four days together…

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SHOP LOCAL – LONE PINE CONOCO

With gas prices falling during December, more people have ventured out for the holidays. As families come and go from the Bitterroot Valley, I hope they make a conscious choice about where they fill up their vehicles. While all gas stations…

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

We wish everyone peace, hope and happiness in the coming year and a very Merry Christmas. We are so incredibly grateful for everyone who has supported us in our new business this last year. The year 2014 was my first…

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SHOP LOCAL – RED ROOSTER ARTISAN BAKERY

To encourage my friends and clients to shop for holiday gifts at local Bitterroot businesses, each week in December I’ll share a story about a place you need to stop and visit. Red Rooster is “to die for” anytime, but…

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SHOP LOCAL – OUTDOOR LIVING MARKETPLACE

To encourage my friends and clients to shop for holiday gifts at local Bitterroot businesses, each week in December I’ll share a story about a place you need to stop and visit. They are also selling quality fresh Christmas trees…

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SHOP LOCAL – BITTERROOT BIT & SPUR

To encourage my friends and clients to shop for holiday gifts at local Bitterroot businesses, each week in December I’ll share a story about a place you need to stop and visit. Bitterroot Bit & Spur

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