Awesome Breast forms are changing lives for women with cancer

We at Russell’s Adventures desire to be a place of connecting for the world. We want to help people connect with services, products and experiences which will positively impact their lives. Life is hard and I have enough life experience to know it is often more who you know, than what  you know. Giving …

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Talk isn’t cheap, it could actually be hurting your community and may be preventing your town from growing.

  In my wildest dreams I never once thought I would become a community advocate or ever have any interest in local politics. I had no interest in becoming a middle man of anything, let alone between a community and its leaders. Yet, here I am blessed with the self …

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Our favorite owlets are back in Owlegories Vol. 5 The Lion The Lamb and The Bread

Pizza night is usually reserved for Friday nights at our house, but when we heard Owlegories had come out with their new Vol. 5, The Lion The Lamb The Bread, I knew we needed to change our schedule up a little bit. We baked our traditional cheese pizza, then cut and …

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ALEAP brings Eric Shoars to Albert Lea to give our community tools for marketing

Desiring to be business partners was never on Mark and I’s radar. I was going to do the mommy thing and he was going to work a w-2 full time career job. It fit neatly into our plans, until it didn’t. I had developed into a serious blogger, making fun …

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Is your business or community using bloggers to promote your product, service or event?

The most successful promotion a business, community or event can create is a powerful word of mouth campaign. For us at Russell’s Adventures we will not work with just anyone. It must match with the core of our family’s values. If a companies products or services are not high quality, stand up to …

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Be more than a boss, be a mentor

I have been on a mission to live out the roles of authority God has given me as a mentor. Whether it is as a parent, boss or a bible study leader. I want to see my role in each of these as an opportunity to help those around me grow into …

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Hot coffee, delicious food and happy employees at Cabin Coffee in Albert Lea

One of my friends contacted me to see if I could meet her for coffee. Not wanting to turn down such an opportunity I suggested meeting at Cabin Coffee right here in Albert Lea. I had yet to visit the new restaurant in town and I wanted to give it …

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Having patience with yourself when you are learning now what you should have known yesterday

Are you like me? Are you wanting to know everything you need to know about your gifts, talents and passions tomorrow or even if it could have happened yesterday that would be great. Yay, me too. It’s frustrating knowing where I want to go and what I want to do, …

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What is your business core?

We model our business core after the homeschooling method we discovered a little over five years ago. Thomas Jefferson Education is a educational method based on three phases of learning. Discovering these three phases has had a tremendous impact on our family, learning and business. There have been many times over the …

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