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Linda Pierce

Linda Pierce

Forever an Iowa Girl

Laker Court, Carroll, IA -- celebrates the miracle landing of the Minneapolis Lakers’ (they later became the LA Lakers) airplane in a cornfield near Carroll during a snowstorm without gauges, lights or a clear windshield in 1960

Baseboard Cleaner! First vacuum around them, then use: 1/4 cup of fabric softener 1 gallon of water A microfiber rag With this method, you can easily clean any leftover dust or grime and repel any future dust since the fabric softener naturally repels static electricity (which attracts dust).

Nile Kinnick was probably one of the greatest all around athletes ever seen in Iowa. In high school he played basketball, baseball, and football. In 1936 he was recruited by the Iowa Hawkeyes, and was co-captain of his freshman football team. In 1937 he led the nation in punting. 1939 was a breakout year for Kinnick, where he won all sorts of honors including - The Heisman Trophy, All American First Team, Big Ten MVP Award, AP Male Athlete of the Year, and the Maxwell Award.

An Iowa Icon...the grain elevator, this one in Woodbine

Inspiring Genealogy Quote: "The Challenge I Give You as a Genealogist is To Reach Beyond The Vital Statistics To a New World of Understanding..." -Val D. Greenwood (Teach Me Genealogy)

these night light outlet covers use $0.05 of electricity per year and require no additional wiring. would be great for hallways.

Small mailbox library...these are popping up throughout my city. Great idea!

Broccoli Chicken Salad - Filled with flavor nutrition this salad is great for lunch or dinner.

Baked Potato Bar | perfect for parties, potlucks and family reunions

With so many counties, it can be hard to know where to start. Each fair has its own character and charm. Summer fun!

Bonsai ~ Redwood

Save space with a DIY spice cabinet on the side of the kitchen cabinet | Confessions of a Serial DIYer on

IOWA--A Place to Grow

"An all-time favorite perennial. The sweet scent of Lily-of-the-Valley will fill the garden in early spring. Each stem produces as many as 25 blooms. Easy to grow in shady areas, but will also thrive in partial sun."

Library card search catalog - remember when this was the Internet?

pina colada frozen fruit bars

Music Man Square in Mason City

Jenny Osler's quilting tribute to Iowa