FREE printable to show appreciation for delivery drivers

Looking for a way to show appreciation for your delivery drivers? I don't know about all of you, but we are more...

Eight cool things to do in Grand Forks, North Dakota

With so many legendary things to do in Grand Forks, North Dakota, it might just be the coolest city you've never...

Traditional anniversary gift ideas for couples who love to travel

Looking for traditional anniversary gift ideas for a couple who likes to travel? We've got you covered. For the first...

Nine tips to avoid gaining weight on a cruise

Want to know how to avoid gaining weight on a cruise? Truth be told, we’ve been on 13 cruises and gained weight on...

Our first Friends of Postcard Jar Cruise is happening!

Come sail away with us on our first Friends of Postcard Jar Cruise! We would love for you to join us (Steve and Ann)...
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Welcome, friends!

We’re Steve & Ann Teget, and Postcard Jar is our blog where we inspire you to take the next step on your journey. Whether you’re traveling to a new destination, developing a healthier lifestyle, or just surviving the day and getting dinner on the table, we are here for you. As a couple of empty-nest midwesterners, we are making the most of midlife and sharing our authentic stories here and on social media @postcardjar.

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In memory of my friend, Amy Schmitt

In memory of my friend, Amy Schmitt

Two years ago today, I lost one of my best friends. I didn't write about then. It was too difficult. My friend, Amy Schmitt, fought breast cancer for several years before leaving this world on June 30, 2019. The photo at the top of this post is the last one we took...

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Is cruising safe and will we cruise again?

Is cruising safe and will we cruise again?

Is cruising safe and will you get on a cruise ship again? These are two questions we’ve been asked a lot lately, as we've begun our careful transition back into travel. As you may know, we’re big fans of cruising. We had just disembarked from our 13th cruise in...

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20+ best things to do outdoors in Pawhuska, Oklahoma

20+ best things to do outdoors in Pawhuska, Oklahoma

We've compiled this list of the 20 best things to do outdoors in Pawhuska, Okla. Whether you're in town to visit the Pioneer Woman's Mercantile, learn about the Osage Nation, or get a glimpse of a Hollywood movie in production, there's plenty to do outside. So if...

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