Come sail away with us on our 2nd annual Postcard Jar Friends Cruise!

Join us (Steve and Ann) along with other friends and readers of Postcard Jar on a 7-night cruise to Alaska on the beautiful Celebrity Edge.

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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.

10 foods to lose weight with Noom

Since losing more than 120 pounds with Noom, I've been asked over and over, "What foods do you eat to lose all that...

Is group travel right for me?

Is group travel for me? That’s a question we hear a lot of people asking themselves (and us). For a great many, the...

Come with us on a Costa Rican vacation without the hassle

Life is too short to let travel planning decisions keep you from exploring the world with amazing people. If you’re...

Welcome to Postcard Jar (and 2024)

Welcome to Postcard Jar and happy new year! Whether you've been reading our blog for years, follow us on social media,...

Healthy holiday tips we learned from Noom

We're sharing healthy holiday tips we learned from Noom to help you stay on track with your wellness goals this...

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Is The Retreat worth it on Celebrity Cruises?

Is The Retreat worth it on Celebrity Cruises?

Is Celebrity Cruises' "The Retreat" worth it? We see this question asked often online and hear it when we're aboard Celebrity Cruises ships. The Retreat is ship-within-a-ship concept offering specialized, upgraded amenities and services for those who book suites. All...

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Things to do in Wichita on a wellness weekend

Things to do in Wichita on a wellness weekend

There are lots of things to do on a wellness weekend in Wichita, Kan.! Whether you need to relax and de-stress, or you're looking for ways to get active and healthy, Wichita has something for you. NOTE: Our visit to Wichita was hosted by Visit Wichita and this blog...

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The perfect holiday getaway in Pawhuska, Oklahoma

The perfect holiday getaway in Pawhuska, Oklahoma

Our Airbnb in Pawhuska called Postcard Place is decorated for Christmas, and we're excited to welcome guests again this holiday season. Click HERE to book on Airbnb today!   With great shopping at The Pioneer Woman Mercantile and other local retail shops,...

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