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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.

Our honest Nieuw Statendam review

This honest review of our Holland America Line Nieuw Statendam seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruise will help you...

Nieuw Statendam restaurants and which ones we liked most

Here's everything you need to know about restaurants on the Nieuw Statendam. We cruised on Holland America Line's...

Things to do on a wellness vacation in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, Ala.

Things to do on a wellness vacation to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Ala., are plentiful. Here’s a guide to help you...

Postcard Jar Friends Group Cruise on Celebrity Reflection recap (Part 2)

Fifty-eight sailors joined us this year for our inaugural Postcard Jar Friends Group Cruise to the Eastern Caribbean...

Postcard Jar Friends Group Cruise on Celebrity Reflection (Part 1)

Our first Postcard Jar Friends Group Cruise on the Celebrity Reflection was such a blast! Here are a few highlights...

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What it means to go red for women

What it means to go red for women

Each year, many of us "Go Red for Women" in an effort to bring more awareness to heart disease and stroke. It's with good cause. Heart disease is the No.1 killer of women—killing more than all forms of cancer combined. In fact, one in three women will die of heart...

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Postcard Jar Friends Cruise – Alaska 2024

Postcard Jar Friends Cruise – Alaska 2024

Come sail away with us on our second annual Postcard Jar Friends Cruise! We would love for you to join us (Steve and Ann) along with other friends and readers of our blog, Postcard Jar, on a 7-night cruise to Alaska on the beautiful Celebrity Edge. Why a Postcard Jar...

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Celebrity Cruises embarkation day tips for smooth sailing

Celebrity Cruises embarkation day tips for smooth sailing

It's your Celebrity Cruises embarkation day, and you likely want tips for smooth sailing as you board the ship. After all, you've dreamed of this vacation for a long time and want to make the most of it. We've cruised with Celebrity more than 18 times and are happy to...

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