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.

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Is Celebrity Cruises' "The Retreat" worth it? We see this question asked often online and hear it when we're aboard...

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There are lots of things to do on a wellness weekend in Wichita, Kan.! Whether you need to relax and de-stress, or...

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...

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We're excited to announce that we're (cautiously) looking forward to our longest trip yet. Starting in November...

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Things to do in Lindsborg, Kan., abound in this Swedish Capital of the USA. Whether you’re a lover of the arts,...

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