Author Archive for Bethany Starin

Home Spun Fulfillment

Photo | Bethany E. Starin

Two winters ago, my husband installed a pallet wall in our downstairs master bedroom. Right off our living room, this project is always a conversation starter, and one of our favorite — and cheapest — projects to date.

Recently, this phrase caught my eye: “Creativity is my exercise of choice.” I laughed. That hits the nail on the head when it comes to my personality. This winter, I’ve been attempting to stay in shape, taking classes at a…

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Local Events Hawkfest UHS presents the Third Annual Hawkfest Festival, Saturday, April 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join others from the community for a day of food, music, craft vendors, games and inflatable attractions. This event is designed…

Musing on March Days

It was one of those days. The kind where my son would not stop fussing whether he was held, bounced, fed, talked to, sung to, played with — then the doorbell rang, I’d forgotten the repair man was coming and…

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Local Events Urbana Regional Library Annual Book Sale The Friends of the Urbana Regional Library (FURL), will hold its spring used book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday,…

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Local Events Art and Soul for the Hagemans Manda Mackintosh of Urbana’s Art and Soul is directing all proceeds from her annual “Art from the Heart” Valentine’s event, this year on Friday, Feb. 6, to benefit the Hageman family, as…