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The Story Behind Beat Cancer Today

The Story Behind Beat Cancer Today

Beat Cancer Today was founded in Iowa in 2009 by a few parents of children diagnosed with cancer. Learn from Aaron Horn, President of Beat Cancer Today, about his own son's battle ...

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Local Mom Started Business from Old Curtain & Bag of Rice

Local Mom Started Business from Old Curtain & Bag of Rice

Moms are notorious for doing whatever they have to do to put their children first. When this local mom couldn't find an affordable weighted blanket to try out, she made one ...

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts –  Cedar Rapids Marketplace Gift Guide

Best Mother’s Day Gifts – Cedar Rapids Marketplace Gift Guide

Sunday, May 13, we will celebrate the underappreciated rock stars of our lives: Mothers. In preparation for showering moms with the love and gratitude they so deserve, we've ...

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What is Card My Yard?

What is Card My Yard?

SKIP THE CARD, STAKE THE YARD! There's a new wave of fun coming to a yard near you that has nothing to do with getting TP'd or having a flock of flamingos on your lawn. It's ...

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Snuggle In for a Long Night’s Sleep – Research and Science Behind Weighted Blankets

Snuggle In for a Long Night’s Sleep – Research and Science Behind Weighted Blankets

At Cedar Rapids Marketplace, we are proud to sell weighted blankets that are made right here in our local Cedar Rapids, Iowa community. Weighted blankets are a powerful assistant ...

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How to Sell Your Broken Cell Phone and Devices for Cash

How to Sell Your Broken Cell Phone and Devices for Cash

Everyone wants to sell their old devices, but it can be a huge hassle, especially to find a place that will give you a decent amount of cash for your device. It's a chore no one ...

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Rebranding Her Business- New name and products for local business owner LeAnn Romine

Rebranding Her Business- New name and products for local business owner LeAnn Romine

Out with the old and in with the new! Did you get the memo? Country Gal Heart Gifts is now Knitting Barn Boutique! What inspired this change and what can we expect? Let's ...

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National Learn About Butterflies Day with Chasing Butterflies Creations

National Learn About Butterflies Day with Chasing Butterflies Creations

Out with Pi and in with Butterflies! Many revere March 14th as Pi Day in celebration of  π, the symbol used to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle ...

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Sunshine Soaps- Small Handcrafted Gifts That Are Gaining Big Attention

Sunshine Soaps- Small Handcrafted Gifts That Are Gaining Big Attention

Giving a thoughtful, handcrafted gift led this Cedar Rapids woman to start a business that has now been picked up by a national retailer. Angie Handeland Owner of Sunshine Soaps ...

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Local stock market investor is smashing the market average…and helping others do it too

Local stock market investor is smashing the market average…and helping others do it too

There's no doubt about it...the world is changing. And when it comes to our financial futures, things aren't the same as they used to be. Company pensions are all but a thing of ...

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Christmas Gifts for Men that Even Santa Would Want

Christmas Gifts for Men that Even Santa Would Want

Best Christmas Gifts for Men in 2017 - Finding truly unique Christmas gifts for men in 2017 can be difficult. Browse our best picks and gather some great Christmas gift ideas for ...

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25 Best Gift Ideas for Moms

25 Best Gift Ideas for Moms

Because you love your mom AND your mom loves thoughtful presents. Give the woman who means so much something more than a store-bought knickknack. These thoughtful, hand-picked ...

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Losing Purpose & Finding Hope – Christopher Vasquez from kmjDesigns

Losing Purpose & Finding Hope – Christopher Vasquez from kmjDesigns

Christopher Vasquez, Owner and Jewelry Designer of kmjDesigns, creates his jewelry with beads from all over the world which include (but not limited to) stone, pearl, metal, ...

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15 Great Gifts for Iowa Hawkeyes Fans

15 Great Gifts for Iowa Hawkeyes Fans

Iowa Hawkeye Fans Diehard Iowa Hawkeye fans are ones that live and breathe University of Iowa sports. Typically they'll be season ticket holders for football, basketball, or ...

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Can’t It Be Small Business Day, Everyday?

Can’t It Be Small Business Day, Everyday?

  I've been searching for the right words for this post for a while now. As we near the Christmas season it's been on my mind even more. While searching for ...

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