Saturday, April 18, 2015

Customize your vacation in Valentine - a little town in Cherry County, Nebraska!

Have you ever enjoyed a fun filled vacation in the Sandhills of Nebraska? It's your four season, family fun, destination with something for everyone!

Family reunions would be perfect - there's plenty of lodging from rustic camping to drive right up to your room and unload at the Tradewinds Lodge in Valentine, Nebraska.

One of the fun parts of family reunions is the colorful T-shirts, hats, and jackets each family chooses. You can design your own right on-line and pick them up when you arrive at Outback Screenprinting and Embroidery.

Perhaps your loved ones will arrive for a wedding, there's plenty of one-of-a-kind gifts that can be found at Outback Screenprinting and Embroidery Their goal is customization, customization, customization...YOUR way. Unique. One of a kind. For any event - not just weddings, or family reunions. Many sizes are available from the smallest to the largest!


And it's not just limited to shirts....

There's mugs, bling, hats, anything you like!

Spring has already sprung and there's always a trip down the Niobrara National Scenic River. A water lovers dream. To get you on the water, Brewer's Canoers and Tubers will help with your arrangements...tubes, canoes, or kayaks. They also have a campground for  an adventure you'll truly enjoy. 

And if you don't want to spend your entire trip cooking, Henderson's IGA has catered meals, Chairman Reserve beef for grilling, and for fast, quick meals, there's always the deli. 

Please use the sponsors at Sandhills Western Vacations, they're some of the nicest people in Valentine, the heart of Cherry County, Nebraska!

Friday, April 17, 2015

Come on....follow the dots to the Quilting Cupbord in the Heart City

Follow what dots?

Load up your girl friends, loved ones, even your husband for dots of fun during the Nebraska Independent Fabric Shops annual Nebraska Shop's already going on, but you don't have to be left out of the fun. 

The Quilting Cupboard in Valentine has kits, the specialty dot fabric, and a free pattern for you - plus treats, snacks, and most importantly, a warm welcome!

And right down the street is something for him - if you bring him along. 

Because he can get stocked up as well.....and together you'll enjoy....

But first you have to get follow the dots....

The Quilting Cupboard is number 27 on your map and will get you a lot of points. Remember, the extended hours and the western portion of the state will have a  bonus pattern. But you'll have to follow the dots to find out what it is. 

Find some extra time to visit some of the unique shops on Main Street - in fact, spend the night at the Trade Winds Lodge to complete your adventure. 

It will be a great time for everyone when you follow the dots to Valentine, Nebraska during the annual Nebraska Shop Hop...going on now through Sunday, April 19. 

Let our sponsors to help with your adventure!!!
Trade Winds Lodge, can help you with accommodations, and you can get excellent food to go at Henderson's IGA. Why not get a gift certificate for a trip down Niobrara National Scenic River at  Brewers Canoers and Tubers for warmer weather? 
Berry Creek Gun and Pawn Shop, has everything you could ever want in the way of firearms, ammo, and reloading supplies - conveniently located right down the street from The Quilting Cupboard, who has western prints, wool, cotton and batik fabric, along with patterns from Fear Not Pattern Co.
For a one of a kind gift that is uniquely yours, head over to Outback Screenprinting and Embroidery.
Nim-Rods Bait Store has all you could ever need or want for your fishing excursion - poles, live 
bait, bobbers, jigs, hooks, and plenty of refreshments!

Remember...the Sandhills are your four season, family fun, adventure....come find out why!!!
Visit to plan extra dots along the way!