January 17, 2016
2016 Denver Goat Show from The Showtimes Magazine on Vimeo.
January 08, 2016
The Showtimes Magazine was voted Best Livestock Show Publication for the second consecutive year in Best of the Barns! The Showtimes was voted Best Livestock Show Publication in 2014 as well. We...
December 21, 2015
We are honored to be nominated for Best of the Barns in two categories this year! The Showtimes has been nominated for Best Livestock Show Publication as well as Best Graphic Designer! Voting is now...
December 02, 2015
Plan now to advertise in The Showtimes in 2016! Our Media Kit is below.
November 04, 2015
John & Jeannie Griswold have been announced as our latest Showtimes Hall of Fame Members! Be sure to read their feature starting on page 37 of our Nov/Dec 2015 Year End Edition! Congratulations...
October 10, 2015
Watch our first new episode of Show Center since Denver! The Tulsa State Fair video includes the Steer, Hog, Lamb and Goat champion drives as well as our Showtimes Phantom high above the show!
September 23, 2015
The Showtimes is holding a KC Design Contest! We want you to design an American Royal themed poster! You can design it however you want. Use photos from the show or design an illustration. Please...
September 21, 2015
Our full Show Center videos return this Fall with coverage of Tulsa, KC and Louisville!
September 11, 2015
The Showtimes Magazine is now on Vimeo! Look for more videos later this fall! We will still have our old YouTube account with all of our past videos. From this point forward we will be using Vimeo...
August 25, 2015
We recently had the opportunity to work with the Maine-Anjou and Chianina Associations to design their logo for next year's show in Grand Island! The Olympics themed event will be titled Show for...
July 25, 2015
The July/August 2015 State Fair Edition is now available in print! Subscribers, look for your copy in the mail soon! Be sure to find your free copy at state fairs across the country this summer!
June 11, 2015
Look for videos from Maine/Chi Junior Nationals, Hereford Junior Nationals, Iowa State Fair and the Colorado State Fair!
May 12, 2015
We recently held a steer design contest online looking for the best steer designs. There were many great designs ranging from those designed on a computer, to sketches and paintings. I had fun...
May 04, 2015
The May/June 2015 Junior National Edition will be available online on May 12th! This will definitly be a magazine that you will want to pick up in print to fully appreciate it's unique cover....
April 10, 2015
We are looking for the best steer design! Enter our Showtimes Steer Design Contest by April 15th! Just email your design to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the 15th and you could win! It can be...
April 06, 2015
We would like to thank everyone who submitted a photo to our Showtimes Instagram Spring Photo Contest! Congratulations to reichertch on submitting the winning photo! Look for this photo and many...
March 25, 2015
Below are all 4 videos from the Blackout Jackpot 3 and Green & Gold Showdown!
Green & Gold Showdown - Heifer Video
Blackout Jackpot 3 - Heifer Video
Green & Gold Showdown - Steer Video...
March 24, 2015
The Blackout Jackpot 3 Steer Video by The Showtimes Magazine. Look for our other vdeos including the Blackout 3 Heifer Video and Green &Gold Showdown Heifer and Steer videos onine.
March 24, 2015
The Blackout Jackpot 3 Heifer Video by The Showtimes Magazine. Look for our other videos including the Blackout 3 Steer Video and Green & Gold Showdown Heifer and Steer videos online.
March 16, 2015
Everyone who shows at the Blackout Jackpot 3 will receive 1 ticket per each calf entered. You can then apply that ticket towards winning each of the 5 lots below!
Lot 1: Blackout 3 Blower from...
March 14, 2015
We would like to thank DePorter Livestock for bidding $2,800.00 and winning our Showtimes Sullivan Supply Stall at the Blackout Jackpot 3! Thanks again to Sullivan Supply, Caldwell-Willoughby Sales,...
March 13, 2015
If you are showing at the Blackout Jackpot 3, don't miss your opportunity to buy our Showtimes Sullivan Supply stall! We will set your stall up with a 2 end panels, fan w/ fan stand, black S/S...
February 27, 2015
You can win this custom Blackout 3 Showtimes Blower from Twisted Flow when you show at the Blackout Jackpot 3! It will be offered as Lot 1 in our Show & Win prizes!
Thanks to Twisted Flow Show...
February 19, 2015
We've had over 116,703 views of our Show Center videos since June 2011! Below is a short highlight video of shows we've covered in the past year! Featured are Junior Nationals, Blackout...
February 16, 2015
Watch our new promotional video for the Blackout Jackpot 3 below!
Learn more about the show at www.theshowtimesmagazine.com/blackout3
February 09, 2015
New catalog design for Matt Lautner Cattle!
January 30, 2015
Use our Showtimes App between now and February 6th and you could win a free subscription! 5 random users will win!
January 27, 2015
The Showtimes Magazine had our biggest month yet! Because of your support, we have over 48,257 likes on Facebook, thousands have downloaded our new app, and we reached over 2,121,061 people during...
January 26, 2015
Show Center returns with our first episode frm 2015! The Showtimes Magazine brings you video coverage from the National Western Stock Show like never before! This episode features dispay bull...
January 19, 2015
And the box goes to... One In The Chamber! Thanks again to everyone who voted in Weaver/The Showtimes 2015 Display Bull Challenge: People's Choice Award!
January 19, 2015
The Showtimes Phantom has captured some amazing photos over the past year. This photo above the yards at the National Western Stock Show might be our favorite. Watch this shot come to life in our...
January 16, 2015
Weaver Leather Livestock and The Showtimes Magazine are excited to award a custom show box to the bull owner with the most votes! The 2015 Display Bull Challenge is a contest where everyone can vote...
December 29, 2014
The Jan/Feb 2015 Stock Show Edition goes online New Year's Eve at 10:00PM MST and will feature 3 covers!
December 28, 2014
We are excited to share a few designs we recently worked on for Perfect Storm! He is a new bull that will be on display in Denver for M Lazy Heart Ranch, Reid Show Cattle and McWaters Family Cattle....
December 19, 2014
Text Showtimes to 22333! The Showtimes has been nominated for Best Livestock Show Publication for Best of the Barns! Vote now through December 31st!
December 17, 2014
Advertisers, look for our 2015 Calendar and Media Kit later this month! Look for your free copy of our new calendar at the National Western Stock Show while supplies last! The Showtimes Calendar...
November 24, 2014
Below are the results from the Senior College Contest in Louisville! Look for full results from all of the contests in our Jan/Feb 2015 Stock Show Edition!
2014 NAILE Senior College Livestock Judging...
November 20, 2014
Enjoy six of our favorite steer photos from the 2014 NAILE in Louisville, Kentucky! Be sure to look for more photos from the show in our Show Results and Faces and Places sections of our Jan/Feb 2015...
November 05, 2014
As part of our new Collegiate Livestock Judging coverage, below are the complete results from the 2014 American Royal! Be sure to check out our November/December 2014 Year End Edition for our...
October 30, 2014
A recent 4x4 banner design for Outlaw, owned by Matt Lautner Cattle!
October 28, 2014
The Showtimes congratulates the Grand Champion Exhibitors at the 2014 American Royal!
October 23, 2014
The 2014 American Royal is underway in Kansas City! What makes this year's show unique is that the Kansas City Royals, who were named after the show, are in the World Series vs. the San...
October 18, 2014
Our next episode of Show Center will be available online October 28th with coverage from the 2014 American Royal! Look for us filming the new episode in Kansas City next week and you could be in the...
October 02, 2014
This past week was one of our busiest of the year with coverage of Ak-Sar-Ben! We traveled to Omaha, Nebraska to promote our new Sept/Oct 2014 Fall Edition as well as cover the 2014 Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H...
September 19, 2014
Show Center returns with coverage from Ak-Sar-Ben September 29th! Plus, we will have individual Show Center videos from the Steer, Heifer, Hog, Lamb and Goat Shows starting September 27th! Below is...
September 15, 2014
Today we share one of our favorite photos from the new issue! This picture of Vada Vickland and Baylor Buck was taken in Pueblo right before the Junior Livestock Sale! Look for many more photos from...
September 09, 2014
The Sept/Oct 2014 Fall Edition cover features Winegardner Show Cattle and will be available later this month!
September 04, 2014
View over 200 of our top photos from the 2014 Colorado State Fair! Every photo we take can't make the magazine. Enjoy photos from the steer, heifer, hog, lamb, goat and sale from Pueblo!
August 27, 2014
Experiance what it's like to sell a champion! Vada Vickland sells her steer "Mellow Yellow" for a record breaking $59,000 at the 2014 Clorado State Fair! We take you closer than ever...
August 18, 2014
We recently worked with Bradon Bratcher on his new logo. Email us at email@example.com to design your logo!
August 12, 2014
Shae Varner's steer takes a victory lap at the 2014 Illinois State Fair! Look for more photos from the show in our upcoming Sept/Oct 2014 Fall Edition of The Showtimes Magazine!
August 07, 2014
We recently worked with Chris Terembes on this video to promote Livestock World's Illinois State Fair coverage! Check out the video below!
July 25, 2014
The July/August 2014 State Fair Edition is now available in print! The new cover features a never before used coating on a livestock cover! The rough texture combined with glossy photos and text...
July 22, 2014
The new cover printed today in Denver! Definitely my favorite cover we have printed so far! This issue will be one you will want to read in print! We printed it with a special coating that is unlike...
July 19, 2014
Looking for Cedar Fiber? Call David Blach (Yuma, CO) at 870-630-0181 to order!
July 11, 2014
Congratulations to the South Dakota State Fair on being named the Best State Fair in our poll!
July 10, 2014
It's time to vote on the final round of our Best State Fair poll! Vote here for South Dakota or Iowa! Winner will be announced tomorrow!
July 07, 2014
Look for the Junior National Edition of The Showtimes Magazine at both the Hereford and Angus Junior Nationals! A special thanks to Mason and Whitney Walker for running our Showtimes Booth at...
June 28, 2014
First look at our new coverage of livestock shows! We are excited to share one of the first images from our new episode of Show Center! We took this photo during the Maine, Chi and Shorthorn Junior...
June 28, 2014
The Showtimes revealed some of our new technology in Louisville this week during the Maine, Chi and Shorthorn Junior Nationals! Many of those showing noticed us flying above the yards recording video...
June 25, 2014
We are excited to announce our new White Show Sticks today in Louisville! The new custom made sticks have both Showtimes logos as well as a black tip! Look from them in Louisville this week!
June 24, 2014
We landed in Louisville, KY today for the 2014 Maine/Chi/Shorthorn Jr. Nationals! It was great to walk through the barns and see friends and the cattle from the three breeds. We enjoyed taking...
June 22, 2014
We are looking forward to releasing 2 new videos from The Showtimes Magazine this month! First we will have a brand new 1 minute video titled "The Showtimes Minute" that will be released...
June 17, 2014
It's been a busy month for The Showtimes Magazine! We just launched our brand new redesigned website, are currently working on our upcoming State Fair Edition and are gearing up for Junior...
June 08, 2014
We recently worked on a banner and tri-folds for Running Creek Ranch! We designed the tri-fold brochures and later designed a matching 3x5 banner for a fundraiser in Nebraska!
June 04, 2014
We recently worked with Levi Drew of Drew Show Cattle on a new logo design. Check out the finished logo!
May 05, 2014
The Showtimes recently went over 27,000 Likes on Facebook! Thanks to everyone who follows us on Facebook! If you would like to Like Us, be sure to visit www.facebook,com/theshowtimes!
February 22, 2014
New catalog designed by The Showtimes!
February 05, 2014
The Showtimes recently went over 20,000 likes on our Facebook page! Thanks to everyone for following The Showtimes!
December 10, 2013
"The Maternal Option Female Sale" Perkins, OK 78 Sell Thursday Dec.19th at 4pm Catalog and videos at GevelingerCattle.com
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November 07, 2013
Download our free Showtimes Desktop Wallpaper from the 2013 American Royal! We have four different versions... steer, hog, lamb and goat!
October 15, 2013
We are excited to share our most recent Sale Catalog Design for Winegardner Show Cattle!
October 14, 2013
La Prix Scholarship Applications Now Available
OKLAHOMA CITY - College juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply for the 2014 La Prix Scholarship that will be given during the 2014 National...
October 10, 2013
We recently designed Sale Catalogs for the Winegardner and Cowan families!
July 01, 2013
New logo design for Brock Welshan, Michigan!
June 12, 2013
We've recently been busy working with new 3D designs and motion graphics for The Showtimes Show Center Videos. The new video show will be available on our website, facebook and free iPhone...
May 10, 2013
We recently designed this 4x8 Banner for Cattle Republic in Oregon!
April 17, 2013
We've been very busy working on designing ads lately. Here is one of my favorites! We designed this Bodacious ad for Matt Lautner Cattle!
Close up of cool stitched effect we...
April 05, 2013
The Showtimes is your best choice for banner design! We offer the most affordable banner prices because we design and print the banners right here in our office. Since we don't have...
March 14, 2013
Look for The Showtimes Cover Posters at both Matt Lautner Cattle and Lautner Farms displays in Ohio this weekend! Be sure to pick up your free copy during the expo!
March 07, 2013
Be sure to read the Trausch Farms 2013 Sire Directory we just designed for TF!
March 06, 2013
The new March/April 2013 Sire Edition Front and Back Cover at the printer in Denver!
February 27, 2013
We recently designed the back cover of the National Livestock Exhibitor featuring Master of Puppets for Cattle Visions and Trausch Farms!
*White space at the top is for their mailing info.
February 23, 2013
We will reveal our new March/April 2013 Sire Edition Cover on February 27th! The new issue will be available online in early March! Check back for more details soon!
February 20, 2013
We want to know who you think is the best Club Calf Sire Ever? Enter your favorite and vote on our Facebook page today! We will print the results in our March/April 2013 Sire Edition of...
January 10, 2013
Here is an early look at the 1 minute Showtimes video we will have playing on all of the Cattle In Motion screens in Denver!
January 03, 2013
We have been very busy over the past month working on many display bull banners for the 2013 National Western. Earlier we showed you a preview of Skyfall. Today we sharing with you the...
December 10, 2012
We are already very busy working on Denver Display Bull Banners! Here is an early look at some of the graphics we just designed for SKYFALL, the new bull from Habeger / Neil / Reid / Frye!...
December 05, 2012
The Showtimes entered a contest to design the logo for the 2013 Ag Media Summit in Buffalo, New York. Our design won the contest and will be featured next year! Scroll down to check out...
November 30, 2012
We are currently in West Allis, Wisconsin for the 2012 Badger Kick-Off Classic! Be sure to stop by our booth and pick up a free feed scoop, pitch fork, towel, sticker and free candy now until...
November 15, 2012
The Showtimes recently held a Cover Design Contest on Facebook at www.facebook.com/theshowtimes! We had over 687 votes! Our top 5 cover are...
October 20, 2012
Guyer Cattle Company's "The Chosen Few" is featured on the final cover of 2012! It will be online on Monday and will be available in print on November 1st!
October 18, 2012
Look for this ad promoting our 2013 Stock Show Editon in the Nov/Dec Issue!
October 05, 2012
Winegardner Show Cattle's 16th Annual Harvest of Excellence Sale Catalog we just designed!
September 18, 2012
We are busy this week working on the graphics that will be used in the Ak-Sar-Ben videos later this month! The animated motion graphics set The Showtimes Videos appart from other show videos...
September 14, 2012
The September/October 2012 Fall Edition of The Showtimes features Winegardner Show Cattle of Lima, OH! Look for this issue online starting Monday, September 17th! It will mail out on...
September 04, 2012
The Showtimes Facebook page has reached a new high! We are currently at 3,179 Likes and just hit 20,592 people Reached! Our Facebook page offers show videos, cover previews, news,...
September 01, 2012
Vote for your favorite Steer Design on www.facebook.com/theshowtimes by midnight on September 5th!
August 23, 2012
Be sure to stop by our booth at the Colorado State Fair! We are giving out free copies of our new State Fair Edition as well as a few other surprises! We will also be filming all...
August 14, 2012
We have finally started putting in our new lights in The Showtimes Office! Check out some of the new photos below!
Look for more photos from the new Showtimes Office in the next...
August 03, 2012
Now that the July/August 2012 State Fair Edition is now available I thought I would share on our Blog my personal favorite ad from this issue. There are many ads in this issue that are unique...
July 30, 2012
The 2012 State Fair Edition has arrived and is unloading off delivery trucks across the country! Here is a recent photo of one of the delivery trucks in Colorado. Cool fact: Publication...
July 29, 2012
A recent T-Shirt design we did for Carrie Elmore's 4-H Club in South Carolina!
July 28, 2012
We will be filming the shows again this year at the 2012 Colorado State Fair!
July 23, 2012
It's been a busy Summer for The Showtimes on Facebook! In late June we hit a record high of 192 Likes on a Wash Rack photo from Grand Island (topping our previous record of 46 from Denver...
July 22, 2012
The Back Cover of the July/August 2012 State Fair Edition!
July 21, 2012
An early look at the contents page from the upcoming July/August 2012 State Fair Edition!
July 20, 2012
After a long summer of working on the July/August 2012 State Fair Edition, it is finally at the printer! Look for this issue online this weekend! Be sure to check back for more previews...
July 13, 2012
We are currently busy working on wrapping up our 2012 State Fair Edition! It is looking to be one of our best yet! Below is an early look at one of the ads we recently designed for it!...
July 03, 2012
We are busy at work on our 2012 State Fair Edition! This morning we finished working on our new cover! This issue is looking to be one of our best yet and has many cool new features....
June 28, 2012
We are at the 2012 Shorthorn Junior National in Grand Island, Nebraska this week! Below are a few photos from this year's show! Click on photos for a larger image.
June 27, 2012
We posted the photo below of the wash racks in Grand Island, Nebraska yesterday on www.facebook.com/theshowtimes. It received a record high 177 Likes (Now at 191), beating our previous record...
June 18, 2012
Support the Maine-Anjou Association and bid on this sweatshirt in Lima, Ohio this week!
Check out the latest Showtimes Caps, Bags, Sweatshirts, and Combs!
June 18, 2012
Introducing the new Limited Edition White Sullivan Smart Fluffer Comb! Look for these combs at the Showtimes Booth in Lima, Ohio and Grand Island, Nebraska this Summer!
June 15, 2012
The Showtimes set up our booth tonight in Lima, Ohio! Be sure to check our blog all week with updates!
June 07, 2012
A look at the new floor of our office being installed!
June 06, 2012
The Colorado State Fair has announced this year's judges!
Market Beef Brandon Callis Brenham, TX
Market Goats Dustin Warren Stinnett, TX
Market Hogs Will Winter Idalou, TX...
June 03, 2012
Laurie Reid vs. Sarah Vickland at Emma Vickland's Graduation Party on June 2, 2012!
May 19, 2012
Over the past five years of The Showtimes we have had to swap out a few different ads at the last minute. Did you know that our current cover featuring I-67 was originaly Bodacious? ...
May 17, 2012
We have been busy all Spring working on our new Showtimes office in Brighton, Colorado! Above is a photo of the new barn wood walls we had brought in from Ohio for a rustic look. We...
May 13, 2012
Above is an early look at one of our State Fair Edition graphics! Look for more soon!
April 30, 2012
The May/June 2012 Junior National Edition will mail out on May 15th, 2012!
April 25, 2012
This week we are putting the finishing touches on our the May/June 2012 Junior National Edition! Be sure to look for an sneak peek of our new cover right here on our Blog soon! The new...
April 06, 2012
Just right click and save each screen to use on your iPad!
April 05, 2012
Check out our new Grunge Black Label Showtimes Sticker Design!
March 22, 2012
We now offer Photo Backdrop design! We have always designed photo backdrop hangdown signs to be used over curtins. We can now design custom full photo backdrops (like the one we used...
March 21, 2012
Top Photo: Kayla Morrow and Bob May (Grand Champion Steer)
Bottom Left Photo: Emma Vickland and Bob May (Reserve Champion Steer)
Bottom Right Photo: Kyndal Reitzsrtein and Bob May (...
March 19, 2012
Brian Reid, Laurie Reid, Bob May, Lisa Reid
Photo was taken by Big Star Livestock Images following the show!
March 15, 2012
Here is a sneak peek of our new Blackout Video that will play at our booth this weekend!
March 08, 2012
Two brief videos of Brian and Lisa at the press check for the March/April 2012 Sire Edition in Denver yesterday!
March 01, 2012
Our March/April 2012 Sire Edition (Online Version) was posted on Matt Lautner's blog!
February 28, 2012
Thank you Taylor Sidwell (Montana) for sending us this picture of a hereford calf reading The Showtimes!!!
"EVERYONE READS THE SHOWTIMES!" :)
February 25, 2012
Be sure to stop by our Showtimes Tabel at the 2012 Illinois Beef Expo! We would
like to thank the Humphrey Family for distributing magazines this weekend!
February 13, 2012
Here is a preview of the cover designed by KW Design Group! Don't miss your chance to advertise in our March/April 2012 Sire Edition! Ad Deadline is February 20th. It will be...
February 07, 2012
Check out this video of the Grand Champion Steer from Fort Worth! He sold for $230,000 and was exhibited by Cautro Schauer!
February 02, 2012
Check out our new iPad Lock and Home Screens! You can download them below for your iPad/iPhone!
Click here to download iPad Lock Screen!
Click here to download iPad Home Screen!
January 30, 2012
We are busy working on show results for the March/April Issue. We thought we would share the sale prices from the 2012 NWSS - Grand Steer: $106,000 Reserve Steer: $45,000 Grand Hog: $25,000 Reserve...
January 26, 2012
We are currently busy working on our March/April 2012 Sire Edition! This issue will mail out March 10th! The ad deadline is February 20th!
January 20, 2012
The Market Hog Drive at the 2012 National Western!
January 18, 2012
We have enjoyed the last 10 days of Denver and are heading out the door to day 11! Today, Lisa will be comentating the Junior Market Hog Show at the National Western for Cattle in Motion!...
January 12, 2012
We have been crazy busy all week putting out copies of the January/Febuary 2012 Stock Show Edition in Denver, designing, and printing display bull banners! Below is a picture of a Trausch...
January 04, 2012
Today we hung our new Showtimes banner on the Denver Union Stock Yard Company Building!
Just one of many new Showtimes marketing promotions this year!
December 28, 2011
We just designed the front and back covers of the upcoming National Livestock Exhibitor for Trausch Farms! Check them out below!
December 25, 2011
The Showtimes would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!
December 22, 2011
We hope that everyone is enjoying this Christmas season with family and friends! Brian, Laurie and I are busy at work with the 5th Year Edition of The Showtimes Magazine. Between design work,...
November 30, 2011
Here is a sneak peek at our brand new Blackout banner that will hang in the show ring at the Badger!
November 22, 2011
The January/February 2012 Stock Show Edition is coming soon! Advertising Deadline is December 10, 2011! You don't want to miss our special 5th Anniversary Issue that will be...
November 19, 2011
The 2011 North American International Livestock Exposition was a great show again this year. We provided an entire pallet of the November/December 2011 Year End Edition to exhibitors at...
November 11, 2011
Be sure to stop by our Showtimes table in Louisville this week. Pick up your free copy of our Year End Edition!
November 07, 2011
The Showtimes would like to design a "COOL" display bull banner for your Bull in 2012! A 4x4 is only $150 and a 4x8 is $200! Design fee is $100. Contact us today at...
November 02, 2011
The Showtimes presented the American Royal with their Hall of Fame plaque on Saturday, October 29, 2011 in Kansas City!
October 31, 2011
The 2011 American Royal has come to a close. The Showtimes was in Kansas City from October 18-30th with our booth. We gave out free copies of our Fall Edition, Caps, Towels, Antenna Balls,...
October 21, 2011
Be sure to stop by our booth at the American Royal for free caps, antenna balls, towels, candy as well as our latest issue!
October 10, 2011
Today we are busy working on Show Results for our November/December 2011 Year End Edition! We are currently finishing up Ak-Sar-Ben Show Results! Pick up your free issue in...
October 10, 2011
We recently finished designing new postcards for Burke Show Cattle! Be sure to attend their sale December 4th in Genoa, NE! Look for your postcard in the mail soon!
October 04, 2011
We are busy working on our first November/December 2011 Year End Edition of The Showtimes Magazine! This new issue will replace our November Newsletter that we have done the past few years....
September 29, 2011
We've already started working on backdrop displays and show ring designs for the 2012 Blackout Jackpot! Today we ordered some really cool pieces that will be built into the photo backdrop...
September 29, 2011
We are proud to announce Anadarko as our latest sponsor of the Blackout Jackpot! The Anadarko Social will be held on March17, 2012 following the Blackout Steer Jackpot and Green & Gold...
September 29, 2011
The Showtimes Magazine would like to welcome you to our new blog! Our blog is the latest addition to our website! This will give us a way to constantly connect with our readers!...