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PAGEFIFTYFIVE's Favorite Bread Recipe

It seems like all of a sudden, my social media feeds are all blowing up with people making bread, and honestly, I'm here for it! So I'll add to the craze and share with you the bread recipe we use here at home whenever we are looking to have some homemade bread, but without all the work it takes to make it. I know, I know...some of you like the work and the slow living feels that is involved with bread making, and I totally understand that. But if you're just wanting a simple recipe, that's quick, easy and delicious...look no further! Here's what you'll need: 3  cups flour, plus 1/4 cup 3/4 Tablespoon Salt 3/4 Tablespoon Yeast 1 1/2...

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PAGEFIFTYFIVE in the times of Covid

A lot of small businesses had to pivot and change the way they do business practically overnight, including PAGEFIFTYFIVE and Makerfolk (the shop I co-own in Old Town Fort Collins). It seems like things are happening and changing so quickly and I'm doing my best to keep up, but ooof...this has not been an easy challenge for me. Honestly, I'm really okay with the staying home part. I'm an introvert at heart, I love my home, my wife is working from home too so we're together, my dog is happy and we have a nice house (albeit a littttttle small now that were all here 24/7) and a backyard that has been neglected for a while now-so I've found myself...

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Stockist Spotlight: Wolverine Farm

Location: 316 Willow St Fort Collins, CO 80524 Website: Click here Wolverine Farm is a magical place in Fort Collins. Think books, publishing, letterpress, beer, nature, coffee, maker support, bikes, art, farm love, and local community all in one place-this is Wolverine Farm in a nutshell. They are one of my favorite places to go to in Fort Collins. When I walk in those doors I always feel a sense of home and I'm so proud to have my paper goods there for sale. You'll find PAGEFIFTYFIVE products, along with a whole slew of other local goods right when you walk in the door. It's lovely and I'm proud to be a part of their shop. If you're local, or...

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Craft Market Checklist from PAGEFIFTYFIVE

Markets can be tough. They are usually long hours, it's a lot of hauling and lugging, you have to be flexible in your booth location, weather can be iffy (honestly, whether it's indoors or outdoors), you have to drive to the location, which is often a ways from home, you have to extrovert all day but in the end, you hope all that work was worth it. I have about 8 years of market experience under my belt and the one thing that has helped me A LOT is having a list of things that I make sure to bring with me to each show. These will vary drastically for each of us, but here are some main staples that...

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