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Hi! I'm Lindsay Hindman and I write the Siouxland Families Blog. I'm a Sioux City mom of three and a graduate of Morningside College here in Sioux City. While I was in college, I fell in love with my husband Zach, whose family has been in Siouxland for generations. We got married the summer after graduation, and lived in Des Moines while he attended grad school. Then, we moved back to Sioux City after he graduated and are proud to raise our kids here, two sons and a daughter! 

I'm currently writing a book, 100 Things to Do in Sioux City & Siouxland Before You Die with Reedy Press, scheduled for release Sept 2020!

When I'm not writing, I love hiking, doing crafts, and baking, especially cookies. You can reach me by e-mail at SiouxlandFamiliesBlog@gmail.com.

*photo taken by Amaris Garcia Photography*

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