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Hot Cocoa in a Jar Christmas Gift…

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Annual Christmas Party Left-Right Game Prize Each year we host a Christmas party. I decorate, cook and prepare gifts. Dearest and our daughter do the entertaining. Part of that entertaining includes the ‘Left-Right’ game set to Christmas stories or poems. It’s so much fun.  Homemade Gifts For the Left-Right game I usually make homemade gifts […]

Serene Sunday…

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Making Plans and Detours We know, that in life, if we want to get things done, we need to make plans. I remember a phrase that I was told when I was attempting to sell a product – ‘Plan your work – and – work your plan’. It’s a good philosophy. But, what happens when […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday I am so sorry that I  missed publishing last week’s party. Early Wednesday morning I received a phone call that one of my children had to have emergency surgery. I completely forgot what day it was. Thankfully, I made it to the hospital before they went in to surgery […]

Forcing Narcissus Bulbs for Rustic Christmas Decor…

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Rustic Christmas Decor – With Narcissus This year, our Christmas decor will feature natural elements – for a more rustic feel. Potted Narcissus, forced for the winter, make beautiful Christmas decor. Forcing Narcissus Bulbs for Rustic Christmas Decor – is quite easy.  I love these sweet, fragrant white jewels gracing the rooms in my home. […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday Hello All! Did you see that awesome Super Moon? I just love seeing the full moon each month – it never gets old to me! I love wonderful things such as that! What do you love and appreciate? I appreciate you – thank you for sharing and visiting at […]

Healthy Meal Solution – The Smartbowl System…

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Simple, Fast, Easy and Healthy Meals… Today, we’re juggling many hats! We’re so busy taking care of so many things – home, work, family and such. One of the most important tasks sometimes become the most dreaded…that question, ‘what’s for dinner?’ Sigh, after a long day, we may not have the energy to make something […]

Serene Sunday…

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Information In…. This past week I attended Staff Development Day for my job. It’s a wonderful time for us all to get together, to learn and to have a day focused on learning. One of the sessions was on Stress Management. I think, for the most part, I have learned to put things into perspective […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday Yesterday was our Presidential election day. I love our country in that the ground is level at the ballot box. Every one has the privilege of casting their vote. Whether the choice of the American people will be good or bad, the foundation of our country is good and […]

Serene Sunday…

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Missing Those We Love Maybe this will seem a bit morbid, but I have been more and more aware of my mortality of late. I suppose there’s a point in time when we realize, we don’t live forever – in our present state. Earlier this year, my sister’s husband passed away quite unexpectedly. We didn’t […]

The Demijohn…

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la bonbonne, wire baskets… and the versatile Olive Bucket For quite some time I have seen these dreamy decorative items shared both on Blogs and in magazines. And I have dreamed of owning my own some day. That day arrived on Friday – my first day at the Country Living Fair. My daughter and I […]