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It’s that time again… a recap of a very special birthday

Last year this time I wrote the following blog to my granddaughter Charlotte Rose for her first birthday. I am sitting here right now on the night of her second birthday drafting another letter to tell her how much I … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

I first want to apologize to all of you that follow my blog for not posting as promised this month. The member’s of my household were bitten by the flu bug one by one making it impossible to accomplish anything. The … Continue reading

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True talent can bring a smile…

I spent my morning delaying my “to do” list so I could read some truly brilliant writing by  a fellow blogger who writes about my similar preachings of recognizing what’s really important in life. The difference? His comedic spin that … Continue reading

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It’s a MAJOR Award! …or two

So after a few weeks of bullshit not so great luck I turn on my computer and realized that two awards have been bestowed upon me in one week by fellow bloggers.  I would like to tell these fellow bloggers how … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Life With The Top Down:
In the spirit of Thanksgiving I wanted to share with you a powerful perspective on how Thankful we are to live in the country we do, even if the election didn’t go…

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Gift Giving and Other Stressful Adventures

The expense joy of the holiday season is almost upon us. This year I am hearing that people (and not the usual early shoppers) have already started shopping and snatching up things that seem like a good deal.  The only problem … Continue reading

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Originally posted on HaleyHere:
Fashion has always been more than just looking good for me. Ever since I was little I’ve loved clothes and colors and textures and mixing it up. I was never your average kid, I was always…

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A personal tribute to the New Jersey shore~ Thanks for the memories

The realization that the beaches of my childhood on the New Jersey shoreline are  gone is sinking in. The magnitude of the big black hole in my heart is almost unbearable after viewing the images of the devastation. As I … Continue reading

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Bacon Spinach Dip

The leaves are turning colors and the air is crisp.  Very few things are better in the fall than a tray of hearty cheeses, crackers and fall fruit like apples and pears on a weekend night to bring in the … Continue reading

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Dyed eggs, they’re not just for Easter anymore!

When my kids were little they loved all the preparation time before the holidays that had us crafting, cooking and baking.  We loved to make things that we could give away as gifts, sell at craft fairs and had guests … Continue reading

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