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The Grand Goddess Turns Two!

There is something very special about turning two…you are no longer an infant, and over a period of 12 months between the age of one and two, the world becomes your oyster and you become the pearl. My Grand Daughter … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Ponytails and Motorboats

Like spring it’s the time of year that brings closure to one season and new beginnings of another. This year my Haley girl, my baby started high school…where has the time gone? A week before school started she decided she … Continue reading

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Ghostly Glasses

I was thinking the other day while we were having a small blast of chilly weather that fall is my favorite time of the year.  The colorful leaves on a walk through the woods, the cooler weather and the smell … Continue reading

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A Birthday Letter To Charlotte Rose

I suppose like most grandmother’s I waited for the day my daughter would tell me I was going to get a new title other than “Mom”. When it finally did happen I cried and laughed and probably jumped up and … Continue reading

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The Introduction of Simple Changes

There is no doubt about it, change is HARD…for some, excruciating…but on the other side of the coin, without it we would never be so inclined to improve those things that drag us down.  Lately I have had many health … Continue reading

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Layers

When my youngest daughter Haley was 5 years old she became utterly infatuated with horses and fell madly in love. “Why”, I asked myself, would this small child fall in love with such a large majestic animal at such a … Continue reading

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