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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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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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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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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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White Bean and Chicken Chili for Whimps

OK I got the “Guilties” for not contributing to my Culinary Capers group for a while. So today I got busy in the kitchen and made “White Bean and Chicken Chili”. This chili has just enough heat to satisfy any … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa for President and Patch Adams as her running mate?

Now I will be honest, I am not a church going kind of girl.  I could never wrap my mind around how some people could be right and the other’s wrong with regard to their religious faith or whether there … 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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