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Favorite Childhood Toys – Part 6 – Stuffed Monkey, Big Bird, and Captain Planet Action Figures

Today’s post features more Favorite Childhood Toys. This is Part 6.  This series features favorite childhood toys of my family members. I’m enjoying this so much, it will be a continuing series, so I hope you will leave a comment … Continue reading

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Favorite Vintage Childhood Toys – Part 5 – Beanie & Cecil Puppets, Brooke Shields Doll and BB Guns

Welcome to Part 5 of Favorite Childhood Toys. Each part in this series has featured favorite childhood toys of my family members. So far this trip down Memory Lane has been sweet and fun, despite some disappointments and mishaps along … Continue reading

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Favorite Childhood Toys – Part 4 – Pound Puppies, Ninja Turtles Van, and K’Nex

  For Christmas 2009, I made an altered art book for my mom and dad, and inside one of the pockets is a list of family members’ favorite vintage childhood toys.  You can check out that blog post here to see … Continue reading

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Blessings For All Seasons

“Write your hurts in the sand. Carve your blessings in stone.” ~ Anonymous Wow! As I reflect back on 2017, I’m amazed at all the blessings. Too many to count, that’s for sure. Thank you, Susie Lindau, for hosting THE BLESSED … Continue reading

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Young Kids Love Card Games – Little Boy Playing Old Maid With Teddy Bear

Are you looking for gifts for a young child, ages 3 to 6? You might be surprised to learn that young kids love card games like Old Maid, Go Fish, Crazy Eights, and more. My sister Pam, known as Mema … Continue reading

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Stocking Stuffers on the Cheap – Great Haul from the Dollar Tree

If you’re on a tight budget like we are and need some stocking stuffers on the cheap, here are a few items my husband George bought at our local Dollar Tree. There’s a video below, but here are some photos … Continue reading

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When Your Pants Don’t Fit Right – Fashion Faux Pas

Life is never dull, especially when we have an unexpected fashion faux pas. I’ve had plenty in my life, but I’ll focus on one in particular. For my 60th birthday (March 2016) my mom and youngest sister, Cindy, took me … Continue reading

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Favorite Childhood Toys Part 3 – Vintage 1930s Toys

Welcome to Part 3 of Favorite Childhood Toys. If you’d like to catch up, you can go here for Part 1 (Rebel on a Pink Scooter) and here for Part 2, Chatty Kathy, Millennium Falcon, and Derringer Belt Buckle. As I … Continue reading

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Favorite Childhood Toys Part 2 – Chatty Kathy, Millenium Falcon, and Derringer Belt Buckle

Welcome to Part 2 of my series on Favorite Childhood Toys. If you missed Part 1, Rebel on a Pink Scooter, you can catch up here. Come along on a stroll down Memory Lane. Today’s post will cover favorite childhood … Continue reading

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Favorite Childhood Toys Part 1 – Rebel on a Pink Scooter

Do you remember what your favorite childhood toy was? For Christmas 2009, I made an altered art book for my mom and dad, and inside one of the pockets is a list of our family members’ favorite childhood toys. I … Continue reading

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