Category Archives: Holidays

Celebrating Mom’s Memories on Mother’s Day – Parenting Plights & Delights

Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers and especially to my mom, Marilyn! Last August I interviewed my mom, two months before she turned 82. This is Part 2. In Part 1 (not available to the public), Mom talks about her … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day – Do the Cupid Shuffle Line Dance

Happy Valentine’s Day! I couldn’t resist sharing Cupid Shuffle with you. Do you like this song? Do you know how to do the dance? I’ve been at a few wedding receptions and parties when Cupid Shuffle was played, and whippersnappers … Continue reading

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Heads Up – Fashion Police Check Points on Every Corner For New Year’s

Heads up, everyone. A little rat told me the Fashion Police are cracking down extra hard this year. Figures. Just when I ran out of makeup remover. Fashion Police Crackdowns Aren’t a New Tradition Sometimes fashion officers will meet an … Continue reading

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Funky Foo Foo UpDo

Need an updo hairdo to ring in the New Year? I’ve got just the hairdo for you. Funky Foo Foo UpDo We started December off in style when we went to our great-niece’s red-carpet themed 16th birthday party. Look! There’s … Continue reading

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Fairy Wings Make For Magical Moments

Deal of the year: Pair of fairy wings for $1.00! Being Grammy to five young grandchildren, I enjoy their pretend play.  Last week at the Dollar Tree, I found a nice selection of fairy wings and matching skirts, so I … Continue reading

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Mystery of the Random Act of Christmas Kindness

It’s been said a little bit of kindness goes a long way. I was eight years old when my family moved to California from Pittsburgh in November 1964 and was just starting over, so a coffee table doubled as a … 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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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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Holiday Air Head Moments – You Just Made the List!

Busy holiday preparations make for lots of air head moments. I do some pretty ditzy things when I’m overtired, like putting eye liner on my lips, pouring coffee into an upside-down mug, and paying the service station cashier for gas, … 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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