Category Archives: YouTube Video

Competing in a Toastmasters Speech Contest – Part 3

Are you considering competing in a Toastmasters’ speech contest? Last year I competed in the contest for the international category, which can be about any topic. The winning speeches are usually inspirational or motivational with some element of humor, but … Continue reading

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For Grins and Giggles – Parenting Plights and Delights

Just for grins and giggles . . . This is a parenting anecdote from my archives that I’ve turned into a vlog. It’s short (three minutes), but sweet. Hope you got a kick out of that holiday parenting story. Below … Continue reading

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Dancing Santa LimberJack

Hello friends! Are your spirits as bright as my dancing Santa LimberJack’s? I hope you’re enjoying this holiday season and feeling festive and spunky. If I get enough sleep, I seem to be able to pull it off. This old-fashioned … Continue reading

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The Secret Room – Christmas All Year Long!

My Aunt Val is like a real life Mary Poppins character. She has a secret Christmas room, which is decorated all year long. Last June I got to visit her and my Uncle Ron in North Carolina. Now, their whole … Continue reading

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Holiday Airhead Moments – Video

Have you had any airhead moments during this crazy holiday season? I got lost on the freeway driving home from my daughter’s. Missed my turnoff. I have a knack for doing that, but this time I was tired from babysitting … Continue reading

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Dancing Elf From Dimension X

Meet the dancing elf from Dimension X. This is my version of making lemonade out of lemons. The video of my dancing Santa LimberJack turned out awful. The lighting was poor, the quality of the video wasn’t good, and it’s … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Centerpiece With Dollar Store Items

I designed a quick and easy centerpiece that can be customized for any occasion. My Toastmasters club is celebrating its 85th anniversary this year. The party is this week, so I volunteered to do the centerpieces for the tables. I … Continue reading

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California Santa in Flip-Flops Decoration and More

My husband George saw this beach-bound Santa decoration at CVS, and he thought it was so cool. He’s thinking of wearing a similar outfit to the family Christmas get-together. I think that would be a hoot! We do live in … Continue reading

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Adult Sibling Rivalry in a Toy Store!

Does sibling rivalry ever end?   Apparently not! Here’s some evidence featuring my two younger sisters: I got together with my sisters and our mom for a girls’ day. This was our  holiday get-together, and man oh man, did we … Continue reading

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Riding an Electric Skateboard – Coolest Grammy on the Block!

Would you ride an electric skateboard, or have you? A couple of weeks ago, my nephew brought his home-built electric skateboard to a family get-together. You hold a remote control to make it go or to brake. This one works with … Continue reading

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