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Summer 2018 Accomplishments

As Phineas and Ferb say, “There's 104 days of summer vacation And school comes along just to end it So the annual problem for our generation Is finding a good way to spend it.” I don’t have 104 days off this summer.  I have about 70 days off this summer.  So, what do I want… Continue reading Summer 2018 Accomplishments

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Satisfying my sweet tooth

When you think of Valentine's Day, you think of chocolate, wine, and roses. In honor of Valentine's Day, I'm going to share my top 8 candies.  Many of which is chocolate. Esther Price Chocolates In the Dayton, Ohio area, we have a local company called Esther Price.  It was started by Esther almost 100 years… Continue reading Satisfying my sweet tooth

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2018’s word of the year

In 2017, my word of the day was bucket list.  It was definitely a bucket list type year. This year my word of the year is Health. I've been struggling with my health for the past month.  I've mentioned it in several blog posts. I'm going to give you an update of what I know… Continue reading 2018’s word of the year

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2017 – The Year of the “Bucket List”

Last January, I decided my 2017 was going to be known by the phrase bucket list. So was this year the year of the "bucket list?" In 2017, I had so many different experiences some that could be said were part of my bucket list even though I do not have an official bucket list.… Continue reading 2017 – The Year of the “Bucket List”

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A Review of 2017 and Goals of 2018

This year I changed the focus of my blog from recipes to more of a diary. As I looked at my stats from last year, I noticed one thing.  One of the blog posts that got the most hits was a recipe from long ago.  During Thanksgiving and Christmas, I get a lot of hits… Continue reading A Review of 2017 and Goals of 2018

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Don’t Be a Grinch

As I looked over the prompts for today, I have posted on one of the prompts previously. One of the prompts is about Christmas traditions.  Two years ago, I wrote about our traditions.  Not much has changed with the traditions.  The boys help a little more with making the Christmas treats.  They have their favorites. … Continue reading Don’t Be a Grinch

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Clifton Mill’s Twinkling Lights

Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are. Wait, I'm not talking about stars in the sky. Today I'm going to be talking about Christmas tree lights that twinkle merrily. About 20 minutes from my house is a working water mill called Clifton Mill.  Each Christmas season, they decorate the mill.  People come… Continue reading Clifton Mill’s Twinkling Lights

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My Current Favorite Foods

Today I'm going to share some of my favorite foods that I've been liking lately. Fresh Thyme Grocery Store Fresh Thyme brand creamy ranch dressing - It's a little more expensive than Hidden Valley Ranch but so worth it.  I can dip chips in the dip because it is that thick. Fresh Thyme Chocolate Bars… Continue reading My Current Favorite Foods