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Fourth of July Parade – 2018

This year I decided to sit at the beginning of the parade not realizing I was going to miss all of the cool floats.  Our town's parade begins in 4 spots - a church and 3 entrances of a shopping plaza.  If a float or group started at the church or the one entrance of… Continue reading Fourth of July Parade – 2018

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Fourth of July Fireworks

This year some kind soul paid for the fireworks display in our little city.  So we had a bigger and better fireworks display this year.  When the fireworks display was over with, you could smell the sulfur and see all the smoke.   I was able to get a lot of good photos of the fireworks. … Continue reading Fourth of July Fireworks

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Our Fourth of July – Afternoon and Fireworks

After the parade, the Wee One went with his grandma, aunt, and cousin.  They had Arby's for lunch which made the Imaginative One upset. Later on, the Wee One and my niece came over to my house to swim.  I took a few photos of them swimming with the Imaginative One. The boys playing with… Continue reading Our Fourth of July – Afternoon and Fireworks

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Our Fourth of July – The Parade

Every year, our town hosts a Fourth of July parade. Last year, I was too ill to go to the parade.  This year I decided the boys, Hubby, and I should watch it even though we had the chance to walk in the parade. Before the parade begins, there is a fly over.  This year… Continue reading Our Fourth of July – The Parade

christmas making and baking, Cinnamon, coffee, DIY, Holiday/Christmas, Ingredients, Mason jars, Molasses, whipping cream

Gingerbread Coffee Creamer

It costs $4.25 for a tall (small) Starbucks' gingerbread latte.  You can make this creamer for half that price.  You'll get the same great flavors found in gingerbread. Molasses, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger are flavors you associate with gingerbread.  So those are the flavors I put into my homemade creamer. Gingerbread Coffee Creamer Stars… Continue reading Gingerbread Coffee Creamer

Dessert, Recipes

Makes it own Crust Apple Pie

Last week I found this recipe on This Week for Dinner's website.  I thought this was a genius idea because you don't need to make a separate crust for the pie.  I don't know if I've attempted to make homemade crust.  Usually I use the store bought variety. This pie is easy to put together.  Although it called… Continue reading Makes it own Crust Apple Pie

Dessert, Holiday/Christmas, Recipes

Easy Fudge

Who doesn't love fudge?!?  It's rich and decadent.  Recently I found a recipe for an easy fudge that I decided I needed to try.  It is so easy to make and tastes yummy!  The best thing is that it only requires 3 ingredients!  Yes I said it right, I only needed three ingredients.  Not bad… Continue reading Easy Fudge