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How to display Thank You, Birthday and other cards.

      That’s my monkey card.  How great is THAT? And the poor thing has been shoved in a drawer for years, forgotten all about until this post. I’ve always had a rule. If someone sends me a card […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Need a Mother’s Day idea? I have a bunch here. That’s all you need to know I think. For the Art Lover Mother with ADD. At $5.99 This 24″ x 30″ print from Disposable Art Shop is cheap enough that […]

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Top 10 Flowers for a Cutting Garden

Mainly the greatest piece of advice you’re going to get from this post is that you do NOT Google “How to care for big hairy balls”. If you find that is all the advice you need for one day you’re free […]

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Easy, Beautiful DIY Cake Stand

  In my head, this is how last week’s Rose Cake post was going to go; publish post, wait for the comments come rolling in.  The comments would be:  the cake looks great and what an ordeal but that PEDESTAL! […]

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I’m a very rare personality type. And so are you.

2 weeks ago I knew nothing about the Myers Briggs test. I was a regular gal going about my day to day life, fixing things, figuring out stuff and eating potato chips. Sometimes I’d break for 5 minutes to pet my […]

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Sweet Potato update.

  A month ago I started some sweet potatoes slips. You’re bored already aren’t you? That’s O.K.  I know that only about 5 of you out there care about growing sweet potatoes but since you’re the 5 smartest, prettiest, handsomest, […]

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Rose Cake. Easy & Impressive.

  It’s hard to tell from the picture but this cake was a failure. Fail.  Ure. It all started on a Monday at 5:06 p.m. Reader Christie mentioned in one of my Easter posts that her family ate Carrot Cake for […]

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Did Aunt Jean get her iPad?

Did Aunt Jean get her iPad? Yes she did. In case you’re new around here or missed a few posts, Aunt Jean is  my Great Aunt.  In the past year she’s turned 100, lounged in the Cayman Islands and went […]

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Do your eggs taste fishy? It’s the Curse of the Omegas.

I’m sure you’ve seen them in the grocery store.  Eggs labelled as “Omega-3″ eggs. They’re bursting with goodness and health and nutrition.  They’re easy to identify from the other eggs.  They’re the ones that look like Dr. Oz if you […]

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The Chocolate eggs of a Black Copper Marans

  Whenever anyone asks me what breed of chicken they should get I always tell them it depends.  It depends on where you live, it depends on why you want chickens, it depends on how often you plan on pulling […]

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˙pǝq ǝɥʇ ɟo ǝןʇʇɐq ǝɥʇ

˙sןooɟ ןıɹdɐ ɥʇıʍ ˙ǝʇɐp ǝɥʇ ɥʇıʍ ˙ɹɐǝʎ ɟo ǝɯıʇ ǝɥʇ ɥʇıʍ op oʇ buıɥʇǝɯos sɐɥ ʇı ǝqʎɐɯ˙uʍop ǝpısdn os ןǝǝɟ pןnoɥs ı ʍoɥ ɹo ʎɥʍ oʇ sɐ uoıʇɐuɐןdxǝ ɹǝɥʇo ʎuɐ ɟo ʞuıɥʇ ʇ,uɐɔ ı ˙pɐǝɥ sʇı uo ʇı uɹnʇ puɐ […]

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The Myers Briggs Personality Test. Have you taken it?

I bet you think I’m extroverted.  That’s a pretty reasonable assumption to make based on the fact that I’ve taken you along with me to my mammogram.  An introvert probably wouldn’t do that. Only I did.  And I am.  Honestly. […]

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