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Mar 30

March 30, 2015

Pretty Wrapped Easter Eggs!

Pretty Wrapped Easter Eggs Supplies: Choose Your Eggs – Plastic Easter Eggs, Actual Egg Shells with middles blown out, or Styrofoam Egg Shapes Embroidery Floss White Craft Glue Hot Glue Gun Embellishments such as Small Silk Flowers Appliqués Lace Ribbon Felt Pieces Directions:  Real Eggs – Make a very small hole in each end. Shake the egg vigorously to break the yolk. Hold the egg over a bowl and blow forcefully into one of the holes in the ends. When all of…

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Mar 27

March 27, 2015

My Wish For You . . .

My Wish for You! This is a message I wrote to my children about the things I wish for their lives. For some reason I never gave it to them, until today.  I’m sharing it with them for the very first time today. As I read through it, I realized that it applies just as aptly to my readers.  The reason I started my my blog is to help others. So my dear friends and readers, this too – Is…

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Mar 26

March 26, 2015

My Shadow Walks in the Same Feet I Do!

  My Shadow Walks in the Same Feet I Do!   If you have never experienced the wonder of watching a child discover his shadow for the very first time, you’re missing out on a delightful experience! On a recent sunny day my two daughters and I were taking the children from our preschool on a walk to the park. As we were walking along, all of a sudden my grandson (Little G-2) exclaims with excitement, “My shadow walks in…

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Mar 22

March 22, 2015

April Fool's Day Prank - It's a Cake!

April Fool’s Day Spaghetti Cake

April Fool’s Day Spaghetti Cake Your family and friends will love this fun and yummy April Foo’ls Day prank!  It’s a cake that looks like a Spaghetti Dinner!! April Fool’s Day Spaghetti Cake Here’s What You’ll Need: Cake (prepared & baked in an oven safe serving dish) 1 Cup Butter 1/2 Cup Milk 2 tsp Vanilla 2 lbs Confectioner’s Sugar 12 Chocolate Wafer Cookies 2 Vanilla Wafer Cookies 1 Tbsp Cocoa 1 8 oz. Jar of Strawberry Preserves Here’s What…

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Mar 9

March 9, 2015

Six Tips to Choose to Be Happy!

Six Tips to Choose to Be Happy Life is a series of events, good and bad.  My journey has had its share of both.  Through it all, I’ve learned a lot about being happy. If you think about it, bad only exists because of good. It’s the absence of good that makes something bad. But, rarely, if ever, is there a total absence of good. We need to train ourselves to find and focus on what is good, even when…

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Mar 9

March 9, 2015

Mini Fruit Pizzas

Mini Fruit Pizzas Ingredients: Sugar Cookies – I used 2 rolls of the ready to bake kind. Fruit – A variety of fresh fruit choices, washed & cut into bite sized pieces. Topping:  1 Tub Lite Whipped Dessert Topping 1 – 8oz Package of Lite Cream Cheese 1/2 Cup Sugar Directions:  Soften the cream cheese in the microwave for 20-30 seconds, add whipped dessert topping and sugar and mix well.   Spread the topping on the sugar cookies, add fruit…

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Mar 2

March 2, 2015

Baby Talk

Baby Talk Long before your baby is even born she will hear and recognize the sound of her mother’s voice.  A newborn baby is comforted by the familiar sounds of its parent’s voices just minutes after birth. Babies whose parents talk to them often will usually learn to talk sooner and be more verbal than babies who aren’t talked to as much.  My children and grandchildren are evidence to that fact.  When I took my one year old daughter to…

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Mar 2

March 2, 2015

Help, I’m Overwhelmed!

Help, I’m Overwhelmed! So…I launched my blog, got sick, my work piled up and I got overwhelmed!  So…I haven’t published a thing in two weeks!!  (Yes, that is actually my dirty laundry that sits in my laundry basket at this very moment!  Can you believe I shamelessly (well not at all shamelessly) published such a thing for all the world to see?  Me neither!) This is all very mind-blowing and to be honest I am just a little bit (ok,…

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