Balance, Family, Life

Setting Goals for the New Year

2018, new year, gaols, resolutions
admin / December 31, 2017

Happy New Year’s Eve!!! I cannot thank the blogging community and those who read my blog or follow me on social media enough. I was excited, but also a little afraid to jump in the world of blogging again. But, the support I have received has far exceeded my expectations. Year in Review And, here we on the last day…

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Balance, Family, Life

Ten Ways to Make Christmas Fun

Christmas Fun
admin / December 13, 2017

I have to say this was one of the best family Christmas parties ever! We sang, we laughed, we saw Santa and we ate ALOT!!  We sure do know how to make Christmas fun! This year we had 59 family and friends – yes I have a big family! To see my previous post on my family Christmas Party click…

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Family, Life, Uncategorized

Making Christmas Cookies

admin / December 7, 2017

Some of my earliest memories are making Christmas Cookies with my mother. Cut-out, chocolate chip, cherry bon-bons, Italian fudge, and peanut butter blossoms. It brings such a feeling of nostalgia. I can remember standing on a kitchen chair lent reach the counter, helping my mother along. My mother letting us mix the chocolate chip batter with our hands – the…

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Family, Life

Holiday Traditions: Annual Christmas Party

admin / November 29, 2017

What better way to celebrate Christmas than with an annual Christmas Party! The entire side of my mother’s family gets together in December for my favorite party of the year. We have held this tradition since at least the 1960’s. With our extended families growing last time I counted it was over 50! In my early years, we would alternate…

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Balance, Family, Life

Thankfulness

admin / November 25, 2017

After coming back from my Colorado trip, I had the cold from hell! Runny nose, chest congestion and an overall feeling of blah! For the first time in years I found myself sick on Thanksgiving – and it was going to be at my house. Lucky for me, my husband stepped up to the plate! We usually make dinner together…

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Family, Life

Raking Leaves

raking leaves, fall
admin / November 12, 2017

Raking leaves! What joy! We have been putting this chore off for a while now. And now, our small yard feels like acres of land. I hate raking leaves. So, I decided to look as it as working my arms and if I stretch it – some cardio! My exercise for the day. It only took about an hour and…

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Balance, Family, Life

Our Wedding Anniversary

marriage, one year anniversay
admin / October 29, 2017

Today is our one year wedding anniversary. I have been asked more times than I can count, what we are going to do for our Anniversary. I capitalize it because most people treat it like a holiday. I suppose in some ways it is. As a couple, you have survived another year. You have loved another year. You have grown…

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Family

Birthday Party Gifts

admin / October 9, 2017

I have a large extended family and we have no shortage of little ones under the age of 8. Mine are 21 and 18 so attending a four year olds birthday party does not come with the same stresses at it used to. The problem is, I am procrastinator when it comes to buying gifts. I would wait until the last…

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