Monthly Archives: December 2011

New Year is here; Do you have goals?

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Would you be interested in a “haycation?”

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Hat’s Off to the New Year!

In just a few hours it will be 2012.    On New Year’s Eve I always find myself wondering what the new year has in store?  It is no figment of my imagination, that the older I get, the faster the … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasure Treasure December 29, 2011

Today my daughter and I visited the Cincinnati Art Museum. There was a beautiful collection of turn-of-the century dresses and some jewelry. The dresses were fabulous! Silk, and bead-work galore made these dresses stunning, even 90 years later. While there … Continue reading

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A Simple Pleasure Treasure Moment to talk about

I have been struggling with a respiratory infection for a month now.  I also have asthma and infections always trigger a flare-up.  I have been on antibiotics, additional asthma meds, and stayed home a couple of days to rest.  All … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Ideas

Every year people prepare for Christmas gift giving in their own way.  Some like my father, wait until the last possible moment to go shopping,  taking advantage of extreme sales.  Others, storm retail stores on Black Friday like the barbarian … Continue reading

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Feeding the soul while trimming the tree

Today I enjoyed relaxing with my family.  My husband made breakfast and then we began decorating the house for Christmas. It is always emotionally warming to walk through memories accumulated through a lifetime of gathering  ornaments for the tree.   … Continue reading

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Have you gotten your Christmas tree yet?

Today set a record in our family for getting the Christmas tree.  We have never gotten the tree until 7-10 days before Christmas.  This year circumstances encouraged us to make the journey earlier in the month.  Our family tradition up … Continue reading

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Blue Skies make me Smile

Yesterday my choir had a performance in a city an hour and a half away.  I admit I felt a twinge of anxiety when I stepped into our school’s new minibus as the driver.  I am a farm girl and … Continue reading

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