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7-day Gratitude Challenge

Good morning!  I hope you’ve had a great weekend so far.  It’s been really hot here over the last several days; we’re talking over 100 degrees with the heat index, but as I’ve said many times, I’ll take the hot weather over wintery weather any day! Today is the last day of my staycation.  Because… Continue reading 7-day Gratitude Challenge

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What’s happening? 7-8-19

Good morning!  I hope you had a great 4th of July!  Ours was spent outside in the backyard, our favorite hangout, with our oldest daughter, son-in-law, and grandson.  It was a warm, sunny day, but we bought an inflatable pool to help keep us cool. It’s been a while since I’ve blogged, but wanted to… Continue reading What’s happening? 7-8-19

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10 Lessons Over 10 Years

Unless you live under a rock or have taken a permanent sabbatical from social media (tempting these days, yes?), you’ve probably seen the 10-year challenge, where people post a photo from both 10 years ago and now to see how they’ve changed.  While I decided not to participate on social media, I thought I’d post… Continue reading 10 Lessons Over 10 Years

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What a difference a year makes.

TGIF!  It’s been a long week and I’m definitely ready for the weekend.  This meme pretty much sums up the week for me: First of all, I wanted to say thank you to all of the love and support we have received after my post about Kayla’s health situation.  I had a long talk with… Continue reading What a difference a year makes.

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Looking back at 2018

Happy New Year!  2018 was a year of love, celebration, experiments, personal growth, food, wine, and reading.  We adopted a new family member, our oldest daughter got married, I did a couple of 30-day experiments to see how it would affect my health, and I READ.  Guys, I read and learned so much.  I learned… Continue reading Looking back at 2018

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Christmas Eve Gratitude

Merry Christmas Eve!  I don’t know about you, but over the last several days, I’ve been walking around in a food and wine coma!  Lots of celebrating with friends and loved ones and it’s been a lot of fun, but I’ll be glad to get back on track after the holidays! We celebrated our Christmas… Continue reading Christmas Eve Gratitude

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Gratitude 8-19-18

First of all, I’m so grateful for all of the words of love and support that I received for my last two posts.  It’s a scary thing, putting yourself out there, being honest and sharing things about yourself that put you in a vulnerable place.  But if sharing these things makes a positive impact on… Continue reading Gratitude 8-19-18