Monthly Archives: November 2011

Starve a Cold…?

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I have a cold and I still want to eat…maybe I have that saying backwards. I think this cruddy cold is part II of what I had a few weeks ago. I don’t know if that’s possible, let’s just say it’s true- A friend said she had made homemade spaghetti and meatballs after seeing my…

Taking Care of the Furry Family Members

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I love animals, right now we have 3 dogs. These furry creatures are the sweetest things. I am going to share my favorite dog items. Maybe you’re looking for a new food or possibly a little holiday treat for your beasts. This brand of treats and food we found 5 or 6 years ago and…

Hello Monday

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I hope that your Thanksgiving went smoothly and was delicious. Ours went well and we had a great time. I’ll share some pictures of the Thanksgiving weekend. we packed it pretty full! Loved spending time with family. Here we all are sitting down getting ready to dig in, thanks to my brother in law for…

Hello to a Week of Thanksgiving Prep

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Making a little dent into all the prep that gets done for Thanksgiving. You may know this trick but if not it will change your pomegranate eating life!  Easy, fast  yummy and healthy what more do you need? #1-cut the pomegranates in half. #2-drop into a bowl of water. Then break the fruit apart with…

A Week Worth of iPhotos

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I have had a slow phone pic week and zero of them are Instagram I’ve just been a little busy. Gotta’ love a kid who knows her mom well enough to send her this cell phone photo. She captured a little something for me during her busy busy week :) Love these plants just amazing…

Getting Ready for the Feast?

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  Door sign is done! Old frame chalk sticky paper super easy. I think we have our menu down.  A little more to do and we will be ready for the fun! It’s great day isn’t it? Family, food some good conversation and maybe a walk after dinner. Stop by Gussy and see what what’s going…

Seasonal Scents

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A good candle goes a long way to help make the holidays happy for our house! I love fresh evergreens and I usually bring some branches in closer to Christmas (fresh trees and Southern California are a short lived thing). But the best thing I found to help fill in for that wonderful scent is…

Hello Monday

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Are you ready for a new week? I am ready to get some things done! So, I am saying hello to a week of organizing and cleaning. My closet is either wonderfully organized or hit by a clothes storm. Uhmm I’m on my way to take care of that right now…I think it serves too…

In the Dining Room

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Today’s linky post with Gussy is perfect for Thanksgiving! Hop over and see and see if you can find any inspiration. If you like that string of leaves check out this post. Our dining room gets well used we keep it pretty casual to handle all the activity. It looks a bit like a sea…

$2.50 for a Little Sunshine

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I’ve been thinking about Thanksgiving and going through all those lists in my head. One of which is how much Fall decorating do I want or need. So I saw a banner/bunting thing made of leaves and loved it. Of course super easy and brightens the dining room up. Some twine, a glue gun and…