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Ya Know How to Whistle?

I was saddened to hear of Lauren Bacall’s death. A classic American beauty, she is probably most remembered for that husky voice, “You know how to whistle?….Put your lips together and blow….” Lauren Bacall’s famous line came from the movie … Continue reading

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Wedding China, circa 1979

Click here for Mood Music! (then minimize while you read) I posted about my wedding china a couple of years ago, also in answer to a Cuisine Kathleen Challenge. When I read today’s challenge, do a tablescape with wedding china, … Continue reading

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Bargain Shopping, Nativity Scenes, and Heat Waves

It is miserably hot here. For the past few days, the heat index has made the temp feel anywhere between 105-110. I have been going outside as little as possible. We did have a little rain this afternoon, but that … Continue reading

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Thomas Kinkade Table Plus Memories of a Dear Friend

The last few days have flown by so fast  that I am not even sure what day it is! We worked on things for the booth Saturday, visited my in-laws Sunday, and I got sidelined by a whopper of a … Continue reading

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The Bible on The History Channel Part 3 [Warning: Spoiler Alert]

Part 3 of The Bible continued in the Old Testament with Daniel, Jeremiah, and King Nebuchadnezzar. There seemed to be a good bit more narration in this episode than in the previous one. Of course, it was needed since the … Continue reading

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The Bible on The History Channel Part 2 {Warning: Spoiler Alert}

For my review of Part 1, click here. Part 2 of The Bible, like Part 1, also included some good special effects, great acting, and, unfortunately, more adaptations that were a little disappointing. Part 2 began with the story of … Continue reading

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The Bible on The History Channel [Warning: Spoiler Alert]

If you read this blog much, you know that I am currently watching The Worst Cooks in America on Food Network. Therefore, I had to dvr The Bible on The History Channel(yes, DVR is a verb in my world), and … Continue reading

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I am not a Stepford Resident; I’m just Weird {plus the Harvest Living Room}

I have had a great week of not having to get up and go to work. As I stated previously, I did enjoy my six-week teaching stint. However, I really came to miss being at home, calling my time my own, … Continue reading

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Destination: 1979

Click here for Mood Music! (then minimize while you read) I feel a little silly starting a post with “back in my day,” when I feel like a very young “fiftyish” woman. Forgive me ahead of time for saying that, … Continue reading

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Summertime, Andy Griffith, and classic tv

 Summertime tablescape and Andy Griffith Click on this link to play mood music while you read. Andy Griffith died a few days ago.  I felt sad and as I looked online at different articles and videos about him, I began … Continue reading

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