Scenes From Our Week – Week 24

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Scenes From Our Week – Week 24

After coming home from Minnesota, I gave Reagan these hair curlers we had found in a shop.  They are called  Curl Upand are heart-shaped sponges that you roll your wet hair into.  Then you just sleep in them and wake up in the morning with gorgeous curls.  Well, Reagan’s hair is so fine, by 2AM,…

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Flower Pictures

Every year I attend the Como Conservatory Flower Show in Minneapolis with family.  This year, the Winter Flower Show was still going on and it was just a glorious as the years before.  When you open the door to the sunken garden room, the smell of Stargazer Lilies and all the other beautiful flowers envelopes you…

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Scenes From Our Week – Week 23

I had an absolutely amazing weekend.  I had 4 days to get back on track after returning from Florida before I left for my annual weekend in Minnesota with my mom for her birthday.  We meet up with my mom’s sister, Susan and her daughters and just had a blast the whole weekend. We started…

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Saying Goodbye to a Friend

Our cat, Buddy, needed to be put down this morning.  Buddy has been sick for a couple months and test results showed that he had feline leukemia.  There was nothing that could be done and he was pretty sick.  Buddy came into Pat’s life 16 years ago as a stray and has been here ever…

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Thought for the Day

“Everybody likes a compliment” Abraham Lincoln When was the last time you received a compliment?  How did it make you feel?  Who can you give a compliment to today?  Your child, your spouse, a co-worker, your boss, a neighbor, the checkout clerk, the waitress, your child’s teacher?  Getting a compliment can instantly give someone the…

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Our Florida Getaway – Final

One of the mornings, Bennett and I got up early to walk along the beach and look for shells.  It was nice to have some one on one time together.  I caught him getting caught up in watching the waves like I do.  It was a great morning and one I hope he remembers for…

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Our Florida Getaway – Part 2

The beaches are amazing.  The sand is so fine and white.  It reminded us of the snow we left behind in Iowa.  The beaches were also full of shells.  The kids and I had so much fun finding the perfect shells to bring home.  We didn’t have any luck finding whole sand dollars, but did…

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Our Florida Getaway – Part 1

We started out the trip at 6:00 on Saturday night after leaving the boys’ band concert.  We were hoping to make it somewhere between St. Louis and Memphis. We drove until midnight, finding a room at the Holiday Inn Express in Cape Giradeau, Missouri.   We had some tired kids when we got to the…

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Books I Read in Florida

Since we had such a LOOOONG drive to Florida and plenty of down time this last week, I was able to get TWO BOOKS read in one week!  Maybe I need to take more vacations so I can get caught up on all my reading!!! THE HUNGER GAMES  (THE HUNGER GAMES #1) By Suzanne Collins…

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Product Review: Magid Gloves

I was sent some disposable gloves from MAGID GLOVE AND SAFETY to review.  I have never really thought about how handy having disposable gloves are around the house. I was sent the EconoWear Blue Powdered Nitrile Disposable Gloves to try out.  Find them HERE. I have been using them to clean, work with meat, and…

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