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Spark the Season - Day 12

Friday, December 12, 2014      13 comments

Today's theme is cookies! I am not a cookie baker by any stretch of the imagination. Sometimes I will make Tollhouse cookies, which I learned how to do in Home Ec in 12th grade. That is the extent of my repertoire. They are not one of my favo... Read more

Spark the Season - Day 11

Thursday, December 11, 2014      9 comments

I was in a bit of a hurry this morning, so I had this for breakfast: This oatmeal is very tasty and has less sodium than the dry packages. Unfortunately my local gro... Read more

Spark the Season - Day 10

Thursday, December 11, 2014      5 comments

They say home is where the heart is, and my heart is certainly with my family. But you do need a place to hang your hat. We have lived in this house for 20 years, which is the longest I have lived anywhere. Read more

Spark the Season - Day 9

Thursday, December 11, 2014      6 comments

I try not to eat too many snacks. It seems to me that I am hungrier for the rest of the day on the days that I snack. However, I do keep a couple of things at home and at work, just for those days when I really want something. Depending o... Read more

Spark the Season - Day 8

Thursday, December 11, 2014      4 comments

My favorite part of winter is definitely sitting in front of a warm toasty fire. One of the reasons I loved this house is because it had a fireplace. Unfortunately, ... Read more

Spark the Season - Day 7

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      11 comments

Wow, I got way behind with my traveling home and trying to get caught up on things here. The Day 7 topic was "Best Part of the Day". For me the best part of my day is any time I get to talk to one of my kids. Read more

Spark the Season - Day 6

Sunday, December 07, 2014      13 comments

Since I have been away from home for just about 2 weeks, my To Do List has been growing and growing. I have really enjoyed my time with my grandsons, but I am looking forward to getting home, back to my own bed and a routine. Sorry to say,... Read more

Spark the Season - Day 5

Saturday, December 06, 2014      11 comments

I don't do too much in the way of homemade these days. I admire those who craft, because I am not good at it. Since it's just two of us, our meals are very simple. I've never been much of a baker either, but one thing that I make that gets re... Read more

Spark the Season - Day 4

Thursday, December 04, 2014      10 comments

For today's entry of Winter Beauty, I am going back to February of this past year. This was the view from my front door. For me, winter always means snow. I don't t... Read more

Spark the Season - Day 3

Thursday, December 04, 2014      9 comments

I've been with my grandsons for about 10 days and this is who I am spending my early mornings with. I've been taking care of Gino every morning while his dad gets read... Read more

Spark the Season - Day 2

Wednesday, December 03, 2014      11 comments

I have to admit I was stuck for a bit on Tradition. As our children have grown up and moved out, many traditions have gone by the wayside. I "always" put up the tree on the first Sunday of Advent, except when I am in Florida visiting my grands... Read more

Spark the Season - Day 1

Monday, December 01, 2014      8 comments

Today's picture is Lights. Any one who knows me knows how much I love my adopted hometown of Pittsburgh. The city is especially beautiful at night. This picture shows a Christmas tree at the Point and the lights of the city as well. Read more

December Challenge - Spark The Season

Monday, December 01, 2014      3 comments

This was a Spark Challenge last year and I enjoyed it so much I am doing it again this year. ... Read more

Decluttering Wrap Up

Sunday, November 30, 2014      13 comments

I did finish those two guest rooms before I left for Florida. This room wasn't too bad. Most of the items on the bed were destined for donation to the Vietnam Vets. I was just accumulating for a pickup. Read more

A Few More Pictures

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      11 comments

Stealing a few minutes to share a few more pictures from my trip: Gino is getting used to his baby brother. Read more


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