Lotions, Potions and Hope

Let it be said that I am a sucker for especially susceptible to good marketing.  However, good marketing is quite subjective to each individual consumer.  Personally, my weakness is to anything that claims to offer peace, tranquility or relaxation.  Inspirational quotes, simplicity and humor are also key ingredients in my life.  Combine all of the above and …

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Heaven…. Do you believe?

Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back by Todd Burpo, Lynn Vincent (Contributor), Sonja Burpo, Colton Burpo This book was a very quick read, due to the fact that I didn't want to stop reading it. Todd Burpo did an excellent job in describing the events …

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Two Arms, Two Legs and a Face…..OH MY!

Most any Wednesday evening I can be found sitting in front of the television with several family members, as we prepare to watch our favorite show ~ ABC's Modern Family.  Rarely do I like to watch a repeat of any show, but with Modern Family I can always count on catching something that I missed …

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The Great Lesson… it’s so SIMPLE!

"The great lesson... is that the sacred is in the ordinary, that it is to be found in one's daily life, in one's neighbors, friends, and family, in one's back yard."  ~Abraham Maslow~ Maslow's words are so simple and to the point; however, the thought is so eloquent.  His carefully chosen words seem to sum …

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Luck of the Irish

Happy St. Patrick's Day to one and all! Whether you are Irish or not, it's a great day to celebrate with a tasty treat, special Irish stout, or the traditional Irish meal of corned-beef, cabbage and soda bread.  Lately, my e-mail has been inundated with various Irish recipes, lists of favorite Irish beers and whiskeys, …

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The Ball Is Tipped…

And it begins... it's March, it's college basketball, it's MADNESS... March Madness, that is!  Here in the hub of ACC country, the North Carolina Tarheels are off to a FANTASTIC start.  The regular season came to an end this past Saturday, with a Heel-stomping finish over the very highly ranked Duke team. For the Tarheels …

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To Bloom

The weekend was coming to a close all too quickly, as they usually do.  The projects around the house, the errands to be run, the people and places to see ~ some components of the list had been crossed off, while others were patiently waiting to be completed.  Isn't it nice of the ironing to …

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Work in Progress…

"To blog or not to blog?"  That has been the question for me for the past several years.  I love to write... you just need to see all of my journals and notebooks to prove that point.  I always have something to say... just ask my family and friends... if the laughter or rolling of …

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