formerly: For My Daughters

My husband cut this recipe out of a Good Housekeeping magazine.  We made it together tonight.  We both LOVED it! Just as the recipe lists, we used Gala apples. My husband peeled, cored and sliced the apples while I prepared the Rough Puff Pastry .  The recipe points out that store bought Puff Pastry could be Continue reading →

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I have always felt blessed to have the privilege of sharing this life with 5 terrific daughters.  I remember thinking when my first daughter was born, “hurry up and grow up.”  I was anxious to see how she would “turnout.”  Friends have asked me what is the secret to raising so many kids successfully.  As I Continue reading →

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                 Did you know that leprechaun’s love to frolic in the Heather?   Ireland is well-known for its lush green hills and cliffs that drop into the ocean. Ireland is also home to a beautiful wild flower called Heather. Heather has tiny  purple/pink  flowers that spike up above the Continue reading →

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My parents fell in love just before world war 2 broke out.  My mother was 16, my father 18… They met at a roller rink, when Big Band music was the rage. They would go dancing often. They soon feel in love and became inseperable,  Sadly, 3 months later, my father was drafted into the Continue reading →

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After thinking about resolutions I would make this year,  I’ve decided I would make only one resolution…find JOY everyday! I made this sign to remind me of my goal.  It was really easy to make…  I bought the paper-mache letters at the craft store  I traced the letters onto pretty scrap book paper and cut Continue reading →

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Here is the perfect Valentine’s Day craft. I am always looking for a clever way to display my many photos. I came across this cute and clever craft; a photo holder made of clothespins.  I decided this would be perfect for my Valentine’s display. Here is how I did it… Materials:  32 wood spring-hinge clothespins Continue reading →

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I love decorating with garlands.  You can find garlands made of every material.  Such as paper, fabric, vinyl, wood, the list goes on and on.  I wanted to make a garland to swag at my stairs banister. I bought this huge package of fragrant (smells so good) pinecones at Kirklands.   Orginally,  I planned on putting Continue reading →

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