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4th of July

All is right with the world.

My brothers are big men.  I don’t just mean in size, they have big laughs, big personalities and big hearts. They are mythic. Here they are, with my lovely sister-in-law, … Read More »

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Christmas

Leprechaun Doughnut Box Redux

Evidently there is a run on Leprechaun Doughnut Boxes. Over the holidays, a UK grocery chain (Sainsbury’s) asked if they could feature my Leprechaun Doughnut Boxes in their Holiday circular … Read More »

Happy New Year

I know I posted these wishes last year, but … I am once again on the way to the sun from a place covered in snow, I love mash-ups and … Read More »

Treats for the Elves

Perhaps the Elf on the Shelf won’t create so much mischief if he knows he’s going to get some donuts….

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Christmas in July

Treats for the Elves

Perhaps the Elf on the Shelf won’t create so much mischief if he knows he’s going to get some donuts….

Sparkling Snowflakes for your Windows

Even if snow isn’t in the forecast, you and the children in your life can make dozens of these sparkling snowflakes for your windows.

Christmas in July

Okay, Cheryl.  You asked for it.  I’ve had this bumping around my ever-muddled brain for a couple of weeks, and finally was able to put it all together. I might … Read More »

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Easter

Little Bunny Face….

Whenever my Dad gave my Mom a card, he would sign it with the sweetest little bunny face. Every card, every letter…for all of their married life, he would sign … Read More »

Just a little more Easter…

Good grief. I spilled water on my laptop. Evidently that’s a problem. So….this post is coming directly from my iPad. Not the optimal situation. Note to self: no water near … Read More »

a Good Friday

It was rainy on Good Friday, so the kids and I decided to make some Flower Pots for the Mommies and Daddies. (meaning, I asked the kids if they wanted … Read More »

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Halloween

Spooky Eyeballs

As I mentioned a couple of days ago, our grand-kids helped me make some spooky eyeballs for Halloween. Click here and you’ll see what we did last weekend. Eyeballs (I … Read More »

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day – 2012

Nothing makes us happier than having the family together on Memorial Day. We roll around in the grass (and swing in the trees)… … revel in nature … … make … Read More »

Memorial Day

I know you will forgive me for not writing over the Memorial Day weekend.  I guess I just haven’t quite figured out how to blog and live my life at … Read More »

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Mothers Day

Mom-a-Thon

Mother’s Day is a good time to honor your Moms. I spent the day reflecting on all of the best attributes of the women who influenced me.

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New Years

Happy New Year

I know I posted these wishes last year, but … I am once again on the way to the sun from a place covered in snow, I love mash-ups and … Read More »

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Spring

Overwintered

Spring is here (finally…maybe) and Mr. H. finally lugged our over-wintered geraniums out of storage. I wasn’t entirely sure they were going to make it. While our lovely neighbors over-wintered at … Read More »

Springtime for the Fairies

Wouldn’t you know it?  Here I am, going through my seed magazines, and I found out that our fairy friends already have their seeds!!   (Check out Fairies in “Behind the … Read More »

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St. Patrick's Day

Leprechaun Cupcake Trap

We were robbed. This very hammer was used to break in to our precious hoard of gold. How could this have happened?  Read on, my friend.  Read on. A couple … Read More »

Leprechaun Doughnut Box Redux

Evidently there is a run on Leprechaun Doughnut Boxes. Over the holidays, a UK grocery chain (Sainsbury’s) asked if they could feature my Leprechaun Doughnut Boxes in their Holiday circular … Read More »

How to Bait a Leprechaun Trap? – With tiny doughnuts!

This little Leprechaun is sure to entice even the fussiest Leprechaun!! Tiny little donuts will lure the mischievous elf to the trap.

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Summer

Christmas in July

Okay, Cheryl.  You asked for it.  I’ve had this bumping around my ever-muddled brain for a couple of weeks, and finally was able to put it all together. I might … Read More »

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Thanksgiving

Five Molded Rings

Crrrrranberries in the Snow (it is especially pleasing if you roll your R’s when you say it). This salad is such a pretty addition to your Holiday table (really, any … Read More »

Thanksgiving Turkey Pretzels

A quick and fun project for Thanksgiving. Use Pretzels and Malted Milk balls to make these cute turkeys.

Pilgrim Hat Cookies

With few ingredients, you can make a plateful of these Pilgrim Hat Cookies. All ages can be involve, and they look so pretty!!

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Valentines Day

Heart Bookmarks

Quick & easy, you just need envelopes (new or old), some pretty paper (or crayons) & some scissors. Maps, Pictures or Love Letters work too!

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Winter

Five Molded Rings

Crrrrranberries in the Snow (it is especially pleasing if you roll your R’s when you say it). This salad is such a pretty addition to your Holiday table (really, any … Read More »

How to make a Borax Snowflake

Making a Borax snowflake is truly an amazing activity. You just need to find some Borax. Seriously, you need to try this.

Tom and Jerry (not the cat and mouse)

This drink has been around since the 1800s, but it really became popular in the 1950s. Northern states still enjoy this yummy drink. My Recipe.

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