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Cast of Characters

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

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 »

Happy Birthday, Mom … so what was in “The Purse”?

This is my Mom. Looking perfectly darling in her perfectly darling straw hat….and clutching her bottomless, mysterious, secretive straw purse…. “The Purse” Nearly five years ago, as we prepared to … Read More »

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Grand-kids

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

Smell This (a story without words)

How to make a hotel flower

If you should just happen to be in a poorly lit hotel with glitter, glue and crepe paper and you find that you need a beautiful flower as a decoration … Read More »

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Me!

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

North by Northwest (ish)

A trip to Alaska made suspenseful with Hitchcockian accents.

Grandma Smells….

Sometimes smell can evoke memories that are deeper than pictures….

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Mr. H

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

North by Northwest (ish)

A trip to Alaska made suspenseful with Hitchcockian accents.

Signs of Spring

It’s 38 degrees today. It’s 13 days into the month of April, and it’s 38 degrees today. I would look for daffodils or garlic scapes, but…it’s 13 days into the … Read More »

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My Mom and Dad

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 »

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My Other Wonderful Family

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

Happy Birthday, Mom … so what was in “The Purse”?

This is my Mom. Looking perfectly darling in her perfectly darling straw hat….and clutching her bottomless, mysterious, secretive straw purse…. “The Purse” Nearly five years ago, as we prepared to … Read More »

Hoosier Daddy

It will take some more time to go through all the (hundreds) pictures for Spa Day at Girl’s Camp, so I’m going to take a little shortcut. Through Indiana. For … Read More »

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Our Kids

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

Smell This (a story without words)

Easter 2

It was a busy Easter this year …. for everyone in our house. Over the last few weeks, Mr. H and I heard pounding and sawing behind our Fairy Door. … Read More »

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I'm just saying...

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

Peace, Love and Understanding – One Blog at a Time

The world may seem to be in turmoil, but let’s not forget that the world is made up of people. People who visit silly little blogs. Peace.

Happy Birthday, Mom … so what was in “The Purse”?

This is my Mom. Looking perfectly darling in her perfectly darling straw hat….and clutching her bottomless, mysterious, secretive straw purse…. “The Purse” Nearly five years ago, as we prepared to … Read More »

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Don't Judge Me...

Happy Birthday, Mom … so what was in “The Purse”?

This is my Mom. Looking perfectly darling in her perfectly darling straw hat….and clutching her bottomless, mysterious, secretive straw purse…. “The Purse” Nearly five years ago, as we prepared to … Read More »

Camp Grandmama and Grampy Campy – Camp #1 – Day #1

Day one of Camp was un-themed. Because we were in transition mode no theme came to mind. I was a gal in search of a theme We started the day … Read More »

Countdown to Camp #1 – Seven Days and Counting

I needed 180 newspaper logs for Camp . My hands are now full of newsprint, but I learned about Guzzles, Prince Valiant and Chocolate Egg Cream.

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Memories and Traditions

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

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 »

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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New Traditions

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … 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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Old Memories

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

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 »

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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My Life as a Musical

Happy Birthday, Mom … so what was in “The Purse”?

This is my Mom. Looking perfectly darling in her perfectly darling straw hat….and clutching her bottomless, mysterious, secretive straw purse…. “The Purse” Nearly five years ago, as we prepared to … Read More »

Twelve Drums of Yummies

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me … Twelve Drums of Yummies

Eleven Types of Piping

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…eleven types of piping…

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Organizing

My Extraordinary Storybook Life

It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move closer to our family and friends in … Read More »

Countdown to Camp #1 – Eight Days and Counting

Grampy and I are getting ready for the first of three camps for this year . We have to be organized as we are “taking it on the road” this year!

Oh, Sheet

If you have a lot of sheets for a lot of beds for a lot of family and friends, you need a Sheet Fairy.

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Things I love

CD Spider Babies

You don’t even need to know how to macrame to have tons of spider plants in your house!

Farm Town for the Fairies

Fairy Gardens are fun, but nothing beats the thrill of a Fairy Farm. Tips and tricks for creating your own fairy farm town.

Fairy Windchimes

We had a bit of a windstorm the other day, but the Fairies living in the Fairy Cottage were completely unaware. I think they need a wind-chime. Of course, this … Read More »

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My "so called" Gardens

CD Spider Babies

You don’t even need to know how to macrame to have tons of spider plants in your house!

Farm Town for the Fairies

Fairy Gardens are fun, but nothing beats the thrill of a Fairy Farm. Tips and tricks for creating your own fairy farm town.

Fairy Windchimes

We had a bit of a windstorm the other day, but the Fairies living in the Fairy Cottage were completely unaware. I think they need a wind-chime. Of course, this … Read More »

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Things you can't have too many of...

Little Pitchers….

“I want to do it myself”… Well, we decided that the kids could handle pouring their milk on their cereal all by themselves.  (check out the blog for the other … Read More »

Swanky Swigs

When we visited our  Grandma W., we always drank out of aluminum glasses (not really “glass”es, if they aren’t glass are they?)  Well, I guess they were tumblers (you can still get them..just … Read More »

A drawerful of …. cupcakes?

It’s raining today….wait…let me say that again….it’s raining today!   And, I just heard some rolling, booming thunder!!   It’s dreary, soggy, dark ….. and I JUST LOVE IT!!   … Read More »

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