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Archive for the ‘Holidays and Other Occasions’ Category

  • Take a Walk!

    Did you know that March 30th is Take a Walk in the Park Day? Sounds like a lovely idea, particularly if you live in an area where the flowers are beginning to bloom and the birds are chirping. Making the… Read More

  • Spring Forward Without Losing Sleep

    March 12, 2023 – Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins, and Americans SPRING FORWARD! Well, most of them will. Did you know that some states and American territories have opted out of DST? But, we are much more aligned today than we… Read More

  • Kindness Is Contagious!

    Despite February being the shortest month of the year, it’s filled with wonderful holidays. We celebrate Heart Healthy Month, Black History Month, Presidents’ Day, Groundhog Day, International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and of course, Valentine’s Day. There… Read More

  • Show Love With Your Heart

    Early in our marriage my husband gave me the best Valentine’s Day gift. It was sweet yet without the calories, thoughtful without it being too mushy, and wonderful without costing a lot. Hold on to your hearts and I’ll tell… Read More

  • Let’s Talk About Groundhog Day!

    Does the groundhog’s prediction make sense to you? Let me get this straight….if the sun is shining and the groundhog sees his shadow, we will have 6 more weeks of grey skies and cold winter weather? Seems to me, more… Read More

  • 2023 Could Be Your Lucky Year!

    I’m a little bit superstitious. OK, let’s be honest, I’m superstitious about anything that will bring me luck!  And like most of us, I’m wishing for good luck in 2023. So when it came time to deciding what to make… Read More

  • Easy Gifts For Joy

    I’m in full swing with holiday parties, shopping, wrapping, decorating, and planning, planning and more planning! It’s a good time to pause, take a breath and remind myself the many reasons why I love the holidays. It’s important to feel… Read More

  • Cranberry Creations!

    What ingredient makes you feel likes it’s winter? I posed this question to my good friend Cary, and she immediately had an answer. I was grappling with my own thoughts…Brussels sprouts, potatoes, tenderloin, nuts, ginger, or how about cinnamon? The… Read More

  • Leftovers Are The Best!

    Last week my friend, Mike, and I were talking about how much we love Thanksgiving, We exchanged stories about past holidays, our own personal traditions and of course our favorite recipes. He’s excited that he’ll be roasting not just one… Read More

  • Make Room for the Turkey!

    Thanksgiving is around the corner, and it’s time to make room for the turkey! I mean this literally and figuratively. As I make room in my refrigerator for the turkey and all the fixings, I also have to make the… Read More