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Growing Up & Sipping Latte

This morning, my almost 17-year-old woke up, made herself breakfast and began working on her school before I even tumbled out of bed. I came downstairs and she was already dressed and ready for the day. How did this happen so fast? I hear her saying she has to get ready to leave for work… … Continue reading

Chocolate & Chuckles

This spring, we hosted Comedienne/Soloist Sue Duffield for our Chocolate & Chuckles event.  What a deliciously fun evening!  Thank you, Sue! At each place setting was dark chocolate biscotti with candied orange and cranberry.  In the center of each table was an array of desserts ranging from white chocolate covered pretzels, pecan butter crunch toffee to … Continue reading

DIY~ Pedestal Platter

For our Chocolate and Chuckles event, we needed more cake pedestals than we owned so we made some of our own.  Here’s how we did it! 3 individual serving size ice cream dishes. ~  any kind of solid object will work just make sure they are all the same height.  Use a minimum of 3 for … Continue reading

Eeewww…boy germs!!!

Remember those days of early teen years when the thought of holding hands sent panic through the nervous system. Well, this scenario played out last Sunday evening. {I use this story with permission from daughter involved 🙂 hee hee} Through a series of events, my daughter ended up sitting in the same row as another … Continue reading

Tripping Over Typeset

As I was thinking about beginning this blog, my thoughts wandered to ‘Why do I want to do this?’ I remember as a little girl sitting at my small metal folding table with a red and yellow flowered top, writing short stories and taping them to my mother’s dining room wall.  I was play-writing, or writing for … Continue reading