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It has happened again: something I saw on Pinterest has sparked a childhood memory. This time, it was a lunch tray. A school lunch tray.Ah, the memories of elementary school lunch time! We ate in the school gym, on tables that (very cool-ly) pulled down out of the wall, with seats attached! Two lunch ladies […]

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Post may contain affiliate links. One year ago. Remember? Prince George was born July 22, 2013, putting an end to the “great Kate wait.” It’s hard to remember now, but we were all feverishly waiting for the royal baby’s arrival, which was rumored to be July 11. The days dragged on, and on and on. […]

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This cute little fellow is currently sitting at our county fair, admiring a Lego creation. My 7th grade daughter made him as her 4-H sewing project, using McCall’s pattern M6484. The pattern was fairly easy for her to create, with a little help from mom (of course). Our county requires a 7th grade sewing project […]

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Did you make scrapbooks as a child? I did. Some of my childhood scrapbooks include pages where I cut out ads of movies I went to see. I also cut out the write-ups of weddings I went to. Some were quite long, with photos of the couple (or often, just of the bride), and descriptions […]

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Sad news last week: Yahoo Voices is closing. You may never have heard of Yahoo Voices. It began about nine years ago, and was named Associated Content at the time before being bought a few years back by Yahoo. Even before Associated Content, I wrote for a site (now defunct) called Themestream. This was probably […]

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Coming soon: one of my favorite holidays of the year. No, Christmas is months away. Easter is behind us. What could this day be? Why, it’s Chick-fil-A’s Cow Appreciation Day. This day is held once each year at all Chick-fil-A restaurants. This year, it’s July 11. To participate, just go to your favorite Chick-fil-A, dressed […]

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Music. It’s always been part of my life, from my youngest years when my mom sat at the piano and sang songs with me: Somebody’s eating all the crumbs. Somebody’s eating all the crumbs! Oh blackbird, don’t be so greedy, somebody’s eating all the crumbs …. Then there was story time at the library with […]

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The June 21 wedding of “19 Kids and Counting”‘s Jill Duggar to WalMart tax accountant Derick Dillard has drawn huge attention. Yet while bits of information have come out, most details have not. Curious fans want to know: what do we know about the Jill Duggar & Derick Dillard wedding? When will the wedding be […]

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Disney World: we always hear that it’s the happiest place on earth, and having visited there about six years ago, I can attest that there really is something to the whole idea of Disney magic. One of the things I loved about Disney World was the rides. I’m not a thrill ride junkie, but at […]

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A Wilder Rose review contains affiliate links; thanks to author Susan Albert for a review copy. All opinions my own. Ah, Little House of the Prairie! Yeah, the TV show, although really I’m talking about the books. They were some of my childhood favorites, and then when I studied to be a teacher in college, […]

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