Monthly Archives: November 2010

Monday’s Question

What is your favorite Christmas program (movie, cartoon, etc.) that you watch every year? When I was little, they used to show Babes in Toyland (Laurel and Hardy- 1934- a.k.a. March of the Wooden Soldiers) every year on Christmas day.  My sisters … Continue reading

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Holiday Dangers for Pets

The holidays are here!  And while this is a joyous time of year, we need to be aware that there can be added dangers for our pets this time of year.  Here is a list of some common things that … Continue reading

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Recipe for Strawberry Nut Salad

I got this recipe from my mother-in-law many years ago.  It is a jello salad that is easy to make and sure to please.  I make it every Thanksgiving as none of my family really likes cranberries.  It is also a … Continue reading

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Some Things Never Change

Tomorrow my family will be celebrating Thanksgiving at my oldest sister’s house.  Thanksgiving has always been a big celebration in our family.  I can’t remember a year when we didn’t all get together and celebrate with a big meal.  I … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Do you have any unusual Thanksgiving traditions?  Many years ago, when my mother was still living, she purchased a decorative wooden pilgrim couple at Ole Time Pottery (they are approx. 2 ft. tall).  She taped an index card on the … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Failure

I have been thinking back on my school days a lot lately.  Maybe that stems from having a son who is a senior in college who is taking some very difficult classes now and has some pretty difficult professors.  Or maybe … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving these Days

1.  IHOP’s Pumpkin Pancakes IHOP only has these for a short time during the fall and they are so delicious.  They serve them topped with whipped cream and they are plenty sweet to me without even syrup.  I love everything … Continue reading

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