Category Archive: Random Thoughts

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A little perspective from the garden

For anyone exposed to media of any kind this week there is no denying things have been overwhelmingly morose. Besides the happenings in World News, personally things have been a little bothersome too. Add in the lovely menopausal hormone fluctuations and I was headed for a meltdown of epic proportions. And then I went outside. At first, I …

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2015 Ornament Exchange Link Party

Here it is after two awesome weeks of sharing: the Final Round Up of all the amazing ornaments exchanged this year in the 2015 Ornament Exchange. We’ve added all of the ornaments in the exchange to the Link Up below and we encourage you to share yours too. Welcome to the first 2015 Holiday Ornament …

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Cash for Christmas Giveaway

Are you getting geared up for the shopping season? Do you need extra cash for Christmas?? Don’t we all! We are so excited to be giving away $225 in cash prizes for you to use starting Thanksgiving weekend. Here are the prizes: 1 – $100 Amazon Gift Card 1 – $75 Target Gift Card 1 …

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10 Fun Grown-Up Halloween Party Ideas

A traditional generic Halloween costume party can still be fun for teens and adults as it was when you were little. But if you want to amp up the fun why not try one of these fun Halloween party ideas. How about a Helliday theme party? If you are wondering what “helliday” is, think about having guest arrive …

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Hosting a Labor Day Party on a Budget

As summertime nears an end, many people think about having one last “hurrah” before heading into the fall months. For some that means giving a Labor Day party. The following ideas will provide a starting place to hosting a terrific party, without spending a fortune. Set a budget. Determining how much money you have to …

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Becoming Mrs. Gray

Audrey Humaciu 2015

Gulp! Yes, I am committed to this. As of two months ago, I stopped coloring my hair. Bring on the gray!     I know some of you think I should be committed for even considering it. But, c’mon, gray hair is IN now. Even one of those famous for being famous people is doing it. One …

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What Do You Know About the Air Temple?

8 hidden chests 8 Momo objects 5 set items 10 quests 6 areas That’s what you know about the Air Temple. -a guest post by my 6 year old about the game Avatar: The Last Airbender And know we are off to play a little. Have an awesome Sunday! Related Post What I learned today …

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5 Little Things I Want to Thank a Veteran for.

Thank you Veterans and Active Duty Military for the day off tomorrow.   Did that sound trite, irreverent and even condescending? I meant it to. And I didn’t. Let me explain.   A few weeks ago a former co-worker, whom I worked with in between his stints of active duty in the US Army Reserves, posted …

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Tis the season

If you are an American, you might have heard there is an election coming up in a few weeks. Or is your mailbox not overflowing on a daily basis and the phone ringing off the hook to remind you. And let’s not even get into the television commercials. Ugh! But, honestly, I see all of …

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A good home for kids pants

I was trying to get through perusing my link ups this morning when the phone rang. “Hi, Mrs. H. This is the school nurse.” (my heart stopped beating). “Can you bring J a change of clothes? He had an accident.” (deep exhale!) She’s been down this road a time or twelve and said those in …

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One hint you live in Southern California

…your FB feed is filled with pictures and stories after a 30 minute thunder storm that only produced .15″. Either that or you know a lot of people living here. In our defense we are in the midst of a serious drought and summer rain is an oddity for most of the region. Especially accompanied …

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5 Jobs Everyone Should Have to Try

Respect for our fellow man is something that I have been thinking about lately. I make a conscious effort to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes when I get annoyed. I get plenty of practice. Well, I said it was something I have to make a conscious effort to do. Someday maybe it will …

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