Etiquette

The Death of the Handwritten Note

It saddens me to learn that children are no longer learning to write cursive in schools. Can you imagine the art of the handwritten letter going by the wayside entirely?  I love a good hand written letter and have had a pen pal for a few years now, although I will admit social media makes […]

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Decor | Entertaining

Stress Free Holiday Tips

The holiday season is ridiculously busy, with baking, decorating, shopping and the usual everyday activities. Staying stress free can be very difficult, but with a few easy strategies the holidays can be less hectic.   From late November to the last week of January our to do lists and calendars fill up faster than most […]

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And the Winner is…..

My apologies. I have procrastinated on the TLC give away, hoping that others would enter.  With only three entries everyone had a very good chance of winning.  I used a random number generator to  chosen  a winner. Congratulations to Nikki on the win!  Nikki- please email me your address so I can drop the cookbook […]

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Friday Finds

Friday Finds: Gifts for men

It’s hard to believe Christmas is just three weeks away, leaving very little time to shop for those hard to buy for men in our lives.  I stumbled across a few unique gifts while hunting for some surprises for my guy who has everything.  What I found was pretty cool….     A wood eyeglass […]

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Decor

Trimming the Tree with Memories

Nothing signifies the holiday season more than the Christmas tree.  Whether you put up a live tree or opt for the pre-lit artificial tree, decorating the tree can be fabulous stroll down memory lane or a bit of a chore. In our home, it is a mixture of both.  Stringing the lights is a task […]

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