Category Archives: Comfort

Two Ingredients and a Big Step

A simple recipe, one with only two ingredients, served a dual purpose for me last night. It was my menu, and my own personal challenge. Yesterday marked 7 years since my mom passed.  I felt it, I do every year.  … Continue reading

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From the View of a Child

I should start by saying this post is far overdue.  Months actually. Last year I was contacted by members of the National Cancer Society in my home state.  A woman had worked with my mother, remembered me, and asked if … Continue reading

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What Exactly Is Going On Here?!?

Most of my life I’ve longed to be a crafy person.  I’m just not.  I can follow instructions just fine, but left to my own devices….my mind is blank and cavernous. I wish I could troll through stores like Hobby … Continue reading

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Keep Holding On..

Over the past weeks and months, Mother Nature has held a fairly firm grip on the headlines.  While we’ve all heard it’s a woman’s prerogative to change her mind, in 2011 she’s been a downright hormonal, fit throwing shrew.   … Continue reading

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Naughty, Nice, & “Oh Not Again!”

We’re smack dab in the middle of the Holiday Season. While tinsel, lights and ornaments have draped our houses and businesses, Christmas music is billowing from store speakers and radio stations. Christmas/Holiday music is a polarizing thing.  Some love, some … Continue reading

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Eat Pray Love…and Balance

Tomorrow night my book club will meet to discuss Eat Pray Love.   I’m looking forward to hearing the views on it (and further details for those who have already shared thoughts.)  I liked the book, but I’ll admit I … Continue reading

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Find Your LBD Equivalent

      Cooking can take a lot of time and energy.  You’ve got to prepare, make (and check) your grocery list and pantry (I’ve been victim too often of  thinking I had something, and didn’t–or buying something I already had at … Continue reading

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Food for Thought-A Tribute to LRTweetup

For me, LRTweetup has provided me with the ability  to begin to live a life I knew I wanted, but didn’t have or actively seek before. Not long ago I worked, I slept, I had weekends. Not much else…I wasn’t busy, and … Continue reading

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Chicken NOODLES (For the Soul)

I’ve started to realize many of my posts make me think about loved ones. This entire process is teaching me more about myself than I expected. Before starting this, I never would have imagined I would have thought about my … Continue reading

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MY Version of the BBC (Butter, Bacon, & Cheese)

I’ll start with an explanation.I’m not a proponent of gluttony, however, I am a huge fan of indulging in moderation. People can get pretty particular about food.Everyone has their habits. Things they’ll eat, things they won’t…The most basic are those … Continue reading

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