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There’s a hooker in the back yard

Which wouldn’t be the first time. But that’s another story. Today we’re talking about crochet. Don’t the yarn colors look great with my flowers? I’ve been wanting to make these crocheted, felted chair pads for my mudroom ever since the … Continue reading

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Sweater Storage

After some unfortunate issues with carpet beetles, I decided that I needed better protection for my hand-knit sweaters. (Fortunately, moths aren’t a huge problem here.) I finally settled on these Household Essentials Sweater Bags as my go-to sweater bags: I … Continue reading

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I can see clearly now

Earlier this spring, I tried a new method of washing my exterior windows. I have a 2-story house, and even some of the 1st floor windows require a ladder to clean. Some of the 2nd story windows are pretty much … Continue reading

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The Gauntlet

No, not gloves. A gauntlet of kitties. I was amused to see the following scene in my back yard yesterday. There’s a bird feeder barely visible in the lower left corner of the photo. The big pine tree in the … Continue reading

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I Got Balls

I needed to wash a down jacket that said it should be put in the dryer with a clean tennis ball. Having no tennis balls (clean or dirty) other than the ones hanging from the ceiling of my garage as … Continue reading

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Darn it, Cookie!

See what you made me do? Yes, after seeing Cookie’s, I had to have one. It’s now housing my most-used tea.

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We Are Not Amused

Since my mother is moving out of her house, we’ve had tons of stuff to pack and get rid of. Last week we had the Multiple Sclerosis Society come out to pick up a bunch of stuff. Of course, it … Continue reading

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Big Burt

How many of you remember this? I’ve been helping my mother sort out some of her things in preparation for her move. We’re finding some pretty interesting stuff. This is a jigsaw puzzle of Burt Reynolds from 1972, showing his … Continue reading

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An Oldie but a Goodie

For Norma. How many of you are younger than my mother’s microwave oven? If you were born after August 1976, raise your hand. That’s the manufacture date of this Norelco Rapid Range. Originally purchased for what was then a bargain … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

I wish I could post a photo of our beautiful mountains covered with snow, but since I don’t plan to leave the house today (for obvious reasons), this will have to do: My deck this morning My car Yep, that’s … Continue reading

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