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I'm so excited about adding three new inventory items. I'll be telling you about them in today's blog and the next two blogs. I love animals. We have cats and dogs. My next door neighbor has a flock of nine chickens which roam the neighborhood. They visit us nearly...

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My Passion is on Sale

My deepest passion is writing. My book Demon Child to Child of God is on sale for a few more days for $9.99. Regularly priced at $12.99. It's my story of being born and raised in a cult. It's a story of ashes turned to beauty. It's a story you won't soon forget! Until...

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A Friendly Reminder

Today, I'm putting our Waiting For Santa sign on sale for $9.79. Regularly $10.79. It's a friendly reminder that we all need to remain on good behavior because Santa is watching and we are waiting for his return. Stay good my friends. Stay good! Until next week,...

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New Year–New Work

The work of the holidays is done and over. Santa is back at the North Pole getting ready for his round the globe trek next Christmas Eve. Not only is working to create new toys he's also working on himself. He has a lot of calories to burn off from this past...

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BOGO Mittens

As a massive snowstorm looms on the horizon it's taken my thoughts to bundling up and staying warm. What's more cozy than mittens? Our mittens aren't actually mittens. They're more like ornaments. But, they're adorable. They come in red, black, and tan. I'm placing...

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No Lump of Coal Here

Every year I fill my family's stockings with a dollar coin, an orange, a chocolate marshmallow Santa, and a candy cane. The one thing they don't get is a lump of coal. It doesn't matter if they've annoyed me all year long. It's only sweets for my sweets. It doesn't...

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Shopping The Craft Shows

I'm pretty excited right now. We'll be at the craft show at Trinity Church in Canal Fulton, Ohio this Saturday from 9 - 3. We'll have books, homemade breads and butters, and fall and Christmas items from this gift shop. We can't wait! Rather than working in the office...

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Giant Pumpkins

My dad has had a dream for many years of growing an award winning two thousand pound pumpkin. As a kid he entered me and items from our garden in contests. I won several due to the large size of our sunflowers! Now, he wants a gianormous pumpkin. I haven't been his...

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Off To The Races

Every year from August into October I remember my pregnancy with my son. I was in my third trimester. It was a time of waiting. I had gone through my nesting stage and I had the house in order. I was waiting for his arrival. While I waited I began to dabble in horse...

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Warm, Cozy, Yummy Thoughts

Today we'll have a high temperature of eighty degrees. Tomorrow, we'll have a day time high of low fifties. Today, I'm working in summer jammies. Tomorrow, I'll be working in winter jams. I'm thinking about warm, comforting food. I bought a large pumpkin which we're...

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It’s Officially Holiday Season

I spend at least half an hour per day loving on babies. Baby animals, baby humans, babies playing with babies, babies just being babies. It's no wonder today's sale item depicts a baby. I've got holidays on my mind. They'll be on my mind until the end of the year. All...

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The Ultimate Fall Experience

For the last two weeks we've been on a Fall adventure. Today, we culminate the glory of Fall with a hayride. My idea of a Fall adventure is a drive into the country. We take in the beauty of the Fall colors eventually winding up at a corn maze. Once we've found our...

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It’s Cider Time

The official start of fall is this Saturday. Where will you be and what will you be doing? As I wrote last week fall is my favorite time of year. The beauty of it is beyond compare! I make a menu at the beginning of each month for the entire month and then do one huge...

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The Pumpkin Patch

Hey guys, We've entered my favorite time of year--Fall! I love it when the air starts getting crisp and the trees change into a beautiful display of God's handiwork. I look forward to purchasing pumpkins and mums to set outside around the house. The beauty of Fall...

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Wine Improves With Age

What wine did you first start drinking? Have your tastes changed or are you still drinking your starter wine? I started on Lambrusco. It was sweet but my palate was used to and liked sweet things. I, eventually, advanced to White Zinfandel and then to Chardonnay and...

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Questions and Answers

Have you ever played a trivia game and had the answer right on the tip of your tongue? It's right there but refuses to come all the way forward--until two in the morning! Then it won't leave. Gotta love those nights! Well, I have the answer but you have to figure out...

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Are You In The Zone?

All this month we're celebrating one of my favorite things--wine! My birthday is coming up. For the last few years my husband has made me a cheese, meat, and cracker platter and served it with a bottle of Temprenello wine. Temprenello loves cheese. I don't think...

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