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The Minors

The major holidays are all wrapped up. On to the minor ones--Valentine's and St. Patrick's before another major one graces us all. I like the minors. They're no where near as much work! But, we still get to celebrate with good food and drink. Thinking ahead to St....

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The Christmas Meals

I love Italian. My son loves Mexican. I don't like to mix the two so we're going to try something different this year. We'll do Mexican for Christmas Eve and Italian on Christmas Day. To say I'm salivating with excitement would be quite the understatement! But I need...

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All I Want For Christmas

Are you helping Santa this year? Have you made your list and checked it twice? I have and the Christmas shopping will begin soon. Our family has grown this past year. Because I try to be an organized human being I live by my list. So, what do I want for...

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Hanging Up the Stockings

When do you start decorating for Christmas? I start the day after Thanksgiving. I'm extra excited this year as my son's girlfriend's family will be joining us. I've already made my Christmas gift shopping list which includes stocking stuffers. That got me thinking...

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BOGO

At two weeks out from Thanksgiving and six weeks from Christmas it's time to SHOP! To get you started I'm offering a BOGO offer on two of our books. Buy one copy of Demon Child to Child of God get one copy of E-mails to God--FREE! The best gift I received last...

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If…Then

My favorite class in college was Logic. It fascinated me! It was a whole new way of thinking. I was raised to twist, turn, add to, and take away from facts to make them fit my scewed way of thinking. You see I was born into and raised in a cult. Upon escaping said...

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Scary Wisdom

Some view the owl as wise others see the bird as scary especially during the fall months. However you view this beautiful creature I have a deal for you. I've place our Lighted Owl ornament on sale for just $7.99. Use it to light a dark hallway or just a reminder of...

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Fuzzy Warm Greetings

The mornings are getting chilly and the leaves are falling. The yard is sporting bales of straw, pumpkins, mums, and scarecrows. Harvest and canning have begun. Menu planning for Thanksgiving is taking shape in my mind. A little boy wishing you "Thanksgiving...

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Contemplating Despite the Weather

She's dressed a bit warm for ninety degree heat as she contemplates the coming of Thanksgiving. You see last week it felt like Fall. Today, the dog days of summer. But she's gained a bit of wisdom in her few short years. She knows that despite the weather Fall and...

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People Helping People

I've come to the conclusion that we are all here to help each other. It's what our featured item portrays. A little girl helping her buddy push a giant pumpkin, bigger than the two of them combined, on a cart. Why are they working so hard you ask--to wish us a good...

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A Taste of Fall

One of the first things I saw this morning was our Pumpkin Patch sign. I immediately got a taste for pumpkin bread. Every fall we visit farmer's markets and purchase a lot of pumpkins. We select a bunch of little ones for decorating, a large one for a jack-o-lantern,...

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Things That Go Together

As Fall approaches I find myself thinking of things which go together. Naturally, I think of food and beverages. Pork and apples immediately come to mind as well as warm apple cider and cinnamon schnapps. A few years ago I had the pleasure of taking a youngin' out for...

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It’s Almost Here!

We went to our favorite confectionary yesterday and I tried pumpkin fudge for the first time. We were so impressed we brought a big chunk of it home. So incredibly good! To my Canal Fulton, Ohio friends--Deliciously Different is the place to be. Fall is my favorite...

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E-mails

As a small business owner I scroll through what seems like a qazillion e-mails a day. Larger businesses would hire someone to be their social media expert. That individual would assume what feels like a daunting task. I enjoy the e-mails which serve a purpose be it to...

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The Watchful Owl

Been thinking about owls lately. As one of our house cats is trying to explore the outside I worry about him running off and being out at night. I don't want him to become dinner for the neighborhood owl! I like owls. The smaller the cuter. But--they're predators. Our...

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Fresh Eggs

We've been enjoying fresh eggs from our neighbor's chickens. The ladies have even created their own little nest under a tomato plant on our patio. When they're able to visit they gift us with a couple eggs. They lay a variety of colors--brown, blue, and green. The...

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