Author Archives: Mama

A Visit to Ferguson, MO

The Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend, some friends and I decided to visit Ferguson, Missouri, which, unless you have been living in a cave recently, has seen more than its share of attention, mostly negative, since the Michael Brown shooting last … Continue reading

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Readin’ – Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

The historic district in our town recently held their first holiday open house, and my sister, niece, and I went to visit our favorite antique stores. I was in the market to find a side table for my daughter’s bedroom … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Thanksgiving Recipes and the Almost Empty Nest

As our nest gets emptier, our holidays continue to evolve. For the past several years, our daughter who lives in California has come to visit on Thanksgiving and our daughter and son-in-law who live in Arizona come at Christmas. Our … Continue reading

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DIY – Curtain From A Linen Tablecloth & Bathroom Remodel

My sister moved back to our home town about a year ago after her husband passed away from battling cancer for 2 years. She bought a new, old home about three blocks away from us. Now we not only get to … Continue reading

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DIY – New Seat Cushions for Old Patio Chairs

I finished a few DIY projects this past summer for my sister who moved back to our home town about a year ago and bought a new, old home three blocks from me. One of the first projects I worked on … Continue reading

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DIY – New Lampshade Covers

I’ve been working on several DIY projects this summer. They have been for my sister who moved three blocks from me late last year. We both now live in the historic district of a small city, and we love it! … Continue reading

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The Final Stretch

We have five kids. Three are grown and flown. Our babies, our twins, are getting ready to enter their last year of college. Our twins on their birth day. I was smiling in this picture, but inside I was terrified. … Continue reading

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