Thank you, Ronald Reagan

I am neither a history buff nor a political pundit; however, I must give kudos to the United States president who designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. President Ronald Reagan called for all people of the United States to observe these two events with “appropriate ceremonies and…

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A White Christmas?

This Friday, I am off to Michigan to spend Christmas with my parents. Growing up in Michigan, I feel that Christmas should look a certain way. It should involve snow—lots and lots of snow. Christmas in North Carolina, where I currently live, generally looks very brown and gray over the holidays. However, I’m clearly not…

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Are You Decorating?

Yesterday, I managed to get my Thanksgiving Day decorations all clustered onto my dining room table in preparation for storing them. That’s as far as I’ve gotten in regards to Christmas decorating. I have some very impressive friends on Facebook who have their entire houses decorated already. I feel like such a slacker! If, like…

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Picnic Pests!

Chances are, if you had a picnic or a cookout for this past holiday weekend, you ended up experiencing some ants or other buggy guests. (They all seem to gang up on me whenever I’m outside. Bugs think I’m delicious.) To commemorate our uninvited picnic pests, I’ve made this sassy ant headband! I keep picturing…

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Magical Muffin Tins

At some point in time in my personal Facebook history, I “liked” the Better Homes and Gardens page. So I’m occasionally taunted by ads that show gorgeous before-and-after photos of summer lake homes as well as delectable-looking recipes that contain a mouthwatering amount of cheese. (Oh cheese, how you tempt me…) Anyhoodle, this ad for…

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