Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wintertime

It is so soothing to burn candles indoors while it’s a winter wonderland outside.

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Saturday Upsides: Being out of quarters saves me money

Welcome to another week of Saturday Upsides!  Don’t forget to check out this page for Saturday upsides from previous weeks.  Please join me this and every weekend to share a positive story from your life!  It’s great to take a break from … Continue reading

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Tuna Patties

I grew up eating tuna patties occasionally, affectionately referred to by my parents as “tuna cookies.” I have made tuna patties a few times since getting married, but I recently started making them more often because I love tuna and … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Houses

Yes, I’m still around.  I guess I just took this “Christmas break” thing a little too seriously!  I’ve been spending time with my family, working, reading, watching old favorite movies, and trying to get in shape while my husband is … Continue reading

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Saturday Upsides: One man’s junk is another man’s treasure

Welcome to another week of Saturday Upsides!  Don’t forget to check out this page for Saturday upsides from previous weeks.  Please join me this and every weekend to share a positive story from your life!  And here’s a shout-out to … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Balls

This recipe is really easy… like, so easy that it will only take you about 15 minutes from start to finish.  Plus, it’s just in time to take to those holiday parties when you don’t feel like actually baking anything. … Continue reading

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Saturday Upsides: The Big Catch-Up

This is going to be a different Saturday Upside post.  I have not posted since last week, and I have several things to share.  I will not be doing my traditional Saturday Upside post, but I will put links at … Continue reading

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Cookbook Giveaway Winner

Congratulations, Tina! Thank you, everyone who entered the cookbook giveaway.  I’ll try to do another giveaway soon! :) What types of things would you like to see in a giveaway?  Another cookbook?  Food?  Kitchen Utensils?

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Saturday Upsides: The Decaf Coffee Story

Welcome to another week of Saturday Upsides!  Don’t forget to check out this page for Saturday upsides from previous weeks.  Please join me this and every weekend to share a positive story from your life! ** I learned something this … Continue reading

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Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

There’s something perfect about hot chocolate this time of the year!!  I have always loved keeping homemade hot chocolate mix on hand, because it’s really easy to make when I have a chocolate craving! ;) Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix 2 … Continue reading

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