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Posts related to blogging including blog changes, guest posts I’ve made other other blogs, and blog hops and round tables I’ve participated in.

99 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Part 3 (Questions 21-30)

I’ve been under the weather for a few days, but I’m feeling more human again so I’ll be back with some regular posts soon. In the meantime, I decided to post Part 3 of 99 Questions You Should Ask Yourself, which I found posted by Katrin at Land of Candy Read more →

Science Fair: Making Tie-Dye Milk & Going 104 Ft Up in the Air

Heidelberg’s Army Child Youth & School Services held a science fair on April 20th at the middle school on Patrick Henry Village. Kids could go from booth to booth trying out different projects. Many of the booths were operated by staff from the PHV Child Development Center, including myself. While Read more →

Slow Cooker Turkey & Cranberry Sauce With a Twist

I’ve used my slow cooker a lot lately and decided to find a way to make turkey in it for Thanksgiving. I came across an interesting idea at Kiki & Company: crock pot turkey made with a BBQ-cranberry sauce. Did the thought of BBQ sauce and cranberry together make you Read more →

99 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Part 2 (Questions 2-20)

I’m back with Part 2 of 99 Questions You Should Ask Yourself, which I found posted by Katrin at Land of Candy Canes. She asked others to answer them as well, so I am. I’m breaking them up into the same parts she did and, also like her, I’ll be Read more →

Christmas Presents From My Husband (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

The Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop is coming to a close. The final prompt is “the best gift you ever received for Christmas”. After almost three decades worth of Christmases, it’s a little hard to pick one “best ever” gift, so I’ll go with telling you about my most recent couple Read more →

My Favorite Christmas Movie & Christmas Songs (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

Today for the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop, Toni wants to know “Which tunes get you into the Christmas mood?” or “…which movies give you warm Christmas fuzzies…?” Or both. I decided to talk about both, starting with my favorite Christmas movie first. Although I like some other movies, my favorite Read more →

My First Christmas in Florida (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

Today’s prompt for the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop hosted by Toni at One Chocolate Box is “a treasured Christmas memory,” so I thought I’d tell you about the first time my my parents and younger brothers came to visit me in Florida for Christmas, which was also my first Christmas Read more →

The Truth About Santa, a Poem & an Explanation (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

Today’s prompt for the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop hosted by Toni at One Chocolate Box is “the truth about Santa”. [SPOILER ALERT: If you’re a child, move along unless you’re the type of child who likes illusions shattered for them. In that case, lay on, Macduff.] I actually happen to Read more →

Peanut Butter Blossoms (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

Today Toni at One Chocolate Box wants to know about favorite Christmas treats.  One of mine is buckeyes, but I’ve already shown you how to make those, so today I thought I would tell you how to make another of my favorite peanut buttery Christmas treats: peanut butter blossoms. These Read more →

Categories Created and Coming Soon II

Awhile ago I told you about some categories I had added and planned to add. Since I just moved my blog, I thought it would be a good time for another post on what categories (listed in the topics menu on the sidebar) are new, what you can find there, and what I Read more →

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