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A Whine Tour through France

A Whine Tour through France

I read a *lot*, averaging more than one book a week, and close to half of what I read is non-fiction mostly spread across history, biography, autobiography, and memoirs. I actually prefer autobiographies and memoirs because it tends to brin ...
So Easy You Can Do It Twice

So Easy You Can Do It Twice

I don’t proclaim to be the best cook in the world, but I don’t believe I’m the worst, either. I can make some really wonderful meals if I plan for it. Cooking is something I enjoy and if I thought I had a good knack for it ...
Killer Threads…literally

Killer Threads…literally

One of my favorite things to do when visiting Chicago is making a stop at the Museum of Science and Industry. Most recently when I was there they had a new display of technology, with the creators of each item and how they came up with the ...
Girls Can Talk Football Too

Girls Can Talk Football Too

Back in the early 90’s, DH and I collaborated with my oldest brother and started a fantasy football league for our friends. It was back when common folks like us accessed the internet via CompuServe, AOL and Prodigy. We even utilized ...
When Flaky isn’t a Good Thing

When Flaky isn’t a Good Thing

I have to say that I’ve been fortunate when it comes to the health of my kids. Once we got past what seemed like never-ending examinations and tests when Miss M was a baby, it’s pretty much been smooth sailing. They’re bea ...

Expedite the Honey-Do Project

Some of my earliest memories involve my dad wearing a tool belt. A carpenter by trade, a contractor by profession, it has always been his life. When we were kids, he had a shop in the basement with a work bench, vise and wall full of hand t ...
What Happens in Vegas Can Be Viewed Online

What Happens in Vegas Can Be Viewed Online

We just returned home from an extended weekend in Vegas. It was a nice little getaway with hubby as a surprise Christmas gift. The only thing that I’m kicking myself for is not scheduling it a few days later. It wasn’t really an ...
Kids are so Perceptive

Kids are so Perceptive

I’m not sure I’ll ever figure it out. Kids, I mean, and their contradicting abilities. They’re able to memorize lyrics to songs and the best way to go through a particular video game to maximize points. Yet you ask them if ...
Only Thing Better than a Good Movie

Only Thing Better than a Good Movie

Ever since the kids got old enough to sit through full-length motion pictures, we’ve been in heaven. If it’s a G-rated movie, chances are that we’ve been to see it… except for the occasional one that gets put on time ...
Thanksgiving Can Be Affordable

Thanksgiving Can Be Affordable

Lately I haven’t been as good about clipping coupons as I could be. It isn’t that I don’t like doing it, I just haven’t put forth the effort. In reality, with the economy what it is, I should be focusing even more th ...