Published December 22nd, 2014 by

Professional hostess, Elsa Maxwell, once gave a party for Cole Porter and used birds for the centerpiece. Then she gave every lady there a (live?) bird to take home! This…

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Published December 21st, 2014 by

Have your Christian attitudes and lifestyle failed you in the midst of crazy people, preparations and holiday parties?  Oh, no! You might be rigwelted! A sheep is said to be…

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Published December 20th, 2014 by

Did you ever hear this? The anaconda snake cannot cross a floor of wet teak boards.  I am thinking of getting teak floors installed in my house. Mind you, I…

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Published December 19th, 2014 by

Do you make your own cranberry sauce every year? It’s simple to follow the recipe on the package of fresh berries. Make lots because there are so many ways to…

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Published December 18th, 2014 by

Have you put on your Christmas five yet? Extra pounds need not be part of your Christmas gift to your self! I gleaned these hints from various magazine issues but…

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Published December 17th, 2014 by

Ever had the stomach flu or even worse, food poisoning? Ugh, awful!  Both prevail at this time of year but we can help ourselves to better health. Wash your hands.…

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Published December 15th, 2014 by

The grapes were fresh when I bought them but after a few days in my house, they looked a sorry lot. I decided to salvage what I could. A few…

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Published December 14th, 2014 by

We were invited to view as many as 300 nativities and angels and then enjoy a cup of tea/coffee with a Christmas treat. It was a bit of a drive,…

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Published December 13th, 2014 by

The little ones began their Christmas concert recitation this way. “Welcome to our special day of Christmas joy and cheer. We wish you peace and happiness throughout the coming year.…

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