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Summer breakfast

I will add “eat more fresh berries” to my Summer Manifesto. They are lovely, and not only in taste but in how they look and make me feel inside. It’s easy to forget that it is right now that I need to buy them, bring them home and enjoy them. It’s the same with the […]

Thankful thought no 2

Another thankful thought after the first one: I’m thankful that my grandmother is still a part of my life! She is 92 years old and was very ill last year. I went with her in the ambulance to the hospital when she broke her hip at home, and it was a stressful time. Now she […]

Thankful thought

It’s been the iciest winter I’ve ever experienced. I don’t mind the snow, the cold, not even the darkness so much – but when the streets are covered in ice it is really difficult to walk anywhere, especially for old folks. Some days it feels risky just to step outside. Plus, I miss my bike […]

A Cat is great Shabby Chic Decoration

Only cat lovers know the luxury of fur-coated, musical hot water bottles that never go cold. Susanne Millen I have the privilege to share bed with this one beautiful cat lady. As a crafty blogger I feel it is my duty to share her with you all, hoping you know the joys of having an […]

Reflect upon your blessings

Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has plenty, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. Charles Dickens (this goes for gals too) Visit from the cutest and most stubborn cousin ever. Valentine lovely from dad to mom. Because everything in the window is so darn pretty. And having a […]

I’m grateful for Christmas

Life is finite, we are transient beings. Don’t be afraid to engage your world or your surroundings. If you don’t try and get the most out of this experience, it’s a big mistake, a real waste. You’re squandering an incredible opportunity. Steve McCurry The server where I keep my blog has been down for a […]