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Yesterday I was busy running around town getting the last items needed for the upcoming Thanksgiving feast. Of course, this pumpkin pie is not one that I have made, but boy it is pretty.  (sorry I digress...) I was buzzing down the frozen section when a dorky guy in shorts, sweatshirt, black shoe...
If you have lavender that you harvested earlier in the year and want to turn it into something fun to give for Christmas gifts, you may like this idea. I always try to make some handmade gifts to give to friends. This is an easy one that doesn't take much time. Start by cutting up blocks of soap ...
There are only two weeks left to get your entries in for the 4th annual Pay It Forward Challenge. Are you ready to inspire us all by sharing your good deeds? We could all use some inspiration these days with all of the turmoil going on around us.  If you are involved in something that gives back ...
As we whiz through the remainder of 2017, this is a good time to order your 1099 forms from the IRS if you have Realtors working under you or anyone qualifying for a 1099 form for wages earned in 2017 which were not taxed. The IRS offers an option where you can order forms directly from them and ...
When you have two golden retrievers and espresso colored tile floors, brushing is an ongoing chore.  Fur literally goes flying in my house if I don't keep up with the continuous brushing and vacuuming. This time of year, dogs are shedding their summer coats and getting in their thick winter parka...
This time of year, you will usually find me down in my craft room in the basement working away on handmade Christmas/Birthday gifts. Sure I could run to the store and buy all of my gifts, but I try to make as many things as possible because it is kind of a tradition in our house. My daughter and ...
I woke this morning to the sound of leaf blowers in front of my house.  The landscape company who takes care of our front yards and common areas had dueling leaf blowers cleaning up the crazy amount of fallen leaves in the neighborhood. These guys know what they are doing. I think it is somewhat ...
Are you ready to start some holiday shopping? The Denver Botanic Gardens is hosting their Winter Gift Market this Thursday, Nov 9th through Sunday, Nov 11th.  The event will take place on Thursday from 4 pm - 8 pm and Friday and Saturday  from 9 am - 6 pm.Admission is FREE. Head out to see beauti...
Something that gives me a great feeling of inner peace is to try to follow the teachings of the Buddha.I am not Buddhist perse, but I do get great inspiration from the Buddha. Here is one of my favorite quotes: Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.I have found that...
Tonight at 2:00 am we are all instructed to set our clocks back one hour in observance of Daylight Savings Time and the annual Fall Back ritual. Every year, I am baffled and confused by this practice. Why can't we just leave things the way they are? Many before me have asked this question over th...

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