Category Archives: Just For Fun!

Merry Christmas!!!

Only three days ’til Christmas!  Have you gotten caught up in the frantic shop/wrap/bake/clean frenzy that sometimes sums up the week before Christmas?  I admit to sometimes getting grumpy and feeling like it is just a commercial racket, “run by … Continue reading

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Mocha Slush!

I have never been a “cup a day” kind of person. I try to avoid caffeine, rather than racing to it every morning.  But last summer, after a hard day of shopping, I was standing in a Target store that … Continue reading

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Apricots!!!

Last week we had a terrific surprise. As we were getting ready to go for a walk, our friend AnnaMarie showed up at our house with a box of fresh, ripe apricots that she had picked from her mother’s trees … Continue reading

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Watermelon Carving (an attempt!)

After watching the video of the lady carving beautiful roses into the side of a watermelon (see “Get Ready to Celebrate” post), I thought I would give it a try. It looks so easy, right?

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Scramble with the little chicks…

One of my favorite books to read to kids is “Barnyard Dance” by Sandra Boynton. It’s sort of a farmyard square dance where the animals “bow to the horse,” and “bow to the cow,” then “twirl with the pig if … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Celebrate!

It’s hard to believe it’s almost summer, much less the 4th of July!  Tomorrow is the summer solstice, the official kick-off of summer, and that means it’s time to start thinking about cook-outs, watermelon, and Independence Day!  We have been … Continue reading

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