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Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Grandma’s Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Today we are cooking up memories and joining up with a few of my blog friends for a Favorite Family Recipe Blog Hop!  Five blogs are participating in the fun and each of us is sharing an old or…

Pacific Northwest
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St. Louis to Pacific Northwest And Back Again

  Our family road trip this year was quite the adventure.  From St. Louis, Missouri to the Pacific Northwest – Olympic Forest in the beautiful state of Washington.  We traveled through 8 states and more miles than I care…

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A Doctor In The House

      Daughter #1 and her husband To say I am proud of this girl is an understatement.   Last week, my #1 daughter earned her PhD in biochemistry.   Graduation Day with her lab group and Mentor…

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The Book of Aron – A Book Review

  It has been months since I have been able to make time to sit down and read.    Although, I should be working on some new projects for the blog, yesterday I headed to the library instead.  I…

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Memories of a Special Day

For months, my daughters and I planned, created, problem solved and dreamed of the perfect day when my oldest would join hands with the one that makes her heart sing and recite the vows that would bind them together…

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Flowers to Say I Do

I was delighted when my daughter happily consented to my offer to make the wedding bouquets for her upcoming wedding. My last experience with this task was nearly 30 years ago, when I made bouquets for my sisters weddings.…

Breakfast Casserold
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Christmas Breakfast Casserole

  Breakfast Casserole is a tradition in our house on Christmas morning.  The first thing I do when I get up is pop the casserole in the oven. Although this is a huge favorite,  I usually only make it…

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Off The Beaten Path In Colorado

Ah, nothing like the family road trip!  For us this year,  it was over 3200 miles and some amazing moments in the beautiful state of Colorado.  Our trip took us off the beaten path and onto the less traveled…

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The day YouTube Became My Best Friend

Do your kids spend more time than you would like on-line?  Here is a little story about what happened at my house the other day that made me thankful for a little of that on-line time and the day…

Engagement Photos
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Engagement Photo Shoot

  My oldest daughter is recently engaged!  Over the weekend, my other daughter showed her awesome photography skills by doing an engagement photo shoot for them. My daughter and her fiance are very active people.  They do aerial swing…