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Early Birthday Present

Wednesday, August 24, 2011      7 comments

I went out today just planning to get my haircut, but I had coupons and when I got to the shop, I let the stylist talk me into getting highlights. I used to get highlights when I was working but had stopped getting it done over 10 years ago. S... Read more


Saturday, August 20, 2011      6 comments

SOME OF YOU WILL UNDERSTAND tHIS (FOR THE REST OF YOU IT WILL BE A LEARNING SITUATION) 'I'll just give this a lick and a promise,' my mother said as she quickly mopped up a spill on the floor without moving any of the fu... Read more

Sound Advice

Friday, August 19, 2011      6 comments

An Angel says, 'Never borrow from the future. If you worry about what may happen tomorrow and it doesn't happen, you have worried in vain. Even if it does happen, you have to worry twice.' 1. Pray 2. Go to bed on time. 3. Get up ... Read more

Dad Update

Tuesday, August 16, 2011      7 comments

Well, I think we caught things in time so he won't have to be hospitalized. The dr's staff worked him in this afternoon and he checked him out. His lungs have not filled up with fluid yet so he is increasing his "water" pill - a double dose fo... Read more

Smelly feet-simple remedy

Tuesday, August 16, 2011      4 comments

Boil 2 quarts of water, then steep 5 bags of black tea in it until the tea is cool enough to transfer to a basin (you can also divide the tea between 2 plastic shoe boxes). Soak your feet in the liquid for 10 minutes, then rinse and ... Read more


Wednesday, August 10, 2011      6 comments

It is hard to believe we are nearly 1/3 of the way thru August-where did the month go???? I know that I seem to be constantly busy running DH or Dad to dr, rehab, dentist, etc. Then I still take care of the park gardens (with volunteer helpers... Read more

Bad Case of Sunburn? Three-Step Relief...

Monday, August 08, 2011      2 comments

I know a lot of you are out in the sun this time of year and with all the heat, I know some of you are getting sunburnt so thought I would pass this along. I had never heard that taking a cold shower would stop the burn! •Quick. As soon... Read more


Monday, August 08, 2011      5 comments

I have been promising pictures of the bathroom remodel project so here you go: Before This is the work in progress Read more

Better Day

Sunday, August 07, 2011      5 comments

Thanks my good Spark Friends for letting me vent yesterday and offering your support. It sure makes it easier to be able to spill my frustration on here and not dump it on my poor DH-he too has to deal with dad so he doesn't need more reason to... Read more


Saturday, August 06, 2011      8 comments

I did something this evening I never do-I got mad at dad and verbally lashed out at him. He was complaining about his teeth and glasses even before his hospital stay and as soon as he was able to go, I got appointments with the dentist and opth... Read more

Easy Blister Prevention

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      5 comments

To prevent blisters, apply any type of antiperspirant to the bottom of your feet before you go jogging or hiking. The antiperspirant should prevent the friction that causes blisters. You can also use other types of lubricants t... Read more

For the Freshest Veggies........

Monday, August 01, 2011      8 comments

Always store fresh vegetables in your refrigerator (preferably, in the lower fruit/vegetable bin) to keep them crisp and fresh. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) says vegetables will stay fresh for the following amounts of... Read more


Sunday, July 31, 2011      4 comments

I want to thank everyone for your support and prayers and kind words. I have forwarded many on to the kids in hopes it would help them thru this rough time. They have accepted the loss and are thankful they have 6 wonderful children as so ... Read more

How Long Does Food Last in a Power Outage?

Thursday, July 28, 2011      12 comments

Tis the season when you can get a storm so I thought this was some very pertinent information. Especially for those who might see a hurricane in the coming months! During a power outage, keep the refrigerator and freezer doors shu... Read more

Bad Smell in Your Car? What to Do...

Wednesday, July 27, 2011      8 comments

I came across this hint and thought it was worth passing along as we all have "accidents" and this is a simple, yet non-toxic solution. A pet has an accident in the car…a child gets sick—you get the idea. There’s a baaaaaaad smell in ... Read more

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