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JEANNE229's Blogs

Reflections on a week without electricity and heat...
Monday, November 23, 2015      10 comments

"Roughing it" is really not that enjoyable without mountain scenery viewed around a campfire... A "backup" fireplace (planned to be used during a power outage) is not at ALL adequate... All heat from said old-fashioned fireplace burns ... Read more
I didn't know that! (Trivia) Sept 4 2015
Friday, September 04, 2015      9 comments

The metal band that joins the eraser to a pencil is a called a "ferrule."... Read more
Happy Celebration
Thursday, July 09, 2015      8 comments

Today is the 37th birthday of my youngest daughter, Kelli. She was born with a very rare liver dysfunction but still managed to make it with her original liver until she was 24 (lots of complications along the way). She got a NEW liver exactly... Read more
Tuesday, November 18, 2014      10 comments

It is cold. That is all.... Read more
Happy Birthday to my room mate.
Saturday, July 19, 2014      6 comments

Happy 68th Birthday to my DH. So glad you are still here to tease me! (My husband always introduces me as his room mate. He also tells everyone that I am his first wife. I AM surprised he is still here to enjoy this birthday.) But then,... Read more
Spark Activity Tracker
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      6 comments

The spark activity tracker is very small (and black) and if I am not careful, I misplace it often. However, 2 days ago it just disappeared. Today when I was folding laundry, I found the little dickens hooked to my exercise sock (I guess I ... Read more
Aunt Ester
Thursday, May 29, 2014      11 comments

When I was 8 or 9 (maybe even a bit younger) there was a marvelous neighborhood widow that my friends and I loved to visit. Sometimes I went alone; sometimes with a pack of my childhood companions. She lived in a tiny, modest home, but her flo... Read more
Happy 2014 (Jan 1)
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      7 comments

Have a wonderful New Year full of health, happiness and peace. That is all.... Read more
Renewing for 44 more years
Thursday, April 25, 2013      23 comments

Engagement photo: Larry and Jeanne 1969 (watch out for that hair!) Every year my dear hubby (DH) and I decide (on our wedding anniversary) if we want to renew the contrac... Read more
Hi from the strip...
Sunday, February 24, 2013      10 comments

We are in vegas this week. There is so little "healthy" food here. No grocery stores...candy at the few casino convenience stores. This is a tough thing for me. I need to solve it as we come often and need a "plan". We have no car to tra... Read more
Chemical Free Carpet Fresh
Sunday, February 03, 2013      8 comments

Need to get rid of carpet odors? Mix together some dried mint and baking soda, then sprinkle on your carpet. Let it sit for about an hour and then vacuum it up. Your carpet and room will smell lovely and fresh. ... Read more
Letting go
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      11 comments

I have always been meticulous and exacting in those things I try to accomplish. TOO much so. Today I am going to purposefully color outside the lines.... Read more
Thanksgiving Wishes
Thursday, November 22, 2012      9 comments

Wishing all my Spark friends a joyful and pleasant day full of love, good healthy food and contentment.... Read more
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice
Sunday, November 18, 2012      3 comments

I found this while browsing some online recipes and thought some of you could use this instead of buying it, by just utilizing the spices you already have: Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Yield almost 3 Tablespoons Preparation Time... Read more
New words to live by November 4
Sunday, November 04, 2012      5 comments

Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them. ... Read more

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