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Depression. Nobody's "choice"
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      4 comments

Someone very dear to me suffers from depression. I don't know minute details, but I know sometimes she cannot handle meds any longer (her hands shake so badly she can hardly pick up her cup of she will stop taking them. She stays a... Read more
Goodbye special order project...hello, again, Sparkfriends!
Sunday, February 05, 2017      4 comments

We have this special order finally finished, packaged up and ready to go to the post office tomorrow. Haven't had time to do much of anything else...I've kept track of my food, and that's about all. KD, to answer your question, the project is... Read more
I'm not tired, Grandma!
Monday, January 23, 2017      7 comments

How many times have parents (and grandparents) heard that one!!? So, Nathan (now 4) is a "big boy" now, and instead of a nap with grandpa, he wanted to ... Read more
What my husband eats and what I eat
Sunday, January 22, 2017      5 comments

We can often eat the same meal, but sometimes he gets cravings and I need to avoid these triggers. He wanted some kind of gravy (he loves mushroom soup gravy, too). So for dinner he had two fried pork chops, warmed in the oven in mushroom ... Read more
..and my husband's handiwork as well!
Saturday, January 21, 2017      6 comments

...he finished making 2 single beds today (he mostly does only bunk beds since no little girls apparently have only one doll any more)... I had already finished sewing one of the bedding sets. We put this online on a few local sales g... Read more
I spent the day baking fancy cakes with sugar sprinkles (pics)
Friday, January 20, 2017      5 comments

Well, not ALL of the cakes were baked, only the polymer clay parts. These are little doll cakes, made for American Girl sized dolls...but also good for any doll 15"-20" in size. They are two tier is a tea light candle, and is ... Read more
Ice storm. No electricty. No internet. And sick.
Saturday, January 14, 2017      8 comments

Sick yesterday and today, and since our electricity got knocked out from the ice storm, I just stayed wrapped up in some, slept some. I've been overly-busy and stressed lately, so it was good to take a break. So, since I gained ... Read more
Finished a bunch of American Girl Doll Valentine's items.
Thursday, January 12, 2017      4 comments

I will sell a dozen "lots" of Valentine treats, and I'm real happy with them. Anyone working crafts knows that the early timeline is important at holidays. Each lot will consist of: A drink: Either a drink with whipped cream and glitt... Read more
French Macarons (not macaroons)
Monday, January 09, 2017      8 comments

I made some French macarons...for my 18" doll food hobby, of course. My granddaughter has a French American Girl doll, and she apparently owns a bakery! Her favorite sweet treat are macarons, So my granddaughter wants some macarons, and I had... Read more
Crispy baked chicken, Low Carb and Yummy!
Sunday, January 08, 2017      6 comments

I saw several low carb recipes using pork rinds to form the crust of oven baked chicken. I didn't like them for one reason or another. So I took another of my recipes and tweaked a bit, and this chicken came out SO yummy. The "crust" wa... Read more
Cheesecake. THE SEQUEL.
Saturday, January 07, 2017      6 comments

Adding to yesterday's blog. We left when I yelled at my hubby for not eating those 2 slices if (New York Style) cheesecake, this torturing me so cruelly.... Read more
Cheesecake! Really?!!
Saturday, January 07, 2017      6 comments

So we had our son and kids over for dinner, and got a small frozen New York Cheesecake (their favorite) with canned cherries to top. So I went and found some individual cheesecake recipes, and being me, I chose the fastest one, which cooked... Read more
Updated my photo and sharing my new "bitmoji"
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      5 comments

So I noticed my profile photo showed a younger me with brown hair and few wrinkles. If I ran into anyone from here on the street they would never have recognized me! So, I updated my gray-haired photo, wrinkles and all, and also shared the... Read more
So much (too much) hate! Sorry, so so much of this today, I needed to vent.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      6 comments

Sometimes it's hard to keep up a good vibe. Hate is everywhere. People hate Clinton. People hate Trump. People hate Mexicans. People hate law enforcement officers. People hate people of color. People hate Jews. People hate Catholics. ... Read more
Hang in There!
Monday, January 02, 2017      3 comments

We'll get stronger. It gets better. We will turn heads! emoticon ... Read more

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