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Susan Freeman
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A Chaotic and Frightening Week
From the threat of a nuclear war, to terrorist attacks in Barcelona, to bloodshed on our own soil, and now stabbings in Finland, this has been one heartache and worry filled week.  I have done my best to limit the  news I watch and listen to, but it's hard ...

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Tutus and Cowgirl Boots
My friend, Kathie Truitt , wore a pink tutu to a formal event up in Dallas a couple of weeks ago.  She looked so great and her outfit was a big success. I have not worn a tutu since I was a young girl, but can we ever be too old  to wear one?  I think not. ...

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Eggs and Soldiers
I have always loved soft boiled eggs, and especially when they are served in an egg cup.  I like the whites to be firm, but the yolks runny.  Here is the easiest method to cook the egg so that it turns out just the way I like it. First I bring water in a sa...

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Stop By For a Minute ~ I Have Cake
Hey y'all ~ thanks for taking some time away from your busy Friday schedule to stop by.  As promised, I have cake.   I made a couple of  tiny changes in the miniature kitchen and I want to share them with you. I moved the little oval hooked rug that used to...

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Comfort in Troubled Times
When the world gets too crazy and the news is too distressing,  I retreat into the comfort and security of my home.  It's as though I have  created my own little fortress where only happiness is permitted to enter our door.   That's not always an easy thing...

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Longing for Cooler Days!
The oppressive heat and humidity here in South Texas is seemingly endless!  Every day the heat index is between 105 and 109 degrees and  the nights are not much cooler.   I feel completely trapped indoors and step outside as little as possible.   Thank good...

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My New Skincare Guru
Let's face it, we are all looking for the fountain of youth when it comes to anti-aging skin care, and I am no different.  Right after my Mom passed away, and I was in the depths of my mourning, I started watching YouTube videos about anti-agin skin care an...

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Appetizer Saturday Night
Our weekly tradition of Appetizer Saturday Night continues.  Last night I had an Italian theme and I served bruschetta, Italian meatballs, fried mozzarella, and Italian yellow fin tuna with capers on sea salt Melba toast. I had a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon...

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Freshly Baked Biscuits and Strawberry Jam
I  have some hot biscuits on the table and some strawberry jam too. Let's just slip away from the worries of the world and have a nice long chat over a pot of tea. Wouldn't that be fun? Pull up a chair.  I have reserved one just for you! Pink Saturday Big T...

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A Lovely Rainy Day
Finally ~ a nice long soaking rain.  It rained most of the night and all morning.   It's a blessing after the seemingly endless days of blazing sun and high temps.  It's still hot and humid, but the trees and grass and all of nature are enjoying this nice l...
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