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Betsy Todd
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I love anything creative: food, interiors, art, design and business.
I love anything creative: food, interiors, art, design and business.

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Champagne and Chocolate: May 18th, 1-5pm
It's hard to believe it's been three months since Mom left for her celebration in Heaven. I have to be honest. The past few months for me have been mixed with emotion. People say that's completely normal. Just when I think I am "ok" and life seems to be bac...

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Vintage Virginia 2003
I could not resist sharing this story with you all. We went to Skylawn this past Saturday to officially say good-bye to Mom. Could she have chosen a more beautiful day? She had wanted a super private burial since she did not want more than the immediate fam...

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Vintage Virginia 2003
I could not resist sharing this story with you all. We went to Skylawn this past Saturday to officially say good-bye to Mom. Could she have chosen a more beautiful day? She had wanted a super private burial since she did not want more than the immediate fam...

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Heaven
Mom left for heaven yesterday morning. I actually think she was already there by the time she took her last breath. A few weeks back when you might remember she said to me "Help me". My response was "I can't help you. It's between you and God". I thought ab...

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Siberia
Believe it or not Mom is still with us. I think we all underestimated how strong she really is. Every week the Hospice Aide visits her and tells us and the caregivers "She only has a few days—I will most likely not see you next week". Shawn has always said ...

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Super-Sizing
Today is my Dad's Birthday. My brother pointed this out to me last week. Honestly I never really even paid any attention to it since Daddy had passed away when I was four. Mom never pointed it out either when we were growing up I'm sure for fear of making u...

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Love this girl and enjoy reading her adventures!

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The Stink Eye
Another week has passed. Even the caregiver who comes every Thursday and leaves again every Saturday says in her thick accent "I don't know. I just don't know Betsy. I have had numerous people die but I have never seen anyone like her". I hug Flora every Sa...

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The Will to Live
I have to admit, I had been putting off another blog post thinking that there would be one last amazing story. But I should have known better. This is Mom we are talking about; a survivor, a widow, a miracle. This is a woman every week who never missed a ha...

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Eat. Pray. Love.
I would agree with the best selling author Elizabeth Gilbert that these three sensations are what makes life worth living — or perhaps fills us with pleasure beyond anything else. Mom has loved to eat her entire life. Luckily for her, with her 5'9" height, ...
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