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I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 27 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Sun City, AZ, & spend summers in Golden Valley, MN. This blog will chronicle our adventures (& misadventures) as a retired couple.
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I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 27 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Sun City, AZ, & spend summers in Golden Valley, MN. This blog will chronicle our adventures (& misadventures) as a retired couple.
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White Orchid
For Mother's Day, I gave Mom an orchid plant.   She loves flowers and all kinds of gardening.  By the way, I get that from her. Well this little orchid flower broke off her plant and landed on my kitchen counter.  A little gift to myself I guess; and I'm so...
Well this little orchid flower broke off her plant and landed on my kitchen counter. A little gift to myself I guess; and I'm so surprised it lasted so long! It died the day after Memorial Day. I would change the water on a daily basis, and it looked so fresh like a daisy...well in this case as ...
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Summer Grilling
Let the summer fun begin in Minnesota  ~even though is not officially summer~ !!! I left Arizona on a very hot day; thankfully I didn't experienced it.   Jack and I had a terrific flight and landed on a sunny MN day.  Years ago I used to participate in reci...
I collected all of these recipes and put them together for Hubby and I for summer grilling! I also added a few easy to make appetizers, cocktails and dessert recipes to go with our main meal. This is one recipe I contributed, and it's delicious! All recipes are 6" x 6" decorated and embellished ...
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I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 27 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Sun City, AZ, & spend summers in Golden Valley, MN. This blog will chronicle our adventures (& misadventures) as a retired couple.
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Saved Seeds
If weather permits, I'll be out in the garden.
I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 27 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Sun City, AZ, & spend summers in Golden Valley, MN. This blog will chronicle our adventures (& misadventures) as a retired couple.
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I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 27 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Sun City, AZ, & spend summers in Golden Valley, MN. This blog will chronicle our adventures (& misadventures) as a retired couple.
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Crochet Baby Yellow Blanket
I had some time on my hands while watching TV in the evenings, and made a crochet baby blanket in less than a week! I had been wanting to try out the  corner-to-corner   (c2c) crochet pattern.  The blanket measures about 38" x 38".  I ran out of yellow yarn...
I had been wanting to try out the corner-to-corner (c2c) crochet pattern. The blanket measures about 38" x 38". I ran out of yellow yarn and did not feel like running out to get more, so I used white yarn instead for the edging. I'm still debating if I should add a little embellishment in a ...
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Birthday Greeting Card Book
 This is my completed altered birthday greeting card book. Well almost done... I need to add a title to the cover page.  I did add the adorable 3-D card I received from Tiffanie.   This book is made of saved special  greeting birthday cards I had been holdi...
Hubby & I don't like a cluttered door fridge, but lately I'm finding out this is the best way to remember things at our age!!! Especially when I make appointments first thing in the morning. Posted by Oliva Ohlson at 1:00 AM. Labels: Altered Art, Birthday, Books, Family, Pets, Recycle, Scrapbook ...
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I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 27 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Sun City, AZ, & spend summers in Golden Valley, MN. This blog will chronicle our adventures (& misadventures) as a retired couple.
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To Do: Summer Garden Projects
While attending a stamping class at a friend's house, Vivian had a new project done to inspire me! She put together this gorgeous Topsy Turvy Planters , and  this gorgeous welcoming display. I'm definitely making the topsy turvy planters with all kinds of s...
I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 27 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Sun City, AZ, & spend summers in Golden Valley, MN. This blog will chronicle our adventures (& misadventures) as a retired couple.
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I'm so glad that you came to visit!!  DH and I have been married for 27 years.  Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life.  We winter in Sun City, AZ, & spend summers in Golden Valley, MN.  This blog will chronicle our adventures (& misadventures) as a retired couple.  We have 2 spoiled and devilish KittyKats, & Jack - the most adorable perfect Chihuahua ever, & our new addition Daphne Moone - the sweetest Chi!!!! 
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Oliva's Creative Quest: My Valentine
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Especially when you participate in a Valentine Swap! Viv out on a Whim hosted such a delightful swap, and my swap partner happens to be Cour

Oliva's Creative Quest: Heart
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I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 26 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Su

Oliva's Creative Quest: Red
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I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 26 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Su

Oliva's Creative Quest: Perk Up
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I made this get well card for my BFF who is going through a medical issue. I hope by the end of this week she finds out what is wrong and pu

Oliva's Creative Quest: New Beginnings...
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I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 26 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Su

Oliva's Creative Quest: Carrot Cake
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I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 26 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Su

Oliva's Creative Quest: Flowery Hope
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I used small paper flowers to fill in the flower of the stamped hydrangea image. I love how it turned out. It actually does look like a real

Oliva's Creative Quest: Charming Tails
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I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 26 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Su

Oliva's Creative Quest: Cheers
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From Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays, it has truly been a joy. I tried very hard not to stress out and get all frantic about

Make a Checklist for Next Christmas Now!
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Hi everyone! Before the memories of this Christmas slowly fade into Christmas past, make a checklist for yourself now. What am I talking abo

Oliva's Creative Quest: Organizing and Stamping
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For the last couple of days, I have been cleaning, purging, and organizing my craft room...now let's see how long it takes me to mess it up

Oliva's Creative Quest: Chilly
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After all the Christmas rush, Hubby and I had a great day! We went to church on Christmas Eve, and after that we had a delicious dinner at M

My Little Yellow Cottage
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Hello! I whipped a quick card today which is a rarity for me, lol. What made it quick was a few dies: the My Favorite Things Snow Drift, Blu

Oliva's Creative Quest: Book Page Christmas Ornament
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I found out it was a little too much time consuming, and a little difficult on making the little cones and using Scotch tape at the same tim

Oliva's Creative Quest: Star Ornament & Nutcrackers
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Beca said... I do it all the time! Usually I'll put something away for safe keeping and then I'll forget about it all together until I come

Jolly Jumper - Le blog de Takatou
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Vous vous souvenez du petit pépère qui nous avait adopté lors de notre séjour à…

Oliva's Creative Quest: Baker's Rack Christmas Cheer
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I always struggle with the bottom shelf decor wise though; so I always keep these baskets filled with pine cones, pomander balls, wine corks

Oliva's Creative Quest: Kitchen Shelves
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This gorgeous Santa plate is wooden and was hand painted by a talented co-worker. The above pitcher and this cut glass one were given to me

Oliva's Creative Quest: Decking the Halls
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In order to do this, I made a big pot of some delicious copy cat Wendy's Chili and homemade cornbread for dinner. This way I wouldn't worry

Oliva's Creative Quest: Black Friday
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I'm so glad that you came to visit!! DH and I have been married for 26 years. Hubby and I are now retired and enjoying life. We winter in Su