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1. The Most Evil Woman ... Elizabeth Bathory... her family tree
The Most Evil Woman ... Elizabeth Bathory... her family tree
Well, it seems that I have found another family tree to work on and this one belongs to one of the evil women in history. I'm hoping that I don't find her on my tree. Unfortunately, she has a long line of descendants, so anything is possible. I'm going to start you off with a few videos of her li...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:21
2. Shadow People
Shadow People
You have probably seen them too... out of the corner of your eye. You notice something and then its gone! You take a second look and there is nothing there?? You might say right about now, that you have never seen anything like this, but just wait. Chances are that you have, but never took any n...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
3. Florida Lanai Decorating
Florida Lanai Decorating
I didn't even know what a lanai was, until we began vacationing in Florida. In a nutshell, a lanai is like having another room attached to your house. It can be accessed through patio doors or in some cases, the patio doors slide back to so that the lanai becomes part of the house. And I mentione...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:24
4. Christmas Thoughts and Quotes
Christmas Thoughts and Quotes
I don't think that I ever will. Christmas quotes simply wrap themselves around you taking you to the past and then into the future in a blink of an eye. I wonder just how many Christmas quotes have actually have been collected. Wouldn't it make for a great project? So, what is Christmas? It is t...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:37
5. Could You Be Related to Bonnie Parker of Bonnie and Clyde??
Could You Be Related to Bonnie Parker of Bonnie and Clyde??
Okay, here is another infamous woman I have decided to check into. I love to know what makes people tick . Lately, I have been exploring family trees, and in Bonnie's case, who was on her family tree that made her the kind of woman she was. Are there any hints? Was she related to a line dangerous...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:37
6. Planning A Snowflake Wedding
Planning A Snowflake Wedding
Can you imagine anything more romantic? I only wish that I had thought of it when I was married... 30 something years ago. It would have worked quite nicely. We were married one week before Christmas and a snowflake theme would have been perfect! Utterly... perfect! I guess I could always suggest...
Weddings - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:37
7. Cozy Winter Quotes
Cozy Winter Quotes
To me, winter means all things warm and cozy. To some, it means blizzards and frigid temps. To others, it means curling up with a glass of wine by a roaring fire. Guess which one I have in mind for the winter of 2013... you guessed it. I'm going to choose the roaring fire and the glass of wine. A...
Arts & Design - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:28
8. Kate Bush... Wuthering Heights
Kate Bush... Wuthering Heights
Kate Bush was signed by EMI at the age of 16 after being recommended by none other than Pink Floyd's David Gilmour. At 19 years of age, she topped the UK charts for four weeks with her dbut song "Wuthering Heights", which became one of my favourite songs of all times, not to mention a video that ...
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:21
9. Novelty Cell Phone Holders
Novelty Cell Phone Holders
I'm always looking for cute little items to stuff into everyone's Christmas stocking and seeing that everyone owns a cell phone these days, it is easy to pick a funny little cell phone holder that would suit their personality and most are under $5.00. How often does that happen?? **Universal Cel...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
10. Laundry Bags
Laundry Bags
If you give your kids something interesting, crazy, funny, peculiar, chances are that they will put there laundry into it. Now whether they do their own, or just bring it home for you to wash is another story. But I guarantee that it will be the kid you least expect that will become the one who i...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:37
11. Funny Yellow Slippers
Funny Yellow Slippers
Thank goodness for slippers. For me, it's always the perfect solution when I have run out of ideas for what to buy someone. And if they are anything like me, they probably need a new pair anyways, because most of the year, they live in them. After walking around your house for an entire year, you...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:20
12. Miracle on 34th Street
Miracle on 34th Street
Are you ready to believe?? I sure hope so! I first saw this movie when I was little. Yes, it was the original movie but I have come to love this version as well. Anyway, my Mom was a bigger lover of Christmas than me if you can believe it and her Christmas began in September and continued until ...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
13. Rook/Rooke Family History
Rook/Rooke Family History
*(updated December 28th 2013) I am determined to trace back my family tree. Recently a baby picture of myself turned up and my English roots have suddenly come into question. In the photo, my husband says that I look Middle Eastern. I have found that we do have at least one connection to Turkey,...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:20
14. Christmas Flash Mobs Around the World
Christmas Flash Mobs Around the World
I spent part of the afternoon wrapping gifts and listening to Christmas music and then the idea for Flash Mobs at Christmas just jumped into my head. The remainder of the gifts will just have to wait. I was on a mission. I was curious to see just how many Flash Mob performances I could find world...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
15. Bananarama
I think that Bananarama started my interest in female preformers and come to think of it, on my Ipod, I think that it's about a 50/50 split. Music from the 70s has the habit of sounding like music from the 70s. The music of Bananarama simply refused to age. It's fun to listen to as well as takin...
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:32
16. Angels Exist
Angels Exist
I saw an angel once. He/She, not really sure which, was sitting with her back to me a few minutes after my sister died in the Intensive Care Unit. The odd thing about the experience is that I didn't realize that there had been an angel in the room until several months later. I was thumbing throug...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
17. Remembering Olivia Hussey
Remembering Olivia Hussey
I don't usually follow celebs... but Olivia Hussey has a warm place in my heart... and probably always will! As I remember it, "Juliet" fashion was huge in the late 60's early 70s and I even found a mini copy of her dress. I just had to have that dress! Now if it had of been full length, I would ...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:28
18. Snap Dragon... the Christmas Game
Snap Dragon... the Christmas Game
This is a rather dangerous game by our standards. Raisins were placed into a bowl of burning brandy and one had to reach into the flames to retrieve the raisins which were then popped into the mouth. The player who retrieved a "special raisin" often a gold coin, was the winner. You have to wonder...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:28
19. Christmas Martini Glasses
Christmas Martini Glasses
I would never have thought of collecting martini glasses, but I have a few that positively loves them. I think that they are now taking over the old tradition of collecting shot glasses. You will find a couple of recipes, some really cool glasses and a little history! Did you know that I read rec...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
20. Related to Al Capone??
Related to Al Capone??
What would you think if I told you that you might be related to Al Capone? I have managed a few generations ending with Al's granddaughter. Surprisingly enough, there are still several names that you might still find on your own tree. "This American system of ours, call it Americanism, call it c...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:28
21. Fashion for the Sophisticated Man
Fashion for the Sophisticated Man
There is just something about a man who takes the time to make himself look... well, drop dead gorgeous! And it all begins with how he dresses. Here are some fashion ideas for the sophisticated according to me lol. This you might say... is my wish list for the perfect man! It's funny how my taste...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
22. Related to Lizzie Borden??
Related to Lizzie Borden??
Have you studied your family tree? It's a daunting task, but so much fun. Everyone wants to be related to royalty, but what if you found that you actually are related to Lizzie Borden. Although she didn't have children of her own, it is still possible. We simply have to look a little more careful...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
23. Bath and Beyond
Bath and Beyond
I don't think that I care as much for any other room as I do for my bathroom. That is MY room and it has to be neat! Someone who I won't name, does think the same way that I do, so I offered him a choice... keep the bath tidy, or use the guest bathroom. You can guess which choice he went for. No...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
24. Funny Cat Slippers
Funny Cat Slippers
There will come a time and it won't be very far off when you are scratching your head for that gift for Uncle Bert... a man who already has everything and always tells you that he doesn't need a thing! But you know that he's like a great big kid and gets so excited when it's time to open gifts. H...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
25. Collecting Novelty Coffee Mugs
Collecting Novelty Coffee Mugs
Have you ever noticed that one day all of your coffee mugs are shiny and new and then suddenly, every single one of them has a chip in it... thanks to your dishwasher. Yes, I'm blaming the dishwasher, but chances are I "might" have clinked them together a little more roughly than I intended. Or, ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:29
26. Pig Tea Pots
Pig Tea Pots
I only began looking for pig teapots because my little sister collects ALL THINGS PIGS. If there was a pig "anything", she would find it. Just look at this little guy... now is he cute or what? Does anyone else out there collect pigs and in particular, teapots that look like pigs?
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
27. Haunted Dolls
Haunted Dolls
Robert is perhaps one of the most haunted dolls in North America. He is sure to give you goosebumps. And this summer, we are planning a trip to Key West... Have to admit... I'm kind of nervous. Have you ever seen Robert?? Did he seem haunted to you?? Photo Credit: Haunted Tours.com and if you w...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
28. How To Be Happy Today
How To Be Happy Today
I think that I made this lens pretty much to remind myself of the fact that if I want to be happy, I can't just sit around and wait for someone else to do it for me. No one can make ME happy but ME! And strangely enough I have had that power all along. I can decide to be miserable or I can de...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
29. How To Be Content With What You Have
How To Be Content With What You Have
There are days, when nothing is enough. I WANT MORE AND I WANT BIGGER!! But when all is said and done, having more and having bigger hasn't brought me the contentment that I thought that it would! So, I'm going to do my best to find one new little way to bring contentment into my life every singl...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
30. Martin Family History
Martin Family History
Yes, I am tackling another side of my family history and maybe yours too. If I have learned anything, it's the fact that we have zillions and zillions of connections. We simply have to sort them all out! I hope that you will stop by often as I turn up more details. :) I'm just getting started! ...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:24
31. Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura at 70 years of age. I don't think that I would have heard of Laura Ingalls Wilder if it hadn't been for my mother. She loved the "Little House on the Prairies" series and owned every book. She went on to say that if it was at all possible, she had to have been born in that era. You know the...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
32. Halloween Bath Mats
Halloween Bath Mats
Can you ever have too many bathmats? And during October, wouldn't you want at least a few that feature a Halloween theme? And then if your house has more than one bathroom... you are going to need even more. Lets see what I can find for us! Here's to a great Halloween. :)
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
33. Summer Decorating With Candles
Summer Decorating With Candles
It really doesn't matter what time of the year it is, I still love candles. And if they are scented... even better. I am always amazed at how they can come so close to a scent and get it right! If I can close my eyes, take a sniff and I can guess what it is, it's a winner for me. This morning is ...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:27
34. A Pirate of My Own
A Pirate of My Own
The minute Johnny Dep threw his hand into the ring as our favorite pirate, I have been hooked. There is just something delicious about a pirate, especially when they look as good at Jack Sparrow! And then I discovered Cornwall and fell in love with the place. Around every corner, you could almost...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:23
35. Skip Winter... Vacation in Florida
Skip Winter... Vacation in Florida
Yes, this is our house and I would love to live here year round, unfortunately, work keeps us in the north! However, we did build this 3 bedroom vacation home in Port Charlotte, Florida thinking that someday we just might be able to retire here. Until then we don't mind sharing it with you! :) Ho...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:37
36. Novelty Christmas Aprons
Novelty Christmas Aprons
Many years ago I came up with the idea of making a Christmas apron for my mom with the names of all the grandchildren embroidered on it. It started out as a plain red apron with a ruffled frill around the edges and then I wrote the names of each grand child onto the bottom of the apron, not reali...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
37. How to Be a Fashionista
How to Be a Fashionista
Unless you are a celebrity or have a very rich Daddy, you are going to have to learn to be a fashionista on a budget. Hey, it's more fun that way anyway!! There is such a feeling of accomplishment when you come home with something positively awesome and you paid only half what it was worth! And ...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:28
38. It's Christmas Eve
It's Christmas Eve
What would make a perfect Christmas Eve? I was thinking about how magical Christmas was when I was a kid and then onto Christmas when our two children were little. Even though the kids are grown, the magic is still there and Christmas Eve is just as magical as it ever was. It's a little different...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:21
39. Woodcock Family History
Woodcock Family History
It seems that there are zillions and zillions of Woodcock's walking around Ontario, Canada. Chances are they pretty much cover the world about now, but I'm going to concentrate on those that belong to my family. I'm going to start with name and dates to begin and then slowly fill it in with stori...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:27
40. Muffins Even I Can Bake
Muffins Even I Can Bake
The last thing I want to do is spend a lot of time in the kitchen... so I avoid it whenever possible. But I do like a muffin with my coffee... especially if they are low in sugar. That means I have to make them myself. But occasionally I will throw in a decadent recipe just to keep you guys happy...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
41. How To Stop Biting Your Nails
How To Stop Biting Your Nails
I don't know when I began to bite my nails, but it had to be when I was still a little girl. I can remember my Dad promising me a quarter if he saw any growth what-so-ever and it worked... on and off. I still have this nibbling issue whenever I get nervous but there is one nail that I can't seem ...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
42. How Not To Worry...
How Not To Worry...
. This year, I'm going to work on worrying a little bit less and enjoying life a little bit more. It has taken me a long time, but I have finally realized that life is just too short to waste it on worrying. It serves no purpose and most of the time, those things you were worrying about... ne...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
43. Fun in the Snow: Ice Skating
Fun in the Snow: Ice Skating
The minute that you think that you have run out of memories about something, is the exact time they will start rushing into your mind. My all time favorite memories take me back to the sixth grade. We lived in Oshawa, Ontario and someone on our street made a huge skating rink in his back yard and...
Sports & Recreation - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:23
44. Banana Gadgets
Banana Gadgets
It was a rainy Saturday afternoon and I was thinking about bananas... don't ask me why! Anyway, I thought that I would create such a lens because I couldn't think of anything else to write about. It was going to be a joke... just to see how many gadgets I could come up with... Who knew lol! Come ...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
45. Pink Gardening Gloves
Pink Gardening Gloves
There was a time when I was young, when it wouldn't have occurred to me to wear gloves while gardening, let alone PINK! I was the little girl who went out at night with her dad picking worms with him so that he would have lots to take with him when he went fishing. Picking up a worm in those days...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:31
46. Day After Christmas
Day After Christmas
There has been so much build up leading to Christmas Day and now it is behind you. I'm a huge collector of family traditions and I was just wondering what everyone else does on the day after Christmas? Personally, we head to the mall to begin shopping for next Christmas. I'm not one to wait until...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:24
47. Roughley Family History
Roughley Family History
Just begun the research on this side of the family and of course my ancestors want to make it as difficult as possible lol. If you are part of this family, contact me. I would love to add something to this tree. The painting to your left is the Royal Marine barracks where Richard and his family ...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
48. Shaking Your Family Tree
Shaking Your Family Tree
Trust me, there will be days when you will be ready to do just that. Genealogy has to be one of the most frustrating hobbies that I have ever found, but it is also the most exciting. There will be days when things will just fall into place and there will be days, and days, and days, when nothing ...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:21
49. Funny Brown Slippers
Funny Brown Slippers
We all have at least one person on our shopping list that leaves us scratching our heads. What on earth do you buy that person who has everything or very upscale tastes?? To help you out, I have found an assortment of the funniest, most unusual slippers that I can find. I bet that if you think ab...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:29
50. Unique Coffee Mugs
Unique Coffee Mugs
... so I went looking to see what is out there. I was just thinking that this would be a great theme for a restaurant don't you think? Every cup of coffee served would come to the patrons in a mug that they could actually buy if it caught their fancy! and if you would like to pin any of my lense...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:28
51. Winter Sports For a Fun Sunday Afternoon
Winter Sports  For a Fun Sunday Afternoon
Are you one of those people who lock the doors the minute winter arrives? Have to admit, that I used to be and then I discovered just how many winter sports that are out there that are really easy to get involved in. Every week contains a Sunday lol, so a little fun in the snow and some new sport...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:28
52. Valentines Day Coffee Mugs
Valentines Day Coffee Mugs
It's February... time to get out the hearts and in my house they start with my coffee mugs... Yes, I do believe that my coffee will taste that much better if it's in a cute little Valentine coffee mug. I know it doesn't make sense, but for some reason, I just love to have Valentine mugs sitting o...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:37
53. Summer Cookie Jars
Summer Cookie Jars
The minute you have children, you begin to bake cookies. I think that there is a rule or something. Before they came along, we might have bought a bag every once in a while, but they lasted a nice long time and were always there when we wanted one. The minute the kids were old enough to ask for o...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:37
54. Cardinal Garden Flags
Cardinal Garden Flags
I fell in love with Cardinals several years ago when my mom bought a cardinal flag for her garden. It came on it's own stick and there was this huge red sparkly ribbon tied around the base. I don't know if she still has it, but it was so perfect for her yard. She lived in Northern Ontario and it ...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:24
55. How to Make People Think That You Are Famous
How to Make People Think That You Are Famous
Okay, I'm not famous at all, but it's fun to see the reactions when other people think that you are. Here's what happened. For starters, we didn't head off to this resort with the plan to play at being celebrities. It kind of just happened lol. We were in Jamaica for our son's wedding. The cloth...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:24
56. Christmas Stocking Salt and Pepper Shakers
Christmas Stocking Salt and Pepper Shakers
Are you in the holiday spirit yet? I really have to start early when it comes to decorating for the holidays. I have been collecting decorations for the past 35 years and they do add up a lot faster than you would imagine. Salt and pepper shakers are relatively tiny, so you tend to pick up more a...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
57. In Love With Handbags
In Love With Handbags
Yes, I'm in love with handbags too. If you have been perusing my list of lenses, you probably know about my love of shoes... well handbags are second on the list. Okay, I just like to shop period. But with this lens, I will be sharing the latest and some that I have dug up from days/centuries gon...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:24
58. Belly Dance Costumes for Halloween
Belly Dance Costumes for Halloween
I have always loved Belly Dance so when it came time to start thinking about Halloween Costumes, I thought that THIS would be perfect. Not only are they comfortable... I know some of the moves that go with it... not that it's all that hard to begin with. Check to see if your library has an instru...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
59. Bird Feeders for Kids
Bird Feeders for Kids
Winters seem to be getting colder and snowier with each passing day and I can't help but think of those poor little birds out there who have to rely on us to keep them fed through the winter. Unfortunately, I'm not really all that crafty, so I thought that I would start with bird feeders easy eno...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
60. Vintage Egg Cups
Vintage Egg Cups
Now if this doesn't encourage your little guys to eat breakfast... well, you have your work cut out for you! You will probably notice that I waffle back and forth with the spelling. I checked and apparently different spellings have been found around the world.
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
61. Living on Alcatraz
Living on Alcatraz
It was raining and very chilly the day we visited. I never expected San Francisco to be so cold and when we got to Alcatraz, it is even colder. I can't even imagine what it must have been like to live on the island. I can't remember the sun coming out even once! There must have been times (but yo...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
62. Polka Dot Books
Polka Dot Books
Have you ever gone to a book store to see just how many books there are about polka dots? You would probably think that there might be a half dozen, but man would you be wrong lol! Here's what I have found! Photo Credit: Amazon.com
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
63. Frugal Home Decorating Ideas
Frugal Home Decorating Ideas
Candles are a very frugal way to decorate any room in your house... and with so colors and scents to choose from, it's just plain fun too. Finally a little decadence we can afford! Can you spot one place in the room where you are sitting that could use a candle?? Once you discover frugal decorati...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
64. Luxurious Bedrooms
Luxurious Bedrooms
How many hours do you spend in your bedroom?? I would honestly guess nearly half your life. Okay after the teen years are done and you are over the baby stage, you tend to sleep as many hours as you possibly can. That's why you are more than entitled to sleep in one luxurious bedroom. By this tim...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
65. Decorating With Wreaths
Decorating With Wreaths
As you can see, wreaths for the door can be featured year round. I have four at the moment... one for each season. Actually, that would be eight because I feature a wreath on both sides of the front door! It just occurred to me that I probably have bags and bags of "stuff" that I could use to fas...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
66. Lunch Boxes for Kids
Lunch Boxes for Kids
They were extremely popular when I was in grade school, and it doesn't seem to have faded. I can't remember the lunch boxes that my kids carried, but I'm pretty sure they were plastic boxes featuring popular heroes that they watched on TV. Lunch boxes today seem to be returning to those that I re...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
67. Halloween Lunch Boxes
Halloween Lunch Boxes
I can still remember the beginning of each school year. My sisters and I would get to choose her very own lunch box and we were always so excited. I only wish that I had thought of saving them. What a lot of memories they would have to share.. Now I wouldn't be surprised if kids have a new lunch ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
68. Easter Chicks
Easter Chicks
Children grow up a lot faster than I wish they would. If I had my way, children would stay in that magic word until they hit 15 years old and part of me would like to push up that number even more. Their adult years will be around for decades and decades so why rush it? I do have one little stor...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
69. Novelty Ring Holders
Novelty Ring Holders
How many times have you put your ring aside so that you don't lose just to have that very thing happen. I guess I'm one of the lucky ones. I (knock on wood) have never lost my rings, but I know a few people who have. I actually found a diamond ring sitting on a shelf in a Sephora store close to w...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:23
70. Top 20 Funny YouTube Videos
Top 20  Funny YouTube Videos
A lot of my lenses are about making one feel better. Depression hits a lot of people, and a little laughter each day can make all the difference in the world. So, I decided to keep a group of videos that made me laugh at my disposal. And then I thought, that if if can make me feel better, it migh...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:40:30
71. Dracula
Is it just me or is this how you envision Dracula? It's taking the whole bad boy thing to a new level. Okay, maybe its just me! I do have to wonder what the attraction is for movies like this. Why aren't we horrified at the thought? Ghosts make us feel uneasy. It's not the same with a vampire! W...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
72. In Love With Shoes
In Love With Shoes
Have you seen that movie entitled "In Her Shoes"? One scene features a closet full of designer shoes that would make a grown woman positively drool. While I admit, I do have a thing for shoes, but I am nothing like my daughter. She COLLECTS shoes and still has pairs of cowboy boots that she owned...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
73. Backyard Fun for Little Girls
Backyard Fun for Little Girls
Little girls spend as much time outside as little guys. The difference is that they aren't looking for bugs, worms or such. At least we certainly didn't. Maybe if I had of had brothers to grow up with I wouldn't be such a girly girl! Here's my idea of fun outdoor activities for little girls! On ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
74. Fashion for Babies
Fashion for Babies
This is the time when YOU get to pick out your baby's fashions. There will come a time... trust me... when those days will be long gone! NEW UPDATE... I have a new granddaughter and I have a feeling that this little fashionista is about to get very spoiled! and if you would like to pin any of m...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
75. Polka Dot Fashion for Little Girls
Polka Dot Fashion for Little Girls
I think that we begin to love polka dots when we are little. To begin someone dresses us in polka dots, and then we start pointing them out and wanting them for ourselves! When we hit our teen years, we want that polka dot bikini because we want to be cool... and then it stops. Did you notice? We...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
76. Ghosts
I have always had a fascination with ghosts... I think it all began when my father passed away followed 2 years later by my youngest sister. If I ever wondered about their existence before, I'm pretty certain that "something" exists now. Here's something to think about... we are actually looking...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
77. Click Here to Get Gorgeous
Click Here to Get Gorgeous
Did my heart love till now? Forswear it sight, For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night. ~ Romeo and Juliet.~ Well, maybe we can't look as gorgeous as Juliet... on the other hand, of course we can. We just have to know what are best features are and let everyone else know too. Have you given ...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
78. Gravelle Family History
Gravelle Family History
This was a tough family to work my way through. First of all, all the records are in French AND hand written which made it even harder to decipher! And then there is the fact that the family seemed to really love the same name and used it over and over again. I have to take a lot of breaks as I c...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
79. Talking to the Tooth Fairy
Talking to the Tooth Fairy
I remember the days when the tooth fairy stopped by leaving me money for a tooth that had fallen out. It was so exciting and probably still is too little ones around the world, but I thought that I would take "losing a tooth" a little further. There will come a time when the kids won't be so quit...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
80. How to Age Beautifully
How to Age Beautifully
Wouldn't it be nice to have a "fountain of youth"?? But, maybe we have one in our own backyard and we don't even know it. The "fountain of youth" is never what you expect it to be. :) Personally, I hit the big 6 0 this year and it's kind of hard to believe. When I was a kid, turning 60 meant tha...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
81. Winter Flags for the Garden
Winter Flags for the Garden
There is nothing cuter than a little flag fluttering in a garden. This poor little guy kind of had winter ripped out from under him this year. I have never seen such a short winter, but hey, there is always next year, although I'm kind of hoping for another short one. I could get used to the one ...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
82. What's Heaven Like?
What's Heaven Like?
You have to have thought about it at some point in your life?? My dad is already there, my sister followed shortly after and I have a nephew who is looking down on us too. Wouldn't it be nice to know exactly what is waiting for us? Most of us are terrified of dying and leaving our loved ones behi...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
83. Decorating With Candles
Decorating With Candles
With all the gorgeous candles on the market, how on earth do you choose... I don't think that there's a room in the house that doesn't contain a candle... it's called ambiance. *That's my excuse and I'm sticking to it. ;) Unless noted, photo credits: Amazon.com and if you would like to pin any...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
84. Celebrity Quotes and More
Celebrity Quotes and More
If you want to be a celebrity... you have to look the part. How about starting with a license plate frame edged with Swarovski crystals. Okay, lets get the quotes part. You really have to wonder how they can come up with some of the lines that they do. I'm not sure that I really want to be a cele...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:42:23
85. Happy Quotes
Happy Quotes
I love quotes... they give me something to think about and they even serve as art work for the wall. Never expected that, but if you have a empty spot that is just calling out for "something" a simple quote decorated with a little color can be the perfect answer and give you something to think ab...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
86. Elegant Black Christmas Trees
Elegant Black Christmas Trees
I first spotted a black Christmas tree when we were vacationing in England. It was during September if I remember correctly which sounds odd, but that is generally when we vacation and the weather was warm! It was tucked in the back of a little department store and completely decorated which real...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:29
87. Rice Pudding
Rice Pudding
There isn't a rice pudding that I haven't like. Wait, I take that back. On my honeymoon, we were visiting my new Grand-Mother-In-Law in England and because she heard I like rice pudding so much, she made it for dessert. Only problem was that she made it with milk in a tin... not the sweetened kin...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:28
88. Lazy Days of Winter
Lazy Days of Winter
Winter can either be tons of fun or as it can be positively miserable. And as you get older, we tend to like it even less. That's when Lazy Days of Winter becomes a game. I was just talking to my mom this week and she was telling me talking about how cold it was when she was a little girl but she...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:24
89. Books About Christmas
Books About Christmas
Nothing will put you in the spirit of Christmas faster than a good book and a cup of cocoa! Believe it or not, I have a shelf full of just Christmas books. Some I will re-read and others I will sit through just once and then pass it along. But, you just never know when you are going to find the ...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
90. Easy Hippy Gifts
Easy Hippy Gifts
You have no idea how long that I wanted to go to this section of San Francisco. Technically G and I are too young, but we are old enough to remember everything about it. A few months ago we dragged out 30 year old daughter with us and she had never even heard of it. I was especially enthralled, G...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
91. Monkey Fun
Monkey Fun
Monkey Fun... Just thinking about those cute little faces brings a smile to your face.! I had so much fun working on the monkey slippers lens, that I decided to go and look to see what else was out there!! Little did I know what I would find and just HOW MUCH I would find. Monkeys are certainly a...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:21
92. Funny Pink Slippers
Funny Pink Slippers
Slippers are like shoes... you simply can't have too many pairs. Each day you will wake up in a different mood. You will need slippers to compliment or turn that mood around! At least I do ;) At the moment I really like these pink flamingos, tomorrow who knows what my favorites will be. Happy Fe...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:28
93. Christmas Coffee Mugs
Christmas Coffee Mugs
I tried to stop drinking coffee a few weeks ago and I actually managed it, but the minute something stressful occurred in my life, the first thing that I wanted was a cup of coffee. It is amazing how soothing a nice hot mug of coffee can be. You can just wrap your hands around the cup and feel al...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:24
94. Filling in Your Family Tree
Filling in Your Family Tree
The idea behind this lens is to show you just how easy it is to build a family tree that isn't simply names and dates. By the time you are finished, you will know where your ancestor lived, what he might have eaten, what kinds of fashions they wore and a whole lot more. So, lets get started. Lets...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
95. Ouija Boards
Ouija Boards
The article "Ouija, Using it Without Harm" on the PaganPath website states: "The Ouija is only as dangerous as you and/or your friends make it. The Ouija can be a useful tool for mediumship (spirit contact) but can also be a tool to tap into the subconscious minds of the users. If you begin your ...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
96. Surname Meanings
Surname Meanings
Have you ever wondered about your surname and how it came to be?? Think of your surname as kind of a fingerprint reserved for you and your family. It can sometimes give us clues to who we once were and where we came from. I find researching my family tree positively fascinating. And if you don't...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:24
97. Family Traditions To Share
Family Traditions To Share
Family traditions are what make up all those special moments that your kids will remember and pass down from one generation to the next. It has been a lot of years since darling daughter's hand was this small, but I do remember. She was the tiniest little thing and she worshiped her father from ...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
98. The Not So Perfect Christmas
The Not So Perfect Christmas
Have you ever had one of those Christmases where everything that could go wrong did? You might have experienced a christmas dinner that didn't quite work out, relatives that didn't quite get along, presents that weren't wanted or sudden surprises that you didn't see coming! I'm writing this on C...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:24
99. Christmas in Chicago
Christmas in Chicago
It's pretty quiet in the suburbs and then... Christmas arrives and Chicago pulls out all the stops. It's sheer magic! Get ready to join me as I show you my city during the holiday season. I must warn you... it's gets cold here, so pull on lots of layers, you are going to need them lol. and if yo...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
100. It's Time for Bed
It's Time for Bed
I wonder why it is that when you are little, the last thing you want to do is go to bed. Now that I think about it, that seemed to last right into university. Unfortunately or maybe fortunately, as we get older, there is something really decadent about climbing into a nice warm bed. If kids only ...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
101. Give-aways
I would love to be able to give things away just to see the smile on a tiny face. The first thing that I thought of were stuffed animals. And I'm just getting started. So is so much that we could do. All we need is a little imagination. A zillion dollars isn't really required, but would certainly...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
102. Baby Gund Stuffed Animals
Baby Gund Stuffed Animals
I often wondered how a baby must feel when he/she is put into her crib at night and the door is closed. If she is surrounded by sweet little faces, it must be a lot easier to drift off to sleep. I think that is what brought me into the world of Gund. That was the first company I turned to when my...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:24
103. Christmas Decorating Made Easy
Christmas Decorating Made Easy
I love Christmas and everything that goes with it and if I can find one more area to decorate... it makes me even happier! At the moment, I have even decorated my office. I found a little 4 foot tree that sits on the TV and is decorated with little items the kids made when they were little. Yes, ...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
104. Glass Slippers
Glass Slippers
With a nineteen month old little granddaughter, how could I not start thinking about Cinderella and tiny glass slippers. I already have her "tickle trunk all picked out and I just waiting to see if she prefers sports or fairy tales before I begin to fill it! Do grandmothers have these little insi...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
105. Thanksgiving Coffee Mugs
Thanksgiving Coffee Mugs
I missed Thanksgiving at home in Canada this year, but I am lucky enough to experience another one in the U.S. in a about a month or so. Just can't decide on whether to go out for dinner or try our hand at making one of our own! The only thing that I won't be doing is deep frying a turkey. Now th...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
106. Simply Lazin' With A Good Book
Simply Lazin' With A Good Book
Most women spend all of their money on shoes. Okay, that comes in a close second, but topping that and maybe handbags are my collection of books. I can go into a bookstore and there is NO CHANCE that I can't find something. And I'm going to share all of them on this lens. For my sake too. Some o...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
107. A Review: Christmas Story... THE perfect Christmas movie
A Review: Christmas Story... THE perfect Christmas movie
Everyone in my family knows that I love to collect Christmas movies and if you saw my bookshelves, you would have an idea just how long I have been collecting them! But, I can't help looking for just one more when I hit the mall during the winter months! That is exactly how I happened upon this m...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
You might be wondering if there is indeed such a cream. I have to admit that I wondered too. Lots of products make claims, but they don't seem to have to back up their words!! I found this product on sale and since I was out of moisturizer, I decided to give it a try. What I liked about the crea...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
109. Cupid Garden Flags
Cupid Garden Flags
By this time, I would imagine that you have put all of your Christmas decorations away and the yard is looking a bit bare. What could brighten up your yard faster that some splashes of red? And it just might be a little reminder to that special someone who has completely forgotten about Valentine...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
110. Frugal Little Luxuries
Frugal Little Luxuries
Sometimes it's all about the little luxuries that are affordable. I'm just going to let the BIG LUXURIES take care of themselves. If I'm supposed to have them, they will find their way to me. :)
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
111. Appliances I Can't Live Without
Appliances I Can't Live Without
If there is a new kitchen gadget out there, I want it. I might never use it, but I certainly want it. You have no idea how many hours I can spend in Sonoma! Actually, that should be where I work, but I know that I would never have a pay cheque to bring home... but I would have one really cool kit...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
112. Impulsive Buy
Impulsive Buy
Lets face it... I love to shop, but I do try to be smart about it. A day at the mall or perusing an online store that is too far away from where I live is the perfect day for me. But I did say that being smart about it is key. Next on my list... A little day dreaming can't do any harm ;) *But I...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
113. Filling the Christmas Stocking
Filling the Christmas Stocking
I don't think that you are ever too old for a Christmas stocking. The contents might change, but that feeling of anticipation will always bubble to the surface... kind of like butterflies!! This year I'm getting an early start on filling those Christmas stockings. I think that they are hard to b...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
114. All Things Lavender
All Things Lavender
A few years ago while on vacation in England, we saw a lavender plant that was taller than I was. I'm not kidding! I guess when you live in England, lavender simply doesn't stop growing!! There is just something about the smell of lavender that relaxes me... and it is such an easy plant to grow....
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
115. A Chocolate Christmas
A Chocolate Christmas
At this time in my life, all I want for Christmas is CHOCOLATE. I'm serious. There is nothing else that I need so I ask for chocolate and most of the time I get it. My trick though is to keep my hawl in the basement. I tried storing it in my bedroom, where I work all day long, but it was too much...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:23
116. Make a Difference
Make a Difference
If each one of us did just ONE little thing to make this world a better place, can you imagine the changes that we could all make? If you start with yourself, your parents and grandparents and then add your kids... just imagine how many good deeds just one family could accomplish. And then if the...
Nonprofits - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
117. You Don't Like Pumpkin Pie??
You Don't Like Pumpkin Pie??
I thought that my family would come around to pumpkin pie. Really, what was there not to like?? You serve it during the cooler months, so a nice warm, spicy slice of pie would be perfect wouldn't you think? Unfortunately, my kids inherited their father's taste buds. He emigrated from England and...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:23
118. Christmas Eve Snacks
Christmas Eve Snacks
And then I will go too bed. Do you remember just how hard it was to go to sleep on Christmas Eve? , Nothing would fill them up, they didn't want to do anything except open presents, but giving them lots of snacks seemed to work... at least it did with me. lol! What do you remember about Christm...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
119. All My Children
All My Children
I kept this lens going so that I could keep up with the characters after their demise and just in case the show might miraculously come back to us! Well, rumor has it... just maybe! I never thought that I would be adding new material to this lens after the show was cancelled, but would come over...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:22
120. The Second Kitchen
The Second Kitchen
When I was a kid, most houses had two kitchens... one that you used for the summer and one that you used for the winter. The summer kitchen was at least in our case attached to the winter kitchen, but the summer kitchen had a backdoor that lead to the garden and it seems to me that it was always ...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
121. Lazy Days of Fall
Lazy Days of Fall
I think that if I had to choose a my favorite season of all, I think that it would just have to be fall. It looks good, it smells good and the temps are gorgeous as well. What more could one ask for? And if that's not enough, Halloween is right around the corner. It just gets better and better! G...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
122. Decorating With Fall Candles
Decorating With Fall Candles
Summer is over and Christmas is still a long time off so to fill this gap, I decided to look for ways to make the house look warm with a rustic note to it. I guess it came from the fact that I grew up in a house made of logs. Rustic just worked. More Fall Candles
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:23
123. Toys for 1 Year Olds
Toys for 1 Year Olds
I haunt a lot of toy departments these days because Sofie will be turning one year old in December. I have chosen a few, okay a lot of items that I think would suit the personality of one rambunctious little girl. Now the trick is to move them all from our house to hers! lol... This would be per...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:23
124. Spooky Wall Decals
Spooky Wall Decals
Most people go crazy decorating the outside of their homes and garden area for Halloween, but how many decorate inside? I love all the Halloween wall decals that are on the market these days. You can take a quiet, unassuming room and give it a sinister look in minutes flat. And the best part, whe...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
125. The Halloween Kitchen
The Halloween Kitchen
The kitchen is where we spend a huge part of our time as a family. It only makes sense to bring in a little spookiness to the room. Hey, I might even do ceiling decorations this year. I can still remember my mom twisting orange and black crepe paper together to string along the ceiling. I just lo...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
126. My Christmas List... Christmases With My Family
My Christmas List... Christmases With My Family
There was a time when families lived close to each other and visited each other regularly, especially during Christmas time. That isn't the case anymore sad to say. My family is now spread out across the globe and in heaven as well. I have family in British Columbia, Ontario, the Yukon, I live in...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:23
127. Fighting Stress With Laughter
Fighting Stress With Laughter
Sometimes you just have to be silly. Life really is too short to be serious about everything. For this lens, I have chosen quotes that are funny or about humor, some of the funniest you tube videos and anything else I can think of to help you fight stress with laughter. I hope that a few minutes ...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:23
128. Halloween Party Servers
Halloween Party Servers
More and more of us are having our own Halloween parties. I try to buy one new thing a year and then pack it into my Halloween box so that I know exactly where it is when Halloween rolls around the following year. To be honest, I now have three boxes of Halloween decorations and hosting a party i...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
129. Pool Toys for Babies
Pool Toys for Babies
I can still remember taking the kids to the pool when they were little. Jamie loved every minute of it and was swimming by the end of the first summer and that was with no lessons. He simply took to it... like a fish in water... or whatever that saying is lol. Now his sister was the complete oppo...
Sports & Recreation - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:30
130. Staging Your House... Get It Sold
Staging Your House... Get It Sold
With the state of economy these days, we need as much help as we can get. When we got the news that we were being transferred, our house went up for sale and I had to use all the little tricks that I could come up with! . Hey, I might even turn this into a career! In a Nutshell... *if you have b...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
131. Halloween Birthday Parties For Teens
Halloween Birthday Parties For Teens
And if one of them is having a birthday, even better. You can really pull out all of the stops. I remember one house on the corner and Joe was a bigger kid than... his actual kids lol. He loved to decorate his front lawn and all of October, people couldn't help themselves. They had to walk by Joe...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
132. I Can Dance
I Can Dance
Well, I like to think that I can. I did take tap when I was about eight years old and my Mom said that I was the best at the recital. ;) And she wouldn't lie now would she?? But my love of dance has gone in a new direction. I don't take myself quite as seriously as I once did and I can be found ...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:23
133. Taming Tension
Taming Tension
To begin, you might ask yourself what is tension? In a nutshell, it is all of those little stresses in your life that causes you to tense up. It could be a phone call that you just had with a family member. It could be a fight with your best friend. It could be a day at work, where everything goe...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
134. The How of Happiness
The How of Happiness
I think that everyone has rules regarding their own happiness. It's another case if they follow them. More often than not, people are so caught up in their lives, that happiness is shoved way down at the bottom. There's just no time left in the day to look to their happiness. So, if you have a r...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
135. Small Moments
Small Moments
Life can be amazing if you take the time to notice the small moments that make up our day. The trick is to spend some time writing down these small moments. That's how the diary came into being. Don't you wish that you could go back and look over some of those moments from a particular year in yo...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
136. 365 Ways to Fight Stress
365 Ways to Fight Stress
First, let me introduce you to Lola! She lives next door and I have taken quite a liking to her. I met her owners when they first moved in and asked if they would mind me taking her for a walk. We don't own any pets and I thought that it would be fun. They looked at me strangely the first day but...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:23
137. Pirate Bedrooms
Pirate Bedrooms
Your home may be your castle, but a little boys room should be his. I have found pirate sheets, comforters, clocks... you name it to give your little guy the room of his dreams. The only thing that I have ruined for you is that you can't send him to his room for a time out. ;) Not much of a punis...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:29
138. Summer Beach Bags
Summer Beach Bags
In your home you want a place for everything and everything in it's place. The same goes with your beach bag. It has to be big enough that you can find a spot for everything you need to take with you on any given day. Here's what I have found for you. And happy day at the beach!!
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:31
139. Summer Parties for Little Girls
Summer Parties for Little Girls
You don't have to have a birthday fall during the summer to have a party. You can pretty much pick a reason and throw a party! It can be as extravagant of as simple as you want it to be. (table cloths, paper plates, invitations, loot bags, toys, prizes... anything goes! Graphic: Allposters.com
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
140. Sofie's Shopping List
Sofie's Shopping List
Her Nana (me) loves to shop and so does her mom so I'm thinking that she will just have to love shopping... it's in her genes! LOL I thought that I would build this lens and more to follow as she grows older and develops tastes of her own. At the moment, she wears what her mom likes and plays wit...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
141. Halloween Cookie Pans
Halloween Cookie Pans
I thought that I would find zillions of cookie pans for Halloween, but it was a lot harder than I expected it to be. I did find these little cupcake molds, that I think would still work. I've seen some gorgeous cookie platters that would showcase these cookies perfectly if there were any left to ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
142. Halloween Bathroom Soap
Halloween Bathroom Soap
Once upon a time, everyone was using a bar of soap to wash their hands and then that got boring. Then liquid soap announced its arrival and companies did their best to stay within budget and look good sitting in your bathroom. Well, with the popularity of Halloween parties, people and companies h...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:23
143. The Cozy Up Month
The Cozy Up Month
Christmas is long behind us or so it seems and Valentine's Day is finished too. We have a few more months before spring arrives, so it's the perfect time to enjoy what winter is all about. I loved winter as a kid. We had so much fun building forts, skating on outdoor rinks, creating snowmen... I...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:31
144. Cinderella Movies
Cinderella Movies
When I first began exploring this topic, I had no idea that there were so many different Cinderella movies made over the years and how many famous actresses played the leading roll! I wonder how many versions of Cinderella are still to come? Photo Credit: Amazon and if you would like to pin any...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
145. Who Is Winter52?
Who Is Winter52?
You are looking at me at my sisters wedding maybe 5 years ago. I I had let my hair grow out but decided that it was way to much work so, my hair is pretty much the same length now as in the photo. I am now living in Never Never Land. I have to admit that leaving the family behind was kind of hard...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
146. Lamps for Little Boys
Lamps for Little Boys
As tough as little boys can be, come bedtime and they still want a lamp to soothe away their fears... not that they would ever admit it lol. Today, there are so many on the market, the hard part is choosing just one! **Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep.
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
147. Summer Fun in your Backyard
Summer Fun in your Backyard
Fun can be had right in your own back yard. Do you remember how much fun you had when you were a kid. You seldom had time to come in for lunch! Well, today I went looking to see what I could find to play with and yes, that includes me too. Big kids need toys too!! Now I was thinking that this ten...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
148. Ballerina Bedrooms
Ballerina Bedrooms
My baby isn't a baby any longer, but if she was, I think that I would style her bedroom using a ballerina theme. There's just so many items to choose from. You will find everything from lamps to dolls and everything in between.
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
149. In Love With Ice Cream
In Love With Ice Cream
I don't think that there is a month when we don't have at least ONE container of ice cream in the house... and obviously in the summer, we go through the stuff like there is no tomorrow. Did I mention that we have begun making our own ice cream and we are getting pretty good at it, but unfortuna...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
150. Morning Coffee
Morning Coffee
Don't you think that coffee tastes that much better when served in a pretty mug? And yes, from week to week, my tastes do change! This week, I like the clear glass mug. Next week, it might have frogs decorating the surface! Photo Credit: Amazon
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
151. Loving Geraniums
Loving Geraniums
I have always loved geraniums... much to my daughter's annoyance. She can't stand them, but you have to admit, they give you a LOT of bang for the buck! Can you think of a flower that blooms all summer long with as little help from us?? Planting Schedule... I don't know why I didn't do this befo...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
152. It's Picnic Time
It's Picnic Time
Simply nothing like a picnic to put a smile on your face... it means that winter is over and it's time to hit the beaches! And did you ever notice that picnic food ALWAYS tastes better than dinner served around the kitchen table. Not that there is anything wrong with dinner around the table, but ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
153. Springtime In The Garden
Springtime In The Garden
Everything is waking up after a long, cold winter but I still think of spring as a time to reflect... relax and just enjoy everything the season has to offer. And the minute I finish with that, I'm checking the garden! I can't wait to see what has popped it's head out of the soil. And for those ...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
154. Looking For the Best Deals
Looking  For the Best Deals
I had a friend who simply loved to check of the auctions on Ebay and loved to show me what she beat out others for. I can see her point. If you watch carefully, you can get some great deals. It's all about watching and knowing what you are looking for. It can get out of hand if you buy everything...
Gift Guide - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
155. The Best Birthday Parties
The Best Birthday Parties
I kind of miss the days when the kids were small enough to want a birthday party every single year. And the themes that they would pick. I don't know how I ever pulled it off but it sure was fun! ! Here's hoping that I have a grandson some day, but on the other hand, I think my husband would like...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
156. Springtime Gardens
Springtime Gardens
My sister loves her garden just about as much as I love my books. It must be genetic or something... my daughter designs gardens for a living. Thank goodness... ;) I don't know what my garden would look like if she let me loose!
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
157. Things To Do In The Winter
Things To Do In The Winter
Now you might be surprised to find me writing a lens about things to do in the winter. At one time, I not only hated winter... I was quite grouchy at the fact that I was born in a place where it was winter at least eight months of the year. And to make things worse, we didn't get those big fluffy...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
158. Tottering in the Garden
Tottering in the Garden
A great way to relax, burn a few calories and meet the neighbors! It really is. We recently moved to a brand new city in a new country!! and it was puttering in the garden that helped meet the neighbors. That seems to be the only time when people come out of their houses, so I took advantage of t...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
159. All Things Chocolate
All Things Chocolate
Now is there ANYTHING better than chocolate cake?? Especially when it's hot and gooey?? Maybe it's just me ;) Nah, I simply love Chocolate Lava Cakes! Actually, I'm good with just about anything made of chocolate!!
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
160. Time for a Party
Time for a Party
Birthday parties are as exciting today as they were when I was little but they do take a little planning. Actually my best party was for my ten year old daughter. I had everything timed so that there would be no lulls in the festivities. The kids had a great time and I actually had some time penc...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
161. Chimpanzee Movie Toys
Chimpanzee Movie Toys
My daughter has been studying non stop for her finals and I don't think that she knows about this documentary. The minute she does hear about it, I know that she is going to want to see it. Is there anything cuter than a chimp?? If she could adopt one, I know that she would. Babies she always sai...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
162. Loving Cinnamon
Loving Cinnamon
Has to be my all time favorite spice! Not only does it smell good, it tastes even better. Yes, there is nothing quite like hot toast sprinkled with cinnamon sugar!! And then there is coffee... it just keeps getting better and better! And while sipping that coffee and nibbling on a cinnamon roll,...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
163. Foot Massagers
Foot Massagers
With all of the massagers on the market these days, you have to wonder if there is a household that doesn't own one form or another. We own one, but after seeing everything that is available, I'm very tempted to test out the dry versions! On the other hand (hint hint) I wouldn't need one at all ...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
164. Christmas Lensography
Christmas Lensography
What would a Christmas Lensography be without a snowman?? Christmas should always put a smile on your face. As I am writing this, it is February and I am still thinking of the Christmas we just had a couple of months ago and the Christmas that is on its way. I don't think that there is a month wh...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
165. Mom Stuff
Mom Stuff
"A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
166. Fabulous Women
Fabulous Women
We can learn a lot from the women that surround us. Your Mom for example... she's fabulous wouldn't you say. I have learned so much from my mom and I hope that I can pass on my own wisdom to my own children. And now that I have a granddaughter soon to be born, I have a brand new generation to sha...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
167. Perfume Bottles
Perfume Bottles
I got the idea for this lens when I had to come up with a theme for the month at b5media. Our Style and Beauty hub had decided that everyone should post about their five favorite perfumes. I took it one step further by showcasing my favorite five unusual perfume bottles. It would be a whole lot e...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:18
168. Statue Gardens
Statue Gardens
There is just something so cute about little figurines in your garden. Nestle them among your plants for a cute little surprise. That's my plan for this summer... lots of little gnomes and fairies to add a bit of magic to the yard! In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of ...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:40:30
169. Easy Pie Crusts
Easy Pie Crusts
This is the way you are supposed to look when the family gets home. You have been slaving in the kitchen all day long and you are exhausted. No one needs know that that pie you made today really wasn't all that hard to make at all. Photo credit: Kozzi, MUA and Model: Amanda Wynne www.awynnemakeu...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
170. Tomato Soup
Tomato Soup
Of all the soups out there, I can honestly say that my ALL TIME FAVORITE is tomato soup... homemade or even out of a can. When you live alone, there's just so much you can do with a plain can of soup... which in later years, my husband the chef could never understand. Hey, I liked the stuff and I...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
171. Summer Peaches
Summer Peaches
Is there anything more delectable than a luscious summer peach... okay, I don't like the juice running down my arm, but everything else is GOOD. And I recently tried peach shortcake and I do believe that it's nearly as good as strawberry shortcake. Now I have two summer desserts! Have you tried ...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:25
172. Blueberry Pie Recipes
Blueberry Pie Recipes
My grandparents lived north of Peterborough, Ontario Canada. I guess you could say that it could be considered Northern Ontario, but not quite?? Anyway, blueberry bushes grew wild and we just took them for granted. Doesn't that sound familiar?? It was only when I grew up and began buying tiny box...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
173. Window Feeders For Wild Birds
Window Feeders For Wild Birds
It's a zillion degrees above zero, or at least it seems like it and all you would love to do is to curl up with a cup of coffee and watch the birds. Sounds easy enough right? But what if your feeder is several yards away? "Duncraft's Super Songbird One Way Mirror Window Bird Feeder brings the bi...
Pets & Animals - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
174. Easy Chocolate Pie
Easy Chocolate Pie
Obviously I love all things chocolate, and that includes chocolate cream pie! I don't think that there is a pie that could be easier to make than this one. Oh, you can find trickier recipes for it if you want, but in five minutes, you could open a box and whip one up in minutes flat. Okay, I have...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
175. Cupcakes
I made a ton of cupcakes when my two were in school. Frankly it was easier to bake a batch of cupcakes, frost them and then package them up for their lunches. And then they grew up and I thought that my cupcake making days were over. That was until I moved to Chicago! Cupcakes are EVERYWHERE and ...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
176. Halloween Goodies
Halloween Goodies
There was always something deliciously spooky about Halloween when I was growing up, but I think the best part of it was the goodies that we shared at the school Halloween party. I will offer some suggestions that you might be able to use for that particular age group and then will move on over t...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
177. How To Meet a Celebrity
How To Meet a Celebrity
You would be amazed. I am going to offer a few tips on how a friend and I I pulled it off years and years ago, when we were young and foolish, but I'm pretty sure that the same little tricks will still work for you today. And then I have added some up to date videos that are talking about just th...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
178. Fun Ideas For Valentine's Day
Fun Ideas For Valentine's Day
In the days when I was newly married, we really didn't have a lot of money to splurge on dinners out, but we always found ways to have fun. Sometimes, it was just a walk in the evening hand in hand lol... yes, we were mushy in those days. Other years, we invited friends over for dinner and all ce...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:31
179. Banana Cream Pie Recipes
Banana Cream Pie Recipes
If there was ever a time when you needed a quick and easy dessert, but one that looked as if you spent hours making it, a banana cream pie is the one. There are so many different versions that you can create, but I have to admit, the one with the chocolate in it has to be my all time favorite. Ju...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
180. The Squidoo Babies
The Squidoo Babies
This particular lens is keeping me on track and alerting everyone to what I have been working on all week. It's hard to believe that it all began with one little Squidoo. Each month I will add the latest baby squids as they are born. :) Photo Credit: Amazon Lensography
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
181. In Need of a New Toaster
In Need of a New Toaster
Think back to the very first toaster that your family owned. Chances are that it wasn't pink, but come to think of it, I do think we had a green one once. I will have to ask my sister. She has a much better memory than I do. And I wasn't kidding about our toaster only toasting one side! We are h...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
182. Dad Stuff
Dad Stuff
What makes a Dad special?? My Dad has been gone since 1991 and this lens is helping me to remember some of the little things that are so easily forgotten. Hopefully, some of the little anecdotes will bring back memories for you too or at least wake up questions that you can ask family members be...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
183. Home Sweet Home...
Home Sweet Home...
HOME SWEET HOME... the perfect sentiment for this particular lens. :) It doesn't matter how much or how little you have. It's the love that is inside of your home that makes it Sweet. As most of you know, my passion is for genealogy and I was just wondering what our ancestors might have done to ...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
184. Decades of Beauty ... The Changing Image of Women
Decades of Beauty ... The Changing Image of Women
I picked up this book while on holiday in England. Actually, my husband should put a limit on how many books I can bring home. I tend to find one a day and when you are in England for two weeks or more, your suitcase tends to get awfully heavy. I'm surprised he hasn't said anything?? Anyway, this...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
185. Pecan Pie Recipes
Pecan Pie Recipes
I don't think that I have ever tasted one that didn't taste good and it all began when I met my husband and he was telling me about a pie that his school in England served. It was called Gypsy Tart and he used to salivate just thinking about it. And then we found Sugar Pie at one of our local res...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:32
186. Pancakes
There is just something about hot fluffy pancakes on a cold Christmas morning... okay, any morning works for me!! Must be thinking back to my childhood! My mom made the best tasting pancakes from scratch and then we drizzled them with maple syrup which dad actually made from the maple trees on th...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
187. Working on that Green Thumb
Working on that Green Thumb
Thank goodness, my daughter went into landscape design and she is more than willing to share what she knows with me. Up until this point, my gardens were all hit or miss and a lot of the time... they were a miss, but I had no idea what I was doing wrong. All I knew was that they certainly didn't ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
188. All About Fragrances
All About Fragrances
There used to be a time when women wore ONE perfume all of their life but that doesn't seem to be the case anymore. Women are choosing fragrances to reflect whatever mood they are in. And did you know that women are finding new uses for their perfumes? I thought it strange when I first thought of...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:31
189. Fun in the Snow: Cross Country Skiing
Fun in the Snow: Cross Country Skiing
The minute that you think that you have run out of memories about something, is the exact time they will start rushing into your mind. My all time favorite memories take me back to the sixth grade. Mom and Dad loved to Cross Country Ski. I guess I burned enough calories just playing outside beca...
Sports & Recreation - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
190. Shaking the Family Tree
Shaking the Family Tree
When I first began to explore our family tree, I first thought that all it would be was names and dates but that very quickly got boring. I wanted to get to know these people. What kind of lives did they live, why did they leave one country and move to another. Having just moved from Canada to th...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
191. Quotes about Gardens aka Words of Wisdom
Quotes about Gardens aka Words of Wisdom
Gardening requires lots of water - most of it in the form of perspiration. *Lou Erickson ... but there are certain times of the year, when you are positively itching to get out to your garden... especially in the springtime and a little perspiration is not a factor ;) Now come August, I will pro...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
192. Not In Love With Marmite
Not In Love With Marmite
As I said below... you other LOVE the stuff or you HATE the stuff. I think that you have to begin eating it as a baby... before your taste buds kick in. After that, it's a no go! We shall see when Sofie (new granddaughter soon to be born) does with her first piece of toast and marmite. If she tak...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:32
193. Charm Bracelets
Charm Bracelets
I received my first charm bracelet the year I was married and every special occasion meant a new charm. It's like wearing a little bit of my history around my wrist. My only regret... is that I waited so long to start.
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
194. Cottage Life
Cottage Life
A cottage is the perfect way to slow down the aging process! It certainly worked for my parents. They went down to the cottage (which was less than five minutes away) and puttered all afternoon. Ahh, I can only imagine having a cottage, let alone one so close! and if you would like to pin any of...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:32
195. Decorating Children's Rooms
Decorating Children's Rooms
I was one of the lucky ones I guess. Being the oldest, I always had a room of my own. And even better, I pretty much was given a free hand at decorating my own room. And, I tried to do the same when my two were decorating theirs... whether I liked their choices or not. ;) Photo Credit: Photo Credit
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
196. Family Stories
Family Stories
This is probably the easiest way to get the juices flowing. Give each person his own little area (maybe right here at Squidoo) and then just let the stories start bubbling away. It is amazing at what will suddenly surface when you didn't think that you had any stories at all!
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
197. In Love with Peanut Butter
In Love with Peanut Butter
Any peanut butter and jelly sandwich lovers out there. I have been assured that it is the only way to eat peanut butter, but I will stick to my hot toast and crunchy peanut butter I think and the thicker the better! And it seems that I'm not the only one who loves peanut butter. Companies are eve...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:11:15
198. Flicks For Chicks
Flicks For Chicks
Welcome to Chick Flicks... is there anything better than curling up on the sofa with a blanket, a container of popcorn and some soda. Okay, I do have a confession. There are some movies that I just can't bring myself to watch. And, there is one movie listed here that I actually bought, but have n...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
199. Vintage Mittens
Vintage Mittens
Okay, I don't think that I'm old enough to be anyone's grandmother who might be reading this, but I do remember several pairs of mittens just like these and one of the rules in our house about hanging our mittens on hooks in the hallway once they were dry. For some reason... my mittens always lan...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
200. Key Lime Pie Recipes
Key Lime Pie Recipes
I honestly didn't see that coming. I think that it must be the creaminess of the filling rather than the gelatin texture of the lemon pie. And then there is the fact that you can use a graham cracker crust for the base. Hmmm, just might have to try that with more pie recipes. It sure is easier!
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
201. How To Walk in Stilettos
How To Walk in Stilettos
I just finished watching Dancing With The Stars and couldn't help but wonder... how do those women actually dance in high heels. I can barely walk in them. I decided to head out and find out how you do it! Apparently, I'm doing a lot of things... wrong! Photo Credit: Neiman Marcus
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
202. Burning Calories Simplified
Burning Calories Simplified
I have to admit... I HATE TO EXERCISE, so I look for about a zillion different ways to burn calories so that I don't have to do the same sort of exercise twice. That's the theme of this lens... all the fun ways that you can burn calories. And did you notice I said FUN! The game below has you walk...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
203. Curb Appeal
Curb Appeal
Flowers are a gorgeous part of any garden, but sometimes you want something that will make your garden stand out even more. That's where all the bits and pieces come into play. I have chosen what has caught my eye this year.
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:20
204. Halloween Thoughts and Quotes
Halloween Thoughts and Quotes
I grew up on a farm in central Ontario and Halloween meant heading to the closest village to do our trick or treating! I really don't this that it was the candy that made the night so special. It was the wandering down the dark streets with Jack-o-lanterns on every porch that was the big attracti...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:20
205. Tarot Cards
Tarot Cards
I have always had a fascination with things that are just outside of normal life as we know it. I'm going to use this lens to offer a bit of insight into what one card a day says about my future... if anything at all. I'm curious to see if I keep choosing the same card... if there is a pattern th...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:20
206. Graveyards
A graveyard garden... now is this cool for your front yard or what? Okay, when Halloween is over, it might be a good idea to put it away or the neighbors might get a little nervous! I know that I would! Photo Credit: Amazon
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:24
207. Bundt Pans
Bundt Pans
Are you a newbie in the kitchen? If that is the case, starting a collection of bundt pans can be the answer. The batter goes into one pan, it is baked and then popped out. There is no worries about chunks of cake left behind in the pan. And if I can do it, anyone can do it. The cake can then be d...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
208. Cooking Gadgets
Cooking Gadgets
It's funny how so many of my lenses are centered around the kitchen and I really don't like to cook. Is my inner chef trying to tell me something?? But you have to admit that having a husband who grew up cooking and a daughter who loves to putter in the kitchen not to mention becoming the town's...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:11:15
209. Tea Pots
Tea Pots
I think that I need a bigger kitchen... or just maybe a collection of teapots would look cool sitting on top of my cupboards. Hmmm, that just might work! With Christmas right around the corner, I really should start looking to see what is out there. Believe it or not, I don't own a Christmas teap...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
210. Style for Men
Style for Men
Who is better at dressing a man... than a woman! It's just that simple. Well, I used to think that, but I'm seeing more and more men who are standing out in the crowd. They want to make an impression and they obviously know how to do it. But, since this is my lens lol, I thought that I would put ...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
211. Fun in the Snow: Snowshoeing
Fun in the Snow: Snowshoeing
The minute that you think that you have run out of memories about something, is the exact time they will start rushing into your mind. My all time favorite memories take me back to the sixth grade. It seems that we were outside playing every available minute. Winter was amazing when you are a kid...
Sports & Recreation - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
212. Battle of My Bands
Battle of My Bands
This is one of the only pics of me from my university days. I spent a whole lot of time listening to the bands that I'm going to be featuring in this lens. Hope you enjoy a trip back in time! I stop in on a regular basis just to hear these songs. You just don't hear this kind of music on the radi...
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:19
213. Play-Doh for Ages 3 and Up
Play-Doh for Ages 3 and Up
My kids had lots of these kits and they have been passed along, but maybe I should have saved them... at least the molds. Even teens are trying their hand at creating. Personally, I think that I fell in love with the fragrance of play doh years ago, but I did find a video (and then lost it) of a ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:32
214. Summer Salads
Summer Salads
It was a cold day in December when I first began to think about this topic. It felt like about 40 below zero, so you can imagine why I was thinking along those lines. I was thinking about picnics too come to think about it. Not much of a winter person here! Maybe someday I will live in a locale ...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:11:15
215. Ten Best Christmas Movies
Ten Best Christmas Movies
There are 31 nights in December and at least that many Christmas movies to watch... just ask my mother. I think that she began collecting them when I was young and she doesn't wait until December. Christmas in our house began in September! I hope that you and your family have an amazing Christmas!
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
216. A Christmas Game
A Christmas Game
We all know just how the month of December can be and Christmas Eve can be even longer. That's why it is so important to have as many Christmas games in the house as you can possibly come up with. They can range from the old stand-bys like puzzles, to a month long monopoly game that ends on New Y...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
217. Christmas in Toronto
Christmas in Toronto
There is nothing quite like Christmas in Toronto! I called it home for close to 30 years and although we now live in Chicago, we return at least 4 times a year to visit family and friends. And, one of the nicest times is during the holiday season!! I hope that you will join me as we stroll down t...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:20
218. Christmas Magic
Christmas Magic
As you probably have guessed by now, Christmas is my all time favorite time of year... but it's not Christmas morning that I find so special, it's the entire month of December. There is this magic in the air that you simply can't put your finger on... but it's there! You simply ha...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:11:15
219. Disney Paper dolls
Disney Paper dolls
I was just over on Twitter and apparently, little girls this year are enjoying paper dolls just as much as I did as a little girl. I really didn't expect it but as I had a ton of fun with those little dolls, I thought I would check to see if they are going strong. With a new little granddaughter,...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
220. Funny Green Slippers
Funny Green Slippers
Some people collect shoes... I collect slippers. I really don't know how it came about, but suddenly I have at last count about ten pairs and two are pretty close to being ready for the garbage. It might be the fact that I pretty much live in slippers and from what I'm told, I tend to drag my fee...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:20
221. Valentine's Day Quotes
Valentine's Day Quotes
I must come from a long string of romantics. Just take a look at my grandparents, and then my parents and my husband and myself. It's pretty clear to see that we all have a romantic streak running through us and there are a lot of nationalities in our blood now that I think about it. My grandfath...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:11:15
222. Fun Things To Do on Valentine's Day
Fun Things To Do on Valentine's Day
Sometimes there are little ones that you have to include with your plans. You can still have the romantic night around the fire, but the rest of the day, your Valentine's Day might be more family oriented. So, the focus for this lens is fun things to do on Valentine's Day with the family.
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:20
223. Fear of Flying
Fear of Flying
... but some people have absolutely no problems with air travel, but not me... it scares me silly. Listed below are some of the stories that have happened to me and why I would love for gigantic runways to be built on the ground so that we could jet from one place to another, at whatever speed we...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:20
224. Music From the 70s and 80s
Music From the 70s and 80s
This decade pretty much took me through university and into my early years as a Mom. Needless to say, I listened to a lot of music during that time. It's funny, but even my kids (a generation later) still think that this music is amazing. I really can't say that about some of the music from my pa...
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:20
225. Potatoes... Not Just for French Fries
Potatoes... Not Just for French Fries
Okay... yes they are or at least they should be. I have many a memory of Dad piling us in the car and taking us to the lake for a cone of chips. It was the perfect way to end a summer evening. But I must be fair... there are a lot of other good uses for this vegetable. Not as good as french frie...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:12:15
226. Halloween Baking
Halloween Baking
The weirder the look of the item, the better the kids seem to like it! I will see what I can find! ;) *you have no idea how much I miss the years when my kids were little and baking was so much fun. Now everyone is all grown up and is concerned with calories, fat content, and how much sugar is ...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
227. Fashion Accessories
Fashion Accessories
I think the quickest and cheapest way to fancy up an outfit is to add a fashion accessory or two. I was just watching CNN this morning and the morning host was wearing a black pair of pants and a red blouse. It was the gold link belt that pulled it all together! Amazing what ONE little item can d...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
228. Valentine's Day Cookie Cutters
Valentine's Day Cookie Cutters
It doesn't matter how old you are, Valentine's Day is one to be celebrated... single, married, divorced or otherwise. It's all up to you. So head to the kitchen. We have some baking to do! Okay, I just have to tell you about the cake my mom made every Valentine's Day!! In those days there were n...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:20
229. Vintage Apron
Vintage Apron
This vintage apron lens is dedicated to my grandmother... Josephine, fondly referred to as Nanny. I don't think that I ever saw her without an apron. In fact I don't think that I ever saw her in anything but a house dress and an apron. I guess women in that time (1920s and the 1930s) ever wore an...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:31
230. Strawberry Pie Recipes
Strawberry Pie Recipes
When I was growing up, we had a huge garden and at least half of it was reserved for berries. Dad loved raspberries and strawberries equally I think and we had a lot of pies over the years. I'm really surprised that there were enough strawberries left to make a pie because all summer long, we pre...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:27
231. Fashion for Kids
Fashion for Kids
It doesn't take very long before they know better than you do about what is going to look good on them. It seems that there fashion sense starts to kick in by the time they are about four years old! My daughter decided somewhere around that time that she would never wear a dress again. And she d...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
232. Kate Bush
Kate Bush
Very few can hold a candle to this performer and definitely follows no one. All you have to do is check out a few of her videos. She definitely marches to her own beat and I think that's what I like about her most! She copies no one!
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:20
233. Money Love
Money Love
To be quite honest, my thoughts on money change from day to day. Yesterday, I was ready to go out and buy a brand new bedroom... from top to bottom. I positively hated everything in it... including all the items in my closet. I guess it was just one of my moods, because today, I am quite happy wi...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:11:15
234. Fun in the Snow: Sledding
Fun in the Snow: Sledding
The minute that you think that you have run out of memories about something, is the exact time they will start rushing into your mind. My all time favorite memories take me back to when I was about 4 years old. Dad would come home from work and take me sledding. To a four year old it was as close...
Sports & Recreation - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:12:14
235. Christmas Is Over
Christmas Is Over
Christmas is over and you have a good couple months of cold weather to get through. So, what is the plan of action?? We are going to have fun until the snow melts. We might even do a little planning for next Christmas! The more that we get done now, the less we will have to do in the months lead...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:31
236. Spending Christmas Alone
Spending Christmas Alone
There will probably come a time when circumstances make it necessary to spend the holidays away from your loved ones. It has to be a difficult time, not getting away from it, but what can you do to make it a little bit nicer?? I have a few ideas! photo compliments of kozzi.com and if you would ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:27
237. Play Therapy For Us
Play Therapy For Us
Somewhere along the line we were told that the minute that we became an adult, life was supposed to be about work... NOT PLAY. Whoever said it was WRONG! We are going to play a little bit every day. Here's to taking baby steps as we explore Play Therapy For Us And here are a few more that I'm w...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:11:15
238. Lazy Days of Summer
Lazy Days of Summer
Any idea how many cones of cotton candy you devoured as a child?? Do you ever lose the taste for the stuff?? Somehow I don't think so! Okay, now that I'm all grown up, my tastes have changed and the candy floss doesn't quite hold the same appeal. This morning I enjoyed two trips around the park ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:12:14
239. Christmas Bedrooms
Christmas Bedrooms
The month of December has to be the hardest month to fall a sleep for anyone under ten! I think that there must be a rule about it registered somewhere! But I think that these little glow in the dark ornaments would help to lull those sleepy little munchkins to sleep in minutes flat... at least i...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:30
240. In Need of a New Toothbrush
In Need of a New Toothbrush
I had no idea just how many toothbrushes were actually on the market until I went looking. Times have definitely changed!! And seeing that I am thinking about Stocking Stuffers...year round, I'm grabbing up a handful for that very purpose... now onto stuff that you might find "curious" ;) Do yo...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:11:15
241. Birds in the Garden
Birds in the Garden
There is nothing more relaxing that sitting by the window with a cup of coffee and watching the birds at their feeders. And you will be surprised at what they will eat! To date mine will eat just about anything but bananas. They hate bananas! Since moving to Chicago I have seen some interesting ...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:20
242. Evil Baking Powder Biscuits
Evil  Baking Powder Biscuits
It's strange but true... this recipe won't work for my mom who has been cooking for the past 60 something years! They just won't work!! I can pretty much throw them together with my eyes closed. And if there is any dough left over, stick it to another biscuit and it still works!! This is all that...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:31
243. The Enchanted House
The Enchanted House
Handing out candy on Halloween night is fun of course, but it's also about how spooky you can make your entrance. One year I took a wooden rocking chair out onto the porch, built a body and then set a wig head complete with long flowing red wig and then wrapped her face in gause... It spooked a l...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:11:15
244. The Well Groomed Man
The Well Groomed Man
I guess that I might be showing my age just a wee little bit, but I love a man who takes pride in the way he looks... in everything he wears. Just those extra little touches makes a difference. Funny, I come from a generation who was just fine with guys sporting long hair, bare feet and cutoffs.....
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:12:14
245. Spooky Treats
Spooky Treats
As a child, I think that Halloween night was right up there with Christmas. We had parties at school, and my mom always managed to come up with a school treat that the kids loved. She even made Jack-o-lantern sandwiches one year and that took some doing!! And while I'm on the topic, I don't know...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:31
246. Young Family History
Young Family History
Wouldn't it be interesting to find one of your ancestors sitting somewhere on my family tree? That would make us cousins of sorts. I am pretty hooked on genealogy and I'm learning something new every day. I don't think a day goes by that I don't find something new to share! Featured here is Jose...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:27
247. Caramel/Candy Apples
Caramel/Candy  Apples
It seems that I passed my love of Candy Apples onto my daughter. She is as much addicted to them as I am and wouldn't you know it... our favorite mall sells them! Just one look at the front window and we are lost! Now if they could just bring the price down a bit. I saw one that was ten dollars.....
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:11:15
248. Just Can't Stop
Just Can't Stop
Thought that I would get started building this before my interests get away from me. This is just way too much fun!! Scan the list and see if anything calls your name. And yes, I have already started to think about New Lenses for 2013! :) and if you would like to pin any of my lenses, I thank y...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:27
249. Wondering About Santa
Wondering About Santa
There is just something magical about Santa Claus and the fact that you become an adult doesn't seem to diminish that magic one little bit. At least that's the way it is for me. Okay, there could be something to that "Santa face in my kitchen window" one Christmas eve... some day I will e...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:26
250. My 5 Newest Lenses
My 5 Newest Lenses
I thought that I would make it easier to see all of the latest lenses that I have done for the month. I have set myself a goal to make 5 new ones, but if I get on a roll, there will likely be more. But, lets just go with 5 and see what happens. :) And who gave me the idea to do this?? It was one ...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:04:27
251. Adventures in Genealogy
Adventures in Genealogy
This lens is all about the stories that I have come across in my own family tree and other stories that I have stumbled upon. They are all fascinating and I hope that you will look up into your own tree to see what stories you can find. Who knows, you might find an ancestor who was on the Titanic...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:10:20
I'm really hooked on genealogy these days and while I love to see all the new names and dates, I love the stories that I can dig up. This lens is about the recipes, and the stories of meals loved, hated and shared by my family and a few generations beyond. Hope that some of you will share your re...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:11:15
253. Apple Pie Recipes
I always thought that one apple pie recipe was pretty much like another apple pie recipe, but apparently they are not. My husband is from England and he says that nothing can compare with an apple pie made with Bramley apples. Well, since we can't get them here, that's going to be tough. And to m...
food-and-cooking - Wed, 22 Aug 2012 03:21:16
254. Everything Bumblebees
Everything Bumblebees
I have always been fascinated with bees... I have even dreamed of owning my own hives! How cool would that be?? I have also wondered why a tiny insect that can kill you would suddenly be of interest to anyone? I certainly can't see myself making a lens about snakes, but I'm sure there are a few ...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:03:31
255. Toys for Tots
I'm making this page about Toys for children because... what you choose is more important than you might realize. My kids loved toys that they could use to be create something from their imagination. And sometimes that was incredibly hilarious. And now we have a brand new granddaughter. It's goin...
Entertainment - Fri, 17 Aug 2012 18:16:31
256. Summer Vacation = Fun in the Sun for Kids
I was one of those lucky kids who had two entire months off for vacation. We were always out in the sun doing something. I don't remember ever coming in complaining about being bored, but I have heard enough stories to assure me that there are kids that do run out of things to do. Well, lets just...
hobbies-games-toys - Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:00:29
257. Margaritas To Drool By
The minute I begin to convince myself that I REALLY need one of these, the sun goes in and it starts to rain. But there is always tomorrow! On the other hand, a Margarita Maker seems to remind me of FLORIDA! so when I sip a Margarita up here in Canada, I could simply sit back and pretend that I w...
food-and-cooking - Thu, 09 Aug 2012 16:08:13
258. Music From the 60s and 70s
I can't remember how many of these little guys I used to own, but if I'm not mistaken, back in the 60s and 70s, they were yellow. Hmmm, I wonder how many different colors they were made in?? Sadly though, I don't have even one to pick up and think back to those times. And come to think of it, I d...
Music - Sun, 05 Aug 2012 16:44:38
259. Loreena McKennitt
I first heard of Loreena Mckennit while sitting in a restaurant. The music was haunting that I called the waiter over and asked who it was... It was Loreena McKennit and I have been listening to her music ever since! Photo Credit: Wikipedia
Music - Sat, 04 Aug 2012 04:05:49
260. It's All About Romance
With most women, it's not the dollar amount that means a thing... it's the fact that you thought about her. If men only knew how easy it was to make us go all gooey... So why don't you just come home one day with a handmade card. You will likely be amazed at her reaction! And ladies, you could do...
relationships-and-family - Thu, 09 Aug 2012 18:13:14
261. Best of Lipstick on Twitter
I can still remember my Grandmother almost insisting on sending me to bed because my lips were white. I was staying with her and grandpa so that I could take in a Paul Revere and the Raiders concert and she was sure that I was coming down with something! I guess she didn't realize just how cool a...
fashion-and-beauty - Fri, 03 Aug 2012 03:18:00
262. Backyard Fun for Little Boys
The little guys don't have to go out of their own back yard. The little boys across the street have one of these and I saw them even toss the ball to their baby sister. It won't be long before she is out there right along with them! And what other ideas can you suggest to your little darlings?? ...
holidays-and-celebrations - Wed, 01 Aug 2012 16:54:29
263. Raisin Bread
There is just something about two slices of raisin bread, toasted with lots of butter on a Sunday morning with coffee. The rest of the week, I stick with Cheerios... just so that you know! :) Photo Credit: Amazon unless noted.
food-and-cooking - Tue, 31 Jul 2012 17:37:23
264. Popsicles
I don't think that I have ever had a popsicle that I didn't like, but I think that my favorite just has to be CHOCOLATE! And then there were those ultra-sour freezies that came out a few years ago. Must have been tooooo sour and burnt the skin off kid's tongues because they have disappeared from ...
holidays-and-celebrations - Mon, 23 Jul 2012 20:31:31
265. Over a Hot Stove
I was always too busy as a teen to learn how to cook an ENTIRE meal. In our household, each of us (there were three girls in the family) had a specific job. Mine was to peel the potatoes. I'm really good at that btw ;) But peeling potatoes won't get you very far when it's your turn to come up wi...
food-and-cooking - Thu, 09 Aug 2012 16:15:23
266. Kid's Corner
I'd give all wealth that years have piled, The slow result of Life's decay, To be once more a little child For one bright summer day. *Lewis Carroll If you could go back to being a child for just a day, what do you think that you would choose to do? Personally, I think that I would go to the be...
parenting-and-kids - Sat, 13 Oct 2012 15:57:48
267. All About Bubble Baths
Nothing like a long hot bath full of bubbles to cure whatever ails you! I was just thinking back to the days when my daughter was about three years old. We had many a discussion as she played in the bubbles! And then sadly, daughters they grow up and those mother daughter bubble baths are a thing...
fashion-and-beauty - Fri, 03 Aug 2012 03:27:49
268. Woman Stuff
At different times of the year, a woman's tastes are bound to change... it's a seasonal thing for sure! At least that's the way it is with me! In the fall, I love the smell of the the falling leaves and wood smoke drifting in the air. In the winter, I love crackling fires and thoughts of Christma...
parenting-and-kids - Sat, 08 Dec 2012 02:30:27
269. Love Quotes for Him
Guys just won't admit the fact that they have a soft side. Try slipping him a mushy little note and watch him turn to mush. ... but if you want to really reduce him to mush, bake his favorite dessert and then slip him that note I mentioned. They will be putty in your hands. Don't you just love ha...
holidays-and-celebrations - Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:02:05
270. MY REVIEW... Spells Halloween by Silver Ravenwolf
I bought this book while on holiday in England. We were visiting Cornwall, one of the spookiest counties in the country and I spent one afternoon searching out Halloween books I could find to take home with me! I thought that the shelves would be full! This was the only book I could find! Before...
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 05 Nov 2013 20:03:36
271. The Funniest Weddings
If your wedding went off without a hitch, you are one of the lucky ones but I think the majority of us has had something happen to make everyone laugh. I know that my wedding had something go wrong which wasn't expected and it became one of our memories years later. For this lens, I have gone loo...
weddings - Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:20:50
272. Best Halloween Costumes for Baby Boys
Just wait until you see them all decked out in the cutest little costumes on the planet. Halloween brings out the cutest babies! Don't forget to take lots of photos of your little munchkins that you will be able to look back on... Oh, how I wish I had done this when my two were babies!
holidays-and-celebrations - Sat, 26 Oct 2013 16:58:19
273. Thoughts about Sadness
They say that we are filled with happiness, but sometimes it's hard to know where to look. I wonder just how many of us spend too much time suffering from this ailment... if it can be called an ailment. I have spent a lot of my adult years, studying happiness, worrying, anxiety and now sadness. ...
healthy-living - Thu, 03 Oct 2013 18:01:40
274. Down Home Florida Dessert Recipes
If there is one thing that I like about Florida, it is the desserts. And even better is the fact that a lot of the fruit used can be found right in your own back yard! We have the most gorgeous lime tree!! And then there's the fact that you can eat those desserts outside nearly every day of the ...
food-and-cooking - Fri, 28 Jun 2013 21:09:23
275. Garden Flag Stands
We have all seen the gorgeous flags that can decorate your garden, but what about what to hang them from. Some are actually quite attractive, and I decided today to feature some of the stands, instead of the actual flags. They might even give you that nudge to hang one if you haven't gotten aroun...
home-and-garden - Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:13:45
276. Christmas in Peterborough
I just love Peterborough and during Christmas even more. My grandparents lived in the city as well as about a zillion relatives, so I visited the city a lot as a child! I can still remember one furier on George Street that featured a big black bear outside of their store. I'm sure that there are ...
travel-and-places - Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:13:09
277. Fashion and Beauty Lenses for Shopaholics
This is definitely my category. I seem to live and breath shopping. There is nothing better than spending the day at the mall, BY MYSELF to see what the latest trends are. Just received my latest issue of Lucky and I will be pouring through the pages before I head out to do a bit of checking for ...
internet - Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:12:34
278. Valentine's Day Dinner Ideas
I think that Valentine's Day should never be ignored. You don't have to spend a lot of money by going out unless that is your tradition, but be sure to make the night special. If you have a weekly menu that you have been using for the past ten years, tonight is the night for you to fancy it up at...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sun, 10 Feb 2013 16:36:36
279. David Frank Rooke
That was Granddads name at birth, but as long as I knew him, he went by Frank Rooke or Granddad to us. I can still remember the whistles that he would whittle for us every time he came for a visit and the birch bark letters that he wrote to us. If only I had saved them!
relationships-and-family - Sun, 10 Feb 2013 16:33:12
280. Roch Voisine
I don't know if it was the fact that we lived so close to Toronto or what it was, but we seemed to run into this "fellow Canadian" a lot! A really nice guy and you would never know that he was famous... even a little bit lol. I will add more memories as I remember them. One more thing... His of...
Music - Sun, 10 Feb 2013 16:32:44
281. Cornish Family History
Yes, I'm still working on this branch of the family tree. I have no idea why the Cornish family line is so hard to locate, but I am not about to give up. There is usually a really good reason why they are so allusive. I just have to find out why.
relationships-and-family - Sat, 09 Feb 2013 15:56:34
282. Crocheted Scarf
I love lots of scarves and crocheting them scarves never got easier. Now all you have to do is pick a color, the type of wool you want to use and then find a pattern that appeals to you. Actually, I kind of like the one featured here. It looks amazingly warm and I love the way that it wraps loose...
fashion-and-beauty - Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:03:00
283. Fall Flags For The Garden
Since the weather has been so nice this year, I have gone out for a lot of walks and the variety in flags in amazing and I have yet to see one that I didn't like. I wonder whose job it is to come up with new designs?? Wouldn't that be a cool job. Unfortunately, my talents as an artist are very li...
home-and-garden - Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:01:27
284. What To Do on Valentine's Day
So, what does one do if you are alone on Valentine's Day? Everyone is rushing around buying cards, candles and planning that romantic dinner. But what if you don't have anyone to share it with? What do you do then?? In a nutshell, you pamper yourself like crazy!! Photo Credit: Amazon and if you...
holidays-and-celebrations - Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:11:30
285. Beatle Videos
I guess I was about 12 years old when "Twist and Shout" arrived in our local stores. I just HAD to have that LP... yes, I'm talking about vinyl records. Unfortunately, my weekly allowance was $2.00 a week and all of my social life had to come out of that $2.00. A record album came in at $3.99 and...
Music - Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:09:15
286. It's Time to Start on That Spring Garden!
It's springtime as I work on this lens today and everything in our garden is ready to burst into flower or leaf. It's been a mild winter this year, so I have big hopes for a gorgeous garden and to add even more interest, what could be better than a garden flag. The only problem is that there are ...
home-and-garden - Thu, 07 Feb 2013 02:44:00
287. Fun in the Sun: Swimming
My son took to swimming really early without even one lesson. It looks as if his daughter is following in her father's footsteps. Already she loves playing in the water and she is only a year old. And the cutest part is watching her trying to catch the water droplets between her fingers.
sports-and-recreation - Thu, 07 Feb 2013 01:34:05
288. Best Olivia Hussey Movies
Who knew that years after I saw her first movie, that I would still be following Olivia Hussey today. I decided that making a lens for her would be the best way to keep on top of her career. How many movies from the list have you seen?? What movie do think was her best??
Entertainment - Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:31:47
289. Sweet Baby James52
Spent many an hour listening to James Taylor during university. Not only was/is he gorgeous, he has a voice to match! My sister and I have made an agreement... when he comes to town, we will be there, even though we live eight hours apart! Okay, now the memories are pouring in. I can still remem...
Music - Tue, 05 Feb 2013 22:11:47
290. Marilyn Monroe
Wouldn't it be amazing to be able to step back in time to meet some of the people that you have heard so much about?? I think that she would have been a fascinating woman to talk to! I wonder what she would say if she could see herself on a lunch box?? It's not something you ever think about! Ph...
Entertainment - Tue, 05 Feb 2013 21:48:40
291. Best of brownies on Twitter
I just knew that creating this Brownie theme was going to bite me... and not in a good way ;). My son is getting married in about 7 months and I have the most gorgeous dress picked out and if I want to fit into it, I'm going to have to cut my brownies into very tiny squares. Give them up... I don...
food-and-cooking - Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:01:02
292. Fun Valentine's Day Activities
I have now been married for 35 years and yes, I plan on keeping him a few more years. It's all about planning on things that we both enjoy... or things that I tell him that he enjoys lol... It's funny how much you know about someone when you have lived together for 35 years. I still remember comi...
holidays-and-celebrations - Thu, 03 Jan 2013 21:38:11

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