Category Archives: happiness

Wine!

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Question of the day

If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich?

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What worries you most?

A new survey shows that women worry more than men about losing their looks as they get older, while men worry about the quality of their sex lives. What worries you most about aging?

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To what lengths would you go?

All of us would do whatever our kids needed to have done to make them safe and happy. BUT, would you go to this extreme measure?

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T.G.I…Christmas Eve

Well it’s finally here. It’s Christmas Eve, and I can only imagine the excitement of the children. I’m even excited! For me it’s mostly about seeing the faces on the kids when they’re opening their presents, being with family and being thankful … Continue reading

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Happy Monday!

Another weekend passes. I hope everyone had a good one! Ours was pretty good. Saturday Jason golfed, so Bailey and I had a day together, just the two of us. We rode our bikes into town, which is about 2.5 miles. … Continue reading

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First Day of School

From time to time, I’ve bragged on Josh’s school.  I try not to, because I don’t want to be one of those moms… “Oh, OUR school is the best!  Oh, MY kid is tops!”   But sometimes, you have to toot … Continue reading

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Can Money Buy Happiness?

This is a really good question. Can money buy happiness? I think the answer to this question is going to vary depending on the age of the person you ask. I really do feel when you’re young and in love, … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

We drove down to Rochester Friday afternoon for a baseball tournament. It took us about 2 hours, once we got out of the cities. It was a beautiful drive, who knew southern Minnesota was so hilly, and scenic?! We were … Continue reading

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Our summer getaway

Happy Tuesday all. I wanted to write and share what Paul and I did last weekend. We rented a cabin for the summer on a nice little lake near us. Not 15 minutes away but while there, you feel away. … Continue reading

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A Little Good News…

Last week was a very difficult one for most of us on this blog . Most of us are of the ‘conservative’ bent, and are furious, to say the least, about the Health Care bill.  I’ve also been frustrated, angry, … Continue reading

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Look what I found

I think most of you know that I’ve been working on cleaning up my house and getting rid of a lot of junk I’ve accumulated over the years. I’ve gotten a lot of closets and cupboards cleaned out and I … Continue reading

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An old memory

My dad recently gave me a box of 6 Christmas ornaments. They were in a little wooden box. I set this box on the Wii TV and never really gave it another thought until Saturday night when I opened it … Continue reading

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My Little Dreams

I know everyone has a list of things they want to do before their time comes. A bucket list if you will. I think someone even wrote about this already but frankly I’m just too lazy to go back and … Continue reading

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Vacations or fixing things up at home?

I know when it comes to this subject that I’m pretty different from a lot of other people. I’m not sure why but it’s just the way I am. I would have so much more rathered fix my house or … Continue reading

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Daddy’s little girl

I’m sure most of you have either seen this story by now or it just slipped by you. I saw it while in the hospital last week and it just stuck with me. Here’s the link and story. It’s a … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Surprise!!!

Do you like surprises? I love them…when I don’t know about them. A real surprise is totally unexpected and fun! My husband LOVES to surprise me, but he also likes to let me know he’s surprising me! That, my friends … Continue reading

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THE PARROT FLOWER

THE PARROT FLOWER This is a flower from  Thailand . It is also a protected species and not allowed to be exported. This will be the only way we will be able to view this flower.   THE VERY RARE … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Joan Harvest

Joan, happy birthday. You are so dear to me and I wanted to take this special day to tell you. I hope it brings you all the wonderful things you deserve. Her granddaughter is even due to be born today … Continue reading

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Manners, how important do you think they are?

I’m wondering how important manners are to you.  I was raised to say please and thank you, excuse me and bless you.  If someone gave me something, I said thank you.  If I asked someone for something, I said please.  Do … Continue reading

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Mom, there’s Life on my foot

“Mom, there’s Life on my foot!” That’s what my 4 year old said to me this morning! I said, what are you gonna do about it? His reply? “No, what are you going to do about it?” I giggled to … Continue reading

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Magic Mirror

I wonder if Walmart has mirrors like this?  I want one.

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Sean and Vicki, today’s the day you say “I Do”

Happy Wedding Day To Sean and Vicki We wish you all our best.  Our friend, our neighbor and Sue’s aunt.  The American and the Brit.  Who’d a thunk it? Maybe you should get one of these to string with Christmas … Continue reading

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Has everyone heard about Susan Boyle by now?

I know you’ve all probably heard of this woman by now but her singing makes the hair on my arms stand straight up.  I hope she’ll put out something because her voice is out of this world and I need … Continue reading

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My old books

I read a lot.  I have at least one book going at all times.  I have no idea why I love it.  I do know I’ve done it as far back as I can remember.  I can just get lost … Continue reading

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