Adventures in home delivery

It’s no secret. Technology is changing the way we do things. I don’t trust myself to get dressed in the morning before checking my weather apps (I have three). And I’m not sure how I survived prior to having the find my family app at my fingertips.
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Learning new things about scents

We’ve known each other for more than 30 years and I’m still learning new things about him. This weekend it was all about scented candles.
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The multitudinous multi-tasker

A phone used to be a phone and nothing more — except for maybe a paperweight. Now our “phones” are multi-taskers of the unlimited kind. Well, unless you go over your allotted gigabytes or data plan, but you know what I mean.
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DIY, laughter and olive oil

By Jill Pertler Slices of Life Do-it-youselfers will attest to two universal truths: projects beget projects and the outcomes are often funny if you are willing to laugh at yourself or others. Both phenomena happen to me all the time. This week at our house it involved stickers. My husband and I recently updated our bathroom by framing the mirror. With the mirror framed and looking lovely, it...
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Home improvement project that is Pinterest perfection

It looked so easy on Pinterest — as most Pinterest projects do. The title was ingenious: “Thirty-seven quick and easy ways to dress up your bathroom mirror.” The only hard part was picking just one. I was hooked — line and sinker.
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Our frisky felines and their ‘nipsy’ moments

It was an all-out catfight. One like I’d never seen before — at least not between the two of them, whom I know pretty well. They usually get along, or at least stay out of one another’s way. But on this day, the claws were definitely out.
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A return to reality after vacation

Ever noticed that returning from vacation creates a need for vacation?
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Life can be an uphill battle

It seemed like such a good idea, as most bad ideas do initially. My motives were sound and intentions genuine. I’d help the environment while whipping myself into shape.
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In celebration of friends

“Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and the other gold.”
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Adventures with houseplants

They sat unassumingly on a shelf in the gardening department. I was on the hunt for fertilizer, but these little potted beauties caught my eye and caused me to pause.
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