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A Poem for My Beautiful Baby Boy

I saw this poem today on Still Standing.  I thought it was so beautiful.  I take no credit for this.  It was written by Leanne Carline in the memory of her baby boy.  I can only say that I can relate to the emotions she captured. I would give anything just to hear Joshua's little… Continue reading A Poem for My Beautiful Baby Boy

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Recipe: Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Ingredients: 1 lb large strawberries 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 3 tbsp powdered sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract graham cracker crumbs (I dyed mine blue for the holiday) Directions: Rinse all the strawberries, cut off the tops and then hollow out center of the berry. Mix together cream cheese, powdered sugar, and… Continue reading Recipe: Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

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Recipe: Spinach Dip

Spinach Dip Ingredients: 10 oz chopped spinach (I used frozen, thawed it in the microwave, and then drained it and squeezed out the excess water) 1 can water chestnuts chopped fine (I used the food processor) 1 cup mayo 1 cup sour cream 3 green onions chopped 1 generous tsp. dill 1 tbl. parsley 1… Continue reading Recipe: Spinach Dip

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The 4th

It felt strange to have the 4th on a Wednesday.  Patrick had to work in the morning, so I spent the morning preparing food to take to my family's 4th of July get together. I made pineapple and watermelon stars. Red, white, and blue cheesecake stuffed strawberries. Chicken salad in cucumber cups. and Spinach dip.… Continue reading The 4th

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Painted House

After nearly 10 months of staring at the insanely ugly old wallpaper, we are FINALLY doing something about it.  In a big way.And that's not all of it.  I have to say that I am so much more excited about this than Patrick is.  He's just ready to have me stop complaining that the wallpaper… Continue reading Painted House

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Chalkboard Dust

I made a chalkboard! So fun and so easy.  I used the same recipe that you can find on pretty much every Pinterest board.  Mix 1/2 cup acrylic paint in any color you wish with 1 tablespoon of unsanded grout (I bought the smallest container available at Lowes, it was only like $5 and I'm… Continue reading Chalkboard Dust

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A Royal Good Time

This year for Father's Day we decided to take Patrick's dad to the Royals vs. Brewers game.  It was such a fun night!  The weather was perfect and best of all the Royals won!  That always makes for a great night.  Here's a few fun pics from our evening. Patrick and his dad. Patrick &… Continue reading A Royal Good Time