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    With Patience Comes The Pay Off!

    Some days it seems as though our troubles, stresses and unhealthy bodies over take our minds to the point of consuming us altogether.  It is these days that can either make us or break us in this life. Today is a bright sun shining day and I am full of optimism for the future, ready to tackle it with great strength and resolve.  But this day only comes because of the dark days that preceded it.  During the dark days we tend to look at life and our troubles as too much to bear for one person, all-consuming and downright devastating.  I am here to tell you, and myself, look…

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    Chaos in my kitchen!

    As I sit looking out my window, watching the snow fall ever so gently on the trees, sipping a cup of Godiva hot chocolate, the scene is peaceful and serene.  Soft music playing on Pandora and all is right with the world.  Then, out of no where I see the rare glimpse of a child (mine) racing past the front of the house on a mini ATV doing donuts at 10 mph while chasing the other children up and down the snowy road!  One moment, winter peace- the next, winter fun and chaos!  It couldn’t be more perfect! That brings me to my post, the chaos in my kitchen!  Have you ever felt the…

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    Favorite Neighbor Gifts

    Aside from all the homemade treats and goodies we get from friends in our community, there are always some neighbor gifts that very creative and clever.  Here are a few of our favorites from this holiday season! From left to right, the first one is the “Peace” block (8″ x 8″ glass block).  A little bit of ribbon and some well-placed vinyl stickers…talk about creative! Next is the Snowman mug attached to a bag of mini marshmallows and hot chocolate with a note that reads: “We heard you’ve been naughty, So here is the scoop. All you get for Christmas, Is some snowman POOP!” The 7-up bottle was delivered with a…