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Category: Holidays

Mardi Gras Recipe Roundup and Blog Status!

I feel like I’ve lamented this a bazillion times, but I seriously don’t know how people can keep up with a blog AND have a full time career..  It’s impressive, don’t get me wrong, but let’s be honest–my…

Christmas in Strongsville

A blog archive from Christmas 2014!   Dear Friends, Total Strangers, And Everyone In Between, As this season of Advent comes to a close, I would like to wish you a most blessed Christmas.  I’m here  in my hometown of Strongsville, OH where the Commons’ Light Display…

Christmas in DC: Botanical Gardens

A few weekends ago, I went with a friend to the US Botanical Gardens to see their famous Seasons Greenings display.  While really cool and beautiful, I have to admit that I was a teensy bit disappointed.  It took us all of 30 minutes (if that) to walk through. I…

CLbrate Christmas

Blog archive from Christmastime 2014… No, the title is not a type-o. On Friday, the DC area of Communion and Liberation (CL) came together for our annual Christmas soiree…  When the area responsible asked me to help coordinate, I gladly jumped on board..  OK, so it totally…

Castle Noel

Ohmygosh. You guys. Who knew that such a cool place would be in little ol’ Medina, OH?   Castle Noel opened last year… It’s a Christmas museum, and is, well, amazing. Being a DC girl now, I’m very critical of museums.  Castle Noel is beautiful…

Cookie Recipe!!!

Every so often I have a stroke of culinary genius… This weekend brought about one of those times. I was invited to a potluck dinner on Saturday, and at potlucks, my competitive edge tends to always show. I needed a showstopper, the best… Although many of the other…

Little Pumpkin-Themed Sip N’ See

Here’s a blog archive from a Sip N’ See I threw for a baby who’s now in kindergarten.  Time flies!!   So, I made a resolution that I feel the need to share. I am overcommitted, and need to cut back in areas of my…