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Old 08-17-2013, 12:40 PM   #16
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Good morning girls! We shampooed the living room rug early this morning and Jack will tackle the dining room one next weekend. Since we no longer have a dog and don't have kids in the house it will just pretty much get dirty not stains for the most part now until we replace it before Jack retires in a few years.

They still had the sale on for the beads and they had a special where you could pick out 3 beads free from a list. They had a spacer with green stones in it so I took two of those free then got all $1.29 special beads and spacers and another coupon. So now I will have a green one too and they are beads I picked out not ready made bracelets. I did find a green ready made that had these adorable tiny faberge egg beads. It had 4 beads and 4 spacers and was $50 plus $9 for shipping. I got 19 beads and spacers and a snake chain bracelet for under $30 with the 9$ shipping both times.

I sat this morning and took off my nail polish and repainted my toenails a sort of lavender pink color. I bought it on sale at Walmart yesterday when I went for my eye appt.

I found out why I was having trouble seeing. My prescription has changed drastically for the better. When it was readjusted I could easily read again with my bifocals and Walmart dropped the price about $13 a box so I went ahead and bought a whole years worth this time as I only had to pay $29 extra after my insurance. My left eye cannot be adjusted astigmatism wise unless I wear glasses or buy a toric lense for that eye but she was able to correct my vision to 20/25 which is great for an old lady! I also have no catharacts, no glaucoma, and she said my eyes look really healthy too.

We went out to dinner to Red Lobster last night thinking and I got my standard cold shrimp. I prefer shrimp without batter and cold if I can get it, if not grilled. I was pretty pooped running all over town yesterday getting errands done, but I got them done with 10 minutes to spare before I had to go out and get Jack.

Tomorrow is commissary day and I sure hope the trucks have delivered. They hadn't delivered last time because half the shelves had bare spots where stuff should be and the meats were skimpy too.

Susan: I get my readers at places like Walmart where you buy cheapo sunglasses and get my regular glasses online putting in my prescription. Easy peasy and a whole lot less expensive than using an optical place for sure. Hope you had a nice time at dinner and the lock in.

Jean: I have worn contacts for about 20 years now. They are so easy for me I can put them in and take them out without a mirror. I have never had problems with them like other people. Jack has always had problems with contacts as they seem to make his eyes gunk up a lot and then they make his eyes itch all the time so he went back to glasses. Yarn came, but wrong gauge and can't return it because they don't take stuff back on sale so I am making a hat with it for winter! I may have found a solution so we shall see.

Maggie: I have heard a couple ways to cook eggs. Mine come out perfect by putting the raw eggs in pan covered in cold water, bring to boil, take off heat and cover and let sit 20 minutes. Then pour out hot water and replace with cold and as many ice cubes as will fit. Let set for 10-15 minutes then take them out one at a time and peel them under cold water. Similar to yours and mine works every time.

Well gals time to go. Have a good Saturday! Faye
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:07 PM   #17
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Good Morning, Flowers! The sun is shining, no wind, and it's a cool 63 degrees. We are heading back up into the 80s and low 90s just in time for school to start next week. Not much on my agenda today, but there is always dust and fur fuzzies to vacuum plus laundry. Bob is off on his Saturday morning rounds, the boys are watching the squirrels and birds in the back yard, and I've been putting off getting my day started.

"Gma" -- I'm glad you were able to get your bifocal contacts again. I did try them, years ago, but they would never be in the right spot when I most needed them. I've worn contacts for 49 years -- that seems like forever! Bob is trying contacts again but isn't consistently wearing them. He says they just don't feel quite right. Like, go back and have them checked? Duh! I just got my 50 year reunion picture; it was fun to see who was who. There were only a couple people, out of the 90 there, that I would have recognized. We are due for a trip to Red Lobster with Bob's 96 year old aunt. Have fun making the bracelets!

We had a black squirrel show up yesterday. I'm hoping he will come back but I've heard the brown and black squirrels don't get along. Enjoy your day and remember to smile!
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Good morning, ladies! just in the 70s today but clouded over and rain in the forecast. Humidity is getting bad.

Casper and I went for our morning walk and now he is sleeping. Just wears him out to sit in his buggy and be admired by everyone. Of course, he does have to turn his head back and forth a lot so he doesn't miss any dogs, squirrels, birds, fireflies or other things of interest. I get my shoes and he starts looking and when the stroller comes out he jumps right in.

Faye, I love cold shrimp too. Shrimp and broccoli are my go tos at Surf Rider. We have Red Lobster but who wants that when you can get fresh seafood in so many places around here. I'm glad everything turned out good with your contacts and eyes. My distance vision has improved trememdously but my near vision gets worse and worse. The doc told my the shape of your eyeball changes as you age and its most people's eyes improve. I don't have cataracts or anything else, either and I'm thankful for that.

Jean, I look forward to days when I don't have to do anything.

Maggie, even though Casper can't hear, he "talks" and can complain bitterly when something doesn't suit him.

Have a wonderful day. Today is Bella Fabrics 5th anniversary so I'll run over this afternoon for the party.
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The men who made us fat is a BBC documentary done in 2012 with a wealth of information concerning the food industry the food itself and how we became obese
It is a three part series you can find by going to You Tube
Part 1, 2 and 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6nGlLUBkOQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owekbSp7wU0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlQHXkOUjeI

Ladies, please watch this. Each part is about an hour but it is so informative and a real eye opener into the obesity problem. You will not believe what has been allowed and what has been concealed from the general public. This is thoroughly research by the BBC and they give concrete references of where their information came from.

Not surprisingly, it all started in America and now we have contaminated the industrialized nations with our insanity.

One of the biggest hoaxes allowed was low fat. The world health organization wanted to establish guidelines for sugar consumption and the food manufacturers went crazy. They persuaded the US government to tell WHO they would withdraw support if they went ahead with their sugar expose. The compromise was to tell people low fat was the way to go. In actuality, heart disease is not caused by fat but by sugar.
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Old 08-18-2013, 04:42 PM   #20
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Good afternoon ladies. We had commissary shopping today so have been running around today. I still have to send Jack to Krogers so he can get some cartons of mashed potatos, Febreeze shampoo for carpets that he mixes with our Bissell shampoo because it makes the rugs smell so good, and a couple half gallons of lower fat ice cream that Kroger makes. Keeps Jack on the straight and narrow if he can have a scoop or put a scoop in root beer for dessert once in a while.

Since the yarn I ordered is the wrong gauge and they won't take it back because it is sale yarn, I decided to make a hat with some of it. Took me a few hours to do it. I may make another one for my girlfriend for her birthday next year since she lives in Indiana. The person that designed this called it graceful clouds. She did not however reread her pattern before posting it. It had at least 4 mistakes, not a problem for me, but for someone with little experience might get screwed up with it. One place she left out a whole row of instructions!

Washed sheets and a couple blankets Fortune used to get on all the time. Things like this make it hard sometimes but it will lesson as time goes on. I did laundry yesterday then did all this today so I am done with laundry for a couple days.

Jean: Wow you had to be one of those folks who work hard contacts way back when. Jack got hard contacts with his reup bonus when he was in the Navy. I remember his coming up to see me and wearing the darn things. Didn't you have a time of it with the hard ones since you wear gas permeables now??? One thing a few years back is I had trouble keeping them in my eyes. Come to find out, the fit was off and that is probably what problem Bob had. I don't think I ever saw a black squirrel.

Susan: I bet it is great having tons of fresh seafood restaurants. When we go on the cruise, the night before when we are in Florida we always go to a seafood restaurant. We want to go to one about 45 minutes away from our hotel in New Smyrna Beach. It is called Blackbeards and supposed to be really good.

Well need to check my last load of laundry in the dryer. Have a beautiful afternoon. Faye
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Good Evening! I thought I had posted today but see I haven't. We went to church and then drove up to the lake so Bob could work on the boat. He didn't have what he needed so brought the pump home; he ended up replacing it so hope everything works when he puts it back together. Tomorrow begins 6 weeks of soccer and football games. I have a P.E.O. meeting in the afternoon so guess we will start with soccer since it is closer.

Susan -- I wish I could see Casper in his stroller! Thanks for sharing the documentary links. I will watch them when I am more awake. I was shocked when I learned low fat meant more sugar some time ago.

"Gma" -- My contacts are still hard; the gas permeable part has something to do with the material lets the lens breathe or some such thing. My correction is so strong the soft lenses didn't work for me. I was so determined to wear contacts that when I got them; I had to follow a schedule of so many hours wearing them, and then take them out. Now I rarely ever take them out during the day. Wind and blowing dirt are my biggest enemy. The hat turned out so cute!


I am heading to bed and read. Have a marvelous Monday tomorrow!
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Good morning to you all. It is cool right now, but supposed to be back up near 90 for the next 10 days. The humidity was 95% this morning so gonna be pretty sticky I imagine.

No loss, no gain this week. We did eat out a couple times last week though so I am ok with that for the time being.

I have probably lost my mind, but I got an email from the place I buy my beads and they were having a 99 cent sale. Eight pages of glass beads and metal beads and spacers. I just couldn't resist and pretty much the only color I didn't have was orange. They only had a couple beads that were orange and white flowers, but I found this beautiful swirl of bright yellow, white and orange and bought 4 of them 2 spacers with topaz, which were free, then the rest of the beads are all little metal animals. They are really cute and I got 13 animals pig, squirrel, mouse, fish(free,) turtle, butterfly, dog, cow, rabbit, frog, bear, crab and a deer. It will be fun to put it together.

Today is dust, sweep and mop the floor since I vacuumed over the weekend when we shampooed the carpet.

Here is my red bracelet. It looks orange in the picture, but the beads are really red. I love the little high heels and the lady bugs.

Jean: I am not sure I could deal with hard contacts. I have ones I can wear to bed so I can see all the time. I have very poor vision too and have worn glasses or contacts since I was 10. I even remember the first pair. They were baby blue and back then it was in to have those crazy sort of ovals shapes with the wings on each end. My next pair were brown and had pink stones on each side. I have run the gambit from oval to squares to the current fad the rectangles. Won't be long and you will be closing up the cabin for the year again. Are you guys going to Hawaii in February?

Hello to Maggie and Susan. I am going to get some work done before it gets too hot. Faye
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Old 08-19-2013, 12:41 PM   #23
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GOOD AFTERNOON MAGNOLIAS☺♫

It is another day to be in the 80°s but right now it is 66°s and all is well. I am sipping on my first cup of coffee as I type and I am yawning. I am up a lot earlier than usual and it feels strange that I am up now. I really thought I had posted yesterday but I guess I spaced it.

The dogs were taken to the groomer early so they weren’t here to “bother” me, ah, but Cecil is here.

There is a sign in the window where we get gas that states “Full time graveyard position available.” The gal that works there said yesterday that a man came in earlier and wanted to fill out an application and wanted to have the morning shift at the graveyard. Guess he didn’t know what the “graveyard” shift was at the gas station and it was for the night shift.

SUSAN Those documentary shows are very interesting ~ thanks for posting the links. I have known for a long time now what an enemy sugar is, especially when it is mixed with fat in a recipe. I am so glad that I have learned to bake with Splenda® ~ the kind that measures like sugar. I don’t think I have any “real” sugar in the kitchen. When I have a soda it is always of the sugar free kind but my drink of choice is water with a slice of lime when we go out to eat. I like to drink a bottle of Perrier instead of soda now days. When checking labels one finds when things are ”low fat” they are higher in sugar especially in the ice cream area.

DONNA FAYE I know you will have fun wearing your many beaded bracelets. I like bracelets and have one that I wear all the time and don't take off. It is an Italian made Figero pattern gold one in large links and is quite beautiful. Gold goes with everything. It will take time to ease the pain of losing your little pooch but it will lesson. There will always be things that remind you of him but it won't hurt to think of them.

JEANHope that pump does work for it is so important to have one around water like that. I had a bad experience with contacts years ago and then never did want them anymore. I got a pair of those little gas permeable hard ones that had a chip in the edge that scratched my eye. It came that way and was put in my eye by the doc. When I got home and took it out I put it under a microscope and saw the chip out of the edge. The doc "gave" me a pair of glasses. Right now I have a pair of nice prescription shades that are my main pair of glasses. I don't need glasses in the house to see but do wear readers to read.

Have a great day Magnolias.
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Just a quick "hello" today. I counted church and gift shop money this morning, made the deposit and took checks back to the hospital, then the meeting this afternoon. We are heading to soccer games as soon as I change clothes. Enjoy your evening and I'll. be back!
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Good morning to you all. Don't think the temps got too low last night as I only kept the ac off 2 hours.

I am anxious to get this other yarn and see if I can blend it in and make the sweater look ok. Lesson learned, buy at least 2 skeins or hanks more than you need when making something even if you have leftovers. I bought enough for the project, but it wasn't enough.

They have shipped my tshirts and dress and they should be here tomorrow. I bought the dress in the next size down so hope it fits and that the tshirts fit around my hips. I wear long ones to cover my belly scars which show through my clothing as indentations and clearly what they are. I should get another bracelet tomorrow too.

Jack showed me an article where one of the major cast members on Rizzoli and Isles committed suicide at 29. You wonder what was so horrible in your life at that age when you have a steady job with good pay, etc to take your own life. Really sad and it will sure put a hole in the tv show they are going to have to figure out how to cover up and write the character out of the show.

Maggie: we get home from vacation and I am going to have to order a set of prescription glasses to wear when I take out my contacts. The two pair plus prescription sunglasses are all too strong now. It is always something I guess.

You all have a great Tuesday. Time to eat and get to chores. Faye
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It is currently 84°s and not a cloud in the beautiful blue sky. I slept clear through the night and didn’t wake up once and am totally rested for sure. We have been watching at least 4 episodes of NCIS each evening since we missed a lot of the showings when we were without a TV. When the show comes back this fall we will be caught up on all the past shows. We have gone through several years doing it this way. We are up to now when we have seen some of them so we skip over them.

I am a happy camper for I received my replacement Bad Habit Rabbit and Barely Baer It all Bear silver charms that I had lost awhile back on my bracelet. They are the last of the ones that are going to be put on it. It weighs a total of 5.4 ounces with all of them on it now. Yep that makes me a happy camper. When we went out for lunch yesterday we stopped at Burger King and I ordered a grilled chicken sandwich without any sauce and when I got it I promptly threw away the bun and ate the chicken and the veggies that came on it. That, my friends is how I handle going out to grab a quick meal.

At WW last evening I bought a set of the stainless cooking utensils that are great. One is a draining spoon and the other two are ladles. The small ladle has two pour spouts. Anyway they go good well the last set WW was selling and look good in my utensil container. I use the first set I got from them practically every day since they measure out in portion size.

Today I am going to make a fresh batch of sour dough starter. I haven’t made a good loaf of that type in quite awhile and didn’t take good care of the starter so it went bad and I need to start a new batch so in a few days I can make a loaf. I imagine I will be making more bread when I get that new toaster oven next month that has that steam feature. I am also going to order another size in the stainless rolling rod. I have the 14 inch one and want to get the smaller 7¼” one which will make it easier to roll out small things in a smaller area. There is also a 20” one but I don’t even think I have a use for one that long. I have not used my nice wooden rolling pin since I got that stainless one. It lives in it’s box in the fridge on a shelf. I cut the end out of the box so I can just slide the rod out and when I am finished with it just slide it back into its container. Works for me.

DONNA FAYE It is nice to receive what you ordered and it fits. I do hope your new duds do fit and you will be pleased with your purchases. I bet you could plug yourself into a community college and teach knitting since you are such a great crafts lady in that area.

Have a great day Magnolias.
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Good Afternoon, Flowers! It's hot and humid in my corner of the world today. Area schools are letting out early due to the heat. Just what do they expect when they start in the middle of August! I worked on the laundry pile this morning and went shopping for a wedding and shower gift this afternoon. The bride has expensive tastes! She's registered at our local store plus two large department stores in the city, and Target too. I had to laugh because she had 3 pages on her wish list with doubles on several kitchen items. I wonder if she really needs two different pizza cutters, different shaped ice creams scoops, team sport can openers, etc.; maybe "his 'n her's?" The bride is the daughter of one of the teachers I worked closely with so feel obligated for both gifts. I bought an adjustable rolling pin, for the shower, which is new for me -- never saw one of those before.

"Gma" -- Your red bracelet turned out cute! Will you put all of the animals on one bracelet? You could wear a different bracelet every day, right? I hope the new yarn will work for your sweater. One of my elementary school pictures has me wearing my most favorite glasses that my mom let me pick out by myself -- yellow and gray plaid! Talk about ugly! Several years ago we had 7 high school boys commit suicide within a couple years. Last summer the son of a teacher, who was 42 and a friend of one in high school, commited suicide. She moved from here to live closer to him in MN when she retired; now she has no one as she was a widow.

Maggie -- Bob ended up buying a new pump. He tested it here and then took it to the marina to be sure; the guy said "too bad," but was glad to sell him a new one. If I had fresh baked bread around I would snarf it down much too quickly. I even like the frozen bread from the store so I'm not fussy. Have fun with your new dough starter.

I have another load of clothes to get in the dryer so better keep moving. Enjoy your evening!
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Good morning to you all. Turned off the ac when Jack went to work, but I doubt it will be off for more than a couple hours. It is going to be hot again today. I always feel so sorry for Jack when he comes in and looks like the weight of the world is on his shoulders when it is just that he has had to work out in the hot weather or down in that blower building, which is worse. They have some crazy problem down there that they seem to fix and something else pops up. I am not sure what the purpose of the blower building is exactly. I know when I took him to work the last time the methane flame was really going at it. Usually, if the flame is not going, that means TVA (tennessee valley authority where we get our power from in this part of the country,) is buying the methane gas from them, but if the fire is coming out the top that means there is too much and has to be burned off. You should see this thing. The flame the other day was at least 10 feet shooting into the air. The guys have a name for it. They call it the f**t flame as in flatulance.

My clothing and another bracelet came today, my yarn is supposed to be here Friday and probably the last bracelet then all I am waiting for is JMS to ship the slacks. The dry cleaning and laundry stuff goes the end of the month and I have just a few things to buy like Lysol spray for the trip. I always take antibacterial hand cleaner with me and the ship has several positioned outside any eating areas like the dining room, buffet restaurant, etc to keep norovirus at bay. I take the Lysol and spray the whole room and bathroom and closet before doing anything else. I spray the furniture too and the drapes. Who wants to spend their vacation with a virus and having to stay in their cabin the whole trip? I posted a picture of the green bracelet. The little silver beads say dream, hope, love, and then stars.

I bought my second Oil of Olay product that I used for 3 days and into the trash it went. I never thought I had particularly sensitive skin, but this stuff did the same as the other, caused my face to get really red everytime I put it on then caused my skin to peel on my face. I am sticking with my plain ole baby lotion. It may not do anything for wrinkles, but it keeps my skin soft and I don't look like I have a sunburn.

Maggie: Glad you got your bracelet replacements. We have always like NCIS, the original one, and I like Mark Harmon. I remember him in his younger football days. You know he was Rick Nelson's brother-in-law. Mark's sister Kris was married to Rick Nelson. He has been married to Pam Dawber for almost 30 years I think. I know that the carpentry stuff he does in his basement on the show comes from real experience. He is a carpenter too. It is nice to see a celebrity only married once!

Jean: I never even registered when I got married. I got some crazy stuff, like 8 sets of those glass trays with tea cups you use for parties and such. I did get a huge punch bowl and ladle with cups that I still have after all these years. I was the go to girl when someone needed a punch bowl. It just seems kids of today getting married are so greedy and over the top. I have been to a bridal shower in years but I know even women who have no intention of having huge dinner parties and whatnot want full services of china, stemware, and flatware and not the reasonably priced stuff either. Then they go to the other extreme and put stuff on there things they themselves could buy. Who knows? I am not sure about the rolling pin. Think I will stick with mine. I have an old wooden one my mil gave me and years ago I bought a great one from Pampered Chef along with a silicone pastry sheet. I love them both.

I guess I should go. Hope you all have a nice middle of the week and keep cool and dry. Faye
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Good Afternoon, Flowers! It's cloudy and quite humid with storms predicted for later today. We need rain, not storms. I caught Momma Cat last night and for a little cat she sure has a loud howl! She spent the night in the carrier which made me feel bad but she was here alone and acted like she was starving. I put the food in the carrier and she went right in after it. The vet didn't have anything scheduled this morning so if all went well she will go to her new home later this afternoon. I will miss her and so will Sonny; he acts just plain goofy whenever she was here. I had my nails done this morning and have been sorting through the paper pile. This afternoon I need to at least vacuum and should dust. I just read a cleaning tidbit that says it's best to dust first, then vacuum. Hmm, guess I've always done that without thinking about it. Sometimes I just vacuum without dusting too.

"Gma" -- When you were describing the gas flame, my first thought was a big flame meant too much s**t going on. Which Olay product were you using? I've used the cleanser and moisturizer for a long time with no problem. I do have sensitive skin around my eyes but that doesn't seem to bother me. I didn't register for wedding gifts either; we took what we got, and that was mostly bath, bedding, or kitchen items. Times change that's for sure. I got snack sets too! Mine went on a garage sale years ago, and there were times I wish I still had them. If nothing else it was nice to have a spot to balance a cup or glass. The bracelet is very pretty!

I need to keep moving or I won't get anything done this afternoon. Hope you all enjoy the rest of your day and evening.

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It is currently 96.8°s here in the ♥-Land all is well and the temp isn't said to get any higher this day. I had another wonderful sleeping all throughout the night rest and feel great to face another day. I don’t have much out of the ordinary planned for the day except give my sour dough starter a good stir. The starter needs to be stirred each day for 4 to 7 days depending how sour you want it to get. I usually just go the 4 days for it makes a very lovely loaf that isn’t overwhelming if you know what I mean. I am so glad I put a paper plate under the crock that holds the starter for it overflowed yesterday. Sure made it easy to clean up for it didn’t run all over my counter. However, I know the yeast in the starter is working just fine.

I’ll be so glad when the rest of the flooring arrives tomorrow so we can finish the kitchen floor. It is just half done and doesn’t look so good right now. But it should be all finished by the weekend.

I have noticed since we have been leaving the back door open, with the screen storm door locked all the time, that Cecil isn’t using his butt hut anymore inside which suits me just fine for I don’t have to scoop it. The lattes style doggie door is in that screen door to the back yard. I have a bruise on my arm and one just like it on my thigh the shape of his paw so I imagine he jumped on me while I was sleeping.

I think I will boil some eggs in my egg boiler appliance to have some on hand in the fridge for all the ones I had are now gone. Boiled eggs can be used in lots of different recipes or simply just eaten. I like to dip them in lemon pepper and enjoy them with a piece of fruit and some cut up veggies for a meal. I remember when I was a child there was always a boiled egg or two in the fridge. My mother was a gourmet before her time. How she did it with 6 kids is beyond me. I remember a pair of rope sandals she made. They were so neat with the straps made of cloth and the rope foot bed. I think she got the idea out of the Sunset West Magazine. It was nice having a “home” mom for the most part ~ but she was president of the local PTA for several years. The rule in that house was it was picked up and looking presentable for company before we left for any function or out to play. Anybody could “drop in” and find it looking fine. So we were up in the morning in time to get our rooms picked up and the bed made before we were off to school. While we were gone my mother would sweep and mop and buff the floors as needed. We didn’t have carpet which made it easy to clean back in those days. My father build the house with the help of his brothers and they put windows all across the living room wall. It was a lovely sunny room which could be darkened with drapes. It was a huge 4 bedroom house on a big lot so we had a huge back yard and a large front & side ones also. We had a badmitten court set up in the back yard and a playhouse out there that my father built for us girls. Our next door neighbor had a swimming pool in their back yard and I was best friends with one of the kids over there so you can imagine how much I got to use that pool. Now that was a bit of a walk down memory lane giving you a peek of my growing up days.

DONNA FAYE If you ever tried one of the stainless steel rod rolling pins you wouldn’t want to use your wooden one again. I do still have my poor little wooden one that served me well for years. I took the handles off years ago and it lives in a kitchen basket with a sad look for I now have the stainless one which lives in the fridge. Like I said the stainless ones come in 3 lengths ~ and I will get the shortest one soon. Thanks for posting the picture of your bracelet ~ it looks quite lovely. I love "color."

JEAN Isn’t that the way of it trying to catch a cat. Nice that you have found a good home for Mama Cat. Yep, dust first that way if there are any “chunks” your vacuum can deal with them. I love the Olay products for they make my face feel so good. I like to clean it first with Sea Breeze.

Hello SUSAN I hope this day is going well with you.

Have a great day Magnolias.
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