The Chick Nest

  You know how there is the “Man-Cave” concept, a place where the guy gets to be himself: electronics galore, readily available snacks & beverages, the coffee table that doesn’t need coasters & where shoes are welcome to reside, and decorated with all of the collected man souvenirs that said “guy” has collected over the [...]

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Easter Decorations

I have always really enjoyed seasonal decorations.  It was especially fun when the kids were younger and we’d spend time together making home-made decorations.  One time I attempted to skip the whole seasonal extravaganza: the hauling up of the Rubbermaid bins filled with ‘Ho-Dec’, the dusting off, & deciding where each little goodie would go.  [...]

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Still Swinging

Saturday evening we attended a fundraiser for the high school band program. The fundraiser was a performance by a local, professional, ‘Big Band’, called Still Swinging. We initially went out of a sense of obligation (that sounds awful doesn’t it); but before the first tune was over our toes were tapping and were thoroughly engaged. [...]

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Good Reads

I really enjoy reading.  Unfortunately, with that comes a confession of a really bad habit I have.  Once I start a book, if it’s a good one, I can’t put it down.  I read to the exclusion of everything else, everything!  My sweetie is always telling me “You know you can put it down and [...]

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Sewing – Bags

I love to sew!  What I like most about sewing is the creativity you get to use.  I love to plan, do, and especially complete projects.  The completing part is my favorite!  I’m a bit of a perfectionist so the “do-ing” part can sometimes frustrate the heck out of me.  Unfortunately, I don’t get a [...]

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