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What’s Halloween Without a Spider Web Cake?

Halloween is just around the corner. We don’t have trick-or-treaters out here in the country where we live . . . instead there are a lot of organized parties at community centers for the children. That being said it seems to me that the grown-ups have gotten more into the holiday than the kids. Some […]

Who Would Have Thunk It?

While sitting out on the deck this weekend – watching all those leaves fall, got to thinking about some of the more curious things that have happened – to me and others – living out here in the country. For example, when we were living in the city, I couldn’t have a clothes line – […]

You’re Never Too Old to Play Hooky

We stay pretty busy around here – what with all the online projects we have going – plus all the usual chores associated with running a house . . . I’m typically busy from around 7-ish in the morning to after 6 in the evening. I try to keep the week days more computer work […]

Tools & Potato Pancakes

Well after a couple of months of looking I finally found some curtains for the den that I like.  David and I put the curtain rod back up last weekend, hung the valances and as far as I’m concerned the den is finished. You may remember that we were putting wood paneling on the west wall.  This was partly done so […]

What’s My Gold Jewelry Worth? Gold Soaring!

For those watching the metals market – both gold and silver prices are soaring.  Gold’s hovering right at or above the $1,300.00 per ounce mark. And while all that glitters is not gold – some is – soooo – don’t forget if you’re planning on selling any of your gold jewelry for CA$H – calculate […]