Thankful Thursday – December 17, 2015

How’s everyone’s week going? I thought I just posted for Thankful Thursday.  I CANNOT believe how my time just disappears!  I guess I should know by now that this is just the nature of the season.   I wish winter would seem like that!  Too much to ask? 1.  I finally got my “to mail […]

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Thankful Thursday – September 17, 2015

Weather-wise this past week was almost perfect – low 80s…not too hot and not too cold.  Goldilocks would have liked it lol  It actually thunder stormed this morning and we had some rain which our gravel road needed.  I feel blessed this Thankful Thursday 🙂 1.  We went to a wedding reception on Saturday.  It […]

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Thankful Thursday – August 13, 2015

I start this Thankful Thursday post with a sad “highlight”.   My mother in law passed away today.  I’m sad for her descendants. 1.  We knew this was coming someday.  She’s had alzheimers for I really don’t know how long, but she’s been in the nursing home 14 months.  She stopped eating solid food several […]

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Thankful Thursday – June 25, 2015

Good morning 🙂 It’s time for another Thankful Thursday highlight post which this week I only have a few highlights. I hope everyone is enjoying their summer so far. 1. Our son made it home this past week as scheduled, but due to some issues, he hasn’t started rehab as an out-patient just yet. We visited […]

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Thankful Thursday – May 1, 2014

As they say in Hawaii, Happy Lei Day!  May Day there is Lei Day and it’s celebrated with lots of flower leis and beautiful flowers…..and I love flowers!  What a wonderful day to post a Thankful Thursday blog. 1.  I went out for the first time in months last weekend.  It was an aunt’s 70th […]

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Thankful Thursday – December 12, 2013

  A while back I had the opportunity to attend a conference workshop on blogging.  The gal, herself a blogger, shared some excellent information and tips on being a consistent, successful blogger.  One of the take aways I got was about posting a quick post once a week – “no matter what”.  She suggested writing […]

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My Typical Maui Staycation

Some of you know that I was born and raised on Maui and eventually wound up where I live now in Iowa. I recently went to Maui to visit family and friends whom I haven’t seen in 5 years (or more). So this is about my typical Maui staycation. Yes, I realize a staycation is […]

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The Secret to Losing Weight

Have you ever wondered what the secret to losing weight  is?  Like is it some magic pill or powder that we could mix up and drink?  Or how about a Genie’s lamp that we can make wishes on?  That sounds like an Easy Button commercial.  lol “Lose Weight Secret Button Sold HERE!!” I personally don’t […]

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Thankxgiving Weekend 2011

I hope that everyone had a very blessed Thankxgiving Day/weekend, filled with fun times visiting and interacting with your families and friends.  What did you do?  My husband’s family is HUGE (he has 8 siblings and all but one are grandparents so you can imagine our gatherings!) so we gathered for several hours at one […]

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