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  • Vinyl flooring...

    11/15/2019 3:56:21 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    224 This is so cool! I think I would enjoy it!! How about you? 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 11-14-19

    11/15/2019 1:23:56 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    It's time to make an appointment for Kaine to see the vet. He's not going to enjoy that. Not that he's afraid of the vet, per se, but he just doesn't like people. It is time for his rabies shot. I was thinking that when I ran across his carrier. I also need to take the car in for its annual check up... Read more

  • Thursday Thoughts

    11/15/2019 1:05:12 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog: SP ~ 4956 Happy Thursday Friends! Don't wait. The time will never be just right. (Napoleon Hill) Ever hear of him? If not, I suppose you can Google him. 211 Regardless of any personal opinion of the man; the thought in this particular quote is ... Read more

  • A fabulous day in Berkeley

    11/15/2019 12:21:32 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    The tickets are printed off and we are ready to fly home and resume our normal lives. It’s been a great visit with my sister and brother-in-law, great to be back in California again. We will always consider ourselves Californians but are ready to fly back to South Carolina at 1pm Friday!... Read more

  • Weather

    11/15/2019 12:15:54 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice cool day in the upper 60s today. It is 63 outside and 70 inside.... Read more

  • Peppermint on Your Pillow?

    11/14/2019 11:22:52 PM, by MCJULIEO

    A friend, who is a professional singer, told me recently that she sleeps with a handkerchief with peppermint essential oil on it on her pillowcase so that her sinuses remain unclogged while she sleeps.... she tends to have allergies and this really helps her breathe clearly and cleanly at night.... ... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words to Ponder

    11/14/2019 10:39:29 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • On the lighter side

    11/14/2019 10:37:31 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Roses in Winter is off and running

    11/14/2019 10:26:14 PM, by GETULLY

    Enough weaving today to have the woven part wrap around the cloth beam; plus the hemstitching for the fringe is done. Success!... Read more

  • Shopped

    11/14/2019 9:44:17 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went Christmas shopping after work. It was very eventful. I found many gifts for my grandsons, daughter and yea even a gift for myself, that my DH will give me. I think i might start wrapping.... Read more

  • Grandkids

    11/14/2019 9:40:04 PM, by GEORGE815

    Grandson came over for most of the day. He had a bit of a cold. Still a lot of fun to be with.... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    11/14/2019 9:38:57 PM, by GEORGE815

    Another good reading. Hope to keep this trend going.... Read more

  • Water

    11/14/2019 9:38:28 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Day 318: Things Change

    11/14/2019 8:47:11 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination." (Ralph Marston) Hello, my lovely friends! The house still has some Halloween in boxes in... Read more

  • Happy Thursday

    11/14/2019 7:10:18 PM, by KITT52

    This Thursday I am so thankful for friends and family.. Today was my birthday and I am so blessed with friends who took me out for a special lunch at a tea room.... Husband who made me a special dinner, filet mignon, king crab legs and fresh green beans....and my dear friend Ida made me ... Read more

  • Reading

    11/14/2019 6:36:17 PM, by CKEYES1

    I read everyday. I have an e-reader and love it because if I fall asleep I don't loose my page. It just shuts off. I turn off the T.V. and read before bed. To turn the page, you just have to touch the right hand side. I have had one for years. I am on my third one. Well someone gave me a book... Read more

  • Kindness

    11/14/2019 5:57:26 PM, by USMAWIFE

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  • Weigh every day???

    11/14/2019 4:54:02 PM, by CTUPTON

    7. Keep track of your progress. Weighing in at least once a day and keeping track of food intake is essential for most NWCR members." NWCR National Weight Control Registry I have heard lately to weigh everyday. Is this new?... Read more

  • ANOTHER COLD DAY

    11/14/2019 4:28:28 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, I did not go to the office today as the other people had cancelled. It is still cold and they were predicting rain which I had to drive in. I am sure I will be there everyday next week including Sunday to finish up. Hubby and I are putting his chilli together tonight for the chilli cookoff ... Read more

  • Thursday November 14

    11/14/2019 1:56:14 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    But rain does not need to be shoveled! ... Read more

  • Special Blessings-November 14, 2019

    11/14/2019 1:14:39 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: Hugs, kathy Believe... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/14/2019 12:40:23 PM, by SHERYE

    One summer evening, a 3-year-old came in while his parents were setting the table for supper. Quite surprisingly, he asked if he could help. His mother said, "No, but I appreciate your asking." The child responded, "Well, I appreciate your saying no."... Read more

  • YOU Are A BULLY

    11/14/2019 12:35:48 PM, by PELESJEWEL

    Important Apology Yesterday, a fellow Sparker told me that I have been a BULLY to many here on the Community Feed. Whether this is true or not doesn’t matter, it’s how my words made her feel, and I own that. The hurt, anger, hate, in her words were clear. This is my public apology to ... Read more

  • Thursday, and making some changes

    11/14/2019 12:05:51 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Good Thursday morning, dear Friends. A little chilly here, but better than it has been. Great news, today should be the fast day of harvest, that is if they get started. Hubby went down there earlier and came right back home as to much frost yet, so he has left again, and hoping that it will work... Read more

  • 11/14/19 Be Positive

    11/14/2019 10:49:53 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Think Positive: Say to yourself every morning: Today is going to be a great day. I can handle more than I think I can. Things don't get better by worrying about them. I can be satisfied if I try to do my best. There is always something to be happy about. I'm going to make someone happy... Read more

  • Thursday on the Gulf Coast

    11/14/2019 10:01:37 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is a cool 45 degree start to this cloudy day which is supposed to turn into rain for us. We really need the rain here. Keeping focused for more successes. Praying for all affected by recent tragedies. Thanks to all for the encouraging comments. Hope all are enjoying a fantastic fall weekday!... Read more

  • Does Fitbit Harm As Well As Help?

    11/14/2019 8:21:17 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    This morning I read an interesting article on this topic and am including the link. Wearing the FB all night exposes the body to radiation during that time. I enjoyed the basic FB for a long time, but got to the point where I wasn't counting a walk to be beneficial unless I knew the number of step... Read more

  • Thursday's Laugh - Throw that Hoodie in the Dryer

    11/14/2019 8:04:33 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • 11/14/19 Real riches are the riches possessed inside. B. C. Forbes

    11/14/2019 7:25:59 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. Paul Valery Love Quote of the Day The ear is the avenue to the heart. Voltaire Art Quote of the Day Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art. Frank Lloyd Wri... Read more

  • Happy Thursday

    11/14/2019 6:46:12 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day everyone. 386... Read more

  • Team Jackie

    11/14/2019 5:39:14 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday's featured article on Personal Health Teams got me thinking about me. I have a team, and perhaps I don't use it enough. In fact, now is my time to make a few changes to maximize my team. 1. My PCP. Dr. Perez is my go-to person for my medical perspective and medication. He has a n... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    11/14/2019 5:37:04 AM, by RO2BENT

    Family night so no homework and kids played out in the snow and we put up the Christmas tree but not decorated yet. Back to normal this evening... Read more

  • 11-14-15

    11/14/2019 5:35:33 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Thought for today 11/13

    11/14/2019 4:19:16 AM, by USMAWIFE

    Walk away from anything that gives you bad vibes. There is no need to explain or make sense of it. It's your life. Do what makes you happy.... Read more

  • It's extra sharp!!

    11/14/2019 4:15:51 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    40 20 246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • I did it!

    11/14/2019 1:41:53 AM, by LITTLEWIND53

    .Well the big day came and went. I could not have done this without my Brother-in-Law who was a big help moving furniture for me. Moved tote boxes to open up floor space, etc so the pest control could get into corners and closets etc. My niece's husband picked me up this morning and drove me ... Read more

  • 11-13-19

    11/14/2019 1:21:58 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I think I am making a bigger mess than I started with. No wonder I am so disorganized. The recycling trash can is full. The garbage can is half way full. I was working some boxes of audio books. There are three piles: ones I will listen to, ones that I am taking to Goodwill, and ones that I will try... Read more

  • Two more vacation days!

    11/14/2019 12:57:34 AM, by 2DAWN4

    I have been on a stay-cation all week and have enjoyed every minute of it. I have not stuck to any of my project plans but every day I have done something fun!... Read more

  • Worry-Free Wednesday

    11/14/2019 12:20:13 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog: SP ~ Day 4955 WORRY-FREE WEDNESDAY Worry is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but it never gets you anywhere. (Erma Bombeck) Certainly true, isn't it? Worry really never helps us. So why do we do it? You don't have to answer. 425 It sn... Read more

  • A great hike today

    11/14/2019 12:20:05 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We hiked for miles in the redwoods. It was a perfect day now my sister has retired and we get along again. Tomorrow I have to print off tickets before we head to Berkeley, then packing as we prepare to return home.... Read more

  • Weather

    11/14/2019 12:19:17 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was a nice day in the high 60s. It is 64 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • Good Things to Do When It’s Cold Outside

    11/13/2019 10:42:31 PM, by MCJULIEO

    This list is primarily for INDOOR things to do when it’s too cold to go outside.... basically, things that might take a little incentive to make it so that I will tackle it... 1) Clean out the freezer! If you are like me and you toss dibs and dabs into the freezer, thinking that the small po... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    11/13/2019 9:57:19 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Even tho I was tired tonight, I still told my DH we are going to the gym and Im buying at Bob Evans. He said deal👍... Read more

  • 11/13/19 It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

    11/13/2019 9:37:32 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle Quote of the Day Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. Helen Keller Love Quote of the Day To say 'I love you' one must first be able to say t... Read more

  • Day 317: Eggnog Pumpkin Pie (diabetic friendly recipe)

    11/13/2019 9:08:55 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was." (Richard Evans) Hello my lovely friends! Thanksgiving is right around the corner and I wanted to put up my recipe for Eggnog Pumpkin Pie because it’s yummy! It’s also really easy to make because ... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words to Ponder

    11/13/2019 8:12:20 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • plan doesn't work if you aren't

    11/13/2019 6:03:04 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    I was trying to get back on track with eating but didn't make it today. I thought I slept good last night but seems like I just want to sleep all day. Thanks for nice comments friends. I'm hanging on and might be down but not quitting. 593... Read more

  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/13/2019 5:53:20 PM, by SHERYE

    Bill meets Doug shopping at the mall and sees he has a small gift wrapped box. "It's my wife's birthday tomorrow." Doug said. "Last week I asked her what she wanted for her birthday." "And???" Bill asked. "Well, she said 'Oh, I don't know just give me something with diamonds in it'." "So ... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    11/13/2019 5:52:46 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Water

    11/13/2019 5:52:21 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Blood sugar readings

    11/13/2019 5:52:03 PM, by GEORGE815

    Great reading this morning... Read more

  • Wednesday 13th November

    11/13/2019 5:46:03 PM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • CHANGE IN PLANS......

    11/13/2019 2:58:44 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    I had planned to go to the office and work on some of my studies today. It is not a regular day for it but I was going to get ahead of schedule if possible. Well I got up and got dressed. I did dress warm as I knew we had a cold front coming through. Miss Coco got up and wanted to go outside. W... Read more

  • Wednesday

    11/13/2019 1:30:21 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • Wednesday Afternoon

    11/13/2019 1:29:28 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Another Hump Day. But just another day here. The combine is gelled up, so until they can get it started there will be no harvest. Thanks to it getting below zero yesterday it was more than the fuel could take, and it froze. They tried it yesterday afternoon, but no go, so Larry's brother took ou... Read more

  • Has it really been 2 months?

    11/13/2019 1:15:04 PM, by ABELAWSKI

    I've been going to physical therapy for the neck/arm/hand issue and I've had immense progress. I have sensation back entirely! I can grip and lift again. I have occasional issues with a little numbness/static/pins&needles but it's 98% better. I've been going to the gym pretty routinely, even ... Read more

  • Special Blessings-November 13, 2019

    11/13/2019 12:26:07 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. Today started earlier than usual. If I wish, I have all of my exercise in for the day. I may do more later because it just feels so good. 2. Because I am trying to get things done early this year, I wrapped some Christmas gifts today.... Read more

  • Cold out

    11/13/2019 12:05:43 PM, by CKEYES1

    It's - 23 C here. So cold I got all dressed up to take the dog out. She went out peed on the front lawn and went back in the house. If I had known I would have just let her out and stayed in the house. LOL 444... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/13/2019 11:44:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a good workout at the gym yesterday and i feel great. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Romeo Day

    11/13/2019 11:31:53 AM, by DWROBERGE

    It is a very cold sunshiny start to the day on the Gulf Coast. We are scheduled for a group lunch after the last one was rained out. Keeping focused for more successes. Hope all are having a fantastic week!... Read more

  • 11/13/19 Laugh

    11/13/2019 10:29:10 AM, by NANASUEH

    "A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing." Laura Ingalls Wilder "It would be a lot more efficient if he just checked my likes on Facebook." An out-of-towner accidentally drives his car into a deep ... Read more

  • "As leaves on the trees, such is the life of man." Homer

    11/13/2019 10:15:10 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Nothing much to say today. Just wishing everyone a happy, healthy day.... Read more

  • Wednesday's Laugh

    11/13/2019 9:20:07 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • Tuesday Wednesday

    11/13/2019 9:11:08 AM, by RO2BENT

    Relatively easy evening yesterday, no plans or homework this evening!... Read more

  • A full 50 minute Pilates session today!

    11/13/2019 7:44:40 AM, by EOWYN24241

    And I didn't even spend any money! I just download workout videos from youtube and exercise in front of the PC! I only completed 90% of the reps though, some exercises were tough! Esp the ab work! I REALLY felt that! I met a group of ladies today, they had just finished a yoga session with... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    11/13/2019 6:45:06 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great Wednesday everyone. 386... Read more

  • 11-13-19

    11/13/2019 5:41:56 AM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    11/13/2019 5:37:23 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Renewal & Rainbows

    11/13/2019 5:18:23 AM, by JSTETSER

    Renewal starts in the mind and works out into the body. Yes, It is all about attitude and focus. Today, more than ever, my focus makes a big difference because of my big challenges. I could easily be the dark cloud in the room, or I can choose to be the rainbow in someone else's storm. ... Read more

  • Famous last words...

    11/13/2019 4:15:10 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    Yep, he will be!! 20 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 11-12-19

    11/13/2019 2:00:47 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Tonight was the last Shakespeare and Pizza for the year. I'm not getting through my work project list as fast as I need to. Every time I start one project, something happens that draws me off to another one. I get scattered. It sometimes feels like I'm spinning my wheels. I remember when I start to ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/13/2019 1:15:19 AM, by LITTLEWIND53

    I have a really nice friendly mailman. He always has a smile and calls me by name, asks me how I am. He had a package for me today, and while he was at the door, my BIL arrived to take me to the postal outlet to collect a parcel that apparently was attempted delivery on Sunday. I told my mailman ... Read more

  • H.O.P.E. Hold On, Pain Ends

    11/13/2019 12:31:07 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog: SP ~ Day 4954 H.O.P.E. Hold On Pain Ends Hold On Pain Ends It does! I know it does! Just not today 46 I trudged thru my various activities - very painfully today. Some days it really does help to keep moving as it can minimize the pain. Som... Read more

  • Weather

    11/13/2019 12:17:57 AM, by ZRIE014

    It was another nice day here in the 70s with all the bad weather back East. It is 64 outside and 71 inside.... Read more

  • Miserable points

    11/13/2019 12:14:58 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Some day aren’t worth logging on...... Read more

  • STUDIES

    11/12/2019 11:32:04 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well we met at the office today and I am getting my studying done. We have a new series of classes that dropped yesterday. I will be starting on them tomorrow. I hope to complete these within the next week or maybe right after Thanksgiving.... Read more

  • Yep, It Got Cold!

    11/12/2019 11:26:16 PM, by MCJULIEO

    Well, the prediction came true.... it got cold last night! Swiped this from the Sparkfeed today, thank you, Sparker Wisdom! No snow or even ANY precipitation, but a cup of water on the porch froze over.... that’s plenty cold enough for south Texas in November... I HAD hoped that I woul... Read more

  • Thanks for sharing Canada

    11/12/2019 11:05:16 PM, by MNABOY

    We are setting low temperature records these last two days thanks to a Canadian cold front. I love cold weather but the homeless are sometimes clueless on how to protect themselves in these cold snaps. Around here they break into a vacant structure and set a fire on the floor and usually get out in ... Read more

  • Hugging

    11/12/2019 10:49:28 PM, by USMAWIFE

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  • Day 316: Getting Things Done

    11/12/2019 10:32:30 PM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead." (Louisa May Alcott) Hello, my lovely friends! We’ve been working on the Halloween decorations and we’re almos... Read more

  • Wrong vs Right

    11/12/2019 10:01:17 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Wrong is wrong, even if everyone is doing it. Right is right, even if no one is doing it. 224... Read more

  • Tuesday’s Words to Ponder

    11/12/2019 9:30:04 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • SMILE OF THE DAY

    11/12/2019 8:45:43 PM, by SHERYE

    A man phones home from his office and tells his wife: “Something has just come up. I have a chance to go fishing for a week. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. We leave right away. So pack my clothes, my fishing equipment, and especially my blue silk pajamas. I’ll be home in an hour to pick them... Read more

  • Weather

    11/12/2019 8:24:39 PM, by GEORGE815

    Beautiful day today. We had a cold one yesterday, and you appreciate a warm day right after.... Read more

  • 2019 emoticon for how you feel today

    11/12/2019 8:22:54 PM, by GEORGE815

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  • Water

    11/12/2019 8:21:26 PM, by GEORGE815

    Fully hydrated... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/12/2019 7:54:56 PM, by TSHAWGER

    We got an inch of snow. Many areas got more. It's so cold and windy out. Not ready for this winter weather .... Read more

  • SNOW

    11/12/2019 6:23:52 PM, by CKEYES1

    It's here and I hate it. 234 184 ... Read more

  • Tuesday November 12

    11/12/2019 5:50:10 PM, by SISSYFEB48

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  • Special Blessings-November 12, 2019

    11/12/2019 4:29:07 PM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. I enjoyed phone calls from my brother and two friends today. These are people that mean a lot to me. 2. I made an old fashioned lantern to put on my kitchen table. I put lights inside of it and they are on a timer like the wreath I di... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday

    11/12/2019 2:36:47 PM, by KITT52

    We are having a terrible rain storm, since last night and temps so far only 42, that cold for sourthen Texas.... had to delay my special lunch for friends, roads are flooded and its just nasty..... But the upside is I made a wonderful pot of veggie soup and a lite chicken salad for dinner. I ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/12/2019 1:27:27 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • A COLD Tuesday.

    11/12/2019 11:51:48 AM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Well, we are in the freezer for sure now. It was -4 degrees this morning when I went out to do chores, and the snow was really crunchy under foot. And every breath from every animal were little white puffs. and they were all in their places but were ready to return to the protection of the buildin... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/12/2019 10:54:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a challenging workout on sunday with my personal trainer at the gym and i feel great. it is one of my friends' birthday today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i will be heading to the gym later on today, after supper. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • 11/12/19 Be Done

    11/12/2019 10:54:22 AM, by NANASUEH

    "Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense." Ralph Waldo Emerson ... Read more

  • Children are precious

    11/12/2019 10:45:08 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    We had an excellent day with my niece, her husband, and their three kids, 5, 2, and 3 months. Only one day, but we’re making plans for next year.... Read more

  • "Always forgive your enemies-

    11/12/2019 10:20:02 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    -nothing annoys them so much." Oscar Wilde Doing my decorating one day at a time, bit-by-bit so I don't burn out and give up. It's not that I have tremendous holiday spirit, it's just my way of connecting with my dearly-departed relatives who gave me such wonderful childhood Christmases. And... Read more