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Pic of the Day!

Filed in Blogging, Humor, Nature, Photography, Photography, Photos by on 2014/04/20 2 Comments
Pic of the Day!

  Be sure to check out previous ‘Pics of the Day‘ on the archive page.      

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I started a grow-op…

I started a grow-op…

…for herbs! For a while now, I’ve been ordering fresh produce and herbs periodically from a local business, paying online with our VISA. The  groceries were delivered directly to our door. In the meantime, we made the decision to eliminate all debt by the time we retire in ten years. With this in mind, we […]

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Have you asked yourself why Kraft Dinner isn’t creamier? Well, it can be!

Have you asked yourself why Kraft Dinner isn’t creamier? Well, it can be!

Kraft Dinner (KD) has always been a favorite in our family – well, I should qualify that by saying everyone except Mark. He can take it or leave it. His theory is that he ate so much of it while in college so he could stay within his meager budget, he made himself sick of […]

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Thirteen signs I’m in MENOPAUSE!?

Thirteen signs I’m in MENOPAUSE!?

Lately I’ve been asking myself if I could possibly be in menopause. Then, after making this list of symptoms and comparing them with the cartoon at right, I was left in no doubt. In the winter, ALL of the pets cuddle up close. In the summer, NONE of the pets will come near me. I […]

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Hits from behind in hockey MUST BE STOPPED!

Hits from behind in hockey MUST BE STOPPED!

Everyone knows the hits from behind must be stopped, but they still happen far too often. The blame for this can be placed mostly on the shoulders of the players. They know the risks and the penalties – yet they still use cheap and nasty tactics. The injuries are too large a cost! Right now, […]

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Is my problem an ant obsession or premonition?

Is my problem an ant obsession or premonition?

I have no idea why, but for some reason, I’ve posted two items related to ants in the past couple of weeks. The first was a pic of the day of industrious ants at work, and the second was the tale of our battle with a carpenter ant infestation in our home. If I were […]

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It’s smarter to travel in groups !

Filed in Consumer, Hints, Humor, Mom Stuff, Tips, Travel, Vehicles, Videos by on 2014/04/05 0 Comments
It’s smarter to travel in groups !

It’s been a while since I’ve seen commercials I considered funny enough to feature on this blog. After a long period of drought, I finally came across these commercials posted on Facebook by a friend. I do find these bus line ad commercials remind me of the “Mine! Mine!” seagull scene from “Finding Nemo” (see […]

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Stuart’s special birthday request: Shephard’s Pie.

Stuart’s special birthday request: Shephard’s Pie.

A couple of weeks ago was Stuart’s 20th birthday and just before he left for work that morning, I asked if he had any requests for his birthday dinner. As soon as the words were spilling out of my mouth, I knew I shouldn’t have bothered asking. I already knew the answer, and it was […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
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