Tag Archives: chocolate

Good Thing I’m Retired… Sort Of

Today is Memorial Day in the US, so before I dig into the weekly topic, I’d like to express my thanks to the American men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of our nation. Without … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m Guilty

One thing I’m constantly battling is procrastination, and I’ve discovered that I avoid tasks by engaging in several activities that bring me joy, although the time, money, and/or calories may or may not be good for me. So this week, … Continue reading

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Bite and Type

When I sit down to write, I usually have a snack nearby. I think most of the time I use it as a means of procrastination. Most snacks leave some type of residue on your fingers so I don’t want … Continue reading

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Baskets and Bunnies…and Pecan Eggs

We are talking Easter this week and focusing on candy…what a loaded topic… loaded with calories! When I was little, Easter baskets were a real treat. I did not grow up in a religious family, so ‘giving up for Lent’ … Continue reading

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Memories from Easter Time

By Jeff Salter Of course, I know the real point of Easter Sunday has nothing to do with bunnies, egg hunts, or candy.  And it’s not supposed to be about new dresses with frilly gloves and bonnets and shiny shoes.  … Continue reading

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Time to Get My Ash in Gear

Whoa!  Part of my post disappeared.  I hope it comes through.  Don’t want to have to re-edit a THIRD time! Happy Ash Wednesday! Do you say “Happy Ash Wednesday”?  What exactly is Ash Wednesday?  And why is it called Ash … Continue reading

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Travels and Treasure

This week we are writing about historical figures and what we would like to have experienced with them. This being the week of Columbus Day,(and today being the traditional Columbus Day), Cristofero Columbo would be my first choice, but I … Continue reading

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The Alphabet Game…G Whiz!

No, I’m not recycling posts from last month.  It’s a game which I played last week over at Arabella Stokes’s blog, Hot Times in the Haute Ton, which incidentally she got from our lovely Jillian Chantal.  Jillian rocked the letter … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Please forgive any dual posts.  Wordpress is not liking me today.  My first attempt did not go through. Ah, October 31st.  It means it’s time for me to go through those Ziploc bags on my bottom shelf full of all that … Continue reading

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A Chocolate Lover’s Delight

I know this week we’re talking about the most romantic things we’ve ever seen/experienced. I’ll get to that. Eventually. What I really wanted to say is that for chocolate lovers, the day after Valentine’s Day is like Christmas. Why? Because … Continue reading

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