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When A Family Member Is Gone

It has only been a week since our kitty made the journey to the Rainbow Bridge. But it seems like it has been a lifetime already. I find myself listening for her meows and funny noises. I swear I see her laying on the floor. Before you think I am off my rocker, it is just a towel that is thrown on the floor that we use to wipe the dog's paws after she goes outside. I keep telling myself that I don't want anymore cats because I don't want to go through the heartache again. But it seems so empty. Does it get any easier? I know many of you out there have been through this very same thing. You know how I am feeling. How did you cope? I find myself missing the silliest of things: I don't find my hair ties all over the place anymore. Dirty Q-tips actually stay in the garbage … [Read More...]

St. Patrick’s Day

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6 Irish Cookbooks For Your Kitchen Library

It is hard to believe that Valentine's Day is over already. I had lovely date night with my husband, and enjoyed our one-on-one time. But now it's time to start thinking about St. Patrick's Day. And that means some great food. I am sharing 6 Irish cookbooks that I know you will enjoy for your … [Read More...]

Fun Crafts For St. Patrick's Day

Fun Crafts For St. Patrick’s Day

I have to freely admit that I am not a crafter. Not even a little bit. For some reason, I am missing that gene in my body. So when I decide to share some fun crafts for St. Patrick's Day, I had to rely on sources other than my own blog. Perhaps one day I will change that. But in the meantime, … [Read More...]

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Emeals.com Review: Menu Planning Made Simple

Disclosure: I received a complimentary one-year membership to Emeals.com in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are 100% my own. During the course of my blogging, I have always written frequently about meal planning, menus, and recipes. I am always looking for new ideas or ways to make … [Read More...]

Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas2 cups chopped cooked chicken(for ease, I use the already prepared chicken pieces) 1 cup chopped green pepper 8 oz Philadelphia cream cheese 1 jar salsa 8 flour tortillas 12 ounces Velveeta 1/4 cup milk 1. Combine chicken, peppers, cream cheese, and 1/2 cup salsa on low, stir, … [Read More...]

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Motivation Monday Linky #132

Hello everyone! Believe it or not, it is another snowy Sunday in my area of PA. Really, I am not kidding! In case anyone hasn't figured it out yet, I am so done with winter! This has been a hard week for me. On Tuesday, we had the unfortunate pain of making the journey to The Rainbow Bridge. It seems so unreal that our baby fuzzbutt is no longer here. So I am dedicating this week's linky to … [Read More...]

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My Top 10 Favorite Dr. Seuss Books

Everyone has heard about Read Across America day. Dr. Seuss has always been a favorite of mine, and my boys. So I thought it would be fun to share my top 10 favorite Dr. Seuss books with my readers. I think the best part about sharing a top 10 list is how much variety you can have with Dr. Seuss books. And how each person can react differently with each of the titles is a great conversation … [Read More...]

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A Journey To The Rainbow Bridge

If you have pets that share your home and family, than you may be familiar with the Rainbow Bridge. It is not an easy journey, it is not a happy journey. But it is part of your life when you have fuzzy and furry family members in your home. Yesterday we had to take that painful journey to the Rainbow Bridge with our beloved cat, Brittany. She was the biggest, sweetest, most lovable kitty out … [Read More...]