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Jul 1, 2011

Beer Croquet Course Traditions run rampant in my family.  How they are created, no one can be sure.  Someone suggest something silly like Beer Croquet at one July 4th party and it suddenly becomes a thing we do every year. Please note that we ar...

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Chique Chic
How a Fashionista Packs

Jul 1, 2011
How a Fashionista Packs

Don’t get me wrong I love summer holidays, In fact during my days as a freelancer I once took a truly impressive 82 days of vacation time in one year, oh what a year that was. However there is something about holidays that sends me in to a total fashion spin; I convince myself...

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Happy Birthday, San Francisco!

Jun 27, 2011

Anza and soldados Most Americans with half a brain in their heads know the year 1776 was a very important one to our nation's history. What most people probably don't know, and specifically most in California, is that another event occurred that sam...

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It’s a holiday…I swear!

Jun 8, 2011

Happy Birthday! One of my goals in life is to create a holiday. I'm still working on that albeit not very frequently. For a long time, I've been interested in odd little holidays. Most people now are familiar with Talk Like a Pirate Day. And thro...

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The Hog Blog
Celebrate Memorial Day –

May 30, 2011

It’s Memorial Day, and if you can get out from under the inundation of sales and barbecues, remember what this day is really about.  Take a few minutes, at least, to give a thought and thanks to the men and women who’ve served our country through the years.  If you know a veteran, offer...

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I was supposed to be at a barbecue!

May 28, 2011

How many of us in the greater Sacramento area are screaming that in our heads right now? While unlike Will Smith, we are not battling aliens during a national holiday. We are battling the weather. I know. I know. There are a plethora of reasons why ...

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I don’t love a parade.

May 27, 2011

Back when I was growing up in Vacaville, Memorial Day meant it was also Fiesta Days. I was never sure of the origin of this local festival. All I knew is that there was a carnival and a dreaded parade. Now, let me clarify. I enjoy watching parades....

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Poor Girl Eats Well
Meatless Memorial Day Recipe Round-up!

It's common PGEW knowledge that I'm an omnivore, and a very happy one at that.  I'm just as content indulging in a steaming bowl of mushroom & potato soup as I am with a tender, juicy steak.  And while a small steak will probably make it onto my ...

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MyCup2Yours
Pink tables, chocolate strawberries, and plenty of special memories

May 10, 2011

I went to a mother/daughter tea this weekend at our church and had such a great time! The tables were beautiful (they were all individually decorated by volunteers)… I loved all the pink... Visit my blog at http://www.mycup2yours.com to...

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MyCup2Yours
My (early) Mother’s Day present – the best gift ever

May 5, 2011

My ten-year-old walks through the front door, a smile on his face. "I wrote you a poem at school today, Mom," he says proudly. "You did?" I smile. "Yeah. For Mother's Day. But I want... Visit my blog at http://www.mycup2yours.com to re...

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