Category Archives: Nostalgia

Christmas Gifts We Remember

What is the best Christmas gift you ever received? Which is the most nostalgic? Which ones do you remember from your childhood? This is one of the first gifts that I remember receiving – a marionette of Princess Summer-Fall-Winter-Spring, from … Continue reading

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Gifts – Stockings and Stocking Stuffers

No matter what kind of Christmas stocking you have (I made the two in the photo, above), there are lots of small treats that you can put in them.

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Gift Ideas – Homemade

A repeat post, updated – hope you don’t mind. If you’re like me, you may not even remember it from previous years.So many times over the years I’ve wanted to give gifts to people I associate with regularly, but who … Continue reading

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Yummy Summer Food to enjoy with family and friends

Repeat post. Enjoy, and share your favorites! A couple of days ago our friend Menagerie said this: We need a summer recipe post. I’m craving summer salads with chopped vegetables. Maybe fruit dishes as well. We get so many delicious … Continue reading

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Romance – Poems and Songs

An oldie but goodie. Enjoy! In honor of my wedding anniversary (53 years ago, but who is counting?) Of course, I was divorced long ago and, even if I had not divorced, my ex-husband is no longer alive, so this … Continue reading

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Gift Week, Day Four – Gifts We Remember

What is the best Christmas gift you ever received? Which is the most nostalgic? Which ones do you remember from your childhood? This is one of the first gifts that I remember receiving – a marionette of Princess Summer-Fall-Winter-Spring, from … Continue reading

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Gift Week, Day Two – Stockings and Stocking Stuffers

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Gift Week, Day One – Homemade

A repeat post, updated – hope you don’t mind. If you’re like me, you may not even remember it from previous years.So many times over the years I’ve wanted to give gifts to people I associate with regularly, but who … Continue reading

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Song of the day – country

I’m watching the Country Music series on PBS, and this song is sung in the very first episode, about the beginnings of country music in the United States. I posted this last February, but I enjoyed hearing it again, and … Continue reading

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1950’s Food – from family supper to party time

A repeat from last year, with one addition: Do you remember ice cream socials? We always had a strawberry and ice cream social at church, featuring ice cream (of course), fresh strawberries, and lots of homemade desserts. The 1950’s was … Continue reading

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