Category: My Favorite Things

My Review of Fit Vine Wine

Well nobody could give me a personal review on Fit Vine wine, so I HAD to go buy some to see for myself. I knew that Whole Foods carried it, so hanging onto Amazon’s promise that the prices would be lower now, I found my $15 bottle of wine. Hmmm. That’s a little more than …

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My Top 10 Favorite Scary Movies

Top 10 scary movies

Today is Friday the 13th and what makes it even creepier, is that we are expecting a full moon tonight. The last time the two will coincide for 30 years. So if you are going out tonight, beware of the werewolves lurking in dark corners. If you don’t want to risk it, I suggest you …

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Keeping Your Cool in the Summer Heat

Reipces to feed and hydrate you on a hot summer day

I love, love, love summer. The hotter the better. But I say that with the caveat that I don’t actually have to spend a lot of time in the heat unless I am near a body of water. You may not share my love for the sizzling sidewalks, but either way, we are both sweating …

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Gifts for the Grad: Fun ways to give cash and other gift ideas

Graduation Gift Ideas

The school year is commencing and graduations are near. Students are throwing their mortarboards and will be ready to party. You want to give a gift that says I’m proud of you, way to go, and good luck with your future. They want cash. So here are some creative ways to hand over that cash, …

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Thrift Shop 101: What you are missing out on if you don’t shop at thrift stores

I love shopping at thrift stores. I never know what I will find but I know that there are bargains abound. Thrift stores carry everything from home décor, home appliances, clothing, jewelry, linens, hardware, crafting supplies, toys, and recreation equipment. If you aren’t a veteran thrift store shopper, it can be overwhelming or have a …

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