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Ready for the 4th?

Howdy y’all. Where has the year gone? Holy moly, it’s almost July 4th! But rather than dwell on how the year has slipped by, I thought I’d ask what your plans are for the 4th? Are you firing up the Q? I’m planning to make bbq ribs with corn on the cobb and a salad. […]

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happy new year!

Hey! I’ve been thinking about you. How are you? I’m good! You ready for 2012? I AM!!! I’m excited. I think it is going to be a great year. I have lots going on… I’m taking an acting class (for fun), I’m finishing up a leadership program that I started in the fall, I’ll be […]

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the pumpkinator returns

Photo: Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting I hate when bloggers disappear for months then come back saying “Sorry I haven’t written in a while” and “Hey, I’m still here”. It just seems… silly. I mean, we all get busy. And blogs are like friendships: sometimes we are in constant contact and other […]

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a different perspective

I haven’t forgotten about part 2 of the cupcake saga (I promise I’ll post that soon), but this morning I had something else on my mind so please bear with me… I spent the weekend in a coaching class and learned a lot about the power of choice. We choose how to look at things. […]

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a few of my favorite things: winners!

Thanks to everyone who left comments. It has helped get me into the Christmas spirit (and sometimes I do need help). I loved reading about your best presents ever… everything from time with loved ones to diamond necklaces. I seriously got a warm fuzzy feeling from it which is a gift in itself, so again […]

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My run in with the mafia.

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Christine from Neo Cocoa invited me to tag along with the Sweet Mafia on a private tour of the TCHO chocolate factory. And you know, when the mafia is involved, you can’t say no. So I took the train to San Francisco on Wednesday and met up with Christine and part of the sweet mafia […]

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Oklahoma is OK

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I got home yesterday from a five-day excursion to northeast Oklahoma. Dan, the kids and I went out there for Dan’s family reunion. It’s a beautiful area, not at all like the Oklahoma I remember from visits as a kid (down near the panhandle of Texas… much drier and dustier).

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