Jan 202015

Bubbles has been asking me for the last few days if it was Valentine’s Day yet.  In order to smooth the transition after Christmas, I kind of talked up Valentine’s Day and how it wasn’t that far away, and that how after Valentine’s Day it would be her birthday.  No need to be sad about taking down the Christmas tree, because we had two other reasons to decorate.

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So far she’s colored a number of construction paper hearts which she then taped to the inside of the front door.  After assessing her work she suggested that I should probably pick up a few more decorations the next time I was at the store.  Thanks to the Target Dollar Spot we now have a few other items up, too. Continue reading »

Nov 242014

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Growing up, before starting to have visions of sugarplums and noshing on candy canes while having a chat with Santa, a highly-anticipated seasonal occurrence was the arrival of the Hickory Farms gift basket.  Each year without fail, one was delivered to our house from one of the business contacts that worked with my Dad’s company.

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I know it might not sound all that interesting for a kid, but it was always fun to open the box and sort through all the different items in each basket.  Sausages, cheeses, nuts, sauces, crackers, even those little mint candies – there was something for everyone.  Fortunately in my family everyone reached for a different selection from the box or basket, so everyone was able to enjoy their favorite. Continue reading »