Unstoppable. And a thank you to our military. Happy Memorial Day!

My fifth grade sweetie wrote her promotion speech on the topic of what it means to be unstoppable.

It is a beautiful tribute to her elementary years, as well as an unexpected thank you to our military.  The impact of their service is boundless.  Thank you!!!

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Got a celebration? Get balloons – skip the helium.

Everyone knows that when balloons show up on the scene, there’s something worth celebrating.

I’m going to show you two fabulous ways to use them.

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Moms and Dads – your words are sticky.

“Blah, blah, blah. Are you listening?”  Head nod.  “Blah, blah, blah…”

That’s what I heard when my parents were trying to teach me a lesson when I was a kid.

Now that I’m a parent, I’m pretty sure that’s how my wonderful words of wisdom get translated in their heads as well.  My words go in one ear and out the other.

Or do they?

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How to be original.

I think you’ll enjoy chewing on this nugget for a while. No need for my commentary.  This quote has enough meat to stand on its own.

(But I did need to comment and tell you that there was no need for more comments.)

“The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.”

~ Thomas Carlyle, 19th century Scottish historian

Belated Cinco de Mayo fun

Gotta love the power of the pun.  Thanks Nina!

Happy belated Cinco de Mayo!


Got leftover sour cream from Cinco de Mayo?

Here’s a faaaabulous way to use up the leftover sour cream from your Cinco de Mayo party yesterday.

Melt some chocolate chips in the microwave. Stir in some sour cream. It makes the BEST chocolate icing!  It’s really smooth and looks almost glassy.

If you need it in recipe form, here ya go:

“Some” chocolate chips – melt in microwave

“Some” sour cream – stir into melted chocolate


Nugget construction

These here nuggets are expanding!


Please excuse the dust

as I’m adding new stuff.

It’ll only take a second

(At least it’s what I reckon)

So please don’t dismay

I’ll be back in just a day!


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