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I Photograph

I walk, I look, I see, I photograph.  ~Leon Levinstein, 1955  Seems like I’m always leaving something at Carrie’s house.  After Bryan’s birthday weekend, I realized that I had left my two round brushes – for three days I walked … Continue reading

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New Year, New Blog!

Happy New Year friends!  As part of my New Year’s resolution, I’ve decided to move to my own big-girl, self-hosted blog.  You can now find me at- http://mindingmynest.com/ I just want to take this opportunity to thank all you so … Continue reading

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The Unforgettable Year 2011

Dear 2011, If it was your intention to make sure that I would remember you, well then I’d say Mission Accomplished.  I mean, just the weather alone was memorable.  Who could forget the blizzard that dumped over a foot of … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts

The presents have been unwrapped and the frenzy of the holiday is over.  Now it’s just me and the Christmas Tree in the peace and quiet.   It’s seems like so much of the holidays these days is about excess.  … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

As I sat down to write this blog post, I immediately noticed three things: I need to water my poinsettias There is a giant cobweb in the fireplace The cat has yacked up a giant hairball on the Christmas tree … Continue reading

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My Not-so-empty Nest

I am a walking Hallmark commercial today – my delightful daughter is coming home for Christmas break and I’m so excited I can hardly stand it.  I am so proud of Kelsey and how she successfully completed kicked-ass! in the … Continue reading

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Recipe for Merriment

I have a question for you – when is the last time you laughed so hard your face still hurt the next morning? If it’s been a while, maybe you should have your girlfriends over to play Bunco.  That’s what … Continue reading

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All Decked Out

Next week the neighborhood garden club meeting/party is at my house and there’s nothing like a Christmas party to motivate me to get my Christmas decorations done. Christmas trees – check Staircase garland – check Dining room buffet – check … Continue reading

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Turkey Day Countdown

It’s two days til Thanksgiving…do you know where your turkey is? I did my big Thanksgiving shopping last Friday so mine is the refrigerator in the basement thawing out.  Today I am making another shopping list of everything I forgot … Continue reading

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Is it too much to ask?

I blame Pinterest.  For weeks I’ve been pinning outfits like this. – I love the look of skinny jeans tucked into tall brown boots.  It’s a classic, effortless look that’s casual yet stylish.  And that is right up my alley.  … Continue reading

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