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Do Something Nice

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Do Something Nice

Happy October 5th... today is "Do Something Nice For Someone Day" 

Some ways you can observe National Do Something Nice Day.....

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No Vacancy

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No Vacancy

I really do not remember the exact day I woke up and said, “Hey, I think I’m going to start a cbnb.”   If you are unfamiliar with a cbnb just imagine searching for the perfect get-away vacation destination at a luscious Airbnb… got it?   Now, imagine you are a snake looking for a perfect resting spot… got it?   That is evidently what I have – a Coopbnb.  My chicken coop has become the new hot spot for snakes to relax in the rafters.   Over the last several weeks, I have gone to the chicken coop to feed the chickens and...

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Hello September

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Hello September

What a year it's been so far, am I right? 😲
...but, let's take a moment and say, "Hello September!"

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Life Lessons

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Life Lessons

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.  The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’  No other commandment is greater than these.” Mark 12:30-31 “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you.”  Matthew 7:12 We have all been told to live by the “Golden Rule.”  Most of us believe that we should strive to follow this directive.   But, seriously, what does the “Golden Rule” mean to us, especially in this day and age?  Whether you were...

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Antique Quilt Care

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Antique Quilt Care

"A quilt will warm your body and comfort your soul." Have you inherited or purchased any old, vintage, or antique handmade quilts?  Lucky you!!  Quilts are a true work of art.  But, as many know, old quilts are prone to being dirty, dusty, stained, torn and tattered, requiring some cleaning – but you must take extra-loving care to prevent further damage to these fragile pieces.   Even with the age of antique and vintage textiles, they are often more rugged and durable than you expect.  Older textiles are generally colorfast (due to previous washings).  The seamstress who created the pieces...

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