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Clean Up and Clean Out!

Happy (belated) Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas to everyone!  I spent the first 2 weeks of November helping my daughter with her 2 little ones while her husband was away on a mission trip in Nepal.  Being with my grand-babies is really special since they are in Austin and I am…

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It’s NOT a Party Anymore!

Today I am going to go in a totally different direction.  I cannot write about party planning when we have just witnessed the worst massacre in our country’s history.  And to me what makes it even worse, is that it was one of us – an American.  One of our…

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It’s Game Night!

As we move from summer to fall and the weather (except for California) is beginning to chill, most parties or gatherings will be held inside.  If you are looking for a theme why not consider having a game night?  Games can range from cards to board games to casino games. …

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It’s Still Cold!!

Last week I shared about keeping hot food – hot and cold food – cold.  And how to make decorative ice cubes with flowers or herbs.  I always have my eye out for new tips or techniques.  I wanted to add to last week’s conversation another trick for keeping food…

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Backyard Olympic Party!

First let me say it is hard this week to write a blog about party planning when we have Houston under water and people desperate for someone to save them.  I am so grateful for those that have volunteered to help with the evacuation of both people and animals, and…

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Back To School!

For kids from preschool to college, we are in the “back to school” time of year.  It is time for buying school supplies and new school clothes or uniforms, getting back to a Monday thru Friday routine and the dreaded homework.  I am sure some parents can’t wait for their…

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