Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pumpkin Oatmeal 1/2 and 1/2 Scotchies!

So it should be no surprise that my pumpkin kick is continuing. If I’m honest with you I got “over it” a few weeks ago… climbing on the chocolate/ trying new techniques kick…but now it’s back to the pumpkin! I’ve … Continue reading

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Hope for Tomorrow

Yesterday my husband and I attended a memorial service for a man, Mike Smith, whose family has attended our church. He passed suddenly a few weeks ago at the age of 48. Bryan had more contact with the family, but … Continue reading

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An Ode to… Burn Notice!!

My last and FINALE ode of Ode Week 2011 is to my current favorite show, Burn Notice!!! for my birthday my parents got my season 3 and pre-ordered season 4. Burn Notice is about a spy named Michael Westen who … Continue reading

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An Ode to… DIY Wreaths!

Making wreaths is my FAVORITE new craft! I started this past winter and have been pretty captivated with them every since:) Coffee Filter Wreath and Yarn Ball Wreath for Winter… the two that started it all. Paper Wreath and Citrus … Continue reading

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An Ode to… Diet Coke!

This ode is technically to Diet Coke AND Cherry Zero. BOTH delicious bubbly beverages! I jumped on the diet coke bandwagon in college. I seem to remember a lot of evenings writing group papers from the hours of midnight to … Continue reading

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An Ode to… My iPad!

I’ve totally become an iPad head. My husband is all about new and exciting gadgets. I, unfortunately am a “slow adopter.” It takes me a long time to get on board with new things sometimes but once I do… I’m … Continue reading

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I am sorry that this ode is so general. I was originally going to ode to chocolate chip cookies, then generalized it out to chocolate chips. But then I realized – what the heck – the ode belongs to CHOCOLATE. … Continue reading

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An Ode to… Costco!

Today’s ode gets domestic with an ode to Costco!! I have now officially been a member for over a year. My friend Curry has been a bulk shopper for a while and has been shouting it’s praise for just as … Continue reading

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An Ode to… Pinterest!

My first ode is for Pinterest! I’ve written about it before, but I couldn’t help writing an official ode about it:) In case you have been living under a rock for a few months, Pinterest is basically an online pinboard. … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Ode Week

So last fall I had what I self designated as “ODE WEEK.” Throughout the week I wrote blog posts about a few of my favorite things and…. *drum roll please* I’m doing it again this year!!! This year’s odes are … Continue reading

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