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Monthly Archives: October 2011
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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