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Helpful Hints from a Mother-In-Law

E-MAIL FROM: Mother-In-Law@aol.net TO: Daughter-In-Law@home.com SUBJECT: Helpful Hints from a Mother-in-Law I’ve been meaning to talk to you for some time now about a matter I’m concerned about. I don’t mean to offend you, dear, but your housekeeping is just … Continue reading

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The Haunted Home Tour

  We are inviting you here today for our “Open House and Home Tour” of this prime piece of real estate. It is an excellent buy, and we would like to get a little life back into this house and … Continue reading

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Painting the Town Green

In the continuing saga of home ownership, it becomes obvious from time to time that certain menial tasks are necessary for maintenance and often such tasks are not worth the time and expense of hiring a professional. Such was the … Continue reading

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Never Buy a Tiffany Lamp

I confess. I have a weakness for online auctions. I used to become caught up in auction fever and stay up all night in order to bid at the final moment. I am happy to report that I no longer … Continue reading

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The New Chair

I’m writing to you from the literal lap of luxury – my new chair.  Now a new chair may not seem like much, but to me it’s a tiny bit of heaven. There was really nothing wrong with the old … Continue reading

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Nothing to Wear

Grumble… grumble… I guess I knew sooner or later my clothes closet would have to be cleaned.  I like to think of myself as an organized person – but the temptation to just stuff and stuff things behind a door … Continue reading

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The Rocking Chair

How long since you saw anybody rocking on a real rocking chair?  I’m not talking about the kind that sits still and only the top part of the chair rocks.  I’m talking about REAL rocking chairs, the kind with curved … Continue reading

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Vacation at Home

It is not always necessary to go some place else to have a vacation. A vacation at home can provide a chance to relax and unwind, give you an opportunity to catch up on things you need to do, and … Continue reading

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My Kitchen Tis of Thee

Samuel Francis Smith wrote the words to “My Country Tis of Thee” as a hymn. Actually, you might say it was a parody of sorts as the music belongs to an old patriotic German tune. It was also set to … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Laws of Moving

Funny, but from the times I’ve moved and the many times I’ve had to help my kids move, I have begun to notice a pattern in the events that seem to come into play as soon as the decision is … Continue reading

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