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Friday Flash back–Temptations

I posted this quite some time ago. Now I am posting it again for Fandango ‘s Friday Flashback My posts are primarily text based. This is probably the only visual post that I have done: Temptations ! Yummm !! Need I say more ? Inspired by: FOWC with Fandango — temptation You may also enjoy: Sprinkle My compliments to the chef. Pumpkin Spice Latte: Trending … Continue reading Friday Flash back–Temptations

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Friday Flashback–New Year’s Resolutions: keeping them through the year.

I wrote this at the end of December 2018 : Every year we make New Year’s Resolutions with great zeal, fervour, and enthusiasm. These may be a resolve to give up something like smoking. We might make a resolution to eat more fruit, drink more water or get more exercise. Whatever our resolutions, they seldom last the whole year through. Usually they don’t survive the … Continue reading Friday Flashback–New Year’s Resolutions: keeping them through the year.

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Home Alone for the Holidays: 7 great ways to enjoy yourself.

You are on your own for the holidays. You have invited no one and received no invitations. Maybe you are stuck in a foreign country on your own or maybe you have recently become single. Whatever your reason for being on your own, this time is to be thoroughly enjoyed. You can think of it as solitary confinement or you can have the time of … Continue reading Home Alone for the Holidays: 7 great ways to enjoy yourself.

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Holiday stress — 7 super easy ways to cope

The holidays are supposed to be a time of relaxation and enjoyment but somehow you can end up frazzled. Here are a few simple and easy tips to keep you relaxed : 1. “Attitude of Gratitude” Counting your blessings is one of the best antidotes to stress, whether holiday-induced or otherwise. You can get so caught up with the social and finncial pressures of the … Continue reading Holiday stress — 7 super easy ways to cope

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5 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Stay Clutter-free in the Holidays

Holiday clutter is a fact of life. The holidays are a time when people gather. Friends and family visit. Some even stay over. The problem is that when people gather, stuff gathers too. This can result in a lot of clutter and clutter tends to breed stress.  1. Deal with mail and packages as soon as they arrive This is easier said than done. Sometimes … Continue reading 5 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Stay Clutter-free in the Holidays

What do you see

A new pastime with zero screen time. “I am bored Mum,”said Carla. “Bored already?” Asked her mother, “It’s only the second day of the holidays. There are another twelve days to go. Why don’t you read a book?” “I’ve read them all. Can I watch TV again?” Carla asked. “No darling, you’ve had enough screen time for today,” her mum replied firmly. “But I’m bored. … Continue reading What do you see