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Of Olives, Vinegar, & Online Learning

Of Olives, Vinegar, & Online Learning

I’m SO excited to share this with you guys! Gene and I visited Greenville, South Carolina earlier this year–BC, Before COVID–and we discovered their local Oil & Vinegar shop. I immediately fell in love with it. I didn’t know much at all about olive oils or vinegar, and/but I love learning new things! The gentleman working that day (I think his name was Robert) was kind, friendly, and incredibly helpful.  He guided us through the shop and suggested some oils…

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Currently – September 2020

Currently – September 2020

Hooray for Currently, my favorite link-up! Anne from In Residence gives us five prompts each month, and we see where they take us. This month our prompts are appreciating, anticipating, collecting, starting, and finishing. I am CURRENTLY… appreciating: any and every good thing, big or small! My heart is weary of anger and dissension, so I’m choosing to watch–with even more intention than usual–to find The Good! Today’s good things: Jamaican Me Crazy coffee in a special mug; gentle, rolling…

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Springtime Adventures Wrap-up (And Summer Update)

Springtime Adventures Wrap-up (And Summer Update)

Well, spring ended.  Summer is nearly done.  And I just saw that this post was still in my draft folder!  Ah, 2020, how we love you!  How you’ve made it so easy to lose track of time!  My brain will feel better if I go ahead and wrap thing Springtime Adventures thing up, even if it’s WAY late! HERE  is my initial list and my reasons for each item on the list.  And click HERE for the one-month update and…

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Springtime Adventures – Update #2

Springtime Adventures – Update #2

We’re two months into spring, and it’s time for another peek at my Springtime Adventures List!  I made some progress!  Start HERE to see the initial list and my reasons for each item on the list.  And click HERE for the one-month update. ✅Finish eating the chocolates from the Advent calendar I bought for my husband.  DONE!  ✅Tackle sourdough baking.  DONE!  Also, I decided it’s not for me!  LOL! ✅Write notes to people and mail them.  YES!  I want to…

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Currently – May 2020

Currently – May 2020

I’m late to the Currently party this month, but I don’t want to skip it!  This month’s prompts from Anne at In Residence are making, missing, learning, loving, and reading. I am Currently… making:  sourdough bread.  This is on my Springtime Adventure List, and I’m happy to have FINALLY done this thing I’ve wanted to do for a long, long time.  My starter did just okay for a couple of weeks until I discovered that whole wheat flour was the…

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Springtime Adventures: Update #1

Springtime Adventures: Update #1

Whoops!  I’m a little overdue with my update!  About a month ago I posted my list of things I hope to do during this season.  You can read that post HERE.  And now let’s take a look at how things have gone!   ✅Finish eating the chocolates from the Advent calendar I bought for my husband.  DONE!  Just LOOK how productive I’ve been!  Actually, I’m pretty sure my husband helped finish this off.  Since it IS his Advent calendar to…

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Currently – April 2020

Currently – April 2020

Currently is my favorite linkup to write each month, and I’m excited that Anne at In Residence decided to host it this month as usual, even in the midst of all the UNusual that is life these days.  I am CURRENTLY: sharing:  a playlist with you guys!  As the world spun into this very special level of crazy, I found my soul yearning to stop and remember what is TRUE.  There was so much hype and so much news and…

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Springtime Adventures

Springtime Adventures

Spring has sprung!  And it’s time to set some goals for the new season.  I thought about skipping Springtime Adventures (like I did during winter), but I decided that this might be the very BEST time to set some fun goals.  So very much of life has tumped over lately due to COVID-19, but we can still opt to write out a simple list of things we want to do! Yes, they’ll need to be home-centric.  That’s okay.  Home is…

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Currently – January 2020

Currently – January 2020

It’s time for our first CURRENTLY of the new year!  This month’s prompts are:  resolving, reading, cleaning, creating, and planning. I am CURRENTLY… resolving:  to focus on improving my health.  I know, I know.  Me and 2 zillion other people!  But it’s still true! reading:  Atomic Habits by James Clear.  I know, I know.  Me and 2 zillion other people!  But it’s still true! cleaning:  and reorganzing my laundry room!  Finally!  If you’re been here a while, you know this…

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Currently – December 2019

Currently – December 2019

It’s time for CURRENTLY!  Anne at In Residence supplies five prompts, and we all share what we’re CURRENTLY up to based on those prompts!  This month we have:  wrapping, baking, lighting, sending, and enjoying.  Here we go! I am CURRENTLY… wrapping:  my brain around the fact that December is here.  I’m certainly not wrapping gifts because I’ve barely begun my shopping!  WHAT?!?  I almost ALWAYS make a point of doing all my gift buying before Thanksgiving.  Not this year! baking: …

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