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MyMemories Blog Train, June 2021

MyMemories Blog Train, June 2021

Each month the designers at My Memories host the MyMemories Blog Train.   You never know how many designers will be participating and you never know what gifts and deals you can pick up along the way. If you've never participated in a Blog Train, here's how...

I Used to be a Book Snob

I Used to be a Book Snob

There. I've said it. I used to be a book snob. I used to think if a book wasn't a "classic," it wasn't worth my time. I can divide my Book Snobbery career into Pre-Enlightenment and Post-Enlightenment. I know exactly how and when my perspective changed. And I blame my...

Babysitting vs. Parenting

Babysitting vs. Parenting

Babysitters can be defined as short-term caretakers who are typically hired to watch children for a set period of time. Parents can be defined as those who teach their children morals and values. They set limits and are consistent in their discipline. They are kind...

What Does it Take to be a Good Big Sister?

What Does it Take to be a Good Big Sister?

You are the big sister, the one that your little brother looks up to. It's a big responsibility. What will you teach him, through your behavior and your words? Will you teach him to be humble and kind? Will you teach him to be generous and loving? To be a helper and...

Flea Market Flip

Flea Market Flip

I am sad that Lara Spenser's Flea Market Flip television show is no longer on the air. It was inspiring to see Lara and the show contestants purchase items at a flea market, and then give those pieces new life. It also helped me think outside the box as I looked at my...

MyMemories Blog Train, May 2021

MyMemories Blog Train, May 2021

Are you ready for some fun today?  Join the designers at MyMemories in our May Blog Train! Never participated in a Blog Train? It's easy, just follow the links provided and hop from blog to blog, where each designer has a small FREE sampler mini-kit just waiting for...

An Empty Nest … literally

An Empty Nest … literally

A few weeks ago, I noticed that a bird had created a nest in an artificial tree on our porch, within 2' of our front door. Every time we went out the front door, the mama bird would fly away. She would sit on the porch railing and chirp until we were far enough away...

Nearing the Empty Nest

Nearing the Empty Nest

Life in your nest may have been the same for a while. Maybe even years. You were used to your weeks filled with school and sports schedules, doctor’s appointments, and family laundry. But after your last child heads off to college, gets married, or moves out on their...

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