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Tagged With: birthday

Collage for my mom on her 38th birthday

I was 17 and following my mom’s tradition of making birthday collages when I made this for my mom. I don’t remember making it, but I know I did make collages — Just like Mom did for me and other folks.

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What we did on our summer vacation — Days 5 and 6

Monday After the busy weekend we took a bit of a break from activities on Monday. We were scheduled to get our photographs taken Monday evening by a professional photographer I’d gotten to know via his blog a few years ago, so we didn’t want to do too much during the day. We had lunch … Continue reading »

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Eighteen years ago today my obstetrician said I could get out of bed and stop taking Terbutaline. Eighteen years ago today I got up, showered, dressed and drove to the obstetrician. Eighteen years ago today the obstetrician said the baby could come at any time. Eighteen years ago today I stopped at my favorite greeting card store to … Continue reading »

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Happy 100th Birthday, Grandma Green

Today marks the 100th anniversary of my Grandma Green’s birth. I’ll celebrate by making macaroni & cheese and tuna fish for dinner because we discovered that taste treat together when I stayed with her in Chetek, Wisconsin one summer. I’ll also make banana milkshakes because she and I used to drink those and play cribbage. … Continue reading »

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Memories of Mod Podge

My mom made me this poster for my 17th birthday. I don’t remember her making it nor actually receiving it, but I do remember my mom’s decoupage phase. She made posters for everyone — they were good too. She’d tailor them perfectly to the person. She was always saving magazines and clipping out the bits … Continue reading »

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