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A Meditation Upon The Virtues of Halloween
I don’t have any kids of my own, but I do have a mini-herd of godchildren that my dearest friend keeps popping out, and that she graciously allows me to borrow at will, so this Halloween I got to join them for the first trick-or-treating I’ve done since I was a kid myself. It was… … Continue reading A Meditation Upon The Virtues of Halloween
Sorry Mom, I’m Broke
Sometimes they all come at you at once. Birthdays. Graduations. Mother's Day. I needed an idea for making multiple thoughtful, heartwarming, hand-made (re: cheap) cards, STAT. Enter The Graphics Fairy and her wonderful collection of vintage images. I have spent way more time than I care to admit on this site, but that's beside the … Continue reading Sorry Mom, I’m Broke
Not-Pink, Without-Hearts, No-Doilies-Allowed Valentines
I love many people in my life, and I enjoy reminding them of that on a regular basis, so I love Valentine's Day even if it is a cooked-up fake holiday for selling cards. I can't help it; seriously, tell someone you love them and try to not feel a little bit happier. I dare … Continue reading Not-Pink, Without-Hearts, No-Doilies-Allowed Valentines