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I was born and raised in San Diego, California. (Yes, pictures like this one and that one are from that bee-u-ti-ful city.) But, in addition to my dear and loving family and friends there, it’s the ocean that holds my heart. San
Diego’s ocean simply beckons one to interact. And not…
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Shut up, I know it’s not Friday yet, whaddya take me for?! But it IS a long weekend for most North Americans, & even though I’d like to say I did this solely for The Empress ’cause I’m just that frikkin’ giving, (bite me), that’s not the case. My mother recently shared this video with me,…Continue
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The weather’s heating up here in Southern California. We’re fortunate to live just a mere 20-minute drive above the valley below because temperatures easily pass 100 degrees daily in the summer. As you climb the mountain, you literally watch the temperature gauge in the car drop degree by degree, till you arrive at home. A decent 15-20 degrees cooler simply because we’re at 5,000 feet.
But it still gets hot up here in the mountains.
And the hot weather…Continue
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Buttons. Yes, a strange fascination, I admit. But I love them.
I’ve always loved buttons. Those colorful, textured little baubles from the past. And yes, I know, it doesn’t exactly match up with the whole de-clutter philosophy…but they do bring me such happiness. And…Continue
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1. The outdoors are calling you!
2. Fresh air does wonders for you and your family.
3. It saves electricity.
4. If you get up…you might just get some exercise.
5. It’s keeping you from being productive.
6. There’s nothing good on.
7. You’ve got a stack of books waiting to be read.
8. Heck, make your own drama.
9. You’ve been wanting to sit down and write for a while now.
10. Life is too short!…
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by: Kristl - The Budget Diet
Be prepared for the “I’m bored” syndrome this summer with a few budget friendly summer fun ideas!
Field Trips: Plan a field trip every week this summer! Here’s how…
#1. Start by taking your kids to the local library to find some books on your area.
#2. Do a…
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I love how kids can take simple things and create lots of playtime. Take balloons, for example. My daughter brought two home from her Spanish class. They played and played. Who could keep it in the air the longest? Putting them under their shirts to “look fat and pregnant.” Batting them back and forth to each other. And,…Continue
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