Category Archives: Perfectionism

Plastic Water Bottle Purses: One Crafter’s Tale

I’m a skilled crafter. And I’m a perfectionist. And this is my crafter’s tale. . .  Plastic Water Bottle Purses. Small purses made out of plastic water bottles, hot glue and a 7″ zipper? I’m in, all in. I had all the … Continue reading

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Cleaning Like a Pro … Football Player

My Mom is coming for a visit coinciding with the start of football season. She has her preferences — and just like daughters everywhere I try to honor her and them. My Mom said she wants to sleep in my daughter Tory’s bedroom … Continue reading

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“French Women Don’t Get Facelifts” And Neither Will I

French women don’t get facelifts and neither will I. Yes, I’m in my mid-50s and some of my “stuff” is starting to sag and bag. Mostly my skin:  on my neck, on the backs of my hands, and (Lord, why?) … Continue reading

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Mission Control: Reflections on 2011

Let’s start the New Year off gently; let’s be kind to ourselves, okay? Make a list of what you accomplished in 2011. Why? Because if you’re like me, you don’t focus enough on the things you accomplish; you only “see” … Continue reading

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Flower Show Competition Tomorrow

“Small Design” Is My Category Waaay back in October, while I was sunning myself in Bonita Springs, FL, I received an email from my garden club offering me an opportunity to prepare and show a design in a small standard … Continue reading

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