10 Father’s Day Gifts Under $20.00

Father’s Day brings about so many memories. Doug and I have been married 34 years and both of our dads have passed away but we have so many great memories. Doug’s dad loved to help others and fix things around the house. He helped us remodel our kitchen and he made sure our yard had pretty plants.…

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10 Graduation Gifts Under $20.00

Graduation is such a wonderful time of celebration and signifies the a new beginning. We have two very special graduations this month.  Our daughter graduated with her Master’s Degree and our grand daughter will graduate from Pre-K. Yay! The traditional cap and gown started many years ago. In fact in the 12th century the graduation…

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Brave and Bald

I wanted to be Brave and Bald. I was 47 years old when I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma. How could this be?  Breast cancer did not run in my family and I nursed both of my daughters.   By the time I was diagnosed, the cancer was Stage 3a and Grade 3, a…

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Red Devil Chemo

Red devil chemo was waiting for me. On January 12, 2009, the port was in place and we were ready to go. A portacath is a small medical appliance inserted near the left clavicle and had a tube that went directly to the superior vena cava. This positioning allowed the infused chemotherapy to be spread throughout the body quickly and…

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No Matter What

No matter what, I will always trust God. I have been going through a challenging time with my broken wrist and my beautiful daughter posted these song lyrics on her FB page. WOW! It was just in time to put things in perspective for me.  I was encouraged by my little girl. Life is so…

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