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Small Kitchen Remodel Design Ideas – One I am Over the Moon About

Having a small kitchen can perhaps limit your remodeling design ideas, so perhaps it is time to call in the “big guns”. And, if you are anything like me, you are not fond of living in a house while it is being renovated. Continue reading

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What is an Attitude of Gratitude and What Makes me Grateful

What an attitude of gratitude is, is having an attitude of gratefulness for all of what you have and are. Continue reading

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Tax Free Lump Sum Pensions – GM Pension Buyout

There is finally a way for those receiving GM pension buyouts to make them tax free lump sum pensions. It is my intention to explain this additional option in this post so that you can discover how you can save the extra cost of being over taxed (my definition, of course) when receiving a lump sum. Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Good Neighbour and a Responsible Dog Owner

For several summers now, my Nugget … and now my Chloe have walked through the park across the road from my home. Sometimes we would meet up with a neighbour Wayne and his little dog Dusty. Continue reading

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Queen of the Night Houseplant

This has to be the most unique houseplant I have ever owned. Continue reading

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Inspirational Story – Sent By a Friend

Back on 11 November 2004, a dear friend sent me this via email to help encourage me through a VERY difficult era in my life. I’d like to share it with EVERYONE here …and, so I’ll not lose this in a pile of paperwork again. Continue reading

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My Winter-Wonderland – 27 Nov 2013

Just HAD to share the scenery that greeted me on the morning Continue reading

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I Found a Treasure on Kijiji – Can You Help Me Name Her?

Kijiji treasureThat’s right; I found this cutie-pie on September 2, 2013, shortly after she was posted as being available.

Why, you ask, would I have been looking for another puppy?

And, you ask… did something bad happen to Nugget?
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Some of My Most Favoured Quotes

Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn’t always have to be their top priority. ~ William Arthur Ward Continue reading