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I must say I am sorry for the lack of posting I have been offering these past months. Covid, a bereavement, and an illness all hit me within a year, and I just went onto a deep funk. However, this spring has revived me a bit, and I have gotten my medical condition sorted for …

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My Inspiration Person If you know me, you will know that one of my favorite creatives is Marian Parsons, owner of the website and blog, Miss Mustard Seed.com. I have actually followed her for about ten years now. She is probably one of the main reasons I started a blog many years ago. Now Marian …

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This is an update of a post I shared years ago when I lived in Ireland with my Irish life partner John, and we started a website and antique business. I am now writing a post about one of John’s creations and a new marketing idea I gleaned from another home and garden blogger. Basically, …

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Looking for an authentic Irish gift for ourself or someone? I have a few items I bought back from Ireland that might fill the bill. If you know me, you know that I have lived half the year in Ireland for the past twelve years. We bought back items from Ireland that we crafted in …

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Today I wanted to share a simple egg salad with you that can be adjusted for varying tastes and likes. I also wanted to share an easy-peel method for hard-boiled eggs.   Pre-Mix Prep If you want easy-peel hard-boiled eggs, boil your eggs for 7 to 10 minutes. After they have boiled, drain off the …