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The Twist from a Twisted Sister!

I'm such a sucker for......

Carol Tenwalde

I'm such a sucker for......

I'm such a sucker for things that point to extremes.... Like the smallest or the largest. It started in grade school when I got competitive with my neighbor, Keith. We were both in 4-H and wanted to win a metal at our County Fair for growing something HUGE.  Keith wanted to grow pumpkins but the fair was in July and pumpkins are at their max in the Fall. He settled on zucchini. I wanted to grow tomatoes but Dad said that would be too iffy. My grandmother saved the day when she informed me that she had found a source...

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Who doesn't love Weddings?

Carol Tenwalde

Who doesn't love Weddings?

Last week I wrote about interesting party ideas.... and just like that I got an email from my dear friend, Linda. Linda has a very creative and scary smart grand daughter. We'll call her V for short. Well, V had a wedding shower for her gal pals and what do they decide to do? Design the Bride to Be's Wedding Dress,of course! Oh, but I forgot the best part - out of toilet paper! Just take a look at this creativity.     Isn't this amazing? And, here is the best part - V said it would have been better if...

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You're welcome to copy this great idea!

Carol Tenwalde

You're welcome to copy this great idea!

Back in the day, I was always looking for interesting new party ideas....   So much so that after many years of living together my Significant Other (Do you believe we used that stupid phrase?) and I decided to get married as we needed a new party idea! Let's just say that was one of our better party ideas! But catch this one....A friend of mine was invited to a significant Birthday Party and the theme was magic. Each guest was asked to do a magic trick and many of them brought down the house with laughter from the mishaps....

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Serendipity Strikes AGAIN!

Carol Tenwalde

Serendipity Strikes AGAIN!

Maybe things really are getting back to normal.... Before Covid I would talk about the Serendipity of Words and Thoughts. At times I felt like someone was shadowing me as I would see or hear something and then hours later someone would mention a related topic. It was great for me as Blogger but honestly it did kind of creep me out.Tulips are one of my favorite flowers and I have written about them many times. So of course I was interested in this article about Tulip Soup and other Tulip Dishes making a Gourmet resurgence in Amsterdam. In the who knew...

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Lord knows I'm guilty!

Carol Tenwalde

Lord knows I'm guilty!

It's time to get rid of crutch words.... Last week I took part in a podcast about the importance of having a Newsletter if you sell online. (Thank you Kirby and Kyle!)You can listen to it HERE if you like. But it got me thinking about my writing and speaking. I've mentioned many times that during Covid I would talk to myself while beading and thus when I spoke with a real person I'd have to start every sentence with "Stop me if I told you this before!"Not quite the same thing in writing but it got me thinking about using crutch words.Crutch...

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