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Decorating eggs the old-fashioned way

Today you can buy commercial egg dyes, stamps, glitter and even egg-arounds.  You know wraparounds that take all the artistry (and fun) out of decorating eggs. When I was a kid, we dipped them in food coloring. When we wanted to get really fancy, my mom got some kind of swirl stuff that you put in […]

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You can bring me flowers. Just hold the hyacinths

Nothing is more beautiful than a deep purple or pink hyacinth. From a distance. Yes, they are gorgeous Easter flowers. Cheap too. The thing about hyacinths, though… and lilies…and daffodils…is that they smell. Strong.   That causes a severe allergy for some people, including me. I love getting a whiff of them outdoors and even […]

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