Category Archives: Family

Let the turkeys go campaign

We aren’t so much turkey people any more. We almost always had roast chicken and dressing for holidays until the family got so large a turkey and sometimes a ham was on the menu. One year, I made a chili … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s child: Well, this was fun!

Jeweled Again by Jessica led me down the path toward jewelry art. Jessica creates mixed media art combining paper, deconstructed jewelry, and other dimensional objects, like flowers, word blocks, or paint. She uses both canvas and repurposed objects as the … Continue reading

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Bring your cat to the Bistro night

Perfect sweatshirt weather, but too windy for a fire. The next best thing is a little candlelight. In gathering the family genealogy, I found a painting that Mom had intended to frame for years but never had. It was painted … Continue reading

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Le Bistro improvements

I did a bit of rearranging and changing on the front porch yesterday–a gorgeous fall day that started early when Steffi decided it was time for breakfast before 7 a.m. I have to admit, the rose and gold light against … Continue reading

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Thursday: A replica

This whole week thus far has been jam packed with errands: Post office, R to PT, R to doc for followup visit, grocery store, Walmart run, Walgreens run, recycles run. I was so pooped yesterday, I took a nap when … Continue reading

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Bistro wine bar is currently open for happy hour!

Sunday was just a glorious day and I ended it as I often do with a glass of wine, Beyoncé on my lap, and a fire. Part of the reason I wanted this table redone was so I could use … Continue reading

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Dining al fresco at the Suzasippi Sidewalk Bistro

Before and After Back in mid-August, I started the project to re-do Grandma’s table. Who knows where she found these legs and attached a plywood round to it. She covered it with a skirt and used it for a bedside … Continue reading

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Suz does the que…kind of

R had rotator cuff repair Tuesday. He wanted to sit outside later and wanted to try out the pellet fire. The Tiki came with a bag of wood pellets that will make a 30 minute fire. It has been a … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Table step 3 followed by a fire and medium rare rib eyes

This past week I spent gluing the splits in the table legs and gluing the support bars back in place. It took two days to do all four legs and another two days to do the top and bottom supports. … Continue reading

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First fire in the new fire pit

Randy bought a new fire pit this summer. It is smokeless, once you get the fire started. I have been working on Grandma’s table and continuing the front yard/front porch clean up and he asked if I wanted to move … Continue reading

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