Simple Pleasures For This 4th Of July

If you need a tasty recipe for this Fourth of July weekend brunch or summer picnic here is a Strawberry Yogurt Muffin recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser!  I used fresh strawberries for this recipe. The strawberry aroma of the muffins while baking and while on the cooling rack afterwards was heavenly!…
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Backyard Nature Moment!

I leave my window slightly open so I can hear the cardinal’s sweet song. It gives my day a touch of heaven and brings me closer to my angelic parents.  Cardinals have special meaning to many people. The Northern Cardinal The male is a vibrant red, mid-sized songbird. The female is a brownish – dull…
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Yesterday Marked The Eight Hundredth Birthday Of The Magna Carta

The Magna Carta is one of the most famous documents in the world. Magna Carta, meaning ‘Great Charter’ has inspired people across the centuries, from Thomas Jefferson to Mahatma Gandhi. But why was the charter originally created and what does it actually say? Let’s take a trip back in time to medieval England. It’s the…
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Hope Among The Thorns …

Every rose bush has thorns. This baby bird found a tiny spot among the thorns on this branch to relax.  It allowed me a wonderful photo opportunity. It also gave me hope and peace to view nature. A new life of a baby bird and a rose bud opening. Roses with thorns have long been…
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A FREE Gift …

There are approximately 3 billion fortune cookies made each year around the world, the vast majority of them used for consumption in the United States. Fortune cookies are often served as a dessert in Chinese restaurants in the United States and some other countries. A fortune cookie is a crisp cookie with a piece of…
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