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    The Final Inspection

    TweetSharePin2Share2 SharesThe Final Inspection The Soldier stood and faced God,Which must always come to pass.He hoped his shoes were shining,Just as brightly as his brass.‘Step forward now, Soldier,How shall I deal with you?Have you always turned the other cheek?To My Church have you been true?’ The soldier squared his shoulders and said,‘no, Lord, I guess I ain’t.Because those of us who carry guns,Can’t always be a saint.I’ve had to work most Sundays,And at times my talk was tough.And sometimes I’ve been violent,Because the world is awfully rough.But, I never took a penny,That wasn’t mine to keep.Though I worked a lot of overtime,When the bills got just too steep. And I…

  • 10 Facts Every Woman Should Know
    Life After 50

    10 Facts Every Woman Should Know

    TweetSharePin43Share43 SharesThese 10 facts every woman should know are very important to read and remember. 10 Facts Every Woman Should Know: 1. Everyone has rolls when they bend over. 2. When someone tells you that you’re beautiful, believe them. They aren’t lying. 3. Sometimes we all wake up with breath that could kill a goat. 4. For every woman unhappy with her stretch marks is another woman who wishes she had them. 5. You should definitely have more confidence. And if you saw yourself the way others see you, you would. 6. Don’t look for a man to save you. Be able to save yourself. 7. It’s okay to not…

  • Valentines Day is the one day you really want to impress your Valentine. These cocktail recipes will make sure that you do just that. This is a great Valentines Idea. #valentines
    Beverages,  Holidays,  Recipes,  Valentine's Day

    Cocktails That Will Impress Your Valentine

    TweetSharePin61Share61 SharesImpress your Valentine this year with one of our delicious Valentine Cocktails. Let’s face it, life is hectic! Sometimes it’s all you can do to get dinner on the table for your loved ones, let alone make a nice romantic dinner for you and your significant other. Well whip up one of these yummy Valentine’s Day cocktails, sit down with your Valentine and take at least a few moments to have a drink together. We promise you will impress your Valentine with one of these. Make it a great day, you deserve it! Tracey White Strawberry Sangria Ingredients: 1 (750 ml) bottle dry white wine, such as pinot grigio…

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    Simple Homemade Tortillas

    TweetSharePin156Share156 SharesSimple Homemade Tortillas These tortillas come together so quickly and easily that you will be wondering why you ever bought them from the store. We were just talking the other day about how Aileen’s family goes through Tortillas like crazy which made me think…. “Why are we buying these things? They can’t be THAT hard to make.” We are both all for being able to make something that doesn’t have all the chemicals “unpronounceable ingredients” in it. Here is a recipe for flour tortillas that I found originally at Jazibe’s Recipes. Easy…easy…easy! These are not very flexible when cool so try to warm them before using them. makes about…

  • Halloween Rules
    Halloween,  Holidays

    The Official Halloween Rules

    TweetSharePin13Share13 SharesDid y’all know there were Official Halloween Rules? With Halloween right around the corner, we figured these “Official” Halloween Rules might come in handy. Halloween “Rules” When it appears that you have killed the monster, never check to see if it’s really dead. If you find that your house is built upon or near a cemetery, was once a church that was used for black masses, had previous inhabitants who went mad or committed suicide or died in some horrible fashion, or had inhabitants who performed satanic practices in your house – move away immediately. Never read a book of demon summoning aloud, even as a joke. Do not…

  • Have you ever wondered what children really think of their grandparents? Well this will give you an idea and a laugh. #grandparents #children
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    How Children Perceive Their Grandparents

    TweetSharePin18Share18 SharesHave you ever wondered about how your grandchildren perceive you, their grandparents? Perhaps just asking that question got your brain spinning about it. Have a look at the stories below and it may give you a better understanding or at least a good laugh. How Children Perceive Their Grandparents I was in the bathroom, putting on my makeup, under the watchful eyes of my young granddaughter, as I’d done many times before. After I applied my lipstick and started to leave, the little one said, “But Grandma, you forgot to kiss the toilet paper goodbye!” I will probably never put lipstick on again without thinking about kissing the toilet…

  • How To Write A Thank You Note. This simple thank you note formula will help you to write a much appreciated thank you note #thankyounote #thankyounoteformula #howtowriteathankyounote
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    How To Write A Thank You Note

    TweetSharePin6KShare6K SharesIn the South, a thank you note is an absolute must! It’s just like monograms, pearls and college football. I promise, if you forget to send one, the ladies will be whispering about you at the next garden party. Imagine getting mail, real physical mail. You skip down to the mailbox, open the door, and pull out a little envelope addressed specifically to you. Ecstatic, you race back to your living room and tear open the envelope. Inside is a small card with the words “Thank You” on the front. You open the card and read a beautiful, handwritten thank you note from someone you had given a very…

  • We will teach you the 12 basic rules when using a clothesline. Hanging your clothes. #hangingclothes #clothesline #howtohangclothes
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    12 Basic Rules When Using A Clothesline

    TweetSharePin62Share62 SharesRemember when everyone had a clothesline in their back yard? When everyone hung their clothes? Everything that’s old is new again! We will give you the basic rules for using a clothesline and how to hang your clothes for the best results. We have one and even the kids hang their clothes out on it. I had a neighbor stop by last Summer and ask if we were having “financial troubles”. I could tell how much courage it had taken her to ask the question. She was not being nosy but was seriously concerned. I was a bit surprised but said “no, why do you ask”. She said that…