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The year is coming to an end.

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So, it is not quite the end of the year yet, but it is fast approaching.  I don't know about you, but resolutions from last year and potential ones for next year start popping in to my head.  I start thinking about the thousands of things that I want to accomplish and that I want to improve on.  I inevitably make a list and proclaim, this will be the year that I follow through.  However, June rolls around and I realize that I really haven't started them, or dropped off.
      Why do we put ourselves through this every year, and why is it so important to make a new years resolution?  Do any of you know the history behind it?  This is going to be the final year that I actually attempt a new years resolution.  I want to see if I can really focus on year long goals and really stick to them.  If not, I will be done with them.
       In an attempt to make this resolution more successful I am going to focus on one goal.  There are going to be a few requirements for this goal. They a…

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving What are you thankful for?  Myself, I am thankful for my health, my family, my friends, my wonderful boy, and my good fortune this year.
Hello All,           I know it has been forever since I last posted.  I have been up to my pearls in school work and student papers.  But as of right now I am on Fall Break from work.  I am having fun working on my Dicken's Fair dress, cooking and catching up on school work.
          My dickens fair dress is about half way done.  I have most of the jacket construction done, and have the panels of the skirt sewn together.  I will post pictures when I get a chance to take some.
          I have also been having fun playing house wife.  Tonight I baked my signiture pear, cranberry pie.  This is the third year I have baked it.  I have to say, I don't even need to look at the recipe anymore.  If you would like to try it our I have posted the recipe below.
You will need 2 large pears a bag of fresh cranberries 1/4 cup of flour 1…