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How to Say NO to Sales

I remember walking through Costco with my mom when I was a kid. We spent plenty of time looking through all the savings, and then Mom looked at her list, looked at our calculations, and looked at her list…

Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

“I know, I know,” Min said. “Talking about food is boring.” “Talking about food is great,” Cal said, taking a breadstick. “Talking about nothaving food is boring.” ~ Jennifer Crusie, “Bet Me” I dug that book out recently because it makes me…

Bloom Where You’re Planted

“Bloom where you are planted.” ~ St Francis de Sales, Bishop of Geneva {1567-1622} Many of us have heard this phrase in an inspirational context – especially in the military, where we and our families are supposed to pick up…

O Beautiful

Every year, I compile my favorite photos from the U.S. in this ‘O Beautiful” post. The project reminds me of what a beautiful, amazing, diverse, and wonderful country we are, both in terms of nature and of our people. O…

Our Disney Wedding :: 5 Years Later

Most of you guys already know that Scott and I are big Disney fans. It’s been a family thing forever. My dad proposed to my mom at the Blue Bayou Restaurant in Disneyland, and we visited for many of…