It’s a mild 40 degree temps… perfect weather to attend the ball drop tonight…not NYC, here in White Plains. Fireworks and revelry…love it! The 242 million dollar mega millions drawing is tonight @ 11 p.m…I have my one ticket. If I don’t post for a few days… Happy New Year 2011!!
It was a really awesome blizzard we had yesterday and through the night. Powerful 50 + mph winds …it must have dumped close to 18″ of fluffy snow. Look like a beautiful Winter wonderland! Thankfully, city crew were out plowing all night so the city is walkable. So glad I do not have to drive…thatContinue reading “Snow, snow & more snow!”
We’re celebrating this Christmas Eve with our favorite traditional Puerto Rican foods for dinner like: pasteles, arroz con gandules, avocado salad. I’ll also pick up my first donation from Panera for the ladies of the shelter…sweet!! Grace & Peace to all.
Months in the making and I’m only days away from presenting the gift tote bags to the ladies of the emergency shelter. I am thrilled with the quality and festive pattern of the totes…I never can tell for sure when ordering online. I got them at Oriental Trading Company 🙂 So, in each tote thereContinue reading “TLC Christmas tote bags”
So, I should have been home baking all my Christmas goodies …instead, I took a bit of a detour on the way to he mall…such are the “hazards” living in a cool walkable city of White Plains. Anyway, the Handmade Holiday Exhibition show featured beautiful quality items from exceptional Artists of varied mediums. For allContinue reading “Handcrafted Holiday show”
Cool offer from All You magazine’s sample of the day: One free Hass Avocado x 12/31: http://www.printablecouponfeed.com/avocadosfrommexico/25798 Some people may not want to use coupons themselves but it’s a great way to help someone else even if you don’t need it….pay it forward! I’ve never had a person turn down a free coupon when I’mContinue reading “Can’t beat free!”
OK well, I didn’t win an i pad but… I did come in 2nd place for a $100 American Express card!! I’m grateful and with my bogo, ecb and deals I will no doubt find a way to at least double the $100! Dh is such a sweetie…he says “it’s ok, I’ll buy you anContinue reading “It’s a win!!”
I’m touched by the many stories I’ve read online and seen on the evening news the ways other are giving this time of year. Whether it’s donated meals, shoes… it all matters. A restaurant in Harlem, Jacob’s offered free Thanksgiving meals to anyone who showed up …he said it was his way of giving backContinue reading “The Season of Giving”
On this cool (45°) eve of Thanksgiving I am once again reminded of the many things I am thankful for…good health most important, the love and support of my hubby. I am grateful for the well-being of my parents and family and thankful for good friends near and far way. We will enjoy dinner atContinue reading “Thankful”
On a recent trip accompanying my husband on a routine medical appointment (at the VA hospital) I engrossed myself in my crochet project as I waited for him. I’m working on squares and helping another stitcher who will assemble lap-gans that will be donated to seniors. I was unaware of a couple who had arrivedContinue reading “Veterans”