Author Archives: oltimetv

Saturday Fun Day

  January 31, 2020 Saturday Fun Day I love this tasty CrackJelly! Do you ever take yourself out on a date?  Every once in a while, I allocate a day as a “fun day” just for myself.  This past Saturday I … Continue reading

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Toys in My Kitchen

January 19, 2020 Toys in My Kitchen Showing off my new kitchen “toy”. You know those bins of bargain books that pop up at the grocery store every few months?  They draw me in like a super magnet!  One of … Continue reading

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Have a Sweet Christmas!

December 15, 2019 Have a Sweet Christmas! Baking Christmas sweets in my new holiday top.  :o) A mere ten days stand between us and “…the Most Wonderful Time of the Year“! As my fellow Iowan, Andy Williams, happily and melodiously reminds us each … Continue reading

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Let’s “Talk Turkey”

 November 11, 2019 Let’s “Talk Turkey” Thinking ahead to Thanksgiving With Thanksgiving here in just over two weeks, my thoughts, (not unlike yours, I am sure) are occupied with the planning for our Thanksgiving celebration. A major portion of that … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie, a New Halloween Tradition

November 1, 2019 Key Lime Pie, a New Halloween Tradition I am ready to devour my slice of Key Lime Pie! Halloween was a success at my house this year! The day’s sun was fading, while the entertaining The Canterville Ghost played on … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest/October Feast

  October 24, 2019 Oktoberfest/October Feast I spied this beautiful maple tree on my daily neighborhood walk. October brings that unmistakable feeling in the air, with its crisp, cool freshness, as the colors around us transform greens into vivid hues of reds, … Continue reading

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Halloween, Not-too Scary, Movie Watching Fun

October 1, 2013 Halloween, Not-too Scary, Movie Watching Fun I display my first Halloween blog post from 2013. In 2013, when this blog was in its infancy, I wrote my first Halloween post, Happy Not -So- Very- Scary Halloween . You … Continue reading

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Hot, Hot, Hot! (Minnesota Hot Dish that is!)

September 26, 2019 Hot, Hot, Hot! (Minnesota Hotdish that is!) Introducing myself to the fashionable Hotdish Girl at the Minnesota State Fair. This polka dot-clad cook was created by Minneapolis artist, Adam Turman. A big thank you to Trevor for helping me “stylize” this … Continue reading

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Family Fun at the Fair, and other Minnesota Stuff

September 9, 2019 Family Fun at the Fair, and other Minnesota Stuff My daughter and I pose at Birch’s on the Lake . Thanks to my son in-law for being the photographer! :o) It was two weeks before Labor Day weekend, … Continue reading

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A (half) Summer’s Worth of Mishmash

August 25, 2019 A (half) Summer’s Worth of Mishmash Enjoying a summer snow cone gelato at The Snowball Stand, a Maryland landmark since  1974! August 11, 2019 It has been one of those creative challenges… this blog post had me STUMPED.  Bits … Continue reading

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