Monthly Archives: May 2023

My First 🌟P.E.O. State Convention: A Captivating Journey of Spirit and Joy🌟

“As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.” -Marianne Williamson Hello, sweet friend… Throughout my life, I have had the privilege of attending numerous women’s retreats that have left lasting imprints on my soul. These gatherings have been instrumental in fostering, personal growth, building lasting connections, and empowering me as a woman. However, recently, I had the extraordinary opportunity to attend my very first PEO convention, and let me tell you… it was an experience that touched me to the core. Returning from my first. P.E.O. (Philanthropic educational Organization) state convention, … Read the full blog post

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Exciting Times Ahead: My First State Convention as P.E.O. President!🌟

All beginnings are difficult… -Chinese Proverb Hello, sweet friend… I am thrilled to share some incredible news with you all… I have been elected as the P.E.O. president of our chapter, and the excitement is simply overflowing! What makes it even more extraordinary is that I will soon be attending my very first state convention. This opportunity is a true blessing, and I am filled with gratitude for the chance to represent our local chapter in this remarkable event. The state convention opens doors to a world of knowledge about our beloved organization P.E.O. which stands for Philantropic Educaional Organization … Read the full blog post

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A Fun Date Day at the Historic Egyptian Theatre: Raiders of the Lost Ark

This past weekend was a delightful adventure for my husband and me as we embarked on a fabulous date day at the Historic Egyptian Theatre. Our destination was clear: to experience the magic of the silver screen while watching the timeless classic, ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark.’ As we approached the Egyptian Theatre, the historic charm of the building instantly captivated us. Its majestic facade and intricate Egyptian-themed architecture transported us to a different time, setting the stage for an unforgettable experience. We couldn’t help but feel a sense of anticipation as we entered the theater, excited for what awaited … Read the full blog post

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My She Shed/Spring/Part3/Tour🥰

“It always seems impossible until it is done.” – Nelson Mandala Hello, sweet friend… Living in the Pacific Northwest can be an exciting adventure for outdoor enthusiasts. At the same time, the region’s unpredictable weather can sometimes put a damper on outdoor projects. As someone who has experienced this first hand, I understand how frustrating it can be when a DIY project takes longer than expected due to inclement weather. For example, a few weeks ago I started a refresh on my outdoor she-shed. However, the constant rain and wind made the project go much longer than anticipated. The good … Read the full blog post

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💗Olga/My Mother/Mother’s Day🌸

“Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.” – Dorothy Canfield Fisher Mother’s Day is a special day dedicated to honoring and celebrating all the mothers out there who have played an integral role in shaping our lives. For some, it’s a time to share stories and memories with the mothers who are still with us, while for others, it’s a time to remember and cherish the memories of those who have passed away, like Olga. My mother Olga was a kind and gentle woman who was the backbone of her home and family. Her … Read the full blog post

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Day in a Life…💗(and a quiche recipe)

Strangers are just friends waiting to happen. – Rod McKuen Hello, sweet friends… I begin a new week with excitement as I remember how special last week was! It began with a wonderful day celebrating our puppy Camille and her first birthday. Camille is such a joy to have around, and it’s heartwarming to see her grow and learn new things. I had also enjoyed lunch with a friend which was a great way to catch up and spend quality time together. I appreciate special friendships and know the importance of nurturing and maintaining those connections. Being able to attend … Read the full blog post

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Organizing My Closet For Spring🌸👚🧢

“Have nothing in your homes that you do not know to be useful and believe to be beautiful.” – William Morris Hello, sweet friends… Springtime is a wonderful season along the Oregon coast, with the arrival of warmer weather and blooming flowers. At the same time organizing my closet for spring in the Pacific Northwest can be a little bit tricky as the weather can be unpredictable and tends to be rainy and mild. However, with some careful planning and a few tricks this past week I created a functional and stylish closet that will work well for the season. … Read the full blog post

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