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Truth Be Told: Life Is To Short For 4 Meaningless Things!

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#bloglikecrazyNovember Prompts There is an old saying, " life is to short for________." Well this could cover a multitude of things, I would like to express my opinion on four things this woman views as meaningless waste of time. This is OF course just one woman's view. I apologize right up front if this post … Continue reading Truth Be Told: Life Is To Short For 4 Meaningless Things!

My Gratitude Grew From a _____ to a ______?

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2019 Monthly Prompts#bloglikecrazy Gratitude My gratitude grew from a 10 to a 12 in 2019!! "When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in. " Kristin Armstrong Read more at https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/gratitude-quotesTweet I have said goodbye to many people this year. Amazing friends and family alike. … Continue reading My Gratitude Grew From a _____ to a ______?

10 Reliable Sources To Spruce Up Holiday Baking And Entertaining

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#BloglikeCrazy Equipment is essential to success (Amazon Affiliate Post) 1. Baking equipment and accessories are essential for success!  2. Wilton products are some of my utmost favorite products to use.   3. Bundt cakes can be as simple or as creative as you allow yourself to be and that includes flavors. The one above is … Continue reading 10 Reliable Sources To Spruce Up Holiday Baking And Entertaining

Studded leather lover Juanita

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#bloglikeCrazy Day 3 November Prompts https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=u8xYh3oanNw Lyrics Yeah, oh, ohAh, yeah, oh She is the restless river running through my veinsShe rides without the reins, her name's JuanitaShe lives in the heart of every woman in the worldWithin' the reach of every girl who wants to meet her (She's gonna be riding through) her name's … Continue reading Studded leather lover Juanita

November is #bloglikecrazy

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Oh my goodness, did you think I forgot lol, what a weekend challenge this will be, I took my 8 year old grandson trick or treating last night. I have not been out with kids for about 15 years. Then of course the only place better to crash than at home is at your grandparents. … Continue reading November is #bloglikecrazy

Christmas Snippets from the Internet

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https://www.facebook.com/brentbourgeoismusic/ Disclaimer: This is an Affiliate post     Christmas shopping can be stressful especially if you wait until the last minute. Not to mention all the food preparations and decorating. Do you have a favorite tradition or even a missed favorite tradition? Tell me about it in the comments. Do you have a favorite … Continue reading Christmas Snippets from the Internet

Pickup Trucks for Song Lyric Sunday

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Here are the “rules”: • Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme or not. If it does not fit, then please explain why you chose this song. • Please try to include the songwriter(s) – it’s a good idea to give credit where credit is due. • Make … Continue reading Pickup Trucks for Song Lyric Sunday

The purpose of a gnat named Norris

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October Prompts Gnat>A person regarded as tiny or insignificant. One bright Saturday morning a little girl got up and had her cereal while telling her grandma she planned on building with blocks today since it was blustery cold outdoors. Hours went by and the living room was filled with an imaginary town of blocks and … Continue reading The purpose of a gnat named Norris

Super Excited about November!!

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In 2017 I learned about #bloglikecrazy, it happens in November!! You can learn about it over at See Jane Write!  Last year mom was to sick and I did not participate but it is on the calendar this year! If my old computer holds out until holiday sales, I also look forward to the November … Continue reading Super Excited about November!!

A Road Too Narrow And A Bridge Too Far

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October Prompts She catches her breath as she rests on the old covered bridge.  The road too narrow to bring a partner and a bridge too far for anyone to search her path. She travels down the path with one pole and a small bag of tackle.  Will this be the day she brings in the … Continue reading A Road Too Narrow And A Bridge Too Far

The Pages Of His Life Were Too Tenuous To Handle.

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October Prompts Books Imagine a book Thick but not heavy Displayed on a stand Word "Fragile" engraved below You stand there wondering how a book  Could be so " Fragile" You lift the cover and nothing happens You begin to read about his life The pages are thick and strong As you begin to read … Continue reading The Pages Of His Life Were Too Tenuous To Handle.

Money Saving Tips from a home cook!!

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Harvest time, no yard just an oven and freezer!! Raising the family in the country for eighteen years, sure got this home cook spoiled with fresh garden produce and deals from farmers for fresh beef and pork. OH..deer season always brought meat too. This home cook misses canning and freezing seasons. Harvest time and no … Continue reading Money Saving Tips from a home cook!!

It Wasn’t Until I Was Older That I Understood The Importance Of The Right Questions

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Follow my blog with BloglovinOne Crisp Windy Day On a crisp windy day a woman sits by the window in her favorite cafe, sipping on her tea and observing out the window the elderly couple walking to their car. She noticed that the man still opened the door for his girl and gave her a … Continue reading It Wasn’t Until I Was Older That I Understood The Importance Of The Right Questions

Chef Movies: Four Likes Or Dislikes.

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The movie "Burnt" with Bradley Cooper. https://youtu.be/HIrIMwKkHKE (LIKE)… The quote Bradley Cooper makes in this movie, about the kitchen is absolutely the way I feel about myself. I have a history of being an Introvert type person except when I am in the kitchen creating and working with other creators.( LIKE) … I also liked … Continue reading Chef Movies: Four Likes Or Dislikes.

She Gets Inspired By Colors!!

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Photo by paige piskin from Pexels She gets inspired & excited looking at vibrant fall colors in the woods. Oh my!! Fall is upon us, can you feel the excitement of the leaves falling? Oranges, Yellows, Reds, Browns... time to think about redecorating and baking. The smells of cinnamon and apple. Cranberry and pumkin. A … Continue reading She Gets Inspired By Colors!!

Fall:Plenty Of Time For Goal Making

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August 1, 2019 I asked How Intent Are You About Goal Setting? The Person Behind The Pen, has had a few changes in her life during the month of August. One of the changes is a new job that I talked about in the post Caregiver finds Respite At End Of Summer. This new job … Continue reading Fall:Plenty Of Time For Goal Making

Caregiver finds Respite At End Of Summer

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Pool in Missouri @newlifeduringmidlife Respite: Well here we are, four in a half months left of 2019. This Caregiver just really needed to get back out into the world and live. The pool is right across the street from the Cozy Condo. You might not think of work as a type of respite, but that … Continue reading Caregiver finds Respite At End Of Summer

Midyear, Midlife Blogger Updates

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The next few days are all about updating pages on the blog and setting goals to finish 2019. On this Wednesday evening I have freshen up the following pages: Person Behind The Pen Living Naturally At Midlife Culinary Adventures The past few months I have faced many challenges in life and some are still happening.  … Continue reading Midyear, Midlife Blogger Updates

How Intent Are You About Goal Setting?

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Intent>>>having the mind, attention, or will concentrated on something or some end or purpose.       How Intent are you about goal setting? Do you set new year resolutions or goals?  You see a new year resolution is a promise and a goal is the end toward which effort is directed.  Are you better … Continue reading How Intent Are You About Goal Setting?

Reviews Of Favorite Books In Personal Library.

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Good morning, The above picture is a small idea of my cookbook library. These are located in the kitchen, so to utilize daily. The remainder of cookbooks and other personal books are located on shelves in the guestroom closet. Except for books pertaining of bartending information, which in this post I will share my idea … Continue reading Reviews Of Favorite Books In Personal Library.

Six Simple (But Important) Things To Remember About A Brand New Free.

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tumblr_mf7drjbl9p1w0who1_500.gif As my caregiver days narrow towards a whole different way of life, there are six simple ( but important) things to remember about a brand new free. Free>>>: enjoying personal freedom : not subject to the control or domination of another SolitudeImpossibleArtificial LoveBorn 2 FlySelf-CareBridges of Life Continue Solitude: ,after being an oldest sibling … Continue reading Six Simple (But Important) Things To Remember About A Brand New Free.

Journaling Has Become A Way Of Life!!

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Image by Olichel Adamovich from Pixabay As I sit here tonight, sipping red wine and thinking about the past few month, I think about how Journaling and writing has consumed my life. Tangled up writer's Life, is so close to perfect description still. It seems as everything that can stop you from writing happens these … Continue reading Journaling Has Become A Way Of Life!!

Sun–Dreams–Existence

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July Prompts Photo by Walid Riachy on Pexels.com She was the sun that entered his late night relaxing time as he played on Dangerous devices that most people see as their world in the palm of their hands. Twilight dreams became something unexpected, A shattered existence is how the fantasy ends.

Sky Full Of Lights, Summer Closing Soon

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The lights in the sky were signs of the end of another summer break. I truly hope your 4th of July was as relaxing and enjoyable as mine was this year. Listen to the video and you will hear the excitement of my grandson and you will recognized the exciting relaxing sounds of country life … Continue reading Sky Full Of Lights, Summer Closing Soon

Blog Six Months Review; Appreciation!!

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Photo by Giftpundits.com on Pexels.com Three years ago I started Newlifeduringmidlife. Blog, I have definitely learned and experimented with several methods. Writing is probably my second passion, cooking being my first, although writing is moving fast into the #1 passion. I wanted to do a six months review of 2019 and send all followers and … Continue reading Blog Six Months Review; Appreciation!!

The hum of the distant mower gave her a thought.

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https://puttingmyfeetinthedirt.com/2019/06/01/june-writing-prompts-2/ Photo by Skitterphoto on Pexels.com The memory of a father always returns; her father was an avid gardener and rather enjoyed making his yard beautiful!! He mowed and weeded and harvested fantastic gardens each year. Every time she passes by a well kept yard, the memory of a father returns and first thought crosses … Continue reading The hum of the distant mower gave her a thought.

Bloggers of all kinds; Sharing The Love in June!

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Hopefully you are as calm and relaxed as the fellow in the picture. Unlike most of us who watched game 6 of the Stanley Cup last night. OMG what a game and what a season!! If you are looking for writing inspiration or Prompts or even something on the midlife subject these blogs are always full of resources!!!

Mom’s Personality Touched Many

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2019 Monthly Prompts https://pixabay.com/photo-993544/ The woman that Completed Her Journey last year was not even supposed to see her daughter become a mother or a grandmother but her strong will and her faith in her God changed those circumstances. Things were not always a dream come true for this woman but she made the best … Continue reading Mom’s Personality Touched Many

Summertime is especially important to Live Healthy

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Hello to my followers, Welcome back!! I hope your staying cool or warm depending where you are from or visiting today. Summertime is especially important to live healthy. As I expressed on Living Naturally I do attempt to live as natural as possible. 2019 pool season 2019 lake time I have already received compliments about … Continue reading Summertime is especially important to Live Healthy

Summertime Fashion!!! Revealing I am a fan!

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Today on this midlife blog I reveal that I am a fan of fashion blogs!!  I love the colors of 2019 and although I do NOT have the pleasure of shopping to my hearts content ( honestly I'm not sure a woman's 💝 can be content with just shopping). I wanted to share 2 blogs … Continue reading Summertime Fashion!!! Revealing I am a fan!

May’s Arrival brings changes in Life!

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Good evening to my Readers, April blogging was put on back burner for caregiver reasons. It will probably continue to be slow here for the month of May 🙏. My spouse's health is changing once again. To keep my mind busy I have completed the 2019/2020 color change board for the Cozy Condo Also take … Continue reading May’s Arrival brings changes in Life!