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Entries Tagged as 'good things'

thrift store find of the week

April 29th, 2008 No Comments

I was running an errand on my bicycle today and stopped in at a little thrift shop that I had forgotten about. I wandered around for about 15 minutes and gathered my usual thrift store merchandise: woven neckties, a few old books with great covers, and a watters and watters dress, and headed for the […]


smoothies and rick rack

April 18th, 2008 No Comments

LeeAnn, my sweet neighbor, and I had a smoothie date today. She was born and raised right here in Pensacola, and has never had a smoothie! *shrugs* I’ve never had sweet tea. We shoved peaches, strawberries, yogurt, and pomegranate juice into the blender, mixed it up, and enjoyed it on the front porch, southern style. […]


the greatest movie of all time.

October 20th, 2007 No Comments

Tonight, Disney released to the theaters once again the stunning Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3D for a special three week engagement. I went with my family and relished the chance to see it again. It’s pretty much my favorite movie ever. =) Last year (a year to the day….creepy!) my experience with […]


Fred Astaire bring sexy back

October 10th, 2007 1 Comment

I love Fred Astaire. I found him recently on youtube….and it really made me smile. Enjoy.


what Wilton doesn’t want you to know.

February 23rd, 2007 No Comments

Fondant cakes are relatively easy to make. This is the second one that I’ve ever made. Here’s the secret recipe to get good tasting, easy to use, inexpensive fondant that’s gooey and fun to make by hand: the best fondant recipe ever. Hey, maybe you’ll want one of these to look smokin’ while you’re baking. […]


Who likes Christmas?

December 23rd, 2006 2 Comments

My Christmas treat to myself (aside from flying home to spend it with my family) was a ticket to the muscial version of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas at The Old Globe Theater in Balboa Park. In true Laura style, I had sewn a dress for the occassion, shaved my legs, and even wore some […]


je t’adore Target

November 21st, 2006 No Comments

Julia and I just found this on the Target site and we love it! This is just the kind of marketing scheme that makes us want to part with our hard earned money. Go David!


Katie is two!

October 16th, 2006 No Comments


Chalk La Strada

October 9th, 2006 No Comments

I live a few blocks from San Diego’s Little Italy and this weekend, the streets were jam packed with artists and onlookers as the streets became covered with chalk creations for the annual Chalk La Strada and Precious Festa. Wow. These artists spend all day on thier knees creating these street paintings, knowing that in […]


The Bluejackets’ Manual

May 18th, 2006 No Comments

Look! I found the most amazing thing at St Vincent de Paul’s the other day. It’s a Seaman’s manual. I bet that a current version of this is still in use in the Navy, but no doubt it has ben modified and reformed. This version contains references to getting a “square deal” from your superiors, […]