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Foyer Week 2020

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I don’t have much of a foyer, so Foyer Week for me is largely just an extension of Living Room Week. We do have a list of tasks, though, for the Holiday Grand Plan: Make one batch of Holiday Goodies. […]

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Porch Week 2020

I scrubbed the porch furniture and surfaces. My husband saw me sweeping and came out to take over. He doesn’t like to see someone else doing tasks imperfectly. He gave me some advice and went on to bed. While we […]

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Holiday Grand Plan 2020

I went and sang at church this morning — the first time I’ve sung with other people in five months. First physical church service I’ve attended, too. We were in masks, observing social distance, and got our temperatures checked. It […]

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Kitchen Week 2018

It’s Kitchen Week on the Holiday Grand Plan. Truth to tell, I basically skipped Guest Room week as well as Kids Room week. I have no kids, but I usually do the office that week and the sewing room, which […]

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DYW Day 4

I’ve completed two pairs of pants and one top. Today I’ll make the HotPatterns Coco Jacket. I watched Pam Howard’s Craftsy class on sewing with knits and feel prepared. I’m assuming that I can sew it up in the morning […]

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HGP Lists Week, part II

More lists for list week! Goodies for Sharing/Gifts. Decide how much needs to be made and divide it between the weeks from now through December 1. Turtle Dove Bars Turtle Dove Bars 2 Gingerbread Snowflakes Financiers Venetians Eggnog Cutouts Grinch […]

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HGP Lists Week, part I

I’m starting out with these lists: Visits to makeĀ  I usually don’t plan on any visits, but I think this year it might be fun to visit the grandchildren in their homes to see their trees. Maybe Boxing Day, which […]

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Dining Room Week

It’s Dining Room week on the HGP. I made Fiori di Sicilia Spritz Cookies for the freezer. They’re a light, delicate cookie that should freeze well. The flavoring is “Flowers of Sicily.” I also made Cranberry Fudge, which should keep […]