Customer Service ?

Today Post is all about Customer Service ! You may not know this but I spent twenty years in retail. ( Yes the Big Box kind- that we love to hate). I started as an hourly and worked my way to management. Was it my dream job  -No but it paid the bills ,meet some great people and have lots […]

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DIY Wedding Vows

Today’s Wedding post is all about the Wedding Ceremony it self. If its fancy or plan -just make it yours. How about including personal wedding vows. You can do it ! Lisa Some great links for help- Day of Dreams       Examples of Wedding Vows Wedding Paper Diva       Do it yourself vows   Doodle for […]

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Cindy on my Mind

Good Morning ! Everyone  We are in a Tropical Storm Warning for the next few  days because of- Tropical Storm Cindy. The 3rd storm of the season that starts in June. One of the joys of living in a state on the Gulf Coast. So Be safe if you are along the Coastal waters. Nothing New in Louisiana it’s Hurricane Season – So be prepared and Party On ! Lisa   You can pick one of these up filled with info and ways to track the storms this season .    

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Wedding Post # 14

  When a person (traditionally the wife in many cultures) assumes the family name of his or her spouse, that name replaces the person’s birth surname, which in the case of the wife is called the maiden name. “Birth name” is also used as a gender-neutral or masculine substitute for “maiden name.”  (Wikipedia) A married name is a family name or surname adopted by a person upon marriage. Did  You Take your husbands last name ? Kept your for professional reasons? Hyphened your name ? There;s lots of options out there  here a few options and One you might not even know about.  Lisa    History of taking your husband last name –  Custom of taking husband last name- The Feminist Bride     Lisa Tip – Yes in the South we have our own tradition- – Read the article for a great look at this  tradition- but I must confess  until I married my Midwestern husband I didn’t realize  it was primary a Southern tradition. Southern Tradition on name changes Southern Weddings

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June 14th Flag Day

    HISTORY On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation deeming June 14 as Flag Day.  President Wilson stated, “It is the anniversary of the day upon which the flag of the United States was adopted by the Congress as the emblem of the Union.” He also wrote, “On that day rededicate ourselves to the nation, ‘one […]

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Wedding Doodle # 7

Doodle # 7    Groom   Need a little help and advice about the man in your life. Here some great advice and suggestions about Tuxedos .  Lisa  Tuxedo Help Tuxedo Central The conventional wisdom from is that it’s “your wedding” so choose whatever “formalwear” you please, from a casual navy blazer to a khaki suit to a daring orange tailcoat or traditional Scottish kilt. Tuxedo Information  Wedding Advice   *  I agree and that’s what I did.  No ties – men didn’t want one and I didn’t make them wear one.  We settled on a stand up mandarin collar.Shoes – I know my Dad wore Black cowboy boots-  and that was okay too. I just wanted everyone comfortable. Lisa 

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It’s a Plane-

It’s all about AirPlanes. In our week of Transpiration -So hop a plane with me and see whats out in the Wild Blue Yonder!   Lisa     An airplane or aeroplane (informally plane) is a powered, fixed-wing aircraft that is propelled forward by thrust from a jet engine or propeller. Airplanes come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and wing […]

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National Scavenger Hunt Day

Today is National Scavenger Hunt Day !     Lisa  A scavenger hunt is a party game in which the organizers prepare a list defining specific items, which the participants – individuals or teams – seek to gather all items on the list – usually without purchasing them – or perform tasks or take photographs of the items, as specified. […]

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Mystery Book Wednesday –

Some Mystery Books on this Wednesday  – Perfect for Mother’s Day gift !    buy link First in a new mystery series that will have readers stitching-and itching for more When Marcy Singer opens an embroidery specialty shop in quaint Tallulah Falls, Oregon, she throws a soiree and a Stitch-In. Soon, Marcy’s sign- up sheet for embroidery classes fills up and […]

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