Author Archives: Cindy H

Day 2 – Spring Break (Assault on the Piggy Corners!)

It’s Day 2!  Still trying to get the fire going in the wood stove, if that tells you anything. I made a dent, be it ever so small, in my de-clutter list yesterday.  I started in the master bedroom.  It’s … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Spring Break Adventure!

Okay, I’ve seen the pictures on Facebook.  You know the ones of the beaches, flip flops, and squinty-eyed smiles from the fabulous sunshine.  I now realize that I never appreciated the warmth of the Gulf Coast.  Never experiencing the snow … Continue reading

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Help! I’ve Lost a Year!

Well, I just pulled up my Southern Perks blog to dust off the pages and was nearly choked by the dust!  You could have knocked me over with a feather.  I knew I had let it lay dormant for awhile, … Continue reading

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It’s a Sign – Garage Sale!

FINALLY, the endless winter of 2013-14 has given up the ghost.  Snow shovels have been retired, boots have been packed away to make room for flip flops, and signs of life (tulips, daffodils, and irises) are popping up all over … Continue reading

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Nuggets from NaNa – Being Respectful and Respectable

My NaNa would have been considered old fashioned, even in her day.  She believed there was a difference between a woman and a lady.  Every lady was a woman, but not every woman was a lady. She taught me many … Continue reading

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Let Me Call You Sweetheart!*

Did I mention that I love holidays!  I’ll take any excuse to decorate and celebrate the special people in my life.  This year I made goodie boxes with Hershey Kisses and homemade fudge and red velvet covered cream cheese truffles.  … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day Upset!

Sunday was Groundhog Day and the Superbowl! Punxsutawney Phil was supposed come out of his hole, not see his shadow, and announce to the world the coming of an early spring .  Did not happen!  We are now in the throes … Continue reading

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Why Southern Perks?

First reason: Perk (noun) – a good thing that you have or get because of your situation  (m-w.com) What was my “situation”?  Growing up in the South, the Gulf Coast of Texas to be exact.  What was my “perk”?  Having … Continue reading

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