Cherished Tokens

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This is the month of love. By the time you read this, Valentine’s Day will have come and gone. For some it is a wonderful time, and for others, it can be a lonely time. So, as I am writing this, I thought about all the Valentine’s Day school events we had when we were much younger. I always loved …

Merry Christmas, Friends!

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Merry Christmas to the best Ribbon group of friends! I pray you will stay safe, well, and enjoy the time celebrating the simple things in life. May God richly bless you, Phyllis “Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” —Luke 2:14, NKJV  

Christmas Destinations

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For many of us, our Christmas traditions are abbreviated this year. One of my usual trips is to Williamsburg, Virginia, to walk down Duke of Gloucester Street and admire the decorations, eat at a wonderful tavern, and do some shopping. This year I will be staying home, but I wanted to share with you one of my absolutely favorite places …

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Treasuring Each and Every Day

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I think I have been sheltered now for 10 weeks. Being high risk with anemia, my family put the whammy on me early in this adventure. The first week I thought, this is really great. Working from home and finishing up the sewing magazine for press would be fun. Challenging maybe, but fun. Our teams are troupers, and they have …

Luxurious Southern Botanicals: Sapelo Skin Care

Luxurious Southern Botanicals: Sapelo Skin Care

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I hope that each of you find the time to pamper yourself during Mother’s Day weekend and all year long! One of the most luxurious ways to treat myself has been investing in soothing and effective skin care products that make me feel and look refreshed. Recently, my self-care routine has been introduced to the gentle products from Savannah-based Sapelo …

Make Every Day as Special as You Can

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I hope your 2020 has started off with great joy and happiness. We have all made our New Year’s resolutions I am sure, but mine have changed during the years. Oh, yes—I have started 45 diets and resolved to get organized in my sewing room, but as years have passed, my resolutions have changed. During the Christmas season, my son …

Treasured Thanksgiving Memories

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Thanksgiving week has always been a favorite of mine. When I was a schoolgirl many, many years ago, I remember with great fondness the pine cone turkeys we would all make. This signified that a wonderful season was ahead. Then the Pilgrim hats would be made next, and the Thanksgiving season was officially underway. We rode to our grandparents’ homes …