Tag Archives: joy

Keeping the Joy in childhood- It’s all about Carlitos!

So this week was Carlitos’ 4th birthday. I’ve been getting alot of requests to see the pictures, but felt this required more than just an update on my Facebook page. Of course I went overboard and have been planning for weeks- we went … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Traditions

I love family traditions- new ones, old ones, and it all starts this weekend. I grew up with a large extended family that got together every year for the holidays in New York. Thanksgiving Day was usually at our house- I … Continue reading

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Yahoo, it’s almost Christmas!

I know, complain all you want about Christmas stuff out at Halloween, personally, I can hardly wait till Thanksgiving weekend so I can start decorating. Of course, I am also completely UNdecorated on New Year’s Day, I’m so sick of … Continue reading

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Arrivederci to Mrs. Mary Pagnotta

So one of my best friend from high school’s Mom passed away this week. The wake and funeral are in New York, and I am in Florida, and I am so sorry I can’t be with my friend and her … Continue reading

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Back to Work! Or thinking about thinking about getting back to work anyway…

  Warning- this is NOT the same Living it Up you’ve been seeing lately. No pictures of people at the beach, floating in pools and drinking beer. My hope with this blog is to have it evolve in a few different … Continue reading

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There’s no place like home!

Whew! We made it! 7 weeks of vacation, that was fun! We are sincerely happy to be home though.  I’ve gone away for the summer for most of my life. When I was a kid we used to close up the … Continue reading

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What happened to St Francis’s head?

  And why is the statue still there? Just traveling around, if you pay attention there’s some funny stuff out there. How about this pine cone cross? We went to the local monastery for a picnic lunch and enjoyed some shopping … Continue reading

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