My New Pottery Studio

My New Pottery Studio

My new pottery studio is fabulous, and I absolutely love it. I like having heating and air conditioning and running water. I, also, like the convenience of having all of my pottery things in one place. Before the studio was built, I kept the kiln in the garage and my wheel on the patio. All of my tools,...

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Backporch Pottery by Tracy

Backporch Pottery by Tracy

In 2011, I took my first pottery class at the local art center. I loved making pots, but my job took most of my time, so I eventually quit pottery. Then a few years ago, I took it back up again. I dabbled around with it for awhile and soon became more serious about pottery. While my house was being...

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House Reno The Finale

House Reno The Finale

My full house renovation is finally done, and I absolutely love it. I hope you enjoy viewing my House Reno The Finale. To see before photos, please see my previous posts: House Reno Part One and House Reno Part Two. Before we get into the details, I want to thank Irwin Construction for making my house...

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House Reno Part Two

House Reno Part Two

These are samples of the floor, quartz countertops, and tile that were used throughout the house reno. We ultimately chose different paint colors that were, also, in the gray family. IRWIN CONSTRUCTION Earlier, I told you about my House Reno Part One. I was working with a local company on the design...

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Girlfriends Fixer Upper Trip to Waco, TX

Girlfriends Fixer Upper Trip to Waco, TX

Fans of the TV show, Fixer Upper, will recognize The Silos at Magnolia in Waco, TX. My girlfriends and I went to Waco, TX for a couple of days this past summer to experience everything Fixer Upper. Lori did a fabulous job of planning our adventure and, also, did all of the driving. Thank you very much,...

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The Longevity Diet

The Longevity Diet

Do you want to live longer with good health and quality of life? Then you may want to consider reading the book, The Longevity Diet. Dr. Valter Longo, director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and the Program of Longevity and Cancer at the Molecular Oncology...

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Happy Birthday, USA

Happy Birthday, USA

Happy Birthday, USA!!! Mom and I got up early this morning so we could be in the Robson Ranch 4th of July Parade. It was hot, but not too hot. Mom gave me lots of water and checked the street to make sure it wasn't too hot for my feet. There were lots of golf carts and a few floats all decorated in red,...

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Happy Father’s Day, Dad

Happy Father’s Day, Dad

Happy Father's Day, Dad. Izzie and I hope you have a wonderful day. You didn't get to meet Izzie, but I'm sure the two of you would have gotten along famously. Dad passed away in 2002 at the young age of 75. I only have a few pictures with both of us in them, but have other pictures of him throughout his...

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Smoked Salmon Dip

Smoked Salmon Dip

Vino Amores, the wine tasting club that I belong to, meets once a month. In addition to bringing our appreciation for fine wine, we also bring an appetizer. I usually make some kind of dip that goes with crackers. Last month, I made a tasty Smoked Salmon Dip. I got the recipe from a little shop in...

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Remembering My Mother – Happy Mother’s Day, Mom

Remembering My Mother – Happy Mother’s Day, Mom

Happy Mother's Day, Mom. Izzie and I hope you enjoy your beautiful flowers. My Mother passed away in 2010, and we miss her every day. I don't have many pictures of Mom and me together and found only a few that were taken when I was young. My advice to mothers is to be sure your kids have pictures of them...

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