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Monday, November 23, 2009

Hoover vacuum

It is that time of year again, when company comes and the house needs a once or more over.
We have concrete floors through out our house. When we designed and had our house built, we decided since we live on 8 + acres, we did not want carpeted floors.. I did not want to be the "old" lady that kept saying "take off your boots". Truth be told, I am lazy and did not want to take mine off either..

And we also felt we could use that money to build more space. I was suppose to do the grouting, ah well, that is another story! I love my concrete floors, but many ask how I take care of them.. First thought is ignore them, but truthfully, I clean it with a Hoover wet & dry Vacuum my son gave me.. I must say, I mix the Hoover Mate Floor to Floor cleaner with water in my Tupperware bowl and pour it on the floor, then apply the Electronics to scrub and suck up the water.. I started out spritzing from the machine, but it did not hold enough to do 1,000ft, let alone the 2,500 ft. that we have.. So splash it on, scrub and suck it up! Tomorrow is windows, then the turkey. Enjoy your Thanksgiving!
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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Service Organziation of the Sierra, S.O.S.

Every year the Service Organization of the Sierra's, has their fantastic winter fund raiser. They have a marvelous boutique. The ladies line up hours before it opens to get the first items, and the room is cleaned out in minutes. Then a wonderful luncheon prepared this year by the Spinelli's and is served by the high school students. About 200 are in attendance, the hall was filled to the brim with excited ladies, all hoping to win one of the donated gifts in return for their purchased tickets.. Magnificent donations from our local businesses and friends. Our Yoyo Quilters Circle attended and enjoyed our selves. The decorations were also sold toward the end of the celebration. The stage was set with these delightful Angels, theme: Everyday Angels.. This group works all year on making items, and giving back to the community. Oakhurst is a small mountain city near Yosemite Nat. Park. Monies raised go for Scholarships, Teacher mini Grants, Heartland, Hospice, the Local Library and many more. We are all grateful for the wonderful work this Service Organization of the Sierras does for the area. Thank you ladies!
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Monday, November 2, 2009

Blue Skys over Oakhurst

I was rushing out of the store, on to the next errand. But I did take a moment to look at a fabulous blue sky.. No snow yet.

Ever look at those jet trailings and wonder what all those people are thinking, where are they going, what do they do for a living, are they happy, sad, over worked. Or going to some fantastic party with family.

Flying is not what it used to be in my mothers day. And I have always been thankful for that.. I would not like to get on a plane in, high heels, stockings, dress, hat and gloves. I prefer jeans, tennis shoes, and comfy clothes.. But things have changed since I last flew also.. Now, people wear Flip Flops because they have to take their shoes off.

And I will not tell the last time I wore stockings... One of the reasons we live in the mountains.. jeans are accepted wear.. dressing up to me, is a clean pair of new jeans..
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