Holiday

It’s the time when Americans are making plans for the Thanksgiving holiday.  By federal law it falls on the fourth Thursday of November each year. Most businesses are also closed the following day making it a four-day weekend. I see it as a free mini-vacation! When our kids were still children we had the traditional […]

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Seasonal Decorating

by Kay Lynn

Are you planning your Halloween decor?  Read my article on 4 reasons to eliminate seasonal decorations at Inexpensively.com. It might make you think twice! To be sure not to miss any Bucksome Boomer updates subscribe via RSS reader or by Email. Content © Bucksomeboomer  2009-2010. All Rights Reserved.

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Lessons from My Dad

by Kay Lynn

This weekend most North American households will be celebrating Father’s Day in some way.  We’ll have brunch with my father-in-law and extended family honoring him. I’ve shared with you the loss of my dad so I can’t celebrate Father’s Day with him.  When reading ideas on other blogs about gifts I realized  that I can […]

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 Did you know that Memorial Day was originally named Decoration Day?  It was because people would remember military veterans by decorating their graves. My father is buried in a national cemetery.  My brother, sister and I reconvened to visit his grave the first Memorial Day weekend after he passed away.  Boy Scouts had placed flags at every […]

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photo credit: ButterflySha As a young child measles interfered with me being able to wear my new Easter outfit one year  (back when you bought new clothes for the occasion) .  My mom said I was so upset I laid on the couch sobbing.  Eventually I got to wear my new shiny patent leather shoes and spring dress. […]

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