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Sending you Love Enough to Share this Holiday Season!

Christmas 2015 from the Bocciardis



Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.  Without them humanity cannot survive.  ~Dalai Lama


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Honey in the Hive: My Husband Can Still Surprise Me

My husband and I have been married almost 24 years and together over 25.  He can still stop me in my tracks and make me question do you ever really know someone?
For tonight's dinner I was fixing Chicken Parmigiana for two.  My sweetheart decided he'd stick around in the kitchen and help where he could even if that was just to keep me company.  I'm the cook in the family and soon you'll see why that works best for us.

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Thank You

At this year end I'm sending out hugs and a big Thank You to all my 2013 customers.

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Focusing on Life, Week 48: Give Thanks

This week 48 in the U.S. has been about Thanksgiving.  We are filled with gratitude for our family, friends, food, health, work and happiness.  Some have a myriad of other things they are grateful for and express them at this time.
Some of us are participating in a year long photography challenge called Focus on Life being hosted by Sally of the Studio Sublime.  We were challenged with expressing this idea of Giving Thanks in a photograph or collage.

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Giving Back during the Holidays - Action Against Hunger

Again this year I've selected ACF International as my artist giving back charity of choice. 
ACF International is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger.

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Red Poppy Earrings To Remember Always

Poppy Earrings in memory of fallen soldiers

Memento Semper (SOLD out)

lampwork by Mermaid GlassVintage brass tags

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Honey in the Hive: Half a Century of a Doggone Good Life

Daisy, English Springer Spaniel
Happy 10th Birthday Daisy!

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