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Smellyann
Miami, Florida
I craft, I bake, I knit, I scrap, and sometimes, I even parent my three young children.
Interests: Visit my JAFRA site at www.myjafra.com/modette or "like" my page at www.facebook.com/MelanieAtJafra
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Hey, everyone! Yes, I'm a day late again... forgive me. Link up here if you're playing along this weekend! ~*~*~*~*~ Saturday 9: Don't Talk to Strangers (1982) Unfamiliar with this week's tune? Hear it here. 1) When did you recently... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Smellyann Strikes Again
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Hey, guys. So you may or may not know, I have been a distributor for Young Living for just over a year, having been introduced to some pain-relieving oils of theirs by my awesome friend, Shana. Shana knew I was... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Smellyann Strikes Again
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Welcome back, everyone! Link up here if you're playing along today! ~*~*~*~*~ What is your middle name? It's Ann, and I hate it. 2. What is your favorite color? The one with the words "Color Palettes" on it is my... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
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Birthdays, birthdays, everywhere! On Thursday, my darling firstborn child, Chloë Raine, turned 16 years old! I cannot believe it; I'm in stupendous shock. How can it be? And yet it is. Though her birthday was on the 7th, we decided... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
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Hey, everyone! Welcome back for another edition of Saturday 9. Link up here if you're playing along this weekend! ~*~*~*~*~ Saturday 9: Sign of the Times (2017) ... because Cat recommended Harry Styles Unfamiliar with this week's tune? Hear it... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
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Hey, y'all! Make sure you link up with Claudya over on her blog today to show off your hometown, so we can travel the world together! So, here in Boise, Idaho, there is an annual hot air balloon festival, called... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
Hey, everyone! Soo... Since I'm super late with Saturday 9, I'm just going to do a combo post between this and Sunday Stealing. Hope no one minds. Here we go with this week's Saturday 9: ~*~*~*~*~ 9 to 5 (1980)... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
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Hey, hey, I'm proud to say, my hubby Rob is 45 today! Over the course of the month of August, I managed to get a present here, a gift there, for Rob. In 16 years of celebrating his birthdays, I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
Hey, everyone! Have you seen the movie Unleashed yet? It's a comedy for the furry friend in all of us! Disclosure: I was chosen to receive a copy of the movie Unleashed in order to review it and provide a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
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As I've mentioned previously, my girls are doing Art coursework through the Emmy-winning Artist Mark Kistler's website, Draw3D.com. I've showcased some of Sophia's art here, but it's been a couple of weeks, so I thought I'd do some catching up.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
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Welcome back! This week, I am participating again in this fun blog hop invented by Claudya (formerly known as the Unknown Mami); be sure and click on over here to visit more participating blogs this week! Last weekend, we ventured... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
Welcome back! Link up here if you want to play along with Sunday Stealing this week. Let's begin: ~*~*~*~*~ Do you look forward to the spring? Oh yes, very definitely! In Miami, it didn't make much difference, but here in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
Hiya, there! Link up here if you want to play along with the S9-ers today! Let's begin. ~*~*~*~*~ Saturday 9: I Wish It Would Rain (1968) ... because Janelle recommended the Temptations Unfamiliar with this week's tune? Hear it here.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
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Well, howdy there! Time to play Catch-Up again, apparently! I've had time to edit photos and such, thus making it more likely I'll actually blog about them..! First, did your community or neighborhood participate in 2017's National Night Out? Ours... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
WOW a giant one like that? Awesome! I dont really like saffron, either. Ah well.
AGREED!! Im hoping to take her to Paris for her 18th birthday if we can swing it...
Thank you, Zippi! I do take a lot of naps... lol! ~M
Anita - I have said that exact thing (this side of the soil) so many times this past fortnight, Ive lost count. Im so sorry youre suffering, too. Sucks. Ive been mourning my pre-Lyme life a lot lately. :( Take care. ~M
Bev - That is so cool about your sons spending so much time in Brasil. Have you heard of Rustic Pathways? Im hoping to send my older daughter on a trip through them when she takes a Gap Year between high school and college. Either way, traveling is epic and everyone should try to do it. lol ~M
Stacy - Totally, about Rome! and those public bathhouses, ick! So nasty. But when you think about it, whats the difference between that and a public swimming pool? LOL... ~M
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Hey everyone! I'm joining in with Claudya over here on her blog for this week's edition of (her) Sundays in my City. Saturday night (so yesterday), I took the kids to Boise's Esther Simplot Park for the first time, to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
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Welcome back! Link up here if you're playing along with Sunday Stealing today. Here we go: ~*~*~*~*~ Writes Bev: "Here's something different for this week. "There is a woman named "Wendy Weetabix" who wrote a blog called That's My Bix,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
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Thank you, Gal, I appreciate that!! ~M
Hey everyone, welcome back to Saturday 9! Link up here if you're playing along today! ~*~*~*~*~ Saturday 9: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) ... because Joy recommended it 1) The Beatles recorded this after they had taken a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2017 at Smellyann Strikes Again
Anita - OMG, I know, about Charlottesville. I would be fearful myself, if we still lived in Va Beach. Such ugliness. Its a bad time, through this whole administration. Lets hope it stays far from Roanoke, at least. Keeping you in my thoughts. 3 ~m
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