Category Archives: shopping

Weekly Photo Challenge: Create

Hi F&F, To some folks a rubber stamp is a bad thing. It suggests red tape, inefficiency and bureaucracy.  To crafty folks a rubber stamp is a good thing. For want-to-be artists with lots of enthusiasm and no talent (me), … Continue reading

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A Leisure for Less & A Girl’s Got to Eat Post: May 8th Means Free Cone Day at a Haagan-Das Shop Near You

Hi F&F, Free ice cream; click the picture; enough said. Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn Related articles Day 79: Ice Cream (

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The Girl With the Dragon Fruit – A Girls’ got to eat Post

Hi F&F, It’s been a long while since I submitted a Girls’ Got to Eat Post (GGEP). I have not been fasting. I promise you; I’m still smacking my lips and snapping “pics” of memorable meals and munchies. For this post … Continue reading

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Eye Spy: A Crafty Cozy for Your Craft Beer

Hi F&F, Usually, my Eye Spy posts feature the curiosities I discover while urban hiking. Unfortunately, the recent arctic temperatures have suspended all unessential outdoor activities. I’ve replaced outdoor hiking with indoor internet surfing; and truthfully, internet surfing is all I’ll … Continue reading

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Giving a Gift to that Very Special Everyone

Hi F&F, This is a quick post. My friend, Gay, shared a lovely You Tube video with me via Facebook.  After I wiped my tears, I thought to share it with you. If you are running down the shot clock … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Textured

Hi F&F I die for color. I don’t mean die as in dead; I mean die in the way the French call an orgasm la petit mort; the little death. Color causes my synapses to fire and creates internal fireworks. … Continue reading

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