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National Curried Chicken DayI love ethnic foods and possibly my favorite cuisine is Indian.  I love the combination of flavors and absolutely love basmati rice.  I offer rooms through Airbnb and I have had several Indian guests and guests from that region of the world and have been gifted with so...
Greater Mondawmin and Rosemont IncentiveThe Greater Mondawmin and Coppin Heights Incentive offered by Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore is a $10,000 deferred loan to attract potential homebuyers to purchase homes in the Mondawmin, Coppin Heights, and Rosemont areas of Baltimore City.  Th...
National Houseplant Appreciation Day - January 10If you are like me, you may be houseplant challenged.  However, I do grow cacti quite well.  Over the holidays one of my friends gifted me a 25-year-old Christmas Cactus that had stopped blooming.  I have two Christmas Cacti that I bought on the re...
Mid-Appalachian Quilters Annual RetreatMany of you know that I am a quilter and every year I attend several retreats, some with my Baltimore Heritage Quilters and this retreat.  I also sit on the board for Mid Appalachian Quilters.  This retreat is in July, registration, and check-in is on July 1...
Buying a Home in Baltimore City?Are you thinking about buying a home in Baltimore City?  There are a few things you should be prepared for when buying a home in Baltimore City.In speaking with my title person today I was informed that the department that produces the Lien Sheets that are needed f...
Postage Increase January 22, 2023Here we go again!!  The price of a first-class stamp just went up last July from 58 cents to 60 cents.  Now, on January 22, 2023, the price of a first-class stamp is increasing again, this time from 60 cents to 63 cents and the price of international letter postag...
Happy New YearAs 2022 draws to a close and 2023 follows close on its heels I contemplate what lies ahead and I am grateful for the life's lessons learned in 2022.  I am especially grateful for my wonderful neighbors who were so supportive during our recent winter storm and provided us with shelte...
New Puppy?Many families will have added a new four-legged puppy to their families over the Christmas holiday.  Now, to help get that puppy adjusted and trained.  When we adopted our Sadie one of the requirements of the rescue we adopted her from was to enroll her in obedience training.  So, to th...
A Great Find in Glyndon, MD - The Glyndon GrillMy friend Megan posted on Facebook that she wished she had made lunch dates for the whole week.  To which I responded, I'm available tomorrow.  Megan lives in Hanover, PA and I live in Catonsville, MD.  The midway point for both of us was about Glynd...
2023 Color of the Year - MagentaPantone has announced the color of the year for 2023 as Magenta.  When I first heard that I thought "what?", when I think magenta, I think of that almost Fuschia pinky purple color.  In my opinion, way too bright for a primary color in a home.  Anyone who knows me ...

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