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Gifts for Friends and Family


Here are a some favorite gifts for you to give your friends and family… especially when you are looking for something new and thoughtful.  I love the Heritage Shortbread, simple and good.  The Peters Pottery comes from Mississippi and is a nice handmade treat.  Always appreciated [...]

Mother’s Day Gifts and Memory Makers

This mother’s day I wanted to find some things that would be pretty as well as helpful to my mom. A note of thanks is probably always welcome too.  The O Venture key rings come in many colors.  Perfect for finding your keys in a purse with a sea of things.  Recently, a gentleman from the valet [...]

Emily duQuesnay and Le Mercier Jewelry

Joy to you all this Easter weekend.  It is my privilege to tell you about Emily duQuesnay (I just love saying her name with all my years of French) and LeMercier jewelry.  Emily knew she wanted to include the jewelry’s French influence, so she chose the  LeMercier name after her father’s family surname, LeMercier duQuesnay. Her jewelry is exquisitely [...]

Kelli Domijan and Tempo

If you are in the market for someone to help you with a short term business project or organization endeavor, Kelli and her company TEMPOis a wonderful resource for you.  She has helped home businesses as well as in the corporate setting. Moving and helping relatives move are also some of Kelli’s many strong suits.  I know you will [...]

Special Feature for your health

If you are in the Dallas area, Pam is a friend who I would like to recommend to you for Sports, Deep Tissue, and Expectant Mother massage.  She has several health professional degrees, as well as a B.S. in Exercise Physiology, and Sports Psychology. Most recently Pam has become a certified structural integration practitioner.  I have been so helped [...]

An afternoon at Chapter Two



Dallas is an ever changing retail market.  New stores pop up here all the time. Chapter Two is a keeper.  It was started by the same company as 4510.  Books here are truly special….As Thomas Jefferson said, “I cannot [...]


What is Bloglovin?

Bloglovin is a tool to help you follow the blogs you like, all in one place.  It is user friendly and makes it simple to follow a blog and stay updated on a blog post.


It allows you to follow any blog you might wish.


You can “heart” the posts you like.


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New Website for You

Peyton’s website has some new features for the holidays.  . www.meetpeytonriley.com

November 22nd, 2013|Special Features|0 Comments|

A Fine Craftsman

Do you hunt, fish, or cook, or know someone who does?   there’s nothing like a good knife-  and www.kustomknives.com knives can make one you will love giving or receiving. I especially like the variety of materials for the handles and have ordered a couple for Christmas gifts..

November 20th, 2013|Special Features|0 Comments|

Healthy Pumpkin Bread

Healthy Pumpkin Bread


4 Tablespoons butter

2 cups Cup4Cup gluten free flour (or regular if you are not gluten free)

½ tsp fine salt

1 tsp baking soda

½ tsp baking powder

1 tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp freshly grated nutmeg

¼ tsp allspice

¼ tsp gound cloves

1 cup sugar

½ cup splenda for cooking

1 can pumpkin

2 large eggs

¼ cup orange juice

½ cup chopped walnuts

oatmeal for top of loaf


Preheat [...]

November 19th, 2013|Special Features|0 Comments|