Hope-in-a-Jar Cakes

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My family lives in various states and cities and we all try to get together at least twice a year.  This past August 4th, my siblings, sister-in-law, niece and nephews ventured to Cleveland, Ohio to not only spend the day together, but to celebrate my Mom’s birthday.  Each of us ‘kids’ brought a dish to the party and I was delighted when I was asked to bring the dessert (okay, so maybe I strongly hinted that I wanted to make the dessert).

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Personalized Bras

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This year has thrown a great deal of curve balls my way. Something I often say is “Never let a day go by without letting those in your life know what they mean to you.” It is typically followed with much eye rolling, but it is something true that I remind myself of daily to make sure that I acknowledge the people in my life who deserve just that.

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Wicked Sugar

Bullet-RingOne of my former co-workers recently teamed up with her sister to open an amazing boutique in Strongsville, Ohio called ‘Wicked Sugar.’  If you are in the mood for exciting scarves to add a splash of color to any outfit, the perfect accessory for Prom or formals, or an exciting treat or gift for a friend, Wicked Sugar is your location to find all of that and more!

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40 Days

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When someone very dear to me was about to turn 40, I wanted to do something truly memorable and special for him. An ‘ordinary’ gift was simply not an option. I wanted to do something to illustrate not only how special he is, but something that when he would look back on this birthday, he would remember this milestone for years to come.

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E.4th Restaurants

Having lived downtown Cleveland and truly in the heart of the city for a year, I was blessed to have the opportunity to try several restaurants. Something fun I would try was to hit East 4th Street and go to a new restaurant each time I went out. I can’t gush enough about all of the restaurants, but one that just always seems to be the best go-to is The Greenhouse Tavern. I know you are nodding your head in agreement now.

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