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August Monthly News

Welcome to the August edition of monthly news!
My uncle is home from the hospital and improving slowly. Thanks to all of you for the well wishes!
Shared my Minestrone Soup recipe. I hope you all try it!  See below!
I did have some excitement at Canada's Wonderland this year. A break from 3 jobs is nice!


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As you can see, by my open mouth, that was awesome!!
My hubby was the most enthusiastic, as you see, and my bestie was literally crying as she got off. Tears of complete fear though.
Yeah, rollercoasters are not for everyone.
What did you do this month?


                Yearly Total:  17 Books, 8 Movies & 2 Products

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  1. I've heard great things about Molly Harper! A number of her series are on my TBR. Looks like a lot of fun at Canada's Wonderland! I've never been there. I'll have to take the kids there someday!

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  2. I definitely recommend a visit to CW at least once in your life. It's pricey, but worth it for a day of excitement, fun and making memories!

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  3. I'm glad to hear your uncle is doing better. And, it looks like you had a fun month! My month was kind of just blah, but that's okay. I'm hoping September will be better. :)

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