Monthly Archives: November 2011

Happy Anniversary Johnnie!

One of my good friends, Kelly, said it right ….. Love isn’t perfect. It isn’t a fairytale or a storybook, and it doesn’t always come easy. Love is overcoming obstacles, facing challenges, fighting to be together, holding on and never … Continue reading

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Give a Gift That Matters

The holidays are officially here and most folks are feeling the pressure to find the perfect gift for loved-ones. But who needs another tacky sweater? Why not think outside the box a little and give a gift that has a … Continue reading

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The Best Tips in Making and/or Choosing Stocking Fillers this Christmas

Christmas gifts can really be hard to come by especially if you really have no ideas on what to give this Christmas. It is only natural since the hardest part of giving Christmas gifts is coming up with original Christmas … Continue reading

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A Giveaway Toast to 2012!

Parga’s Junkyard has joined up with over 100 Awesome Bloggers in a Giveaway Toast to 2012! Toast To 2012 Giveaway Hop will begin at 12:01 AM EST on January 10th and end at 11:59 PM on January 17th. Event Details: … Continue reading

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Bloggers Giving Back – A Christmas For Kids Giveaway

Every year as my children grew up we would pick a name off one of Mall Christmas Trees and buy gifts for a needy child for Christmas.  Every one of my children enjoyed the entire process of helping another child have … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas BlogShare Begins Dec 1st!

Beginning December 1st, join us here on Parga’s Junkyard for a  25 Days of Christmas Blogshare!  24 amazing bloggers have joined forces with Parga’s Junkyard to bring you the ultimate in Holiday goodness. There will be recipes, gift ideas, tutes, stories, stocking stuffer ideas and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Diversity As A Family Over the Holidays

I want to thank our guest post author Dan Gilbert for the following post on behalf of Primrose Schools; educational child care that cultivates a love of learning within your child.   Celebrate Diversity As A Family Over the Holidays Holidays provide … Continue reading

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Use those Thanksgiving Leftovers!

Are you looking for a new imaginative recipe to use up some of those Thanksgiving leftovers?  Why not try this delicious and healthy Barbecue Turkey Flat-bread Pizza recipe I found? Barbeque Turkey Flat-bread Pizza 4 (8-inch) flatbreads or naan, about 8 inches diameter (8-inch flour tortillas can … Continue reading

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Shopping Notes: Get up to $100 in free Amazon.com or Target.com credit for referring friends

Shopping Notes is a price comparison site that tracks when a price drops and emails you. You can get up to $100 in free credit when you refer friends. Here’s how: ::Sign up for a Shopping Notes account. ::Set up at least … Continue reading

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Delightful Christmas Presents Under $20

  Are you dreading the upcoming Christmas holiday because you are strapped for cash? With the economy still recovering budgeting Christmas gifts can become a chore, especially when your “Nice” list outweighs your “Naughty” list. Have no fear, even though … Continue reading

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