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Getting ready for my Olympics viewing party

I wanted to show you pics from my setup and preparations for my Olympics Opening Ceremony viewing party I'm having tomorrow. Anywhere from 40 to 60 people, about 25 of that is kids! 

This is totally different than my Sunday Suppers I've been throwing, as for THIS party I offer quite a variety of foods and drinks.. Sunday Suppers I keep simpler, with one adult entree, one kid entree, two sides, a salad, bread and simple dessert. 

For this party, I hired a lady to…

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Added by Carrie Campbell on August 4, 2016 at 5:20pm — No Comments

A painting that made me cry at the National Gallery of Art

So this week my 16 year old nephew and I celebrated his upcoming birthday with a trip to Washington DC. It was his choice, to my surprise - he'd been offered a beach vacation in San Diego or a trip to Disneyland.. and he countered with, "Can we go see some museums about American history?" I swooned!

We went to most of the Smithsonian museums, including the National Gallery of Art. Now I was definitely PMSing, and tired from the horrible heat and humidity... but I didn't expect…

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Added by Carrie Campbell on July 31, 2016 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

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