In Memory Of . . .

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

It’s night of Independence Day. Most of the city’s fireworks have stopped, and now and then a neighbor child lights a popper. The neighborhood is back to being its quiet self.

I can’t help but wonder if tomorrow we’ll still remember what we’re supposed to remember today.

Why do we celebrate the Fourth of July?

Let’s not confuse this, the birthday of our nation, with Memorial Day, or Veteran’s Day.

Every day, let’s take a bit of today with us and remember, we’re always moving forward to something better.

There’s so much I’d love to … read the rest. . .

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RECIPE: Independence Day Cupcakes

What better way to celebrate a birthday than with deliciously moist cupcakes? And what better celebration than the birth of our nation?

I wanted to do something fun for the Fourth of July that would inspire you into your own kitchen with a touch of creativity.

Looks great, right? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet! And the recipe? Easy-peasy.
But first, take a look at these mouth-watering photos:

Independence Day Cupcakes

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 18 minutes

Total Time: 33 minutes

Yield: 24 cupcakes

Serving Size: 1 cupcake

Independence Day Cupcakes

This festive Fourth of July cupcake is

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Okay, not really.

I don’t have a solid post for today. I was busy all day running errands, doing paperwork, and job searching. So I didn’t think about this blog post until it was almost too late.

But it’s not – repeat: not – the end of the world.

But the title did get me thinking of those epic stories and movies.

So here’s a little compilation of my favorite “end of the world (or our little corner)” stories that I really like:

“The Poseidon Adventure”




“Left Behind”

“The Matrix”

“Independence Day”

and my favorite…
“The Day … read the rest. . .

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