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    Color

    By janeylack in Janey Lacks Blog

    My childhood home had simple colors, mostly neutrals. I loved the feel of our home and the sense of comfort it brought me. Neutral was just fine with me and it was only Melvin's prodding that helped me graduate to ...

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    Sleep Tips

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    Deep, restful sleep is key to our health and sense of well-being. Here are elements in getting a good night’s sleep that you control (you'll probably find the list easier to read than to do consistently!). There is almost universal ...

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    Homemade Brownies

    By janeylack in Janey Lacks Blog

    My mother was a wonderful cook. She loved making things and was a patient teacher, so my sisters and I all grew up learning to cook by her side. I am “passing along” our family brownie recipe. It’s a perfect ...

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    Kay Freyer, Teacher Extraordinaire

    By janeylack in Janey Lacks Blog

    Recently, the Victoria Advocate reported the death of high school teacher Kay Freyer. This news was heartbreaking for me. Kay taught our children at Stroman High School. She was one of those wonderful teachers who lit up the classroom and ...

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    A Great Night's Sleep

    By janeylack in Janey Lacks Blog

    Ahhhh.... the luxury of a great night’s sleep. Not only does a sound night of sleep make you feel good, but studies show that it can make you smarter, keep you healthier and boost your sense of well-being. I have ...

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    Shopping for a Mattress

    By janeylack in Janey Lacks Blog

    Even the most enthusiastic shoppers rarely express excitement at the prospect of shopping for a new mattress. It's not like going out to buy a party dress or pick out a new camera. It's hard work! it's scary! and it's ...

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    Holiday Time

    By janeylack in Janey Lacks Blog

    Yesterday my granddaughter called to ask me about the specific details of making a cookie she loves. Her voice was full of excitement. I got the question, but I also got a dose of holiday love. Her voice rang with ...

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    Why Am I Doing This?

    By janeylack in Janey Lacks Blog

    Why am I committing to write a blog?! Well, that’s a pretty reasonable question – not just for you, but for me, too! The true answer is pretty simple: the door was opened and I felt compelled to go through ...

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