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I am still in shock as I had no idea I was chosen!

THANK YOU to everyone who voted for me!

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DeDivahDeals and Divine Secrets of a Domestic Diva: Best Blog in Delaware (readers) – Delaware Today – July 2013 – Delaware.

Click link below to see all  of the 2013 Winners – CONGRATULATIONS!

http://www.delawaretoday.com/Delaware-Today/July-2013/Best-of-Delaware-2013-Shopping-Services-and-Media/

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Hello Friends and Happy Friday Eve!

AARP

AARP Membership requests began hitting my mailbox way back in my 40’s and now that I am almost 52, I guess the time has come to consider joining.  I am reluctantly accepting the fact that I’m approaching the “S E N I O R” category – REALLY??!!  Hubby and I have been joking for years and betting on who would join first….I’d push the envelop away and say, “oh no I’m too young”, and he’d look at me side-eyed and smirk.

Offers of a Free Gift to join had oftentimes been tempting and there are definitely some great benefits including discounts at Ross Stores on Tuesdays!  Discounts on travel, food, entertainment, health, insurance, shopping, education and training and so much more should have been reason to sign up with a quickness, but I just couldn’t do it.  I had also loved the fact that they provide information on Long Term Care options, Employment Postings, even starting a new business, the benefits of being an AARP member far outweigh the small price to join.

I’ve finally made up my mind and submitted an online membership application, and then I entered the AARP Real People Model Search just for the heck of it.  I don’t expect to be chosen but it seemed like something fun to do as well as memorable to mark the occasion as I approach the wonderful world of “Senior Citizenship”.

If you would like to vote for me, click here, and look for Antionette B in Delaware.

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Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay!

What are your plans for the weekend?  As with most of the MidAtlantic area we have had rain and overcast skies all week and it’s supposed to be the same tomorrow and Sunday so there will be no pool lounging.  I will however, be lounging around the house, doing a few chores and working on my blog, and maybe take a few naps in between.

Today’s casual Friday outfit is “faux lace” floral jeans from Rugged Wearhouse and a simple cinched waist Faded Glory top from Walmart.

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Blending in with the deck pillows!

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Cut-out wedges were purchased at Marshalls 2 years ago, never worn

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I always have to wear a belt with low-rise jeans

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Enjoy your weekend – Smooches!

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Hello Friends and Happy Sizzling Saturday!

I don’t know about where you are but it is hot as Hades in Delaware, the heat index is above 100~, it was actually too hot to lounge poolside!  I could only stand it a few minutes this morning before I had to head inside for the cool comfort of the air conditioning.

I decided to run to Goodwill for their “I Love Thrifting” sale today.  Not wanting to spend a lot I only picked up two pair of shorts and a brown and white striped skirt….guess how much I paid?  As a Goodwill VIP, I was entitled to 20% off so these three items cost me a whopping $9.00!!! #winning

Are you a Goodwill VIP?  If not, it’s free to sign up and you’ll receive advance notification of specials, online coupons as well as instant savings on VIP Days.  Needless to say, the lady in front of me wasn’t too happy when she heard that as a VIP member I was getting 20% off my entire purchase!

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The I Love Thrifting T-Shirts are too cute!

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There’s always new stuff at Goodwill too!

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Canvas Sneakers – perfect for the summer!

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It pays to be a Goodwill VIP!

Stay cool and hydrated – Smooches!

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Click here for calendar of events happening in your area

INPENDENCE DAY

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Independence Day: The Federal Holiday in the United States that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, when a budding nation of 13 colonies declared its independence from Great Britain.  Now celebrated and associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, beach trips, concerts, family reunions and concerts.  

Delaware, one of the original colonies to revolt, celebrates up and down the state with activities the whole family can appreciate and participate in.  

So what are your plans for today?

Eating?

crabs

food

corn

dessert

melon

Drinking?

wine-cocktails-m

bellini

slush

tea

Grilling?

grillin food

grilling

kabobs

salmon

Chilling?

beach

poolside

hammock

napping

Whatever it is – be safe and enjoy!

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City News: Macy Gray to Perform at City of Wilmington 2013 4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront

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The City of Wilmington will celebrate the historic tradition and patriotic spirit with the 2013 4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront.

Join the City at Tubman-Garrett Park at the Riverfront on Thursday, July 4th as they celebrate our independence with fireworks, food, arts, culture and a special performance by R&B singer Macy Gray.

The 4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront which begins at 4:00 p.m. will feature live music, historical re-enactments, games, rides, arts and crafts, a crab feast, in addition to a variety of food and drink vendors.

Other artists performing at this year’s 4th of July Celebration are  Mozaic Flow, a band based in Philadelphia that fuses a variety of  musical genres to create a sound of R&B funk, and the Tilting  Windmills, a Latin infused rock band from Wilmington.

“Fourth of July is about patriotism and celebrating our independence,”  said Mayor Dennis P. Williams. “Wilmington’s Independence Day  celebration on the Riverfront will bring together young and old  generations to remember our nation’s legacy and history.”

Schedule of Events

4:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.

Free RED, WHITE, and BLUE CELEBRATION FAMILY FUN (Tubman-Garrett Park)

  • Games, rides, entertainment, arts and crafts by Barrel of Makers, historical characters
  • Variety of food vendors including July 4th favorites, Captain Steve’s Hard Shell Crabs and BBQ
  • Local duo, Tilting Windmills, performing on the Bandwagon Stage 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Enjoy a live set of souful, R&B music by Mozaic Flow as they perform on the Main Stage.

8:00 p.m.

Celebrate our nation’s independence and patriotic spirit as the City of Wilmington welcomes Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter Macy Gray to the Main Stage.

9:30 p.m.

Spectacular Riverfront Fireworks Display!

In the event of rain on July 4th, the fireworks will be rescheduled for July 5th.

For announcements and more information regarding the 4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront please visit: http://www.wilmingtonde.gov/visitors/july4th


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