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About mypurplepeony

I live in beautiful Northern California in the town of Chico. I love to do home improvement projects and fiber crafts such as knitting, crocheting, quilting and sewing. My latest passion is refinishing furniture. I am a fanatic about learning the Spanish language and study at every opportunity.

The Hunt for Pink October

  The whole month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  My goal is to wear PINK everyday this month.  So far, so good.  Two days left in the month and I have two clean PINK shirts waiting their turn.  … Continue reading

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Fun and easy recipe from Cousin MaryAnn

I had an amazing trip to DisneyWorld a few years back with two of my wonderful cousins.  We had the best time together.  It was like a 10 day slumber party for 50 plus year olds.  Cousin MaryAnn made us … Continue reading

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Christmas Mystery

Tradition The holidays are a time of family and tradition.  My mother started a tradition 60 years ago that I am in the process of continuing for the newest members of my family.  I have a new daughter-in-law and two … Continue reading

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Bucket List

  This past weekend I spent time with a long time (over 50 years) dear friend.  She is dying.  She has just made the tortuous decision to stop treatment and let nature take its course.  She is starting to make … Continue reading

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Willing victims

I love to knit.  I love to knit for babies and children.  But, my 4 kids are adults and they have not given me any grandchildren yet (are you listening kids? you know who you are). So, I have to … Continue reading

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