Sylvestermouse

I love sewing and all crafts. I also enjoy cooking and I frequently make my own unique masterpieces in the kitchen.

As a contributor on multiple websites, I have published over 400 articles featuring recipes, crafts, travel advice, endangered animals, and even recommended family movies and musicals that you will not want to miss.

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Pet Adoption Saves Lives

Pet Adoption Saves Lives

Bringing Home a New Pet A few years ago, our oldest dog died and our family was devastated by the loss.  To some, I suppose that seems odd that we would grieve so much over a dog, but we consider our animals to be family members. Just like every other member of our household, our […]

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My Mother, My Friend

My Mother, My Friend

Let Me Tell You About My Mom Anyone who knows me, knows how close I am to my mother.  She has always supported any endeavor I have undertaken and she has always been there to encourage me to succeed or to console me when I fail.  She even supports my online writing endeavors.  Mom reads […]

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Easter in the House of Sylvestermouse

Easter in the House of Sylvestermouse

Easter is one of my favorite holidays for several reasons. First and foremost, it is an important religious holiday for me and my family.  Second, I love the spring when all the bulbs, trees, grass, everything is starting to bloom again.  It really is a season of re-creation.  And last, I love all the Easter […]

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Pictorial Tour of the Memphis Botanic Gardens

Pictorial Tour of the Memphis Botanic Gardens

Memphis Botanic Gardens in Spring Such beauty is beyond my imagination!  If I were to dream of the perfect garden, it would be the one I found at the Memphis Botanic Garden in Memphis, Tennessee.  Tucked away beside a lovely city park and believe it or not, behind a shopping mall, sits the most gorgeous […]

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Decorating Our Christmas Tree

Decorating Our Christmas Tree

Our Family Christmas Tree Every year as I walk through the stores, I admire all of the beautifully decorated Christmas trees.  I always enjoy looking at the themed trees and all the different ornaments that together make one beautiful presentation.  Once or twice I have been tempted to purchase all new matching ornaments and make […]

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Using a Decorative Trash Can as a Gift Basket

Using a Decorative Trash Can as a Gift Basket

Presentable Trash Can Gifts! Because I enjoy giving unique gifts, I started putting these unique gift basket sets together years ago.  They are always a big hit with the recipient.  Plus, they make a really pretty presentation. These trash can gift baskets make great gifts for Christmas, birthdays, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day, […]

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Photography, Photos and Sylvestermouse

Photography, Photos and Sylvestermouse

There are times when I feel like I was born with a camera attached to my hand.  I rarely go anywhere without taking one of my cameras.  I am always amazed by the beauty of the world around us, and I absolutely love taking pictures.  Ironically, I absolutely hate being photographed. My favorite subjects to […]

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Hangin’ with Gray Wolves

Hangin’ with Gray Wolves

What words do you use to describe Gray Wolves? Fascinating! Intelligent!  Mischievous!  Beautiful! These are all words that I would use to describe this Gray Wolf. I am mesmerized by the gorgeous Gray Wolves.  We visited the Memphis Zoo a while back and I didn’t want to leave their area.  I wanted to stay and […]

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Vacation in Hawaii

Vacation in Hawaii

Definitely Worth the Wait! When I was a senior in high school, my senior class went to Hawaii on Spring Break, but I did not go.  I always regretted missing the trip to Hawaii and occasionally would comment how ridiculous it was that I did not go when I had the chance. Twenty years later […]

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Caring for a Pet Mouse

Caring for a Pet Mouse

My First Pet was a Field Mouse I learned at a very early age how to care for my pet mouse.  I was raised in a home where animals were welcome, cared for and loved deeply.  We had several family dogs, but the first pet to enter our home that belonged only to me, was […]

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