Category Archives: Viva la Famiglia

Viva la Famiglia: National Thank Your Mentor Day

“Every kid needs a mentor. Everybody needs a mentor.” ~Donovan Bailey Today is National Thank Your Mentor Day and what better way to thank my mentor than here on Oh Lovely Lolo? A mentor is simply defined as an advisor. … Continue reading

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Lovely Lady: First Lady Michelle Obama

“I never cut class. I loved getting As, I liked being smart. I liked being on time. I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world.” ~Michelle Obama Michelle LaVaughn Robinson (1964- )was  born on January 17, 1964 on the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Son

Happy second birthday to my son!

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Christmas: Getting Your Tree

“The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!” ~Charles N. Barnard Now that Thanksgiving has passed, many of you will be out getting your Christmas Tree! I have very fond memories of taking a drive out to the Christmas … Continue reading

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Culture: Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos is a 2 day holiday that originates in the Mexican-Catholic culture. The celebration takes place on November 1st, All Saints’ Day and 2nd, All Souls Day. All Saints’ Day celebrates all the Catholic saints, known and … Continue reading

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Viva la Famiglia: Sinatra Sundays

“All great change in America begins at the dinner table.” ~President Ronald Reagan Every Sunday at my father’s house, we have what we like to call Sinatra Sundays. Whoever is there out of the 5 of us children; if my … Continue reading

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