The Best Mother’s Day Gift: My Children

Best Mother's Day Gift My Children

Yesterday was my son’s  7th birthday. Seven years ago, one week before Mother’s Day, he made me a mother. Four years later, one week after Mother’s Day, I became a mother again. This time, to a daughter. I was gifted with two amazing little people. There are some ways that bringing my babies into the […]

Christmas Tree Magic

cutting down the Chrismas tree

Some of my fondest childhood memories are of getting a Christmas tree. The funny thing is even thought I am approximately eight and twelve years older than my sisters, I don’t really remember getting a tree before they were born. Kids make Christmas fun! We always cut our own trees. There was ALWAYS snow, so […]

#Election Day Traditions

I voted sticker

Do you have any election day traditions? Depending on what area of the country you live in, there may be different community gatherings to celebrate such an exciting day. Perhaps you go to a pancake breakfast. Maybe you go to a spaghetti dinner. President Obama plays basketball in Chicago. Candidate Romney…well, I don’t know, he […]

There’s Always Something That Needs Painting!

There is Always Something that Needs Painting

I am super excited to have my mom as a guest poster! She is wonderful, and I’m a very lucky lady. She is a student of life, wearing many hats – as many women do. Never idle, she spends her spare time sewing, knitting, reading, writing, and painting. She is also a newbie blogger herself, […]

Little Old Ladies

Little Old Ladies

Little Old Ladies. Who used to meet their friends for coffee at Woolworth’s. Who would wrap their restaurant leftovers in napkins and put them in their purse. Who used their caring insightfulness to help guide us through our troubles. Who we named our babies after. Remember them? I do. I’ve been struck, lately, by this […]