Holidays Come to an End…

Is it just me or is the holiday season a whirlwind of emotion?! I LOVE the holidays with a particularly special love for Christmas. I love how black Friday is spent getting the Christmas decorations up! I love the smell of Christmas cookies in the oven and making lists of food needed for family gatherings.... Continue Reading →

A Fresh Start…

After a long year has come to an end, I find myself eagerly waiting for my first seed catalog to arrive in the mail. It should come this week or next but meanwhile I am busy taking inventory of my seed stash and get an idea of what to do in the garden. Some people... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Resolutions…

Gym commercials, diet ads, new year new you! This time of year we are bombarded with dozens and dozens of ways to "improve" ourselves. And why not?! It's a brand new year, new chance to make changes, to try new things! Nothing wrong with that! But what bothers me is how this time of year... Continue Reading →

Being Thankful…

Tis the season of family, food and thankfulness! How we love to gather around the table to carve pumpkins, go trick or treating and soon have a Thanksgiving feast! The holiday season is coming fast and as tiring as it can be it is the time of year we often realize how much we truely... Continue Reading →

Becoming a Caregiver…

My life plan was to get married, have two biological kids, adopt two kids and then foster for as long as we could...that plan didn't pan out how we expected. Like I've said before I am more of an old school person, I totally support those who are career minded, those who choose to stay... Continue Reading →

Easy Butternut Squash Recipe…

Here's another easy side dish perfect for beginners, perfect on a tight budget and will please a crowd! Season as you like, I prefer just adding some brown sugar and maybe a touch of butter and that's it! Secret to the smooth texture is to puree it after cooking it. The squash does spend a... Continue Reading →

Enjoying Every Moment…

It never ceases to amaze me how no matter what stage of life we are in we can still teach others...even if we don't know it! I've been visiting a very dear friend of mine in the nursing home. She is struggling terribly to adjust to what her situation is. The last few days seem... Continue Reading →

Let the Sun Shine…

This is probably one of my favorite pictures ever. I LOVE how the sun's rays look in this picture! Anyone who uses a cell phone camera knows that often you can't see what you are taking a picture of when doing outdoor pictures especially in bright light! I had no idea I even took this... Continue Reading →

Life’s Long Path…

It has been one of those mornings, I'm still struggling with this head cold, I now have a migraine on top of that. My head feels like it's splitting in half and my child wants to sing "baby shark" for the nine millionth time! (And thank you kindergarten for teaching her such a "fun" song!😉)... Continue Reading →

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