Sometimes milestone moments seem much closer in time. It must be the small section of your heart, changed in such a way that from that moment on, you life is never be quite the same.
Do you remember the scene from the movie “Father of the Bride” where Steve Martin’s character is talking to his grown daughter and all of a sudden he sees her when she is 6? In her little child voice she announces, “Daddy…I am getting married!” He shakes his head and wonders where the years have […]
Super cute and easy! With just a jar, cotton gauze, google eyes and a glue stick you can make these adorable jars that can be filled with candy or add a battery operated tea light and you have a sure to please decoration! From my home to yours!
I remember what a treat it was to stop by Thrifty’s and my dad telling us four kids, ”Triple scoops all around!” We peered into the glass case freezer full of cardboard tubs of tantalizing flavors. Mocha Almond Fudge, Mint Chip, and Butter Brickle were among my favorites.. I think it was 35 cents back then. And […]
I held the piece of paper with Amy’s schedule on it and looked for her first class. It was back to school night, which is an annual event for parents of school age children. This time, was different. It was the last back-to-school night I would be going to with our daughter, Amy, who is […]
I just finished reading a piece about increasing your blog traffic. One of the top nuggets of advice was to make sure your title caught people’s attention. Well, if you are reading this, I guess it worked! There have been several serious bumps in the road. I have been busy marketing my books, creating new […]
Love working with Beacon Hill on this project! If you know of someone who is struggling with the emotion of having their kids leave the next..this is a resource I wished I had when our FIRST ones were leaving.
Even in the dim glow of the small porch light, I could tell something was not right. Gladys, whose smile usually lights up a room, walked toward me, shoulders slumped. In the shadows, I could see her lips stretched across her face in a thin line. I closed the gap between us. “Something has happened.” […]
Some of my earliest childhood memories involved loading up musty camping gear into our old green Travel-all and several of our favorite 8 track tapes for family road trips. Mom always packed a bag of snacks for the ride. Those were the days before high fructose corn syrup and partially hydrogenated oil were part of […]