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 […]
A little over a year ago I had the idea of doing a few public service announcements of my own to post on my kids Facebook pages. This one recently was requested again..so back by popular demand …”Changing the Toilet Paper”. What creative ways have you encouraged your kids to help out around the house? […]
SIGN UP FOR THIS DRAWING!!! * a free book * a cup cozy * and this adorable Empty Nest APRON!!! Perfect for baking those cookies to send to your kids when they take flight! Write a comment here…or an facebook…the contest will go until the day after Mother’s day.. MONDAY ~ May 12! […]