Today is the day many Americans set aside to think about two of our most beloved and influential Presidents: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Both men had a huge part in shaping our country and putting their own lives on the line to fight and defend what they believed was crucial to the survival of […]
It is amazing how one day, one small milestone success can make such a big difference, and just like that (insert sound of snapping of fingers here) your life changes. Amy passed her behind the wheel test. Her laminated driver’s license will be arriving in the mail soon. She is now able to drive herself […]
Guess who is turning 50! I can’t believe how fast the years have zoomed past. Funny, I don’t feel like I should be half a century old, but according to my driver’s license, which I now have to read with glasses on. One thing my mom used to do when she made our birthday cakes […]
It wasn’t beginning to look like Christmas at the Seither House. I had seen pictures posted on Facebook of decorated trees and lights glowing from greenery draped banisters,but the Christmas totes of our decorations were still in a small shed. Every time our kids mentioned getting a tree, I felt my inner Grinch start to […]
I love it when the smell of something baking wakes up my family in the morning. There is nothing like the smell of hot biscuits to rouse even the sleepiest teens out of bed. Whether it is topped with a pat of butter and jam, part of a hearty biscuit and gravy meal, or made […]
This is a letter that Amy wrote to her brother, Scott, who is away at Army Boot Camp. When she read it to me, I told her we had to post it. For years, Scott and Amy have been threatening to write a book about living with me as pay back for being the subject […]
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!