🎼”It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere we go. Take a look at the five and ten glistening once again, with candy cane and silver lanes aglow.”🎼 Just driving down the road feels different this time of year. The Christmas lights on houses, cold air that fogs up the car and kids bundledContinue reading
I love to dream. Long, beautiful dreams. Not the sort that drift through the mind unintentionally, but very purposeful dreams. The kind of dreams that come to you in the middle of the day. The sort of dreams that look like they could be glimpses of the future.
What sort of person are you? Does the weather affect your mood? It certainly does for my household. My husband says we can never move to Washington because he needs the sunshine. I, however, thrive under cloudy skies and fat rain drops. Hand me my chunky scarf and an oversized cup of tea. I’ll beContinue reading
Two years ago I wanted to do something sweet for my kids’ teachers. It was Christmas time and I thought instead of getting them a gift card or cheesy ornament stating “world’s best teacher”, I’d make them some incredibly fancy sugar cookies. I used my favorite online recipe and poured hours into decorating them untilContinue reading
Kid- “Mom, can you please make some muffins?” Mom- “Ya, maybe sometime this week okay?” Kid- “Okay, and can you make sure they taste like the store kind? I don’t like the homemade ones.” Mom- “……uh sure thing…..”
Gone are the days of summer. Hello fall! My family celebrated the end of summer with one last batch of lemonade, homemade popsicles and a final dip in our little inflatable pool that’s now put away. By “put away”, I mean the dog took a bite of it and we weren’t able to repair itContinue reading
There are two bouquets of flowers in my house currently. One is on our dining table, soaking up some rays and looking oh so beautiful. The other is brightly sitting right next to me while I type. It’s like having a piece of sunshine. The reason behind these flowers though is much more significant thanContinue reading
Have you ever heard the saying, “time is money and money is time”? It’s a wise mantra when trying to prioritize. You can save time or money, not both. My issue is quality. There are some things in life that are worth the time and the money for the sake of quality. Food is oneContinue reading