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Being a Mom

My mother tells me that from the time I was a toddler, when asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I’d always answer “a mommy”.  That is something that never changed as I grew up. I was blessed to have been given a son.  As happens with most moms, the minute I… Read more »

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Brynn’s Birthday Cupcakes

I absolutely love to make cupcakes, so I was thrilled to get to make cupcakes for my youngest grandchild, Brynn, on her 5th birthday.  I had all kinds of ideas about flowers and butterflies and pink cupcake castles . . .but not for our Brynn.  This adorable, sweet feisty little girl is a force to… Read more »

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A Perfect Weekend Morning

Today I was blessed with a perfect morning. My sweet husband told me he was going to walk Bear and then feed all the animals for me, and that I should just keep sleeping. I really appreciated this as I haven’t slept much at all this past week. My hubby kissed me as he left,… Read more »

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Happy Birthday, Stacy

It’s a big week for birthdays in our house.  First up: my sweet hubby. Such a cute little guy Such a rugged football player Such a good golfer Such a happy, handsome guy But more importantly, such a great Dad Such a beloved PopPop to 7 precious grandkids Such an amazingly kind and loving fur-daddy… Read more »

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Fraternity Brothers

This past weekend my husband and I had the pleasure of spending the weekend with several of his fraternity brothers and their wives.  That alone is a nice enough thing all on its own, but it goes so much deeper than that.  You see, my husband graduated college in 1970 with these guys.  That’s almost… Read more »

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Happy Birthday to a Special Friend

Today is my mom’s birthday.  I know the title says “a special friend”, but that’s just what my mom is to me. She is actually a life-long friend . . . we go WAAAAY back.   She taught me all about fashion. And she taught me beauty tips. And she taught me how to have… Read more »