Yes, indeed, I am very behind in my 6 Reasons to Smile series post for November. I think it’s because I spent more time writing for Medium instead of for my own blog, and I ended up semi-burned out. Perhaps a mistake to change my focus but perhaps not. I’m still learning. If you’ve never… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile November 2018
My family has five family traditions we participate every single year, faithfully. Find out what they are and maybe get fun ideas for your own family.
No matter what bad is happening in the world today, it is always important to find things to be grateful for and to remind yourself to seek out reasons to smile throughout every month. I’m so grateful for so much that happened in October. In fact, I know I have far more than six reasons… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile October 2018
Deciding what to make for dinner every night is such a chore and a boring bore that nobody in their right mind wants to do it. I sometimes ask what everyone in my family wants to eat and suddenly nobody can recall a single meal they’d like to see in front of them at dinnertime.… Continue reading Fast, Stress-Free Family Dinners at Home
If you’re like me, you suddenly realized that it’s the end of October and that means it’s almost Thanksgiving and Christmas. Time to panic, right? I know I am. I can feel my blood pressure and heart rate skyrocketing just by sitting here typing the word Christmas. It’s Written in the Cards Every year I… Continue reading Hello, (Almost) to the Holiday Season!
“Life is too sweet and too short to express our affection with just our thumbs. Touch is meant for more than a keyboard.” ~Kristin Armstrong There are certain things in this life that bother me and I don’t know why. Sometimes what bothers me doesn’t make sense but it doesn’t matter, does it? I need… Continue reading The Dreaded Thumbs Up
Podcasts have become my new escape from the endless bad political news coming from CNN, MSNBC, PBS, NPR, or any of the local channels. I listen to podcasts while I am waiting for my daughter after school, endlessly walking the dogs, or while I’m chopping numerous vegetables and herbs for dinner. I especially need an… Continue reading Podcasts, Cooking, & Journals, Oh My!