Barn Quilt

      So here’s how it goes in my life….Two weeks ago, I had never even heard of a Barn Quilt. Then, I came across a picture of one on … Continue Reading →


Chalk Paint Love

I have fallen in love with Chalk Paint. When I emptied out our (several) storage units when we moved to our new house, I couldn’t bear to do away with … Continue Reading →


Monster Trucks Replace Trash Trucks

It happened on Valentine’s weekend. The migration from trash truck enthusiasts to monster truck lovers! For some reason, I feel a little sad about it. Somehow, it’s a rite of … Continue Reading →


Easter People

On Sunday, we will celebrate the glorious resurrection of Jesus Christ; an event that ultimately changed the world and saved humankind. Many of you reading these pages will be fortunate … Continue Reading →


An Unbirthday cake

Perusing the pages of Pinterest while on vacation last week, I came across the cutest idea for a cake, and I couldn’t wait to get home to try the idea … Continue Reading →


Letter to My 13-Year Old Self

  My sister Kelly sent out a text to many of the women in her life, asking each of us to write a letter in honor of her daughter Kennedy’s … Continue Reading →


Coby’s Birthday Book

Our precious grand baby, Coby, recently turned 2. He loves the zoo (mostly the train at the zoo), so they decided to hold his party at a pavilion there at … Continue Reading →


Book Report: And the Mountains Echoed

Being somewhat shallow, I have avoided the previous two books by Khaled Hosseini,The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns. Somehow, the settings of the books – in Afghanistan – … Continue Reading →


Celebrating New Life!

The babies are here! Twins born on July 8. Two little miracles, weighing in at 6 pounds 2 ounces and 6 pounds 8 ounces. Wow! Our daughter-in-law, Stephanie, was a … Continue Reading →


Book Report: One Thousand White Women

by Jim Fergus Several years ago, when I lived in California, I belonged to my first Book Club – being in a book club had been a goal of mine … Continue Reading →