Family, Life, Parenting

Our Promise to Buddy

  As I am writing this, I am being interrupted by one of my favorite people in this world. Our dog, Buddy. I know he isn't "people" but to our family, he is. For many years, we were good without a dog; we had a fish, Lucy, that required no care other than the weekly… Continue reading Our Promise to Buddy

Christmas, Family, Photography

Life and Stuff

    I was working away from home the last week of school before Christmas break. Mike sent me this picture on the last day of high school after finals for the holidays. Buddy needs a phone apparently.     Making doggie biscuits. I made homemade bread for the first time for our Christmas dinner.… Continue reading Life and Stuff

Family, Humor, Product Reviews

Why I Am So Damn Thankful #SharisBerries

  Whenever I am approached to write something about someone special in my life, I don't usually turn it down. So when my friend Brett emailed me to see if I would be interested in writing about my dear friend Rebecca last winter, I didn't even give it a second thought. Really, I shouldn't need… Continue reading Why I Am So Damn Thankful #SharisBerries

Favorite Things, Humor, Life, Marriage

How Us Became Us

I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So imagine pictures where captions are.  My husband and I recently celebrated 11 years of being together. And when I say "celebrate", I really mean patting each other on the back and saying, "good job". You know those adorable stories of… Continue reading How Us Became Us