Decorating, Family, Humor

My Dad & “I” Built a Picket Fence

I love our fence and the reminder of the love of my family. 🙂  First published November 5, 2018 I say "I" because in all reality, my dad did most of the building and I like to think we know each other well enough here that you would already realize that even before clicking on the… Continue reading My Dad & “I” Built a Picket Fence

teenagers, family, children, motherhood
Motherhood, Parenting

Eighteen Years Ago

Seems like a lifetime ago and really, it was. My oldest daughter turns 18 tomorrow. Eighteen years ago this week, I was getting ready to have my first child. I was watching a movie a couple of weeks ago (OKAY IT WAS PRETTY IN PINK) and in it, Duckie was rewinding a tape deck in… Continue reading Eighteen Years Ago

grandma, loss, death, family, hummingbird, motherhood, daughters, grief, support
Family, Favorite Things, Life

Hummingbird

I thought this tied in well with Monday's post.  In full disclosure, I edited the ending because originally I said we were getting a hummingbird tattoo. We still haven't gotten it yet because life happened, then the pandemic happened. But my mom and I should do this together this year once it's safe. A bird… Continue reading Hummingbird

Family, Humor, Product Reviews

Why I Am So Damn Thankful #SharisBerries

This post was sponsored by Shari's Berries. I was provided their product in exchange for my words. This did not, however, influence the post.  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… Continue reading Why I Am So Damn Thankful #SharisBerries

Freezer Corn
Family, Food, Link Party

Freezer Corn is Good For the Soul

  Recently, my mom had told me about this amazing sweet corn that she found 20 minutes away at a farm we usually go to for strawberry picking and pumpkin chucking. She loved it so much that she had suggested we make frozen corn from this amazing sweet corn so we could enjoy it year round. I… Continue reading Freezer Corn is Good For the Soul