Everyday Life, Health

Saying Goodbye

Grandparents are the foundation of our foundation, yet we don't often have the opportunity to get to know them.  They watch us grow, sometimes from a distance and they give us little nuggets of wisdom from time to time, but as a child or even an adolescent, we don't take full advantage of this experience.… Continue reading Saying Goodbye

Everyday Life, Gardening

Suburban Garden – Little Pots

Sometime in February, I pronounced to my husband, "This is the year!  This is the year we grow our own food!" My husband, being the city-type, looked at me a little confused, but agreed to help where he could.  It took until about April to get everything sorted, but finally, I have my little garden. To… Continue reading Suburban Garden – Little Pots

Everyday Life, Health

Life Happens

Some things are too personal to share, but then I think about all the women who may feel isolated in their pain and I feel compelled to share my story.  The whole point of this is to normalize infertility and the struggle some experience in their attempt to start a family.  With this in mind,… Continue reading Life Happens

Celebration, Everyday Life

Candycanes and Sugar Lanes

This past weekend I had the distinct pleasure of attending an annual Gingerbread House Party complete with a White Elephant Gift Exchange and enough sugary candy bits to construct some pretty wicked homes! Without further ado, allow me to present to you: "Chaos in Candyland." We started out with about seven preset gingerbread packages -… Continue reading Candycanes and Sugar Lanes