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

Everyday Life, Health

Centenarian

During our winter vacation, we made our way back to my hometown to see friends, meet new babies and celebrate my grandfather's 100th birthday! My grandfather was born in 1916, one of 11 children.  He server in the US Navy during WWII and worked at the Pentagon until he retired in the mid 1960's.  During… Continue reading Centenarian