The Computer Written Thank You Note

June 10, 2014

My Aunt and Uncle live in Canada, specifically out in the country, and as such I don’t see them very often. In fact, the last time I saw them was at my Grandmother’s funeral a few years back. Yet every year, they always send my sister and me a Christmas gift. This year, they sent […]

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Charitable Dining Of A Different Sort

June 9, 2014

I’m afraid that I may have sent myself to E-hell recently. My husband and I regularly attend charity dinners. We pay between 20 to 50 dollars for a plate then listen to a speaker or watch a performer and are usually asked to donate more at the end of the evening as well. We prefer […]

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Feel Good Friday – When Love Becomes An Instinct

June 6, 2014

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Celebrating A First Birthday Or Mom And Dad Surviving The First Year?

June 5, 2014

I have a 9 month old daughter who will be turning one in August. I really want to throw her a huge first birthday party, but not one of those “everyone sit around and stare at the baby” 1st birthday parties.  Instead I want throw a barbecue for all of our friends and family where […]

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Those Are My Parking Spaces!

June 4, 2014

This just happened tonight, and thinking back on it I am not sure if we were the rude ones in this story. The back story is that my mom has recently moved to a townhouse in a gated community on a golf course. Across the street from her house is a green space with open […]

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Running With The Herd Isn’t Worth It

June 3, 2014

This happened to me back when I was in high school. I was waiting for the school bus one morning, and it was raining. Getting on the bus was always a pain in the neck, because everyone tried to get on first. It was only worse when it was raining. On this particular day, I […]

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Food Police (Or How To Be A Quick Thinking Host)

June 2, 2014

The recent post about “food police” at a barbecue reminds me of an event I attended.  A couple, “Ann” and “Brad” who grew up with my boyfriend, invited us to a pot luck dinner party. I’m usually fine with potlucks as I have a few crowd-pleasing recipes.  Ann and Brad, however, sent all of the […]

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Feel Good Friday – Duet With Peter

May 30, 2014

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