questionable

Things that make you go Hmmm (#2) …..

Holiday season is approaching.  I get so excited for Christmas. Christmas shopping, baking cookies, decorating the tree, and snow globe snowflakes falling peacefully from the sky.  Top that off with Sarah McLachlan’s Wintersong playing and my Christmas season is complete. In a previous blog post (my first ‘Things that make you go...

shipwrecked, casserole

Shipwreck Casserole

I love discovering new recipes.  I am often on Pinterest, or allrecipes.com searching out the next best meal to make for my family.  Nothing pleases me more, than seeing their faces light up with a delicious meal.   My dad had given me my mom’s recipe box.  I am slowly going through it, but...

how they remember you

How They Remember You

We just celebrated Thanksgiving.  Every year, I try to reflect on what I am grateful for and what I am thankful for.  Although Thanksgiving was different this year – with the passing of my mom and the infamous Covid gloom, I also started to reflect on how would I be remembered.   Someone,...

Kilkea Castle,a castle fit for a princess

A Castle Fit For A Princess

Have you ever dreamed of being a princess? Living in a castle? A Knight in shining armor sweeping you off your feet?  If you are a girl, I’d say yes you have.   A dream is a wish you heart makes – Cinderella In July 2019, we had a dream trip to...

have a break

Take a Break

Are you finding others a little less joyful lately?  Do you find people to be a bit snippy or sarcastic at the moment? I certainly am.  I am finding the intolerance of others is starting to show.  And quite frankly, I completely understand why.  It’s very refreshing to go away and take a...

sugar cereal, kids nutrition

Am I Loopy? Or Is Cereal Now A Dessert?

I was walking down an aisle at the grocery store the other day and I was shocked at the amount of sugar cereals on the shelves.  I began to think, “Am I loopy? (small reference to Fruit Loops). Is cereal now a dessert? Are our nations children actually eating this to...

native natural deodorant

A ‘Free From All’ Deodorant

Are you like me who has used antiperspirant their entire lives?  Are you health conscious?  Or even watch what goes into your body?  If so, please read on.   Years ago, I tried to make the switch from antiperspirant to a natural deodorant.  I tried a few different brands actually but each one left me...

be a light

Be A Light

As I am writing this, I am staring out my window on this lovely sunny day.  Not a cloud in the sky.  The sunlight beaming through the trees and sparkling on the river.  Light is healing.  Light is a guide.  Light can spread like rapid fire.   There is a song out right now called’ Be...

Things that make you go hmmm

Things that make you go Hmmm….

I’m starting a new series – THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO HMMMM for any topic I may come across that I find odd or just plan dumb (in my opinion of course).  I am unsure when the next blog post will be regarding this topic, but every now and then a...

normalcy, milestone moments

Cupcake Moments

When Rachel turned one, I wanted to make cupcakes for her family birthday party that we were having.  Sean was outside working around the house and when he came inside, I was in tears.  I apparently did not let the cupcakes cool long enough so when I tried to decorate them, the...