I saw an ad for burial plots and thought to myself, "This is the last thing I need."
"If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you." -Steven Wright
With the new year comes a renewed spirit to finally gain control over our lives. We vow to clean out, clean up, and make up - with our homes, our bodies, and our belongings. There is no shortage of methods, advice or reference materials to point us toward successful self-improvement and home decluttering. Hygge, Wabi-Sabi, … Continue reading Sparking Joy the KonMari Way
I'm comfortable in my own skin. Why shouldn't I be? It's not that tight of a fit. - Martha Bolton
As I pulled together this photo montage I was reminded of the incredible changes in a toddler over the course of a year, both physically and developmentally. Wow! Our little missy went from a baby of 1 1/2 years to an adorable little girl of 2 1/2. It's bittersweet. I love seeing growth and watching … Continue reading 2018 – A Year in Pics with Little Missy
When the Men Were Gone is the fictionalized and inspirational true story of Tylene Wilson, who - amidst tremendous opposition - stepped up to coach her high school football team in 1944 Brownwood, Texas. Because the community was short on men due to World War II, the Brownwood Lions were about to forego their football season. … Continue reading Inspiration Found in Historical Fiction
Hubby and I tried to make a conscious effort to limit our gift buying - especially for little missy - and we were pretty successful given the many temptations everywhere and all around. Face it, there are a lot of cute and fun toys out there and a case could be made for the necessity … Continue reading Big Wonder in the Tiniest of Gifts
Happy New Year, everyone! I am committed, commissioned and consigned to 2019 being one of the best years ever - and I believe the alliteration triples my chances! My game plan... A third run-through of my bedroom closet. Not sure I'll ever get to Marie Kondo level, but removing non-essentials and giving myself permission to … Continue reading 2019 Will Be Fantastic
I guess it's human nature that we look to 'celebrities' for fashion and beauty inspiration; those people in the limelight who by their mere being influence our everything, from clothing choices, shoes, make-up, diets, even baby gear. I don't intend to be mean, rude, or even political when I say that I was so happy … Continue reading Fashion of a Certain Age
What did the chubby puppy say? I'm not fat, I'm just a little husky!