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Easy Pumpkin Bread

It’s that time of year again. Pumpkin ever’thangs! But, especially delicious pumpkin bread. Easy Pumpkin Bread, y’all! Honestly, I make this pumpkin bread recipe all year long – it’s that good. Nothing like a quick quick bread that makes you feel all warm and loved inside. Just take a look at this buttery beauty: We …

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The Importance of Dad

The Importance of Dad

I’ve written before about my father and the things he taught me in his short life and this Father’s Day I will remember and honor his wisdom once again. There is no denying the importance of Dad in our lives. The yin to our mother’s yang (mostly), the lessons that a male perspective offers, and …

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Mog the Forgetful Cat

I’m not a cat person.  I like cats, just other people’s cats  I’m pretty sure I’d like your cat.  But, for me, it’s dogs all the way.  And ponies.  And sometimes blue birds, of the happiness variety. So how did we end up with a cat when Boy was younger? The Universe conspired against me, …

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5 Keys to a Happy Marriage

Garry and I have been married for over 32 years and we’re honestly happier than ever.  Not that it’s always been easy; anything this valuable doesn’t come without a price.  We’ve earned our marriage battle scars, but more importantly, when faced with the hardness of life, we’ve taken the path of joy and having a …

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Kids Shenanigans

Y’all know how much I love a Klutz book, right?  See HERE and HERE if you’ve forgotten. Klutz was our go-to publisher of fun-time kids books in the summer or whenever we needed something fun to do.  When I find a book with a title and tagline this great, I gotta buy it: Kids Shenanigans: …

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Oh, Boy!

Boy. He’s one of my favorite things.  Spoken like a doting mom, right? When Boy first entered our lives, I was nervous about being a good mom.  I find it interesting that when Girl entered our lives that I was nervous about being a good MIL.  When Sweet E entered?  Oh, man…the nerves. But, as …

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Grandma Has a Life

Grandma Has a Life

If you’ve read here, even for a short time, you know of my deep love for my family.  I LURVS THEM! When I’m with any of them, they have my full attention.  I’m all in, making every moment count.  I wouldn’t have it any other way.  I’ve lived long enough to know that things can …

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