Traditions, Family and “Famous” Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.


“If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of … Continue reading Traditions, Family and “Famous” Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Sharing a post with so much heart: Happy Donna Day.


I had every intention of doing the usual commercially-driven Valentine’s Day festivities this year. You know, a basket of trinkets and sweets from the dollar store and fancy, store-bought cupcakes that we’ll ooh and aah over for a few minutes and I’ll toss by the end of the week while the kids are in school. But I this morning I started reading Mary Tyler Mom’s post about raising money for pediatric cancer, and my plans quickly changed. I remembered the flood of emotion I felt when I read Donna’s Cancer Story and my heart ached for her mother. I hope I… Continue reading Sharing a post with so much heart: Happy Donna Day.

Her take is Simple and Refreshing. “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.


“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci Lately I find myself craving simplicity. Perhaps it’s doing too many things at once all the time, or the new year pushing me towards organization, but I have been attempting to … Continue reading Her take is Simple and Refreshing. “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.

Can you be burned out and still be inspired?


This is what I am asking myself right now?  Recently, I have been pushing hard, burning the candle at both ends and in the middle and I am tired.  Or maybe it’s burned out.  As I headed  around the blogosphere the past few days to visit other bloggers who I enjoy reading, many of their posts echo of feeling tired, overwhelmed, burnt out. I guess there is comfort in knowing I am not alone and that became oh so much more clear to me this morning. As you probably know, for you have seen the buttons that linger at the … Continue reading Can you be burned out and still be inspired?

“The Shining,” Presents and the Leopards. Rules for Dressing Twins.


“There are two to kiss, and two to hug and two to love with all my heart.” ~ Unknown People always ask me if the minis have a special twin connection and the answer is yes.  Today though, we will … Continue reading “The Shining,” Presents and the Leopards. Rules for Dressing Twins.