Sunday Blog Hops!

Holiday Tips

Well its that time of year again! You know the one.. Making lists, checking them 47 times, ok twice should have been good enough, but Im THAT person! Once I realize Im not Martha Stewart I can usually cope with things being not so perfect. Over the years it’s the imperfections I find we all laugh about most! Before you get all wrapped up in stamps and tape I would like to share some tips and tricks that have helped {Read More}

Can You See What I See? Toyland Express

Book Review & Giveaway! My Review: Once the book arrived I was so excited to share it with the grandchildren. We always play I-spy and have looked for Waldo, but this book put a new twist on things. I noticed that the adults in the family seemed to really get engrossed with this book as well as the children. I know that I couldn’t put it down until I found everything. One thing I can say about this book is {Read More}

Overwhelmed by October

This month has literally overwhelmed me. Our family has tons of the birthdays in the fall and this month was no exception. Our youngest son turned 26, our oldest granddaughter turned 10 and our oldest grandson turned 12. Just as we started recovery of cake overload my husband got sick. I didn’t think anything of it, he had the standard symptoms: fever, chills, pains, nausea and headache. The second day he said he felt better but had pains in his {Read More}

National Coffee Day!

Grab a cup of coffee and celebrate “National Coffee Day!” Its hard to believe where coffee came from — a group of hopped-up goats. According to the National Coffee Association, an Ethiopian goat herder was the first to realize coffee’s wonders: “It is said that he discovered coffee after noticing that his goats, upon eating berries from a certain tree, became so spirited that they did not want to sleep at night.” Today, those berries are then harvested and processed, {Read More}