Memorial Day memories

All my life we have created Memorial Day memories that make us smile years later. This year is no different – even though it really is. No parades. No big community gatherings. No big travel plans. No concerts, festivals or Read More …

Cakes Are Essential

When you can’t go out and about, doing your normal celebrations…cakes are essential. Thankful that the bakeries near us are open, operating and creating masterpieces for us to enjoy. Also, thankful that we have room in the fridge for leftovers. Read More …

Allow More Time

What we’ve learned in the last couple months is we need to allow more time… For everything. Groceries Gifts Paper products (though I am seeing availability, it isn’t a given there will be stock when you want it) Entertainment electronics, Read More …

Best Laid Plans

Sometimes, even the best laid plans fall apart. That grad party you hoped to have. The wedding you dreamed of having at the perfect venue you booked. A baby shower for your first grandchild. That huge family, college or high Read More …

Slightly Accurate

If our way of celebrating Cinco de Mayo is even slightly accurate, I’d be impressed. Tacos or fajitas. Corona and Margaritas. Salsa, chips and guacamole. Loud music, lots of dancing and singing along. Embracing life. Fireworks. ….hopefully, these are slightly Read More …