When I was a little girl growing up in the country, we had cats everywhere. At one point we had fifteen of them in our little home. A sign at the end of our driveway read: “Free Kittens”. Homemade signs at the end of driveways was the ‘Kijiji’ of the early ‘80’s. Falling in love … More I Never Fell in Love with my Step-Kids.
It was our first day back to work after the holidays. My co-worker Henry and I hung our coats. Then he whipped out his phone and showed me a picture of the wedding rings he ordered. He had finally popped the question to his long time partner, Robert. I teased him, “You are faaaancy, Henry! … More My 2019 New Year’s Resolution: Let it go…
My husband’s childhood friend passed away a few months ago. Afterwards, his cute nine-year-old female, black and white Border Collie-cross dog was left with no home. Mark and I already have an Olde English Bulldog but knew that if a situation came up like this, we would consider adopting again. So we brought ‘DayDay’ … More Remember who you are.
The kids have been out of school for the last two weeks. This means the classic phrase comes out of their mouth every day. “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do.” I became exhausted suggesting the usual list. “Go outside! Read a book! Do your chores! Play with the dog!” I almost had a nervous breakdown … More Parent Tip: How Ice Cream Can Keep You Sane.
I grew up with a minimalist Dad and Mom during my childhood. Although my life is full of more ‘stuff’ these days, the value of simplicity still remains. I don’t live beyond my means and I don’t carry a credit card balance… that’s a skill these days! So how can you start saving money in … More Top 5 Ways to Save Your Money in 2017.
Do you have friends who have a dog they adore? Great! Then you are going to look like a ROCKSTAR when you show up with these homemade doggie treats for their precious canine! Instead of making your entrance with a simple bottle of wine, why don’t you try adding this unique gift? These herbal homemade … More Unique Gift for Dog Lovers: Healthy Herbal Treats of Love!