Family Life, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized

Why am I Thankful?

'The more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for." - Norman Vincent Peale When I think about what I am most thankful for, it's never anything I own. It's always my family and friends. The people we do life with. The ones who get you through the hard… Continue reading Why am I Thankful?

Family Life, Seasonal, Thanksgiving

11 Topics for your Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving meals can be both fun, joyeous and somewhat predictable. We all come prepared to answer the lovable questions of “what are you up to now? How is school? What are your plans?” These questions are sweet and asked out of politeness and curiosity and while some of us may jump at the opportunity to… Continue reading 11 Topics for your Thanksgiving Meal

Family Life

My Fifth Wedding

December 8th is a very important event in our family’s life.  Our fifth and last daughter is getting married.  It was kind of funny that my husband's concern  about having five girls wasn’t how to provide for their education or the extra curricula activities or even all the sets of braces they needed, but the weddings!  He saw dollar signs at the… Continue reading My Fifth Wedding

DIY Whimsical Bridal Shower
DIY, Family Life

DIY Whimsical Bridal Shower

“The world calls them its singers and poets and artists and storytellers; but they are just people who have never forgotten the way to fairyland.” -L.M. Montgomery We had a lovely time putting together my sister Nan's bridal shower and then enjoying it amongst loved ones who came to celebrate her as a bride and… Continue reading DIY Whimsical Bridal Shower

Family Life, Uncategorized

Five Ways to be a Good In-Law

If you're married you have them. If your child is married then you are one. The in-laws! There are so many bad jokes about in-laws and especially the dreaded mother in-law. We’ve had experience with being an in-law as well has having in-laws. We’ve also talked to a few people about what they think makes a great in-law!