Thirty-five years ago, I married my sweet Hart. Fifteen months later our first daughter was born. I was immediately thrust into a lifestyle of babies and toddlers, with three kids within five years. Then we had a five year stretch before our last two daughters were born. This made their ages span from 1-12. Soon I was teaching my girls from… Continue reading After the Children are Gone
It's come and gone. After months of planning and buying and preparing and agonizing over the weather, it's over. December 8th is a day we will never forget. A day of witnessing and celebrating the marriage of two very special people. Nan and Perrin got married on a cold day right before a major snowstorm… Continue reading The Magical Wedding
'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?
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
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