Just a little poem that I wrote Christmas morning while I was waiting for the children to wake up. ‘Twas Christmas Day morning Mom was up and about Doing last minute arranging ‘neath the family tree The children still nestled and snug in their beds as Mom creeps past their rooms a smile begins to […]
Holidays and Seasons
We love a reason to celebrate - and what better reason than holidays? Everything from national to federal holidays and everything in between. We cover them all including the four seasons!
If you have children in your household, you know that you will stoop to doing just about anything to keep that Christmas magic alive for your young ones just as long as you can. Once they begin to stop believing in Santa, its pretty much downhill from there. It means they are growing up, their […]
I cannot even begin to tell you how much fun I had with my sister and her husband and my niece and nephew here for the Thanksgiving holiday! It has been the absolute BEST TIME EVER and I cannot wait to do it again for New Year’s Eve (provided I can keep her awake to […]
Amazing what goodies you can find when you Google that particular phrase! I don’t care where I’m at – every town knows how to “do” Christmas up right, and Richmond is no exception! Here are a few upcoming events for you fellow Richmonders to enjoy with loved ones. Event: Chapel Guild Christmas House Tour Date: […]
Well that’s embarrassing. I had the blog post prepared and just needed to plug in some information … and forgot I had it done and it posted the draft! Ah well – such is life, right? So now – the corrected version LOL! Beverly’s Pink Saturday is hosted by How Sweet The Sound and begins […]
I always get a huge chuckle out of this whenever it hits my inbox, no matter how many times it hits my inbox. I hope that you enjoy a Sunday evening chuckle out of this as well! This is an actual letter to Mr. Ryan DeVries regarding a pond on his property from the Pennsylvania […]
Last week I had the pleasure of visiting The Vintage Nest for the first time. While I stopped in as a participant of Pink Saturday, Lynn’s blog soon became a favorite and added to my Blog Roll when I saw this post. The beautiful photographs she took from around her home are so inspiring and […]
I have always supported the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and I am proud to show my support today for National Coming Out Day. October 11th is the anniversary of the second March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, which took place in 1987 (two years after I graduated from high school). Over […]
Are you a creator looking for a way to use your creativity to benefit a worthy cause this year? Join Creating for a Cause which is hosting its 2nd Christmas Shoe Box event on October 19, 20 and 21. If you aren’t the ‘creative type’ and would rather just donate directly to the cause – […]
When you hear those three little words from your physician, “Congratulations! You’re pregnant!” you have absolutely no freaking idea what you have just gotten yourself into. Admit it – you know I’m right! Did you honestly think about the ramifications of becoming a MOTHER when you heard those words? Hell no! You were either overjoyed […]
Holiday Spirit is meant to be a time of celebration with family and friends. Not making yourself crazy trying to find the perfect gift for your kids.
For a variety of reasons, I have been slacking on Christmas this year and have my mother and my nana hiding their heads in shame at the state of my undecorated abode.