It’s more than just pumpkins, it’s fall. I love this time of year.  Fall seems to see the end of summer and say, ‘woah, let’s slow down a bit.’ The crazy rush of plans and travel usually (hopefully) slows this time of year, and friends and family gather together inside to enjoy each other’s company.  
Want to know what drama is most attracted to? Family gatherings. I kid, sorta. When you get a group of people together who have varying lifestyles, opinions, and convictions it could be great!  Or it could be like mixing oil and water. Ahh...it's...
When does fall begin for you? When sweaters are added back into your clothing rotation? Perhaps it’s when the familiar trees around you start to change color? What about when your kids finally decide on a Halloween costume (and...
I’ve had littlies in my house for over a decade. I’m the primary parent, the grocery shopper, and the gift purchaser. Typically, I’m all three at the same time. In addition, my house was built very efficiently. The original owners...
Holiday traditions are something I hold sacred.  I love all things holidays and all things traditions. Thanksgiving is no exception for me. 
Chocolate cake has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. It's masked many emotions, it's been shared with friends, and it's offered as a reward for a "job well done". It has gotten...
There are a handful of foods that, when placed in front of me, can cause all semblance of self control to fly right out the window. Chips & salsa fall solidly into that category, so of course, they make...
Competition. The victory beat boxing. The sweet bragging rights you can hold over your siblings.  The shared memories when something absolutely unbelievable happens in the game. The glue that holds together (or pushes apart) relatives who have not seen...
The day after Labor Day was cold and wet.  It hit my household like a hammer. We pulled out winter coats, blankets, and the electric heater. My daughter and I crawled under my bed covers and snuggled to watch Flipper,...
Truth be told I love our elf, almost as much as the kids do. Snowball, our family’s little pixie friend, has been with us for coming up on five years now. And let’s just say he’s the cat's meow...

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