May 27, 2020

Virtual Graduation Party Ideas

How is everyone doing? It is Graduation Time and it will be different this year. This virus has changed so many areas of our lives. Schools around the world have postponed their graduation ceremonies, moved them online, or canceled them outright I know graduates are feeling it is no fair. But as they move on to start their lives let me share some Virtual Graduation […]

May 15, 2020

Pantry Essential Checklist

Do you have a pantry essentials checklist? Every cook needs one so you can  whip up a meal for your family or unexpected guests with ingredients you have on hand. With all the shortages lately from the Covid19 virus you really need to work on a well-stocked pantry. Having all the basic pantry staples is a great time and money saver. So Grab your pen […]

May 14, 2020

The Best Books To Read This Summer

Since I was a child I love to read and so does my family. I love how I can find a corner and start reading and get so lost in the story I forget dinner should have been cooking hours ago. Give the gift of reading to your children. There are so many adventures they can go in so many books. “So please, oh please, […]

May 7, 2020

Good Parenting Skills

Even though we need a license to do many things in life—everything from driving and operating a forklift to practicing medicine and fishing—there is no license required when it comes to Good Parenting Skills. As we grow up we can’t wait to get married and have kids. That is what everyone does right? I got married at the age of 18, and had my first child […]

May 7, 2020

Thank You To Mom On Mother’s Day

My mother’s day this year will be different my mother died December 8th of last year. She was 90 years old. It was an honor to be able to take care of her as she grew older. I have no better gift to give you today than “thank you”, mom. This Mother’s Day thank you message is a token of my love and appreciation for […]

September 23, 2019

Suicide Is Forever

September was first declared as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in 2008. Since then, September has been a time to acknowledge those affected by suicide, raise awareness, and connect individuals to treatment services. We had a son that committed Suicide a few years ago. We had no idea he was even thinking that. He acted completely normal the day before.  He got up in the […]

August 24, 2019

Back To School

Back To School is here and I hope you made a lot of fun memories this summer with your family.  There is always a lot to do in getting ready with lists of school supplies, technology, new clothes, haircuts, Back To School Night, and more. Here are a few ideas to help this process smooth and simple…… You do not have to be Super Mom […]

March 4, 2019

Realistic Parenting Skills

Even though we need a license to do many things in life—everything from driving and operating a forklift to practicing medicine and fishing—there is no license required when it comes to being a parent. As we grow up we can’t wait to get married and have kids. That is what everyone does right? I was married at the age of 18, and had my first […]

February 27, 2019

Getting Ready For The Flu Season

I hate the stomach flu.  (not that anyone loves it). But whether we hate it or not It is flu season and they say this is a bad year. I remember as a kid getting the flu you went to bed vomited several times, had diarrhea and felt awful for a few days. Things have changed since then. There are many strains and you can still get […]

February 11, 2019

It’s S’more Time

What is a summer without s’mores? Growing up we always went out to the sand dunes and had a picnic and always did s’mores’ Raising our kids we always had them camping or bbq’s in the back yard.    Do you know where they came from? The history of s’mores is somewhat unknown, but the first recipe The first printed S’mores recipe appeared in 1927 […]