Home & Family

Creating a home requires more than just maintaining the physical structure. It requires a certain feeling of safety and security and freedom for the family who dwells within the walls.

  • Home & Family,  Self-care

    Embracing 2019

      2018 is racing toward the finish line MUCH TOO FAST, and I really don’t think I’m ready for 2019. How many hours now?   We aren’t celebrating big. We aren’t going anywhere. In fact, I think we might be…

  • Home & Family,  In the Kitchen


    When I was in elementary school, my mother enrolled me in 4-H instead of Girl Scouts. Why? I’m not sure, but I had a cousin in a 4-H troupe and her mom praised what was going on because you had…

  • Home & Family,  In the Kitchen

    Blueberry Muffins

    I love blueberry muffins, but I don’t really like the artificial taste of the tiny can of miniature blueberries that comes in a boxed mix. Not only do they lack a good blueberry taste, there are never enough blueberries for…

  • Home & Family,  In the Kitchen

    Dreary Weather and Cupcakes

    Dear Mother Nature, I seriously have an issue with your behavior lately – especially over the past four or five days. A week ago, the sun was shining and I was able to have the windows open with the breeze…