Helping a Friend in Need, Part 1


I have a couple of friends (Kendra and Brandon) who have a lot going on in their lives right now and I wish I could do more for them.

Three weeks ago I stopped by to see Kendra, Brandon and their kiddos Ashley (6 years old) and Devon (4 years old). The kiddos they . . . → Read More: Helping a Friend in Need, Part 1

Do I need to be committed?

I have been reluctant to write this post… I have started it multiple times since November, but just couldn’t bring myself to publicly make myself look like a nut job. Oh wait! I think I’ve already done that so what the heck… here I go again…

Please bare with me as I layout . . . → Read More: Do I need to be committed?

Popcorn Cake

Cast of Characters (sorry, I forgot to get a photo): 4 qts Popped popcorn (I use air popped) 1.5 C salted peanuts 10 oz peanut butter chips         and/or 16 oz Reeses Pieces         and/or 16 oz M&Ms 1/2 C butter or margarine or Smart Balance (I use Smart Balance) 1/2 C oil (I use light . . . → Read More: Popcorn Cake

Happy 24th Birthday, Toni!

We have a VERY VERY VERY special friend. Her name is Toni. She’s also known as Tone.

Toni and Hubby started working at Intel on the same day way back in 1993… in fact… it was this time of year… so 18 years ago our life was blessed. Blessed because she came . . . → Read More: Happy 24th Birthday, Toni!

What to cook first

Decisions… decisions… decisions…

As we’re getting closer to the end of our remodel I have been thinking about all the things I want to make in my new kitchen, but can’t decide what should be “first”. I will likely be preparing “dinner”, but then I have so much to unpack, wipe down, and clean… . . . → Read More: What to cook first

60 miles and Pink Glove Dance

Thought of the Day…My cancer scare changed my life. I’m grateful for every new, healthy day I have. It has helped me prioritize my life. ~Olivia Newton-John.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I have had several close people in my life diagnosed with breast cancer. Many are survivors and an inspiration to . . . → Read More: 60 miles and Pink Glove Dance