New Beginnings

New Beginnings I’ve let my poor blog go by the wayside in the midst of lots of happenings in our family and home.  Many things changed in the last year, we lost loved ones, and life was hectic.  Things are finally slowing down as the snow settles over our small part of the Earth.  My racing mind is finally slowing down too, and I can get back to the things I enjoy that help keep me centered.  I’m so happy … Read more

Difficult Couple Weeks

What a very difficult couple of weeks it has been for my (very large and extended) family. September 11th is hard for everyone in our country, but that’s also the sad anniversary of when we lost my grandma.  I know everyone says this about their grandma, but MY grandma was the salt of the Earth.  Truly, no better person in the world.  She was everyone’s “Grandma” and everyone’s “Mom” and nobody left her house hungry and without their cheeks hurting … Read more

Thrive September Specials for 2017

Thrive September Specials Can you believe tomorrow is the start of September?!  This year has gone by so quickly!  Perhaps that’s because I’ve stayed so busy this year, but that’s a good thing!  And since tomorrow is September I thought you’d like to see my Thrive specials that start tomorrow. Quick link to the Thrive specials for September And quick links for all of the Thrive September specials individual items: Mangoes Blueberries Raspberries Fuji Apples Green Beans Green Peas Ground … Read more

I Hate Stupid Fish!

Stupid Fish So my mother took the girls to the fair, at which time my youngest daughter won a goldfish by throwing a ping pong ball into a little fish bowl.  She named it PingPong.  LOL  She’s been SO proud of this fish, and she’s done such a good job of taking care of it.  She turns it’s tank light on everyday and feeds it without being told. Well, I inadvertently nearly killed it when she brought it home.  I … Read more

It Feels Like Fall Already

Feels Like Fall It’s still August, so why does it feel like fall already?  I’ve even noticed some of my neighbors trees are starting to turn.  Is it just me or does it seem way too early for this? Don’t get me wrong, I love fall.  If it comes a month early that’s fine with me, but I hate when it ushers in an early winter! On the upside, I can break out the pumpkin decorations early and nobody can … Read more