Life & Family

Does Grief Ever Go Away

Does Grief Ever Go Away

Twelve years ago today was one of the worse days of my life. I had been going on adrenaline for several days as on the 30th of January we brought my husband home to live out his final days near the family. It would be several hours before I was able to get rest as rest was something I didn’t want to do as I didn’t want to leave him alone for...

A Special Ornament

A Special Ornament

Back in the early 2000’s my husband and I had started a painting business and that year for Christmas one of his sisters found an ornament that was perfect for the occasion. I have no idea where she found it, but it was perfect. It had the ladder, paint brushes, paint and rolls that looked like wallpaper. I always thought it was funny that she...

Trip to Florida for a birthday

Trip to Florida for a birthday

Took a couple days off to make a trip to Florida to see my grandbabies. We were all coming together to celebrate Madison’s sixth birthday. I can’t believe how fast these kids are growing up. The trip was uneventful for the most part. We decided to stay in a cabin on the lake in a campground that we stayed in when we lived in Tallahassee a...

Happy Birthday Mom

Happy Birthday Mom

Today is my Mother’s birthday. She is 76 years old. I feel so blessed to still have my Mom in my life. She has been my rock and my strength through everything in my life. Her love for me is beyond measure. I never know what to get her for her birthday and this year I wanted to do something a little more special. I wanted to create something...

Happy Birthday to ME

Happy Birthday to ME

Another birthday!!! Today I am celebrating turning 51 and I'm really starting to feel my age. I'm grateful for another year to see my grandkids and spend with my family. I just wish my family would make a bigger deal out of my birthday's, instead the day comes and goes as if it's not that big of a deal.  PRESENTS My lovely husband started the...