Winter Does Not Have to Suck

Eloquent title , I know. When we moved back to Northeastern Pennsylvania almost eight years ago, we knew winters were going to be tough. Growing up here as a child, I dreamed of escaping to a warmer climate. In the … Continue reading →

Prime Members Grab This Free Read

I promised myself this winter break that I would step away from work and recharge. I rarely read during the school year and usually never for pleasure. Amazon offers a free read each month for Prime Members through their First … Continue reading →

Christmas Light Bingo

 –We are back to having wide spread Co-Vid in our area.  With schools switching to remote from a few weeks and sports cancelled, we need to get creative with our activities.  I created a Christmas Light Bingo Card for a family of four to … Continue reading →


Thankful, grateful, blessed… it’s been a tough eight months. There were moments of joy mixed in with all the fear and confusion. I can say that we have learned how to accommodate and live the new normal. I have restructured … Continue reading →

Jam For Advent?

When I was a young child growing up in the eighties, we always had an advent calendar. It was thick paper often with a religious scene. Each door revealed a secret treasure, like a small picture of a horn or … Continue reading →

Soma $29 Bra Sale

Soma has some of the most comfortable and flattering bra choices. They are well worth the normal larger price tag. For the next 3 days bras are $29 and many choices of underwear styles are 5 for $25. Also they … Continue reading →

One Thousand Things to Say

I have at least that many things to say on a given day, but often the blog remains eerily silent.  Sometimes months and weeks go by and I haven’t put down a single word.  No remembrance of this very important time, … Continue reading →

Our Vacation in the Time of Co-Vid

We were supposed to be on a once in life time trip to Alaska.  Co-Vid crushed those plans early leaving us with disappointment and a little travel debt. So how do you travel safely during a pandemic? We considered our … Continue reading →

Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

It does take a little effort, but for a special occasion these are a great addition! Make your own super tasty chocolate chip cookies and homemade three ingredient ice cream to create these delicious treats. Let’s begin with this super … Continue reading →


The virus has stolen so much from so many. While most of us wake up healthy each day and that’s the number one blessing. There is grief, loneliness, and loss. Two weeks, just two weeks stay home for two weeks … Continue reading →