Category Archives: Personal

Making Lemonade out of Lyme

This is a post that I’ve had sitting in my drafts list for over a year. I just wasn’t sure where to begin…our story?  The research? There is so much to say, so much to still learn, and so many … Continue reading

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Live It Now

I read this poem the other night and it had several effects on me.  First, I think it accurately sums up the beauty all around us in the little things…the little moments that we so easily pass by or don’t … Continue reading

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Swedish Exports

I’ve passed that blue and yellow sign on several occasions…but didn’t want to brave the inevitable crowds that come with a new Ikea opening.  But today I finally got to see what all my friends have gushed about.  And I … Continue reading

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Ski School

I was perusing the pages of a Pottery Barn kids catalogue and came across the following picture… It brought back a flood of memories!  My family had an annual family vacation to the mountains every spring.  Starting about 27 years ago … Continue reading

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A Little Light

It was a very busy weekend.  I learned a lot, had new experiences, and said good-bye to a dear friend.  But looking ahead I’m excited about some fun outings this week!  Definitely trying to soak up some extra sun these … Continue reading

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Walking

I knew summer was going to be busy.  And to be honest, it probably isn’t much busier than it has been the last 4 or 5 months – it just feels busier.  Maybe it is finally catching up with me. … Continue reading

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Plain Jane

I just had the most wonderful girls’ night out!  My mom took my sister-in-law and me out as a belated Mother’s Day gift.  I can’t tell you how wonderful my mom is!  She is fun, vivacious, and so loving! As … Continue reading

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Tongue Depressors

We all know that if you buy a child a gift he or she will play with the box instead of the toy itself.  I’m always on the lookout for creative and cheap – or better yet, free – “toys” … Continue reading

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Taste the Rainbow

Because it is Friday, because I’ve just eaten way more skittles than I ever should, and because I haven’t posted a rainbow related post in a while…I give you some rainbows in various and sundry forms.  This first picture rounds … Continue reading

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Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

I have definitely been absent from the blog these last few weeks!  I don’t know how it happened but April spun out of control!  I’m hoping May will be a bit slower (and warmer). Speaking of warmer, this last week … Continue reading

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