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Post-Thanksgiving Adventures: Motion Sickness

Post-Thanksgiving Adventures: Motion Sickness

Every other year around this time, which would be the years that I don’t have my children with me for Thanksgiving, I go on a cruise. At first, these cruises were just me and my husband getting away for a quick jaunt over to the Bahamas. Over the past couple of years, the holiday cruise...
Thankful (A Few Random Things)

Thankful (A Few Random Things)

Thanksgiving is only two days away. This year is my "other" year. As in I'm divorced and my kids are with their dad this year. And sure, I'll miss them on Thursday. I'll even miss them Friday through Monday. But that's okay.
Of Mothers And Daughters (Sharing Clothes)

Of Mothers And Daughters (Sharing Clothes)

It started with the feet. A few years ago, my daughter started sharing my shoes. Flip flops and sandals but not my wedges. Too young for that. She got her ears pierced and she started wearing some of my earrings. And the diamond necklace I got from her father after she was born. (Only for...
Conversations With Myself: President’s Day Edition

Conversations With Myself: President’s Day Edition

I’ve had a long President’s Day weekend of being by myself for extended periods of time. And I’ve really enjoyed it. (Probably more than I should have.) But today it’s all coming to an end. My husband is back from his ski trip. The kids will be coming back from their dad’s house. And life...
Best Pick-Up Line Ever (A Story For Valentine's Day)

Best Pick-Up Line Ever (A Story For Valentine’s Day)

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I want to share with you the story behind the best pick-up line ever. “Give me a kiss and make it worth your while.” Spoken by my second husband. Way before I ever thought I would have him as my second husband much less even have a second husband. I...
Black Cat Cupcakes (Halloween Baking)

Black Cat Cupcakes (Halloween Baking)

My daughter and I were alone on Saturday. For the whole day. And there wasn’t any nagging about homework to be done or about her room being cleaned up. So she suggested that we bake. Now, I’m not a baker. (Well, lately I’ve been baking bread. That’s not the kind of baking I’m talking about.)...