I had just situated myself… laptop on lap, coffee within reach, creative juices percolating.
Maggie: Mom, I’m playing church.
Nose in computer
Me: Great Mags!
now I was in the groove…. feelin’ the manners juices flowing.
Maggie: We are about to sing.
Me: Sounds good!
Maggie: Will you sing with us?
Oy, the Church/Mommy guilt duo. A combination I wouldn’t wish on my worst [...]
Underneath the pearls, skirts and heels, there is a crunchy Northwest girl who grew up playing in orchards, eating berries off of the bush and packing her mother’s homemade grape fruit leather in her lunch box. Take it from that girl, playing in an orchard and eating fresh berries is so much fun, while trying to trade out the fruit leather in your [...]
Today’s Q & A Wednesday comes from a question posted on the blog from our pre-Christmas gift opening blog
I love you, your blog and your always thoughtful suggestions.
But, as someone who was (sadly) not taught proper etiquette in this manner - could there be some fear that one might find a trained response to [...]
The lists have started, our Christmas card is in the works, and I ‘m on the hunt for a sweet spicy nut recipe… I can’t wait to start celebrating Christmas. Since I’m very firm on my personal policy not to actually celebrate until after Thanksgiving, I’m simply planning ahead so when the time comes I’m [...]