Happy Easter

Happy Easter! I hope you all enjoy the weekend with friends and family. I’m taking time off from some of the memes that I regularly participate in to enjoy the first weekend of Spring Break and the holiday with my family. […]

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Embroidered Reading Nook – Saturday Snapshot

This embroidered picture sits on top of my bookshelf in the living room. I saw it at an indoor flea market in Lansing, MI and I couldn’t walk away without it! The fact that it cost less than $10 sealed the deal. It was destined to come live with me. I like to imagine that […]

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Saturday Snapshot – My New Baby

The is my newest reading toy, A Kobo Mini Ereader. I don’t usually name my electronic devices or vehicles, but for some reason I just feel that “she” is named Misha. Once I get her loaded up with plenty of books she’ll live in my purse so I will always have a book with me […]

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Pretty Sticky Note Organizer

Sometimes it seems that I have a hundred things to do. One of the ways I try to stay on track and not let the important stuff fall through the cracks is by using a date book. It has to be a big, notebook sized one with at least 4 lines of writing space for […]

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Getting Back On Track And . . .

Q: What happens when you are stressed out and your son gets a cold? A: You end up catching the mutant spawn version of the virus that seems to have mated with a snail.   I’ll be back to normal posting soon.  ::cough, sniffle, cough::  Until then . . . Happy Valentine’s Day!   […]

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Cooper & Nemo

Winter storm Nemo hit Michigan last night. We woke up to about 8-inches of snow – enough to close schools and make travel tricky. The local weather forecasters said tonight that the storm is producing 2 to 3 times more snow at this point as it’s heading east. For those of you in Nemo’s path […]

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Tell Me Something Good. Please!

My Facebook status for today is: So, I am supposed to make the proverbial lemonade when life sends me lemons. Could somebody please inform life that I am one person, not the Minute Maid corporation? I don’t need a semi-truck full of lemons. I’ve had a rough week. One of those times when life spins […]

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Extroverted Me

Yesterday I dragged my inner extrovert out of its dusty box and taught a beadwork class, something I haven’t done in several years. I absolutely know, without a doubt, that I can teach jewelry making classes and still I was anxious. Standing in front of a group of people and teaching them about something the […]

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Foodies Read 2013 Challenge

While I was visiting blogs over the weekend I noticed a few posts mentioning The Foodies Read 2013 Challenge, hosted by Vicki of I’d Rather Be At The Beach. Since I am planning on doing reviews of both cookbooks and other types of culinary literature, I decided to join the challenge. I will set my […]

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Happy New Year!

I hope you all have a wonderful new year. I am looking forward to embarking on new adventures, connecting with friends (old and new) and just enjoying the journey that 2013 will be. […]

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