Did you know it rains DIAMONDS?

 It's all in your perspective, don't you think?I am not a gal who is much for learning how things work, although I did once briefly consider taking a car mechanics course when my little green Ford Cortina persisted in stalling at red lights and the smug Neanderthals at the dealership insisted nothing was awry.  ...more

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all. I have a lot to be thankful for this year and I wish the same for you and for the world. Blessings....more


Blessings at dinner are something I have struggled to redefine for my own family after I left my parents’ house....more

Dear Mom: You Were My First Blessing

Dear Mom,If life had gone the way I'd planned, I wouldn't know much about Alzheimer's disease. I would probably be organizing a party for your 60th birthday at Pappadeaux or Chuy's instead of selling shirts and bracelets to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Association in your memory. I would probably be naive and foolish, wasteful with time, and not counting every blessing God has given me....more
spicyinamorata Thanks so much!more

Blessing Bag Challenge!

I can't sleep. The Hubbs is rolling over, heavy sighing, moaning "GO to sleep!" I too EXCITED! I have decided to help out people who need a little extra help. I have decided to bring some really great people with me to help those people out even more!...more

Christmas Remembered

On Christmas Eve of 1997, I was a twenty-six-year-old singleton living in Manhattan. I'd been slaving away as a Merchandise Manager for the Gap (Kids and Baby) doing "overnighters" for the entire month of December; eleven p.m. to six a.m. shifts of merchandising magic; stocking and re-stocking, hanging and folding, beautifying the messes of merch....more

30 Days of Gratitude & Thanksgiving: Day 29

“Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more....more
Flirting is the spice to life ;)more

30 Days of Gratitude & Thanksgiving: Day 28

I AM THANKFUL FOR: 151.  Making bracelets 152.  Perfectly roasted tur...more

30 Days of Gratitude & Thanksgiving: Day 26

  I AM THANKFUL FOR: 141.  Salt water taffy 142.  Grandbab...more