Why Can't I Handle My Husband's Travel?

There's this thing going on in my life right now that I keep wanting to write about and keep feeling like I can't. ...more
My husband seems to be on the same travel schedule as yours! I miss having a buddy to go to ... more

Press Release in Newspaper Today About My Book

The hard copy of my book "In These Days of Cell Phones, Texting and Social Media...Can the Nest Ever Be Truly Empty?...more
For some reason I can't get paragraph breaks in here! I even tried copying it into note first, ... more

The $100 Question: Tell Donalyn from Dlynz Your Favorite Thing to Cook

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Donalyn from Dlynz.com. ...more
Vegetarian Chili in the crockpot! Couldn't be easier and smells great all afternoon! Plus it's ... more

The Terrible Tragedy of the Healthy Eater

I know you. We have a lot in common. You have been doing some reading and now you are pretty sure everything in the grocery store and your kitchen cupboards is going to kill you. ...more
I've been through most of those stages! LOL! So frustrating!   more

I just blocked a bunch of cabins on The Navigator of the Seas for a Mediterranean Cruise next April out of Rome. If anyone is interested in

I just blocked a bunch of cabins on The Navigator of the Seas for a Mediterranean Cruise next April out of Rome. If anyone is interested in ...more
joining me check out all the pricing and info ... more

My daughter told me a great story that happened to her last week - so naturally I had to blog aboutit: http;//thenestempties.blogspot.com

My daughter told me a great story that happened to her last week - so naturally I had to blog aboutit: http;//thenestempties.blogspot.com ...more

Five Vacations I Have No Desire to Take

As I've aged, I've grown more comfortable owning my vacation style. The following are vacation paradise to some people (even some people to whom I'm related by blood or marriage), but they totally don't magnetize my poles....more
So I guess you don't want to hear about the block of rooms I've got on a Mediterranean Cruise ... more

The $100 Question: Tell Kalyn From Kalyn's Kitchen About Your Favorite Foods To Grill

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Kalyn from Kalyn's Kitchen ...more
Shish-ka-bobs so I can use the cool skewers we bought in Greece! Also because I'm a vegetarian ... more

Easy Raw and Vegan Recipes to Freshen Your Summer Table

Of all the many joys of summer months—longer afternoons, weekends spent with one’s toes in the sand, farmers’ markets bursting with ripe produce—outdoor entertaining is one of the sweetest. What’s better than the chance to celebrate balmy weather and one’s loved ones at once? Summer is the season in which friends most love to share fresh food. ...more
I'm a vegetarian leaning toward vegan too. Always on the lookout for recipes like these. Thanks! ... more

OMG! I'm A Grandmother!

Johnny Mac Pippin, aka Aiden Samuel, was born at Tripler Army Medical Center on May 15, 2012 at 12:36pm. He weighed a whopping 8lbs and was 21" long. His mother had no drugs and the only assistance was breaking the water 90 minutes before he made his way into the world. Yep. My beautiful, tiny baby birthed a good size baby of her own -- and she did it fabulously. I was in awe of her strength and her determination. Two days later and I'm still in awe. Rockstar. Super Hero. Birthing Goddess. That's my girl!...more
Congrats, Denise!! So happy for you!!!! more