Addiction, Overcoming and Dealing with a family member who is an addict!

So, here is another topic that I try to avoid but lately, well, to be honest, it makes me want to give up on my youngest brother! ...more

First day of baking down! A few things I learned...

I have been baking a variety of cookies, breads, cakes, pies and just about anything you can think of since I was 16. Ok, really, I was baking before that with mom but I'm talking about the age when I was married and began to bake on my own. During the holidays, I LOVE to bake even more and share these goodies with friends, family & neighbors. I even put an assortment in the mailbox for the postal carrier with a warning if any contain nuts....more
Karen BallumWell thank you VERY much Karen!! I will put it to good use!! If I have any other ...more

Holiday Chaos ~ I'm not missing it!

So, here we are, with less than 48 hours til the "Big Day"! ...more

I get so mad!!!

I have been a customer of Comcast since I was 16 years old. I'm now 48, that's 32 years of loyalty to one service provider. I am so fed up with the problems with Comcast. It's infuriates me when I call about an issue and their immediate response is that it has to do with a "past due" balance. So I start off with the fact that I do not now nor have I ever paid for the month in advance. Period....more

What a difference a year makes!

I cannot begin to describe the elation I am feeling this year as the holidays approach.  As I look back on the last year of my life here in sunny Florida, I'm amazed at the changes that have taken place (I'm not talking about the change in the size of my rearend either, lol).  Let me tell you about the holidays last year....more

Relocating is a bitch!

So here I am, sixteen months in and I am still clueless! What am I talking about? Let me break it down a little bit for you. Over 8 years ago I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and a crapload of other health issues. Not surprising, considering I've had health issues my whole life. After the tests and MRI's, I was on so much medication that I could barely function. My body eventually adjusted but little by little, I was losing my independence....more