Blowing the dust off my sewing machine

I decided to pull my sewing machine out of hiding and blow off the dust. Lets see what happened....more

It's my Pity Party and I will cry if I want to!

Welcome to my pity party. No one else invited!...more

Ditch the mayonnaise

Looking for a dish to bring to a picnic or bar-b-q? Ditch the mayonnaise. Here is my idea for a great summer dish. I don't use measurements for this. That would take the fun out of it.  The kids can help too!...more

Life is short, too short!


When life keeps waking you up.

It's been a year since I set this account  up. Not that I don't have plenty to say. This past year has been crazy for me. It feels like the older I get the faster life speeds by me. So many things are happening in my life right now. I find myself looking back to my past regretting not doing things differently. I'm not sure if it is maturity or menopause. (More on this later). My children are grown and working on their lives. None of them have children yet. This is good for them but difficult for me. I am excited at the thought of being a Grandma....more

Step aside, here I come!

Here we go. This is my first post here. I can feel a monster inside wanting to get out. I have so much to say, but never wanted to say it to anyone. I am coming up on my 47th birthday. I can't say I'm happy, but I'm not sad. I have just thought a lot about what it means to grow old. ...more