Family Life

Packing Like We’re Moving

Packing Like We’re Moving

Well- we are moving. Like- NOW. It was all unexpected. Not the move, but the timing. So, I have been thrown into the trenches of sorting, packing, donating and selling. Quickly. But wait- I haven’t told you the best part! We don’t know where we’re going. Oh the exhilarating feeling […]

Thoughts on the New Year

Thoughts on the New Year

I don’t really do resolutions, but I love the idea of really letting my mind soak in the events of the past year. It is my nature to immediately brush aside any unpleasantness or hardships in my life as I am experiencing them. I don’t often dwell on the difficulties […]

Reviving the Cocktail Hour

Reviving the Cocktail Hour

At my house, we’ve become big believers in the cocktail hour. Our children are grown and only pop in here and there, so what used to be the big  family dinner time hustle, is now much more calm and laid back for us.  Instead of having to economize and really […]