Category: Ramblings

Tightening the belt

The word for 2018 is Homemade.  Al and I love to go out to eat and indulge multiple times a week.  This year our goal is to cut back on all of those little things for the sake of big…

Happy New Year, 2018

It’s a brand new year!  Currently it’s in the single digits outside and the view is white… I love winter and snow and am an extreme weather person. In the summer it’s supposed to be hazy, hot and humid and…

Tough first half…

Hey 2017… I wasn’t ready for you and all of the bombs that dropped.  This has been the toughest year of my life. It started off great with a decent school year, a great trip to New Hampshire in February,…

Welcome 2017

Happy New Year!  It’s time to take a look back at 2016 and celebrate successes and plan for improvements for the new year.  It definitely was a mixed bag… There are some things I’m proud of and some that were…

Recharge!

Ahhhh….  I made it through a very trying school year and I’m ready to enjoy my summer and recharge my batteries. I am truly blessed to be up at my favorite spot at the lake this week with my knitting…

Thankful :-)

It’s so nice to have a day off from work. 🙂  I love being able to get up and exercise, eat a nice breakfast and get caught up on things around the house. I did a lot of housekeeping of…

Busy Relaxing..

Ahhhh…. I love my summer vacation life!  Spending the week of quiet up in New Hampshire is just what I needed after the hectic spring and school year. I’m thankful for the gorgeous enclosed porch at our cottage because it’s…

Thankful…

So last week, the kids threw us a fabulous party.   On Monday, I started to feel sick with a  sore throat and no voice. As the week went on, I got sicker and needed to take Thursday and Friday out…