Today I feel secure knowing that tomorrow is another day!

Today I started a 21 Day meditation challenge with Oprah and Deepak and I will begin this by saying that I already started off on the wrong foot because today was actually Day 2, but I blew off Day 1.  Now, in my defense, I had a rough night before the real Day 1 (I…

Sometimes you accidentally find things, just when you needed them most

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about my family heritage and particularly about close family members who have passed away, so while I was looking for some papers related to our property, I ran across some information about my grandfather and my mom that was shared at their funerals.  Obviously I had filed these things…

Change is good and so are these muffins!

Before deciding to start a blog, my initial intention was to start journaling.  I bought a lovely journal, pretty stickers, pencil crayons, fancy pens, stencils, etc.  Then when I went to start, I couldn’t find the words, couldn’t figure out what I wanted to write about, and most importantly I realized that my once beautiful…

Our first adventure as a married couple

I have had a great weekend – my nephew and his son came and stayed with me for the weekend while taking part in a hockey tournament.  I know, I know, how Canadian is that?  Anyway, my nephew and I did a lot of reminiscing which then became the inspiration for this next post.  We…

Yummy Aromatic Roasted Root Vegetables

Is anybody else sick and tired of this nasty winter? If it’s not snowing, it’s raining and if it’s not windy it’s raining and if it’s not foggy, it’s raining.  Blah blah blah…. I’m over it! I have spent quite a bit of time in the kitchen lately cause’ cooking is what I do when…

Deal with the BIG guy

Have you ever had something happen in your life that you knew would affect you and your loved ones for the rest of your days?  It was 5 years ago, that our life was turned upside down and I wasn’t sure how anything was going to unfold from that moment on.  I went to bed…

What sense of direction & who needs an energy ball?

Where did I get this terrible sense of direction?  I have no idea when it all started but it is bad…….I mean really bad!  I need one of those dogs that find people in avalanches or something.  He could go with me everywhere, no, he should go with me everywhere because I can’t find my…

Unexpected Outcomes

Our oldest daughter, son in law and granddaughter along with their French Bulldog have lived with us for the past year while they built a house.  And what started as us doing them a favor turned into them giving us a gift that we can never repay.  When they decided to buy an empty lot and…

Sometimes it’s good just to go back to what you know

We have been getting slammed with our weather.  We live on an island for crying out loud……..we are not supposed to get snow, but this winter has been surprising us with some unwelcome white stuff. And by surprising us, I mean we received about 2 feet in one day which set in motion a bunch…

Who’s in Control of my MS? I am!

Let me start by saying that this post may be a bit heavy but I’m doing it anyway!  About 18 years ago, I was in a serious car accident driving home from work. The ambulance attendants said I was lucky to be alive and judging by the looks of my car and how I felt,…

Super Bowl Birthday Chili Cookoff

Football is a big deal in our house.  When I was growing up, we followed sports, A LOT of sports – football, basketball, baseball, hockey, you name it we had to watch it.  So, my family knows that Sunday is football day and if its Sunday (or Monday night), Denver Bronco gear must be worn…