Category Archives: Family

Quietly Celebrating an Anniversary

There are many anniversary’s and birthdays that we all celebrate throughout our lifetime. The month of August – actually the 14th of August to be exact marks a wonderful day in my family’s history.  The 14th of August, 2014 is … Continue reading

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Can YOU fix a Thermostat? I did!

Last August my baby boy got married here at home in our back yard.  You can read all about the wedding here.  It was a lovely summer day and pretty hot too. I remember we were so glad when the … Continue reading

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Birthday Raspberry Cheesecake

We had THE best raspberry cheesecake last month. My daughter, Hilary requested a cheesecake for her birthday celebration. Yes, I still take special requests for cakes, etc. on the birthday persons special day. More importantly Hilary asked if the cheesecake … Continue reading

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It’s a Baseball Kind of Thing

Happy, Happy Spring to one and all.  For all of our friends and family just chomping at the bit to see more green we’re sending you sunshine and warmth from sunny, Southern California. Today is  the beginning of a great 10 … Continue reading

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Have you Met The Super Six?

This is the Super Six. They have been together for a lifetime.  Let me introduce you to my four kids, and their cousins ( my brother’s son and daughter).  Starting from the left,  Naomi is the oldest, and I’m pretty … Continue reading

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Isn’t it About Time I Wished You All a Happy New Year?

Happy New Year, dear friends.  2014 is already in full swing, and I am just now getting back to my writing.  I’m hoping you all had a wonderful holiday season filled with family and love.  January got off to a … Continue reading

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This Family Had a Moment – One Year Ago.

In honor of Miss Madison’s first birthday over the weekend, I wanted to share my story of how our family learned of her arrival here on planet earth. Have you ever been together with your family and experienced some news … Continue reading

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An Eye Opening , “Power-less” Day.

Today is Saturday, October 26.  It’s 3 o’clock in the afternoon, and we’ve been a neighborhood with no power since 5 am this morning.  It’s not our entire area just our little block of a neighborhood.  Weird huh?  When I … Continue reading

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Setting the Bar High

The definition of a goal is; the object of a person’s ambition or effort; an aim or desired result. My daughter, Hilary,  set the bar high for herself, and achieved an awesome personal goal last month.   In January of this … Continue reading

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A Lovely Backyard Wedding

 What does it take to throw a backyard wedding?  First and foremost is a big backyard, which we have. Check that one-off of the list.  Then the bride and groom have to be willing to pitch in and get the … Continue reading

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