#ThankfulSunday, January 20, 2019

“Always be thankful for the little things… even the smallest mountains can hide the most breathtaking views!” –Nyki Mack “Everything that I hold will eventually be gone. Subsequently, the quality of my life will depend on whether I choose to appreciate those things ‘now’ or wait until ‘then.” –Craig D. Lounsbrough “To live, to truly live, one must consider each […]

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Rice Krispie Treats And Family Memories

“What keeps me motivated is not the food itself but all the bonds and memories the food represents.-Michael Chiarello “In the childhood memories of every good cook, there’s a large kitchen, a warm stove, a simmering pot, and a mom.” -Barbara Costikyan The recipe I am going to share with you isn’t grand or magnificent and it probably won’t be served at some […]

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#FamilyFriday, January 11, 2019

“When your mother asks, “Do you want a piece of advice?” it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.” –Erma Bombeck “I sustain myself with the love of family.” –Maya Angelou “The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only – and that is […]

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Pearls of Wisdom.

According to Merriam-Webster, a pearl of wisdom is defined as “a wise word or statement; often humorous.” Recently I came across some handwritten words of wisdom from my MaMaw Nina, who passed away in 2012. It inspired me to reach out to family and friends to make a collection of “pearls of wisdom.” The times have changed and the world […]

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What Is It Like Being a Parent??

“Having a child is liking getting a tattoo…on your face. You better be committed.” – Eat Pray Love “When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice safe playpen. When they’re finished, I climb out.” – Erma Bombeck “Raising kids is part joy and part guerrilla warfare.” — Ed Asner I was asked recently, “what is it like […]

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LONG Mommy Day…….

Being a mom (or parent) is exhausting.  HAHAHA!! 🙂 🙂 🙂 Exhausting is an understatement. Can I get an “AMEN?” In fact, as I sit here writing this I’m on my 3rd cup of coffee and it is only 7:45 am. I’m feeling a little like a zombie or Mombie as the term is sometimes used. Let me tell you […]

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Nina Dell Bundick

**I originally posted this April 25, 2012. I love this woman. “A grandmother is a mom with lots of frosting.” -Author Unknown “A house needs a grandma in it.” -Louisa May Alcott “We should all have the one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, my grandmother was that person to me.” -Phyllis Theroux “A grandmother pretends […]

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Am I Stubborn? Yes And Proud of It!

**I originally posted this on February 14, 2012. This post was a journal entry that I wrote on April 27, 2011. I was SO proud of myself this day. 🙂 “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” -Gandhi “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” […]

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God and His Sense of Humor

**I originally posted this on January 2, 2012. I still think God has a sense of humor. Written: July 17, 2011 “Experience: the most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God, do you learn.” -C.S. Lewis “What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step.” -C.S. Lewis “We are what we believe we are.” -C.S. Lewis […]

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