Category: Family

Puzzles, Are They Your Thing?

I seem to remember as a child, my maternal grandparents loved puzzles. I don’t really remember if it was one of them more than the other but from what I can remember there was a puzzle on their dining room table all the time….

Nothing to Prove.

I have spent a majority of my life thinking I have something to prove. To everyone and to myself. It didn’t matter what I was doing, I felt I had to prove to myself for validation. I was focusing too much on proving my…

Egg Shake Heaven

You may be wondering what Egg Shake Heaven means, but it’s actually a breakfast dish. Have you ever had such meal?  See, every morning my wife and I get up and work out. After we work out, we make breakfast which is about the…

What No One Tells You About Marriage.

Bulletproof. No, not the movie. No, not the fad drink– although I think they are delicious! Your marriage. Is it bulletproof?

A Letter to My Father-In-Law.

25 years ago today my husband lost his dad in an automobile accident. My husband was just days shy of his 10th birthday. Here is my letter to the father-in-law, I never got to meet. Dear Jeff, 25 years ago today you were taken…

Never Have I Ever.

Anyone ever play that game? I can’t remember if I have or if I haven’t, but I know how it is played. It is a great get to know someone game. I have also heard it is a good drinking game, not that I…

Word of the Year.

Remember my post about my “word” for 2018? It was balance. Well this year I have coined the word “present.” No, not the way you are thinking! Well, of course I could always use a present, if you are buying! I mean, being present,…