Autumn Love

Autumn is my favorite season.πŸƒπŸ‚ The vibrant golds, reds, oranges, and yellows of the changing leaves are simply breath-taking each year. The trees seem to be giving their last hurrah before they retire for the winter. It's such a beautiful display of shockingly fierce colors! Purple and green are my favorite colors, but something about … Continue reading Autumn Love

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Summer Traveling

Summer break is winding down. In a couple of weeks, my husband and I will be back to teaching, my daughter will be back to school (Kindergarten, here she comes!), and my son will be back with his babysitter/nanny. I try to make our summers spent together as fun as I can. This summer, we … Continue reading Summer Traveling

My Old Toys

The older I get, the more I see things come full circle in my life. It's amusing, mysterious, and amazing! I had left some old, childhood toys at my mom's house when I moved out years ago, and I had forgotten all about them. Gathering dust in my old closet were two Pound Puppies, a … Continue reading My Old Toys

The Joys of Christmas

I love this time of year! There's my birthday and of course, Christmas. Mugs of delicious hot chocolate to sip. Twinkling lights all around the city. Decorating our Christmas tree and house so that everything is festive. Favorite movies such as The Holiday, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Serendipity,Β and Love Actually.Β Cozy nights spent by the fireplace. … Continue reading The Joys of Christmas

A Musical Memory

The other weekend I was puttering around the house and had some music going in the background. Pandora internet radio is my go-to whenever I need music. I looked over at my daughter as she was playing with her toys, and it was like I was looking at myself when I was a young girl. … Continue reading A Musical Memory

Soccer Mom

I can't wait to be a Soccer Mom. I love to play soccer. I used to play as a forward in high school (Lady Panthers, #7!), but I didn't thinkΒ I was good enough to play for college. I never even tried out for the team and I regret that. These days, I have fun kicking … Continue reading Soccer Mom