Devotional, Faith

Didja’ ever get one of them days, boys

Mr. T, Matt and I at Graduation


I was planning on posting this month all about my average eating plan, my exercise regime and maybe adding a recipe or two, but what is that old saying about the best laid plans? The first week of this month ended up thrown completely off with not one, but TWO graduations for my youngest son, vo-tech graduation at the beginning of the week followed by his regular high school graduation at the end of the week. In between, of course, being filled with rehearsals and picking up of this and dropping off of that and all the what not that signals the end of a long and glorious school career. Then we topped off the week by leaving the very next morning after graduation to celebrate the wedding of our nephew in beautiful Cape May, New Jersey. My whole life I had never been a “beach person”, but then I set foot in this absolutely charming town and I was hooked! It was a beautiful wedding and a fabulous (more…)

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Fashion, Style

My Thrifted Treasure Box

Imagine with me if you will traversing scorching desert, blistering heat, climbing mountainous heights, fighting through the dangers of the jungle for two long – torturous weeks and then finally, FINALLY discovering that spot, that giant X. Digging for hours on end and hitting that solid object! The box! Your treasure chest! You found the chest! You don’t know what’s inside, but you know it’s going to be wonderful! (more…)

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Bariatric Surgery, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Weight loss

The Juggling Act

“Oh the weather outside is frightful…” and it certainly is! mid-March and I’m staring out the window at a blur of white as far as my eyes can see! But, my heart is NOT singing “let it snow, let it snow, let it snow”! I’m more of the the “winter you had your chance and blew it – move along now!” mind set. Frankly, that’s not even true. Honestly, I’m more of a “winter if I never, ever have to see you as long as I live, except in other people’s pictures, I’d  be perfectly happy” kind of person! So, no, I’m not one of those disgustingly cheerful people on Facebook today posting “yippee, snow” pictures and taking their kids and grandkids out to play in the piles of frigid fluff. I’ll just sit here at my computer with my cup of tea, my blanket and my Morkie, groaning mournfully each time I look out the window and dream of Spring! (more…)

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