Mary Poppins’ Tea Party For Two…Part 1: The Decor & Activities

Montage of Mary Poppins’ Tea Party…with some of the foods and decor I love a themed party or gathering. I love to do full scale parties with a bigger guest list, but often like to just have a few people over. Sometimes it’s for an occasion like a holiday or birthday and sometimes it’s just Read More

Dare to Dream…Take Time To Play…Find Your Laughing Place

Walt and Mickey in front of the castle at twilight. This statue is called, “Partners”…after all, it all started with a mouse and one man’s dreams My husband and I LOVE Disneyland. To borrow a phrase from Song of the South, “it’s our laughing place.” We’ve had annual passes for 26 years now. We jokingly Read More

Celebrating Matters…Valentine’s Day ….In the midst of Grief

Today is the day we celebrate love…true love…sweethearts buy each other candy, flowers, and Hallmark cards. We go out to dinner or have a romantic one at home. Valentine’s is one of my favorite holidays. Since I was a little girl, I loved the idea of giving and receiving valentines. You remember the little parties Read More

A Tribute to My First Valentine, My Heart, My Coach, My Biggest Fan, My Cribbage Partner, My Compass, My Silly Goofball, My Kindred Soul, My Daddy

I so do…always and forever, daddy. Love never dies and the bond is unbroken. Each day I’m a little closer to seeing your dear face again! My dad was an athlete. In his younger days, he played as many sports as he could, but he excelled at football. He had a great love affair with Read More