Our Mother’s Day Tradition


My first Mother’s Day in 2004, our baby daughter was 3 months old and still crying all the time. We were a wreck. It was hard to get out. My husband planned a simple, sweet (quick) outing that became our official Mother’s Day tradition. We stopped at a beautiful greenhouse, where fussing was fine, and […]

Leaving a Legacy For Your Children


I’ve been fortunate to have my own mother in all 37 years of my life. She’s answered any question I’ve ever asked her and helped me become a mother to my own children. I have a million memories of her and know her inside and out. The same is true for my dad. And, they […]

Happy Mother’s Day…and Sunflowers


Proceed with caution…the cheese factor is high, people. Sunflowers have been my favorite flower as far as I can remember. I had a huge framed sunflower in my first “big girl” room. Sunflowers were front and center in my wedding bouquet, will be at my memorial service someday, and appearing often in the days between. […]