A beautiful quote about the Autumn season

Hello! I’m back! After a relaxing summer (mostly) at home, I’m more than ready to get back to a fall routine of reading, writing, and sharing more. Our kids are settling into some skeleton routine of “school”; two in high school, one in middle school, all 100% virtual, as well as two kids in college. One will…

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Decorations are an important part in our lives

Hello! As we close week three of shelter in place here in California, let me offer up a few rambling thoughts and observations from the comfort of my home. Movement is vital, comic relief is necessary, and connection is critical. Creative cooking, interesting books, and (ath)leisure suits are life. Demanding a schedule, declaring dishwasher wars, and not getting enough sleep will eat you alive and…

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Creating good vibes was critical during the pandemic

Hello, Day 16!! How we doin’? Groundhog Day set in yet? Have you lost track of time, the day, your routine, your mind? All of the above?:) Well, you’re not alone and it’s vital to remember that we are all in this together. “In it to win it!”, right? Ugh. I’ve got to be honest,…

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Cannonball Cabernet Sauvignon Wines

Hello! One week of “shelter in place” down, and an unknown number to go!:) Strange times for sure, so we need connection and consistency now more than ever to stay sane. I didn’t put anything out last week because frankly, I wasn’t feeling very creative and the daily schedule disruption was a bit weird. We had some kids at home that…

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