Fiction Friday | A Not-So-Happy Story of Love

For this week’s Fiction Friday, I used a prompt that asked us to write something we don’t normally write. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know I’m a self-proclaimed hopeless romantic. I usually write stuff that ends happily. However, today I didn’t. Today’s prompt asked me to write something about two… Read More Fiction Friday | A Not-So-Happy Story of Love

Sentimental Teacups: My Bridal Shower was Paradise in a Teacup

The reason you become sentimental about certain gifts is because the gifts were given to you by people you love. Okay, wait. Rewind. First we have to go back in time. I’m writing this post today because I just displayed some sentimental treasures that were given to me 18 years ago when my husband and… Read More Sentimental Teacups: My Bridal Shower was Paradise in a Teacup

Motherhood, Marriage, and Making Lunches

I was wrong, and I admit it. Years ago, when I was a mostly stay-at-home mom, working part-time, I admit to sometimes sitting in my Ivory Tower and judging other women who were working full-time but who didn’t participate in extracurricular women’s functions. Things like neighborhood groups, book clubs, and womens’ circles were often dropped… Read More Motherhood, Marriage, and Making Lunches