Congratulations

Congratulations

Please help me congratulate Jill Oosterhof, winner of my New Beginnings Giveaway of a $100 gift card and Reinventing Ruthie.  Many thanks to all who entered. I appreciate each and every one of...
New Beginnings and a Giveaway

New Beginnings and a Giveaway

I’m excited to begin a new year! I don’t need everything new. I’m content with our home of thirty plus years and my 1995 Mercedes C220. I’ve kept some of my clothes for decades; I do not need a new wardrobe. The house will seem stark when we take down our tree,...
January Self Care

January Self Care

As a child, January always seemed like a bit of a let down. After weeks of build-up to Christmas, the big day itself finally arrived, stuffed full of opening presents, wonderful meals, and family get-togethers and games of Crazy-Eights and Monopoly. Of course,...
Holiday Traditions

Holiday Traditions

I am an early riser and truly enjoy the quiet start to my days that allows me to journal and write before a multitude of tasks fill up my day. I don’t suffer from SAD but the dark mornings do seem to sap my energy at times. Thankfully there are a number of holiday...