Spring Time Tour

Today is going to be such a beautiful day here in Michigan (high 70’s), so I thought I’d show you around our 5 acre haven!  Plus lots of sunshine will put people in a great mood and we always need more of that. 

Our pond is almost 2 acres, which is in addition to the 5 we have, it’s so beautiful and peaceful

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Toddler Time

My week in photo’s.  My little sassy pants granddaughter,  Livi, we sure had a good time!

I wish you could hear her laugh…so adorable!

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Social Awkwardness…I have it


You may not know this about me but I have some mild social anxiety issues…ok basically I’m a rock star at awkwardness.  I’m the person who says the wrong thing at the wrong time and then doesn’t know how to correct myself. I’m also the person that trips over my own shadow, so I’ve got clumsy and awkward going for me.   Just yesterday I smacked myself in the face with a hammer trying to remove pegboard off a wall.  If you can get past things like that and I know you’re perfectly fine with my social ineptness, we’re gonna get along great!  You’ll laugh, I’ll laugh and then we’ll both laugh…probably at me. Continue reading “Social Awkwardness…I have it”

Dear Winter


Dear Winter,

You had always been magical to me.  You had a rare beauty unrivaled by others and I remember fondly all the activities we’ve shared together over the years.  Snowball fights, ice skating, snowmobiling, snow angels, frozen fingers and toes.  As much as this pains me to say, I believe it’s best for me to see other seasons. Continue reading “Dear Winter”

Settling, Simplicity and Stuff

I need some curtains and pictures hung in the living room

It took two 28 foot trucks, 4 movers and several pick up truck loads to get all of our “stuff” into the new house!  Holy Moly, did we ever have a lot of stuff!  Maybe we have too much stuff. Continue reading “Settling, Simplicity and Stuff”

Thoughts on Being Sick

I think the worst thing about being sick when you’re a woman is…being a woman.  People just expect you to continue on like you’re not sick.  Men, on the other hand, get to actually be sick and have some type of recovery time.



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Sweata Weatha

I look forward to the season of sweata weatha.  For me, it starts right around September 15th and runs through April 30th.  Doesn’t matter to me what kinda sweater, I love ’em all equally.


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