Dear Cozy Home, As I rounded the corner to wrap up my evening walk today, I stood and admired your beauty. Your red brick exterior covered in ivy with blue-gray shutters is second to none. I remember when I first saw you, almost six years ago, and immediately fell in love. I would discreetly drive […]
With life being a crazy roller coaster ride, we like to set aside Thursday nights for Family Game Night. Why Thursday? That’s the day that works best for us. Our son, Azariah, is usually done with all of his Pre-K homework for the week by Wednesday, my husband’s weekend is right around the corner, and […]
Summer is coming, and with those warm (okay, who are we kidding – sweltering, HOT) days come the desire to sit back, relax and cool down with iced drinks and cold food that tastes as delicious as it is healthy. Enter the chicken salad – typically drowning in mayo, filling and heavy on the tummy. Well, […]
If you’re a parent of a child old enough to talk, then I know that you know what I’m talking about when I speak of the toddler logic train. They think it one second and then they say it the next — all the while leaving us with to deal with red faces while we […]
I used to hate doing dishes more than anything. Now I realize what an escape it can be from the complications of real life. Doing dishes allows me to pull my weight in the family and to feel productive. These days, after dinner, I light a candle and get to work. It’s gotten to the […]
The first time I saw you, I cried. As the nurse brought you to me, she said “Such a sweet moment for you, hon.” Most of my tears were of happiness. I smiled at her, hoping she couldn’t tell that I also cried out of fear. Fear that you were so small and weighed less […]
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