Archives for October 2013

Because of Who She Is

Mom and I 2Growing up, I didn’t really have any “secret” traditions with my mom.  She was always pretty open about everything, which is probably why she remains to this day my most trusted, cherished, and sacred friend.  Continue reading “Because of Who She Is” »

If You Knew Today Was It

roses on water

What would you say to someone if you knew they were about to leave your life forever?  How many things would you want to do with them if you knew you would never see them again? Continue reading “If You Knew Today Was It” »

Nothing Negative to Say

Blind date

After the response I’ve gotten to all the negative things I’ve had happen since I re-entered the dating world, I am excited and somewhat hesitant to write about a scenario that actually – believe it or not – went right.  Continue reading “Nothing Negative to Say” »

So Much Cooler Online

cooler online

While I’ve been rather candid about my first couple of dating experiences, I should explain for those who don’t know me that I have not actually (EVER) been approached by someone random and asked on a date.  I’m not sure if that means I’m scary or unappealing or what, but let’s not drive down that dark alley. Continue reading “So Much Cooler Online” »

The Kindness of Strangers


“I’ve always relied on the kindness of strangers” is a very infamous movie quote. Most all of us have heard it. In my mind, I always liken that phrase to being the receiver of something someone has “paid forward”. Continue reading “The Kindness of Strangers” »

Sugared Chocolate Truffles

Completed Truffles

I wish I could say that food blogging isn’t fun, but I’d be telling a complete lie.  Both my family and I love when I do blogs about food.  It is an excuse to make some very special and decadent treats!  And my kids are especially happy when they get to help! Continue reading “Sugared Chocolate Truffles” »

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