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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Card Making Night

I like to make cards, especially with friends. It is a great way to visit, be productive and be creative all at one time. I haven’t bought a Hallmark card in years! Part of the fun is finding a new … Continue reading

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Praying Mantis Attack

My husband John and I were sitting on our friends, Jack and Jen’s, deck one evening a couple of weeks ago and a bug hit my arm, I brushed it away without thinking. Didn’t another one land on my other … Continue reading

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Planking it AGAIN!!

Today is my mom’s birthday. She was coming for dinner so we wanted something special.  Dessert, buttertarts … that was easy! Even better, it doubled as part of her gift when I sent some home with her! Another bonus, I … Continue reading

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Planking it!

Ever used a plank on your BBQ? If you haven’t you are missing out on some smokey goodness! The smell of dinner cooking has you licking your lips in anticipation. It has my 12 year old clapping his hands and … Continue reading

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Discovery Cove

My daughter’s WOW activity in Orlando was swimming with dolphins.  What a treat! All seven of us spent the day at Discovery Cove, which is affiliated with Seaworld. I know that a lot of folks are ‘anti-dolphins in captivity’, but … Continue reading

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  Anyone who knows me, knows I like pictures. My walls are filled with them. I like to scrapbook them and I like to make photo books. For me, the memories are important to record.  My first photobook was made … Continue reading

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Back to school is a time of anticipation, anxiety, renewal, happiness and many other emotions, all different depending on who you are…student, parent, teacher, administrator or school secretary. Sometimes, such as myself, I wear a couple of hats, guidance counsellor(teacher) … Continue reading

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter

So lucky!  This August we have had not just one wonderful vacation, but two. After Killarney Lodge, we came home for a few days and then left for Florida.  My mother, husband, kids and niece and nephew spent time at … Continue reading

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Once or twice a year I by a flat of figs. I like them them raw, very ripe and a little mushy. Sweet and yummy! We were having some friends for dinner and I remembered trying a fig salsa recipe … Continue reading

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