The first month of this new year has been busier for me than most January's. It presented me with some challenges, which is always good. The first highlight of this month was a Social Benefit I helped to organize for a local family who suddenly lost their husband and father at the beginning of December. What… Continue reading January 2014 ~ What a Busy Month!
I am a little sadden to say good bye to 2013 as it was a good year for us. 2014 is looking to be very promising though! This will be a year of change and I am excited about the possibilities of what could transpire. Yes, I am being cryptic with good reason! Be assured that… Continue reading Bringing In The New Year ~ 2014
As I was reading Rediscovered Families on Facebook this morning. She had a very interesting link to an article called 4 Apps Teens Love that Parents Need to Monitor I am a parent to teens and have never heard of the Apps mentioned in the article. It is kind of scary, the things that kids and… Continue reading Hmm…Interesting…Smart Phone Apps and Teens
A tradition in our house is to have a Ukrainian food for dinner on Christmas Eve. We are not Ukrainian, and I cannot cook as well as many of my Ukrainian friends. but it is food the whole family enjoys. It is a special evening we share with my mom and dad before we head off… Continue reading Christmas Baking ~ Sour Cabbage Rolls
Hello all. I have back dated this post to yesterday. I was extremely busy with kids and family, it totally slipped my mind to wish all of you a Merry Christmas! Wishing all of you a Very Merry Christmas and all the best in 2014!
Cherry Cheesecake Tarts are my hubby's absolute favorite dessert! He would love it if I made these all the time. I only make these at Christmas time as they wreak havoc with my waist line. I have no self-control when it come to yummy food! To make these tarts all you need is: Hand or Stand… Continue reading Christmas Baking ~ Cherry Cheesecake Tarts
If you happen to be looking for some other acts of kindness-elves ideas, or elf on the shelf ideas. Here are some pages you may like. Kindness Elves The Imagination Tree Adventures of an Orthodox Mom Only Little Once Here are the photo's from the last week including today! Tangled up in my crochet project.… Continue reading The Continuing Adventures of Ralph the Elf ~ Dec. 10-16
I have finally had it with how filthy my microwave is! No, thanks to my family who seems to refuse to cover their food and it appears as if they refuse to clean up any splatter when it is fresh too. Hence, me having a filthy microwave. I personally hate cleaning the microwave it is… Continue reading Easy Way to Clean Your Microwave…
My yarn and fabric came in last week on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 as I shared with you in my Latest Crochet Project This is how far I have gotten, with only a few hours this weekend to work on it. Yarns used is Caron Simply Soft Paints and Caron Simply Soft. These are the… Continue reading Owl Baby Blanket Update
We have had an interesting week with Ralph our Elf on the Shelf. Here are the pictures from the past week. December 1, Ralph and his return letter. December 2, drinking pancake syrup December 3, hanging from the shower December 4, Playing the Piano December 5, hanging off the computer monitor December 6, hiding in… Continue reading Adventures of Ralph our Elf ~ Dec. 1 to Dec. 9, 2013