Born a lover of stories. I love to read, write and tell them. Tales of inspiration, resilience and struggle.
A life long learner, I enjoy nothing more than sharing interesting and useful things I have learned so far.
Please join me.
“If You Look After Your Pennies, Your Dollars Will Look After Themselves”
I didn’t realize when i was a small child what a wise man my grandfather was. Some people may have thought he was just a foolish old man, but not I. Without a thought as to the validity of his many quips and sayings I simply soaked them in.
Finding Unexpected Joy In LockDown
Have you ever noticed those people who always seem happy? Not the annoyingly, boisterous, temporary happy, but the quietly, peaceful and contented people that have an illusive and contagious joy emanating from them. (I’m talking about the ones you gravitate to and just want to be in their presence, not the ones you want to punch.)
The Journey of the Sacred Scissors --Uniting the Women in My Family
No one! And I mean NO ONE was ever allowed to touch mom’s sacred scissors. The hiding place of the forbidden scissors Sneaking into her bedroom, where the Singer sewing machine was always set up, I loved to open the round wicker blue and grey sewing basket filled with so many wonders. While she was well occupied making us a delicious dinner, I would carefully lift the shiny silver blades, admiring the warped reflection of my tight curly hair and guilty face in the contours of her most prized tool.
Are You Drowning In Clutter? 5 Achievable Solutions to Bust the Clutter Monster This Week!
As a single mama with a bunch of kids, let me share what really works to keep one's sanity without spending a bundle of money or a ton of time.
Beginners Guide To a Thrifty and Appealing Backyard Garden
Your social media keeps flaunting pictures of stunning vegetable gardens! "Victory gardens" some of your friends called them when the pandemic started and everyone rushed to hoard seeds and baby chicks!
7 Ways a BackYard Garden Will Improve Your Family’s Lives
There is no better way to discover and appreciate the exquisite taste and beauty of good food than by learning to grow it yourself. And there is no fresher ingredients than those picked directly from your yard and delivered straight to the table.
The Lamb In Lion's Clothing
My mother loved fiercely. She did everything fiercely. It may have been her fierceness that drove me from my home at the ripe old age of 17, independent and ready to take on the world.
Giving Tips on Vocal
There have been many articles written about how to get more tips on Vocal! I want to talk about giving Tips! Tips are an amazing way of “paying it forward,” of encouraging aspiring writers, of throwing good out into the universe and watching to see what comes back.