The air is crisp, I’ve pulled out my fall sweaters, and now it’s apple time! First, go apple-picking. What better way to spend a free day with family and friends, relieve stress, breathe in the fresh country air, and get a little exercise, too? If you can, find a pesticide-free orchard. No point in putting … More An Apple a Day
Most of us are spending extra time at home right now, so I thought it would be a good time to finally post a blog about at-home DIY cleaning sprays. This one is extra special because I first made this spray with my dear friend Scott and we laughed until we cried. We all need a good laugh and cry right now, don’t we?
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And then there’s another kind of death. The kind that comes out of nowhere. I have some personal experience with this. … More Different Ways to Die
via Daily Prompt: Orange I’ll be honest, when I first saw today’s Daily Prompt–orange–my thoughts immediately turned to our current President and his slightly orange skin tone. But let’s keep this post light, I thought, so I quickly changed gears and recalled a recent conversation with a friend who confided in me that her young … More Daily Post: Orange
I started this blog post thinking it would be about the difference between a person’s reaction to a death that is “in order” versus a death that is “out of order”, but it turned into more of a tribute to my remarkable mother. Rather fitting, I think. Love you, mom! … More Mama mia
I’m glad I had already discovered essential oils before my husband was diagnosed with cancer. My learning curve was shorter–thank goodness! There’s so much to learn about the power of EOs, so get started here! … More Infusers and Essential Oils
What does it mean to survive cancer? Here’s a thought or two. (Inspired by the Daily Prompt: Survive) … More I Will Survive!
I don’t even know how or why I wrote this post! But somehow I just started writing about how a cancer diagnosis and post-cancer life can be compared to pregnancy and parenting. Go figure! Read and enjoy! Or not! … More Ordinary Times
One day you’re talking to your mom on the phone like any other day. How was your weekend? When are you coming to visit? The next day her words are slurred, she makes little sense and she sounds scared. Your mom is having a stroke and you’ll never have another conversation with her like the … More The Cycle of Life … More The Cycle of Life
Here’s something a narcissist doesn’t know: An ordinary life can be truly extraordinary! … More Ordinary Versus the Narcissist