Fast Four

  We’re teaming up with Danny’s sister, Ann, and running in the Purplestride 5k downtown on June 17th. We’re running for their mom who died from pancreatic cancer nearly 5 years ago. Plants, pillows and presence all things I want for our house. I enjoy the home tours on Cup of Jo but this one … More Fast Four

Weekend Update

No, I haven’t forgotten about the blog. Life has simply been so busy that I have a hard time balancing it all (another blog post). So here a few weekend highlights (aka evidence of the activity): Friday: We celebrated Granny’s 71st birthday with a family dinner after work. Saturday: We traveled across the state to … More Weekend Update

Baptism Luncheon

I love to throw a party and Lucas’ baptism was a perfect reason to celebrate. Since he’s such a popular boy, we had far more guests than space at our house and rented the clubhouse. Initially, I wasn’t going to do too much in way of decor but after reading about Anna’s birthday party for … More Baptism Luncheon

Feeling the Love

  I’m not usually a big Valentine’s Day person but February feels extra special now and, inspired by one of my favorite bloggers, I want to make the holidays extra special. Still budget conscious, I limited my spending to Target’s ‘dollar’ section. Like most people I’m easily suckered by the fancy display that greets you at the … More Feeling the Love

Happy Friday!

These two fella can drive a girl crazy but they take good care of me. This week Danny made us dinner and Dad brought me Haagen-Dazs ice cream bars. This is a big deal because the man LOVES Edy’s slow-curned and HATES spending money. Buying me Haagen-Dazs is on par with buying me a car. … More Happy Friday!


MSU is in the Sweet Sixteen (again)* and I’m hoping they have a nice run. Since I graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, people are sometimes surprise to know I’m all about the green and white. I love my alma mater but the truth is we’re the Wolves and not the Wolverines. Regardless, I root … More Sweet