Chasing the Sun

Sunrise over a lake ~ ~

I'm pretty sure I have a new addiction.  Sunsets and sunrises.  Ok, so not a new addiction, just something I'm realizing I'm more and more fascinated … [Continue reading]

Confessions of a Wanna-Be Stay at Home Mom


Last week I was in recovery mode.  I took a full week off work to get through some things at home and spend time with Joel, my kiddos and my folks and … [Continue reading]

Easter Eats

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Hi Friends!  Sorry for being away so long.  You all know how quarter end at work gets the best of me and my time. And WOW ~ it is Easter already!  … [Continue reading]

Songs as a Story

Sometimes I picture myself staring in a Ryan Reynolds romantic comedy with that perfect song coming on at that perfect moment to convey what I'm … [Continue reading]

Cathedral Doors

Cathedral Door

I just love old cathedral doors. Everything about them. The heavy, distressed wood. The intricate brass or iron framework. The stonework … [Continue reading]

Soy & Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon Recipe

Soy & Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon(3)

Well, here we are at another Fish Friday. I love seafood, so this is a nice for me to get to incorporate fish dishes into my week without Joel … [Continue reading]

How to Throw a Super-Superhero Party


When I asked Aiden what kind of party he wanted for his 5th birthday, he quickly replied, "a superhero party with a Green Lantern cake and green … [Continue reading]

Whirley POP Giveaway {Winner!}


Thank you for the entries and the super cute comments on what you all do for family fun night!  Popcorn, or course, stole the show; although I loved … [Continue reading]

Easy Fish Tacos Recipe


Ahhhh...Fish Fridays are almost upon us!  Lent begins this week and that means fish for Ash Wednesday and a seafood meal every Friday until Easter.  … [Continue reading]

Liebster Award!


Lieb-a-what?  A Liebster Award for little old me?!  I'm so honored to find that Firefly Tales has been nominated for a Liebster Blog Award from fellow … [Continue reading]