Category Archives: Family

Facing your Fears

When I was younger I had no fear of anything. I could hop on a plane with excitement and not the dread it now instills in my body. I could go on rides at the fair and the faster the … Continue reading

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You Are My Sunshine

You are my Sunshine My only Sunshine You make me happy When skies are gray You’ll never know dear How much I love you Please don’t take My Sunshine away ~ Jimmie Davis ~ My husband Dave and I have … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Wish

Today is Mother’s Day here in the U.S. I know that different countries celebrate Mother’s Day at different times but today I celebrate mothers all around the world. My wish for you is simple… be happy, loved, content, relaxed and … Continue reading

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Through the eyes of a child

Do you ever watch how children live life? They play, create, explore, laugh, and love with energetic exuberance. As adults, we are often weighed down by worries about life. We are often guilty of over thinking, over doing, running around … Continue reading

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There is someone out there having a worse day than you

I moved from Ireland to the U.S. over sixteen years ago but there are times when the distance from home and family overwhelm me and I get home sick. It was very hard in the beginning but over the years … Continue reading

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It’s never too late for Christmas Cookies

I am a cooker and not a baker. I can whip up a delicious shepherd’s pie or pork loin that simply melts in your mouth. As a child I never liked cookies as I had a gluten allergy which prohibited … Continue reading

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The Hot Water Bottle

It was a cold rainy winter night as she turned the key in the door.  She huddled quickly inside as the wind blowing behind sent shivers down her spine.  The house was quiet and the only sound was the snoring … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Picking

Usually the weekend means a chance to sleep in late but not for my family.  Yesterday, we got up early and set off to go Pumpkin Picking.  The drive there and back was filled with the most beautiful pictures Mother Nature … Continue reading

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Stop and Smell the Roses

It is a beautiful day here on the East Coast and even though I have a busy day ahead of me (soccer game, lacrosse training, and a birthday party), I am going to take in every moment.  Sometimes we are … Continue reading

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