B is for Birthdays #atozchallenge

B is for BIRTHDAYS! It’s the first Monday in April – how are you doing? We finally have slightly warmer weather in Maine, above freezing at least. The sun has been out most of the day, and the snow is melting … again … after our April Fool’s Day snowstorm. As I mentioned in my … Read more

Missing my Dad – His 84th Birthday is Today – It’s His 15th Birthday in Heaven

Dad’s 84th Birthday Is Here… But He’s Not. 🙁 ~~*~~ Another birthday, many years ago (20+)… ~~*~~ I’m missing my Dad today. He would have been 84. Since my birthday is also this month, Dad and I used to celebrate our birthdays together in family gatherings that eventually included adding my middle daughter Jen, whose … Read more

Looking Back: From Mommy Made Fashions to K-Lee’s Kreations!

Today’s Ultimate Blog Challenge writing prompt is fun and meaningful to me for a couple of reasons. The idea is to step into the proverbial “time machine” and discuss something from our past. I decided to share how my home-based business grew from where it was, as Mommy Made Fashions, to where it is today, … Read more

It Is My Pup’s 3rd Birthday Today!

Happy Birthday to my Zoe pup!! It’s her 3rd birthday today! 🙂 Today’s Ultimate Blog Challenge writing prompt is to share photos and stories behind the photos. Since my last two posts were along similar lines – I shared photos of my photo imprinting process and then of my quiltmaking process – today’s photos are … Read more

October 2 – Reflecting on the Day I First Experienced Motherhood

On this day 35 years ago–October 2, 1981 [lost our internet connection last night before  I could post this actually on October 2!] —I became a Mom for the first time. My son, Andrew James, entered the world on that morning at the Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, New Hampshire.   In attendance at … Read more