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

Reflecting on the Day I Became a Mom

On this day 32 years ago–October 2, 1981–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 the birth were my mother, due to her nursing career there at LRGH, along with … Read more