Tag Archives: Mother’s Day

Celebrating Mom’s Memories on Mother’s Day – Parenting Plights & Delights

Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers and especially to my mom, Marilyn! Last August I interviewed my mom, two months before she turned 82. This is Part 2. In Part 1 (not available to the public), Mom talks about her … Continue reading

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Mystery of the Strange Ticking – A True Story in Honor of My Mother

So much has happened in my life the past year, so I’ve been MIA from this website. Sometimes life events trump keeping up with blogging, but I hope to write about it soon. For now, we’ll keep this post on … Continue reading

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Dance of Life and Girls Just Want to Have Fun – #BOAW16

I’m thrilled to be able to take part in this year’s Beauty of a Woman blogfest. I’ve done tons of reflecting back on my life since I turned 60 in March. Funny that no matter how old we get, we still … Continue reading

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Bathroom Bling For The Mother Who Has Everything!

Are you stumped as far as what to get your mom for Mother’s Day? Last March I found the perfect gift for the mom who has everything. It was at the Spring Boutique in Brea, California. Can you guess what … Continue reading

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Airheads Anonymous – Parenting Plights & Delights

  Mother’s Day is upon us. Are you super busy and run ragged like I am? Will you even have any energy to celebrate? My four kids are grown, but I’m now caretaker five days a week for my 20-month-old … Continue reading

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Baseball and Goofballs – Parenting Plights & Delights

My daughter Lilly and husband Bart are big Dodger fans. They invited my hubby George, me, and Bart’s family to a Dodger game for Mother’s Day. I hadn’t been to Dodger stadium in 40 years. It sure brought back memories … Continue reading

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Absent Minded Moments – Parenting Plights & Delights

Let’s face it, parenting requires a lot of energy. Mothers pour their hearts and souls into their children’s lives. Fatigue causes many absent minded goof-ups.Here are some of the answers I received when I asked moms I know to finish … Continue reading

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More Altered Art Photo Boxes – Homemade Gifts

In December I shared an altered art photo box that makes a nice homemade gift. If you missed it, you can read about it here. Today I’d like to feature two more boxes, which can also be used to store … Continue reading

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