Cranberry Brie Appetizer

Cranberry Brie Appetizer
Good food and the holidays are synonymous. Sure, we celebrate with family, gather together to share gifts and memories, but the one thing that is always constant: are the delicious family recipes.. So, I'd like to share my favorite holiday appetizer, which is simple to make and a total crowd pleaser. Continue reading

Reflections of a Conflicted Step-Grandparent

Reflections of a Conflicted Step-Grandparent
It’s mid-morning on a sunny Saturday, and I am chilling in my bedroom, reading a Sue Grafton murder mystery. The double bedroom doors are wide open and a little voice just piped, "Hi, Miss Kim," at the doorway as my seven-year-old bonus granddaughter headed to her new room at my house to get something. Continue reading

Our Journey

Our Journey
Our Journey began with a brief message about simple interests. This quickly blossomed into curiosity and friendship. Friendship doesn’t usually come easy between a man and a woman, but for us it was simple.  We exchanged pleasantries, while learning more about each other, our likes, dislikes, hobbies, and fascinations. We learned quickly on that... Continue reading

A Mom’s Hair Journey

A Mom’s Hair Journey
Becoming a mother brought a new challenge to my appearance, not including the weight gain and stretch marks, but hair loss made its debut. I started to notice the temples first. Each “Mom bun” I rocked showed scalp stripes and smaller buns. Then, my stylist took the dreaded “before” picture during an afternoon appointment, which changed my perception of my hair... Continue reading