Whether your kids are human or furry,
enjoy your special day!
Father’s Day can be bittersweet for those of us whose fathers are no longer with us. My dad passed away 18 years ago, but I still get a little sad each year when Father’s Day comes around.Continue Reading
Even though Ruby has been gone more than two years after being diagnosed with advanced kidney disease, I still miss my little girl so much, it actually feels like a physical ache sometimes. I’m grateful I have eight years of Ruby’s Reflections on this site to comfort me and remind me of some of the cute things she did when the pain hits, and I love sharing the memories with you.Continue Reading
Hi everyone, it’s Allegra! You know by now that I LOVE crinkly plastic seals. Whenever I hear mom open a jar or other container that has one of those seals, I come running into the kitchen! It doesn’t matter where in the house I may have been, or whether I was fast asleep, because to me, that sound is just simply irresistible!Continue Reading
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. ― Thomas Campbell
Today is Memorial Day in the United States, a day when we honor the memory of the men and women who have died in military service. We also celebrate the arrival of summer, but because of the reason for the holiday, it never feels right to me to say “Happy Memorial Day,” so instead, I’m wishing you a day filled with love and beautiful memories.Continue Reading
When it comes to ice cream, I don’t think there’s anything better than a pint of Ben & Jerry’s in your favorite flavor to satisfy your craving. I only like ice cream in the summer, and since it was super hot here last weekend, it was time for the first pint of the season. And I’d forgotten just how much Allegra loves Ben & Jerry’s, but not for the reason you might think. But why don’t I Iet her tell you yourself.Continue Reading