Oh, What a Sight! So much to see at the beaches of St. Augustine

Living in Florida is such a blessing to me. Why? Because I love the beach! St. Augustine, if you've never visited, is a quaint little town with beautiful beaches along the northeast coast of Florida. It's not your typical "beach" town, and I think that's what I like!  The beaches here are family friendly and … Continue reading Oh, What a Sight! So much to see at the beaches of St. Augustine

Personalized Dog Leash Holder

One day I came across these really cute rubber hooks that looked like dog tails (see below).  I just had to buy them even though at the time I wasn't sure what I was going to do with them. Later I came up with the idea to use them as dog leash holders. We have 2 … Continue reading Personalized Dog Leash Holder

Creating Your Own Photo Canvases

Canvas prints are a fabulous way to decorate the walls of your home, but let’s face it, they can be very pricey. I have splurged on a few occasions and bought already made canvases (professional photographers) and I have also used online coupons (Groupon) to purchase canvases with my photos. I am pleased with both, … Continue reading Creating Your Own Photo Canvases

Making Mosaics at Rembrandtz in St. Augustine

What is a "mosaic"? Well, it's a picture or design that is created out of pieces, generally broken pieces, of tile, stone, or glass.  Mosaics are created on top of a surface, such as a wood design, tabletop, wall, floor, glass, or other surfaces.  Mosaics have been around a long time and are a huge … Continue reading Making Mosaics at Rembrandtz in St. Augustine

A Bear in our Car, Oh My!

June 2, 2018 We were Gatlinburg bound and couldn’t be more excited as we hadn’t been to the Smoky Mountains since the summer of 2008! We rented a chalet in the Chalet Village on the Ski Mountain area of Gatlinburg. Little did we know what a harrowing drive it would be up to the chalet … Continue reading A Bear in our Car, Oh My!

Strawberry Moon over St. Augustine

Glimmering blush in the sky just above the blue waters on a warm night in June Beauty and wonder lighting the night, its the Strawberry moon On June 28, 2018 I witnessed the Strawberry moon from a beach in St. Augustine. What a spectacular sight! The full moon, named the Strawberry moon, perhaps derived the … Continue reading Strawberry Moon over St. Augustine

Crafting Blog: 1 “Sea glass Turtle Canvas”

craft·ing The activity or hobby of making decorative articles by hand. "Crafting has emerged as a fashionable form of self-expression" ~ Google Dictionary~ Crafting is something I just started doing more recently in my life. I have always been a ‘scrapbooker’ or archiver of photos but crafting for me really didn’t start until I moved … Continue reading Crafting Blog: 1 “Sea glass Turtle Canvas”

A Walk That Became A Rescue

Have you ever done something, a normal activity, where you expected nothing out of the norm to happen, ... then things don't go as expected and you suddenly have a STORY to tell?  Well, this is one or those times.  If you are a walker, definitely read on.  Even if you're not a walker, read … Continue reading A Walk That Became A Rescue

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me!  Before I had children and while they were young, I really enjoyed writing.  To me, writing is a way to share you heart, share your thoughts, and share your ideas.  Writing for me was an outlet.  Something happened to that "writing" person along the way of raising two boys. Life, busyness, … Continue reading The Journey Begins