Category Archives: Holidays

Twofer Tuesday – Quotes of Boats

The sea, the great unifier, is man’s only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat. – Jacques Yves Cousteau and “For one thing, I was no longer alone; a … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!  To celebrate, here’s a poem of mine first published in a children’s magazine: EARTH DAY CAKES I’m making Happy Earth Day Cakes I have my pail in hand In goes a scoop of garden soil, A sneaker full of … Continue reading

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Happy April Fools’ Day!

From Family Fun magazine. I believe you can start the seeds early inside by sowing in crumbled chocolate cake!  

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Craft Your Own Valentine Heart (Placemat)

Sew a quilted heart placemat today for a sweet Valentine supper tomorrow!  Choose six complementary fabrics, three in each light and dark shades. I picked a spring green and strawberry red garden color theme. You’ll need 1/4 yard of each … Continue reading

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Twofer Tuesday – Birthday Quotes

Today’s my birthday, and I’m celebrating with these quotations! “It takes a long time to become young.” ~ Pablo Picasso  and “When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.” ~ Mark Twain

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Twofer Tuesday – 2014 New Year’s Quotes

“Maybe this year, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives not looking for flaws, but looking for potential.” — Ellen Goodman and May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions! – Joey Adams

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Send Your Kids to the Beach for Less than $10!

A Christmas trip to the beach may not be in the cards for your family, but that doesn’t mean you can’t send your child on a refreshing mind vacation! THE TIDE CHANGERS (Penumbra Publishing, 2011) is about thirteen-year-old Ford who overcomes his … Continue reading

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