Fall Moon

My view this morning out the back door. One of the many reasons to love fall! Just gorgeous!  

Monical’s Pizza: Sweet & Tart Dressing

I was so excited a couple of weeks ago when my mom and dad came for a visit and  brought me something very very special. This coveted item below. If you have never had it on their delicious thin crust pizza then you aren’t living in the Midwest. Living in Central Illinois you might take this wonderful…

Fostering a Rescue: It wasn’t in the cards for me.

About a month ago I was interested in fostering a dog from a local rescue, Starfish Animal Rescue,based in the Chicago suburbs.  They do a wonderful job working with the kill shelters in Kentucky to try to get as many pups as they can rescued and in to foster homes.  One day while perusing FB,  I saw a…

My View from the Sidelines— What I Have Learned From Youth Sports.

I love watching my sons play sports(football mostly)—there is nothing like it for me.  At times it can be bit stressful especially if we are playing a team with obnoxious parents.  We have just come off a game playing a team exactly like that. The parents were walking through our crowd yelling “We’re #1! We’re #1!”…