What if these walls could talk? Why did this even come to my mind? Because I am getting ready to PAINT, which is not my favorite thing in the world to do. As I begin to paint one of the kids’ old bedrooms (this is the fourth time it’s been painted in 16 years; everything from stripes to lime green to purple to pink), I start to wonder … what would these walls say about the family who moved into this house 16 years ago? Would they say the kids have grown up way too fast? Would they talk about all of the birthday, graduation,Read More →

You know the saying “many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart”. For the past 10 + years, I have been fortunate enough to have a group of girlfriends that have been stamping their footprints all over my heart. I didn’t realize how much I was missing the gift of girlfriends until this group of women literally found me (long story, one that we laugh about still to this day). The beauty of friendship lies in the fact that it is entirely voluntary. There is no bondage of blood or marriage on you;Read More →