What an experience I had this morning. As part of our normal life and routine, my son and I have a specific beach "spot" that we go to in Topsail Hill State Preserve (our "backyard" park and regular hang
"The woman who appeals to a man’s vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him." – Helen Rowland No wiser words
I am trying to keep my mouth shut... I swear I really am! But... As I walked through my stunning coastal forest this morning, enjoying the fresh sea air, marveling at the old growth pines, staring at
Packing a suitcase is an exercise in maximizing space and minimizing wrinkles. Here are our tips for perfectly using your luggage space. Start with the clothes.... Remember this order of operation: shirts on the bottom, then dresses (if applicable),
The great American summer-time tradition... grills firing up all around the country. We Americans love to grill and I am no exception. I grill out at least two or three times a week (even in the cooler months), I
We all know the basics of being a good parent. Be kind, be understanding, be loving, be compassionate, be strong, etc. etc. etc. But there are also quite a few unique ways to be successful in parenting by thinking just
I will readily admit it. I am a bit of a clean freak. No, not the OCD, "I must pick up every dirty dish before I go to bed type" but instead the "I like things nice and tidy"
Guess what, news flash... it rains in Florida... a lot!, And with that in mind, I started examining my (and my neighbors) choices in umbrellas. The selection ranged from good to ok to "a newspaper would do a better job."
ALERT!!! - PARENTING DOESN’T TAKE PERFECTION Today, I thought I would tell you a little about myself and my approach to parenting. My son Evan is a happy, funny, smart, well-rounded, and sweet second grader. I have had primary custody of