Regret And The Empty Nest

I’ve got a secret to tell you. You know what the empty nest really is? It’s a big old never-ending Monday morning quarterback session and it sucks When my youngest left for college I wasn’t one of those weepy moms hanging out […]

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Love Gorjana

  Birthday divas Back row:Teresa, Daphne,Renee,Jan,Dana,Monica,Linda Front row: Me, Lisa and Lisa   Loving my new Gorjana bracelet that I received from my fellow Divas for my 51st birthday.  Check them out! Layer the bracelets or wear them alone and you’ll be fabulous! Be sure […]

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If It’s Not One Thing, It’s My Mother

If it’s not one thing, it’s my mother. I think every daughter will agree, including my own. There’s just something about the mother-daughter relationship that is filled with raw honesty, undying love and just a smidge of judgment. From standing up straight […]

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Vote Like You Are A Fourth Grader

You never forget when someone in your family makes their first run for public office.  You envision your future in the White House and start coming up with cool Secret Service code names. I know this because when my daughter Ashley was […]

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50 And My Nest Is Empty

A long, long time ago I envisioned what my life would be like when I got really old. You know, like 50.  I could see myself sitting on the porch, sipping iced tea and clutching my pearls while my children gathered around […]

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A.D.H.D Attention Deficit Housecleaning Disorder

    I have diagnosed myself with ADHD:  Attention Deficit Housecleaning Disorder.  I have suffered from this affliction for years and it is beginning to take its toll. Symptoms of this disease include but are not limited to cleaning the junk drawer […]

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Groaning At The Grocery

I am ashamed to admit it but when I grocery shop now I make my selections based on their weight and bulkiness. In the good ole days I could take a toddler, a large purse, a baby in a carrier and spend […]

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Turning 50 -Half Way To 100

Let the countdown begin! In 23 days I will turn 50! I am facing it with the same attitude I had when I thought there was a squirrel in the attic. I am going to turn on some music and pretend it […]

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Muffin Top: A Love Story Red Carpet Premiere

  If you have ever dreamed of posing on the red carpet while the cameras flashed ,your dream is about to come true! On December 4 United Artists Theater of Commerce will be hosting the only Detroit premiere of Muffin Top: A Love […]

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90 Days To Matrimony

  Romance and red wine can get you in big trouble. On a recent weekend away my fiancée Brad and I were overcome with undying love and Sweet Bliss wine and the best idea we could come up with was to set […]

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