From Baby Steps to College Prep (and everything in between)

“The great paradox of parenting is that it moves in both slow motion and fast speed” -Unknown The year 2020 was quite a distant concept back when our friendly, inquisitive young daughter first enthusiastically started grammar school many years ago.  Back then, the fact that she would be graduating from high school with the class … More From Baby Steps to College Prep (and everything in between)

From Off My List: A Rewind- The Wall and It’s Fall, Berlin Continued

“The world’s too small for walls” -unknown;  etched on the Berlin Wall Good Lord it’s already spring and embarrassingly enough, I have not yet finished blogging about our wintertime trip to Germany.  As some of you may be aware, after the first of this year I unknowingly dropped into kind of a dark hole that … More From Off My List: A Rewind- The Wall and It’s Fall, Berlin Continued

From Off My List: Exploring Art in Berlin

“True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.” -Albert Einsten Feeling refreshed after having slept surprisingly well on our first night in our centrally located Berlin AirBNB, we woke early to grey skies.  I put together a German style breakfast of brötchen in our tiny kitchen (warm rolls, pretzels and cold … More From Off My List: Exploring Art in Berlin

From Off My List: Thanksgiving Turkey Cookie Place Card Favors

  “Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart” -Seneca Thanksgiving Day is so close that I actually smell a crisp pecan pie baking to perfection in an oven somewhere.  If you are a planner (ok, obsessive planner) like me, you’re double and triple checking the multiple lists of the items you still need to … More From Off My List: Thanksgiving Turkey Cookie Place Card Favors

From Off My List: Frighteningly Good Zombie Bark

“If you are ghoulish and ghostly wherever you’re seen, you’re sure to have such a wonderful Halloween!” -from a vintage Halloween card Halloween is just around the corner and as my close peeps all know, now is when my personality turns into a kind of domesticated Morticia Addams:  I start feeling compelled to bake lots … More From Off My List: Frighteningly Good Zombie Bark