Summer “Must-Haves” (Skin protection)

Ready or not- Summer is coming! Not that I needed an excuse to shop… but let me tell you, moving on from lysol, flour and toilet paper was an absolute treat! First on the list of summer must-haves: a new wide-brimmed hat from the San Diego Hat Company . The $46 El Campo hat is extremely…

What did YOU do this summer?

Oh, you went to Italy? How fun!! We tore our house apart..👍🙄 I took a tourist style, leisurely walking tour around our home this morning to capture the sights that are so unique to home remodeling. Anyone who has been through this process will no doubt get a shiver of recognition (aka a flashback..) surge…

Go ahead…it’s OK.

I’m an ice-cream freak, I’ll admit it, especially during the hot summer months. Ben and Jerry’s, Coldstone, Briars..  My favorite: coffee with chocolate bits, cookie chunks, crushed Health Bars, some kind of crunchy goodness mixed in there..oh.my.gosh. Unfortunately, reality keeps nipping at my heels every time I get my annual blood test results.  Numbers that…

Where is everybody?? 🤔

What’s missing in this dreamy photo? I’ll tell you what’s missing… for starters, my dog. In the real world, my dog would be on that white mattress/cushion thing doing her digging thing until she collapsed into an exhausted heap to sleep for 2 whole minutes. Then she’d jump down onto that snow-white carpet and repeat…

The Summer of George & Elvis

New Jersey was surely the greatest place on earth, and in the summer of 1977 my Uncle George and Aunt Marge escorted me to the US for a visit I will never forget. I got to stay with them in their modest, one story, brick home in Atco; a name that reminded me of those…

Paintbrushes and Padding…

  I have always had issues with bathing suits.  More accurately speaking, I have always had issues with my body … IN a bathing suit.  The problem is I’m  flat chested; my silhouette is a little like a paintbrush- no curves, straight up and down, plenty of hair on my head. I remember lounging poolside…