These are a few of my favorite things.

I think it goes without saying that one of the best parts about putting up the Christmas Tree every year is looking at all the ornaments that we’ve collected over the years and remembering the good memories associated with them. Here are some of my favorite ornaments – some new this year, some family heirlooms.Continue reading “These are a few of my favorite things.”

the 10 best things about being a kid.

I hope that all of my American readers are enjoying a fantastic Thanksgiving today – and a fantastic Thursday to all of my readers regardless of geographic location. I anticipate spending the day trying to make good choices at the dessert table and enjoying the company of our good friends who have graciously invited usContinue reading “the 10 best things about being a kid.”

Giving thanks for a wonderful husband on his birthday.

One of Mama Kat’s writing prompts this week was “Something you’re thankful for.” Like any dweeby wife, my first thought of course was of my family – my amazing husband, my adorable intelligent funny kiddos, even my stupid slobbering dog who is occasionally pleasant to be around. I’m thankful for a roof over my head,Continue reading “Giving thanks for a wonderful husband on his birthday.”

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet…

I’m avoiding responsibility for a minute to talk about myself – or rather, my name. One of the writing prompts at Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop this week was: The meaning of your name…does it suit you? So the short answer is yes. I guess. Jennifer is from a Cornish form of the Old Welsh nameContinue reading “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet…”