The garage may have buried treasure

Father’s Day is here and too often we overlook buried treasure out in that garage. Gifting Parties in the Garage? Often I suggest that you host a gifting party to offload some of your unwanted kitchen dishes or home items but don’t overlook the garage. If...

How to Become a Smooth Organizer . . .

Let’s first define what a Smooth Organizer is not.  It is not someone who is ultra-fastidiously organized that is hell-bent on constantly keeping everything neat and tidy.  A Smooth Organizer has set their goal to initially or decided now to put boundaries on what and...

How to prepare a large dinner gathering

Ever wonder if you could host a dinner again?  Is life too chaotic for dinner gatherings?  Does life seem too chaotic to host a dinner? It is possible to host a large dinner for a group of friends or family but it gets tricky with our ultra-busy lives.  For me, it...
Deep Dive Dinners and not needing perfection

Deep Dive Dinners and not needing perfection

Would it be possible for you to host a dinner if all your plates did not match?  What if at the last minute, you realized you did not have 8 matching plates for all the guests invited to dinner.  You had time to run out and buy more plates but time was tight.  What...

Lucky to be alive!

I am beginning 2017 thankful to be alive! I felt like I drank 30 cups of coffee on Thursday, a week before Thanksgiving. That didn’t sound right to the women at Bible study I had gone to so they had me talk to a nurse at the hospital. She told me to head directly to...