trying to be good

September 24th, 2014 | Posted in Cathe's Notes by Cathe Laurie
Little by little, he was edging slowly, silently closer to the curb. He had one eye on me and his other eye wistfully glancing at the street. To little Christopher (Keefer, as his sister has named him), the street promised all the freedom, adventure, and fun of big boy life. His glances toward me were not as wistful. read more...


poppy seed salad

September 24th, 2014 | Posted in Recipes by Stephanie Chapin
This simple summertime salad can really be made all year! It is light and refreshing. The blend of feta with berries and candied pecans really make the salad pop with flavor! read more...


circle of friends

September 24th, 2014 | Posted in Articles by Sheryl Briggs
By now, most of us have either placed our darling offspring on the big yellow bus, dropped them at the curb, or walked them by hand to class, giving the teacher that "This is my heart" look and crying just a bit as we walked away. OK, so some of us dance. read more...


celebration jar

September 24th, 2014 | Posted in Create by Brittany Laurie Reenan
I love to celebrate! I will celebrate just about anything—a birthday, anniversary, first day of spring, whatever! read more...


painted mat

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Create by Jeanine Hardgrave
I'm really picky when it comes to my porch rugs. I never like any of the sayings or designs they have on them, but I also don't like plain rugs either. One day my husband showed me a picture of new trend: stenciling dining room rugs! read more...