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Do you believe in ghosts?
My mother had some very strange experiences. She was a very grounded, prayerful, church going women who always recognized that though she was on a fixed income, there was always someone more in need. And she did what she could to help. She always told me there was more to fear…
We just had a fantastic Halloween party for my 6 year old daughter. It was a blast! That is one of the reasons I only posted once last week. Since my husband is deployed, I was the only one to mow the acre we have, mulch the leaves, scoop the poop, clean and declutter the house, shop for the party, cook,…Continue
My daughter is having her first Halloween party this Saturday. She is super excited. How are we doing it? Today I share my ideas on How to Throw a Low Budget Halloween Bash for Your Kid in my first guest post over at The SITS Girls in the food and lifestyle section of their blog. I hope to see you…Continue
Added by Joanne Gilman on October 17, 2011 at 10:01am — No Comments
Dixie looked at me intently with her enormous brown eyes, questioning me. "Do I really have to go? I don't understand." I met her gaze. I took her in like I did when I was a girl, her brown braids in loops, her floppy yellow hat and yellow skirt flowing in layered ruffles with her white petticoat peeking out from below and I thought, not for the first time, that she was overdoing this southern belle thing. Well, she did hail from Nashville.
"Well," I said, "I guess you could stay…
Added by Joanne Gilman on October 11, 2011 at 12:29am — No Comments
Some backyard beauty on a sunny, warm October day. The very first toad lily bloom opened today after a three year wait. After putting these…Continue
Added by Joanne Gilman on October 5, 2011 at 12:44pm — No Comments
For those of you inclined to do the math, I just gave away my age in the title. I probably should've lied because I only wanted to make a point, not really give away my age.
My point is more of a question. When should you stop counting your baby's age in weeks? At what point…
Added by Joanne Gilman on October 3, 2011 at 8:15pm — No Comments