Valentine “Heart Attack”

Surprise someone with a “Heart Attack!”  Attack a friend or relative with lots of hearts!  Whether it be an office window or door, classroom door, bedroom door or window, cover it with pink, red, purple, white hearts — all sizes.  Read more…


Gluten-Free Valentine

There are several treats that go with Valentine’s like red hearts.  Two popular treats are chocolates and Valentine cookies.  Because the “Celiac Kid” is near and dear to us, we are always on the look out for gluten free food.  Read more…


Sticker Them with Love

A quick way to remind a child that you love them is to put Valentine stickers on their lunch sacks.  If they don’t take a sack lunch, Throw a set of Valentine stickers in their backpack.  You might want to Read more…


Cookie Cutters and Beyond!

We are ready to roll with Valentine ideas!  Cookie cutters aren’t just for cookies! I loved cutting bread into a heart shape using a large cookie cutter.  Then I’d cut heart shaped cheese to fit the bread or bologna.  Depending Read more…


Get ready!

Young and old love to receive a genuine note in the mail.  It stands out past the advertisements and bills.  It’s the envelope that you sit down for and carefully open in hopes of something wonderful.  So . . . Read more…


Today’s Freedom

If you know a Veteran, tell them “Thanks!”  We take everyday freedom for granted.  Having recently  read about some of the atrocities in WWII, I’m grateful for those who put their lives on the line so we can enjoy the Read more…


Remember Them

Recently, my niece asked about my dad who served in WWII and the Korean Conflict.  It opened up a flood of memories about him.  He has been gone, now for over two years so the memories are very dear.  He Read more…


Memorial Day Hug

A Paper Hug for Dad — WWII and Korean Conflict Veteran. You will never be forgotten!  


Four Sons in the Service

A Polish immigrant sacrificed much to raise his family in America.  Four sons were proud to serve in WWII.  Not long after this article was published, five stars hung in the family’s window.  Memorial Day — Remember those who served!


A Blanket for a Soldier

There is nothing more patriotic and powerful than a flag covering a soldier. Remember them this weekend!