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NaBloPoMo | Day 18: Religious Family History

Yesterday, I told you how my mother and I prepare for Family Functions. And I also explained that we have a lot of those around here because we celebrate both the Jewish and Catholic holidays. And now I’m going to tell you why. Anyone up for a quick family history? Yes? Good. Let’s start with […]

Happy New Year MoFo’s – Wrapping up 2011

What…a crazy year I had. Let’s recap. Shall we? January started off with a mean case of writers block that ultimately ended with the purchase of a pair of Pajama Jeans. Followed by ‘The Snowpocalyse’ wherein we received over 20 inches of snow and included a video of my crazy ‘No-Garbage-Neighbor’ shoveling out his car […]

Gramma Ev and Cooking

Lately, I’ve been thinking about my Grandmother, Evelyn. Sadly, she passed away last year. Maybe it’s because the seasons are changing, and this will be my first Thanksgiving/Christmas without her. Or maybe, it’s just because she STILL makes me laugh. Out loud. A lot. But whatever the reason, she’s been on my mind. For those […]

Easter Sunday and Gramma Evelyn

First of all, Happy Easter, to those of you celebrating. Most of you already know that my beloved Grandmother Evelyn sadly passed away back in February. What you might not know is that this Easter is the VERY FIRST Easter [since I was 17 years old] that I will NOT spending with my Gramma Evelyn. […]

Rest In Peace, Gramma Evelyn


In The Midst….

As most of you already know, I am in the midst of a Family Crisis. For those of you who don’t know, my Gramma Evelyn suffered a massive stroke last Wednesday morning. She is paralyzed, she can’t talk, she can’t open her eyes, she can’t swallow. The doctors at the Hospital told us there was […]

My Daddy’s 62nd Birthday & Christmas 2010 [Re-Cap]

I don’t know about any of you but after yet another amazing Holiday-Extravaganza filled with: food, family, friends and laughter, I am simply exhausted! And here’s why… Friday started out like any other day. Except that it was completely different. Why? Because we were hosting My Daddy’s 62nd Birthday Bash! Which just happens to fall […]

Thanksgiving Re-Cap [2010]

I don’t know about any of you but after amazing Three-Day-Thanksgiving-Holiday filled with: food, family, friends and laughter? I am simply exhausted! And here’s why… Thursday started out like any other day. However, for the first time in years we were not hosting a ‘Traditional Family Thanksgiving’. We didn’t have to cook and we didn’t […]

On Being Thankful

I like to think I spend a lot of time reflecting on all of the things I have to be grateful for. And I do. But, it’s not all that often that I write those things down. So, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’d like to share my gratitude list. The Top 40 Things I […]

We Interrupt This Blog With Family Medical Updates

* First and foremost, I would sincerely like to thank all of you for your kind words, never ending support, and for the loving prayers said for my family. For those of you who follow me on Facebook, you may already know what I am about to say. But, for those of you who don’t […]

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