Have you met my Instant Pot?

Pretty much everyone who has known me more than 5 minutes knows I do not cook; I have neither the talent nor the affinity for it. It's just not my thing - and as long as there is someone else around to feed me and/or takeout available, I didn't really see it as a priority. I could make … Continue reading

Cole’s Turtle Project

Cole decided that he wanted a turtle - AND that he wanted to pay for all of the materials and supplies on his own. But he is 10 and does not have a job, so how to make the money? Cole's Turtle Project was born! Cole spent weeks researching and writing Best Pet Turtle Species in the World - … Continue reading


2019 was long. And hard. We all really, really needed a vacation last December and it just didn't happen - and then there was no part of the past 12 months that offered a respite. It felt like our family was hit over and over again with one thing after another. It was the year of … Continue reading


According to my friend Teri and Google, a group of unicorns is called a blessing - which is possibly the best thing I've ever heard. My group of friends is a blessing for sure. A couple of weeks ago, I came across an article about a 6' tall light up unicorn Christmas decoration and a … Continue reading

G’mar Hatima Tova

This graphic, or some version of it, has popped up all over my newsfeed in the past week. As we move through the High Holiday Season, this is a time of reflection and atonement, in order to move ahead. It reads "To those I may have wronged, I ask for your forgiveness. For those I may have … Continue reading