Category Archives: Fond memories

My Grandma Made Christmas Special

My Grandma made Christmas special-because she was special. When December comes it seems that every day is a reminder of how much I love and miss her. I miss the special day weeks before Christmas when I would go over … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Toys

My grandma had the best toys. From her Fisher Price record player to the amazing Suzy Homemaker oven, there was always fun to be had in grandma’s basement. So you can imagine my joy when I ran into some of … Continue reading

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My mother’s butterfly

The vibrant black and orange spread of Monarch butterfly wings takes me back to a time when life was full of wonder and everyday was filled with new discoveries and adventures. I was a brown bobbed, sticky fingered, nature loving, … Continue reading

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Ukrainian eggs around my Grandma’s table

I used to make Ukrainian eggs with my grandma every year at Easter. We would gather round the kitchen table, and she would go up to attic where she stored all the intricate tools, waxes, candles, and dyes that we … Continue reading

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