Charitable Giving Guide

Charitable Giving Guide

We have mentioned in previous blogs of how holiday gift-giving can get a little crazy with all of the shopping for material things, that the recipient may or may not even want. I remember times in the past where I walked into a mall with a list of names, and would just make random purchases,… Read More »

Simple, Yet Sentimental Christmas Décor

Simple, Yet Sentimental Christmas Décor

If there is one thing that has changed in the past few years, it is our style of decorating for the holiday season. In years past, Gerry and I (Shannon) had Christmas cocktail parties each year, decorating the entire house in everything that screamed, Christmas. We had a tree in every room (including the bathrooms),… Read More »

Consider a More Compassionate Holiday Season

Consider a More Compassionate Holiday Season

Ah, we embark upon another holiday season. Who would have thought we would be where we are now, having experienced a truly memorable 2020? This year’s holiday season brings along a new sort of stress for everyone. Will we be able to be with our loved ones, or will we continue to quarantine to protect… Read More »

Beyond Impossible? Quest for a Delicious Plant Based Burger

Beyond Impossible? Quest for a Delicious Plant Based Burger

The summer months, particularly holiday weekends, bring up memories of cookouts with good old-fashioned hot dogs and hamburgers. The smells produced from a backyard grill stoke memories of the past and make your mouth water in the present. For several years, Shannon and I (Gerry) have not eaten meat. So, the plant-based burger has been… Read More »