Memories and Their Associations

  Now I realize yesterday was Pi Day not Pie Day; however, if it is pronounced Pie then that means I aught to make and eat pie. Family did not object either. When it comes to pies I have many associations and memories. Nana making an abundance of them for Thanksgiving then passing the torch…

No More Monday Blues

Monday is coming to a close and I hope it found you living with an excitement in beginning the adventures of a new week. It is not our situations that determine our emotion.  No, we choose the emotions that come forth.  If we are sad, angry, irritated, happy, or excited, it is because of a…

Ebook Freebie

Today and tomorrow (March 13th and 14th) I am happy to offer my ebook, Learning to Listen Learning to Care for free.  Head over to amazon to download your free copy. When we listen we tell others they are valuable, it shows we care.  Too often people rush about wanting everyone to listen but never caring to…

The Jewels of Reading

There is a wealth of knowledge contained in the pages of books. Recipes for healthier living, patterns for creating, encouragement, a glimpse into the minds and workings of others, adventure, the list continues. By reading we can expand our knowledge and add to our vocabulary.  Books can open our eyes to people and places we…

60 Days

  I sit here typing while the few minutes left of March 1st (the 60th day of the year) tick away.  I should probably go to bed; however, there are a few thoughts needing to be typed out.  There is no hurry to finishing this article as it cannot be posted till the internet is…

Joy like a Child

  A smile is such a little thing; and yet, it can posses a great power. It seems as though many people begin to smile less and smile smaller as they age. Think of children. They have no fear of people watching them when they are happy. Their smiles bubble over into an infectious laugh,…

We have a Winner!

The winner of my Birthday Giveaway is...  « ♦♦♦ » Laurie « ♦♦♦ » Congratulations Laurie! I look forward to begin creating both the designs of your cards as well as the words within. Please email your address to me at melaniefellman@gmail.com before February 16th. Again, Congratulations! Thank you to those who have taken part in this giveaway.…