The Kids’ Table at Thanksgiving

The Kids’ Table at Thanksgiving

I come from a large extended family, and we’ve always had big gatherings for holidays. One thing you could always count on: there would be a Kids’ Table. For many years, of course, there was no question as to which table I would belong. I was oh so young and after...
Happy Valentine’s Day to My Home

Happy Valentine’s Day to My Home

I’m in love with my home. Yes, I have an actual Valentine, and I have four children who are my loves but my home also holds my heart. It’s my hope that everyone could find a true love like this: We love spending time together. There’s no place else I’d rather be than...
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall!

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall!

My children’s school, Sullins Academy, recently held its annual auction to benefit the school. This is the school’s biggest fundraiser and there was no shortage of work done by the students, teachers and moms. Each class has an art project for the live...
wWw dot George

wWw dot George

Recently my friend Vannessa and I had the rare opportunity, courtesy of my dad, to meet former President George W. Bush at The Olde Farm in Bristol, Virginia. The event was a fundraiser for two schools in Grundy, Virginia: The Appalachian School of Law and The...
School’s In!

School’s In!

I was going to start this entry about my children going to preschool with a note about my little baby birds leaving the nest, but then I realized that not only are they not actually “leaving” the nest, but they are actually commanding more space in the nest—four times...