Love and Divorce Silver Edition

I’m a huge fan of the BET show, “Being Mary Jane” starring Gabrielle Union. This season, her parents, Paul & Helen Patterson, played by Richard Roundtree and Margaret Avery have been experiencing challenges in their marriage. Helen’s long time lover, Read More …

What’s Brewing At The Cafe

Fall is in the air around here. The mornings are cool and crisp, the afternoons sunny and trying to get in all the sunroof time. We are finally shifting to a certain comfort level in our new place. We rented Read More …

WIP Wednesday

Crocheting, one of my favorites hobbies keeps me going when everything else is chaotic in my world. One of my Facebook friends and fellow crocheters announced that she was making blankets to donate and asked if anyone would be willing Read More …

Listening To My Daughter

I’m far from the perfect mother. As a matter of fact, I screw up all the time. One thing I know for sure, I love my girls. The other day, my youngest daughter and I had a discussion and she Read More …

Getting My Groove Back

I’m fighting really hard to get back into my groove. It’s a minute by minute struggle. I’m a fighter and a winner so I’m not giving up. As a wife and mother, they have been my priority. I know, I Read More …

We Survived The Move

We survived the move…barely. It was a test of strength: physical, mental and emotional. We are somewhat settled, our things are in our apartment and are everywhere. Grateful I am for this opportunity for my family but at the same Read More …

What’s Brewing At The Cafe

My life is extremely busy and chaotic right now. We have made more trips to St. Louis to take care of business and prepare to move effective July 31, 2017. This month went by so fast, birthday, new job and Read More …

Knitting At The Cafe

I had to restart my knitting adventure. It just wasn’t working for me, my tension was bad and I was beginning to think this craft wasn’t for me. I kept trying to find more detailed how to videos on YouTube. Read More …

WIP Wednesday

I made it through WIP Wednesday! I wanted to finish my WIP’s before posting them. It’s a lot going on at The Cafe this week, planning, getting my daughter and brother settled, finding things they will need, etc. I have Read More …

My Daughter Will Spread Her Wings and Shine

When you spend day in and day out with someone you’ve known since the day they were born, it’s so hard to let go….HARD. When that child/young adult has a disability that makes her socially awkward, it’s even harder. My Read More …