I’ve been busy…

I know everyone wants to know where I have been and what I have been doing. Well, I have been busy creating a website for The Southwest Florida Council of the Blind. Go ahead and check it out.




Bargain and Tip

Every store, website, and company run sales unfortunately they’re never on the items you want when you want them. Finding true bargains requires time and research. Continue reading

Authentically you?

I posted this article a few weeks back.  Let’s take a little time to answer the questions at the end. I would like you to step away from what is happening in Missouri, New York and the Middle East. Spend a little time with yourself without distractions and look within. Are you living your life as the authentic you or are you living as society expects you to? Continue reading

Travel Help

I need your help in making a dream come true for a legally blind person. To receive a guide dog is empowering. Support Hank and I walk and raise money. Please take a look at this non profit and my page.

Thank you,



Moms Need Support

Today’s moms are being compared to moms from the ’50’s and ’60’s.  That is unrealistic and absurd because lifestyles today are nothing like they were then. Moms today hold fulltime jobs outside the home.  The majority, yes majority of moms today are single moms.  Continue reading

Eggnog Cookie Give Away

I am so excited and can’t wait to try your cookies. If you make extra they freeze well to.


Blind Mom in the Burbs

The winner of the Eggnog Cookie give away is…

StaceyL of staceyslifeblog.wordpress.com

Stacy thank you for your comment and sharing this deliciously sounding recipe with me.  I’ll be sure to write a post after I’ve tried it out.

Looks yummy for my tummy. Here is a recipe for Salted Caramel Pecan Bars. My family waits all year for me to make these.

Yield: one 8-by-8-inch pan, 9 to 12 very generous squares

Prep Time: 20 mintues

Cook Time: about 30 to 32 minutes

Total Time: about 4+ hours, for cooling and setting up


1/2 cup unsalted butter, very soft (1 stick)
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
pinch salt, optional and to taste

8 ounces roasted salted pecans, halves or pieces okay; about 2 cups (I used Trader Joe’s roasted salted halves)
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate…

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Transforming, growing, adapting, changing have awakened me. I’ve noticed that my cocoon has disappeared. Like a butterfly with its beautiful wings taking flight so have I. In the past I stayed in my cave hibernating although it was hot outside. I could hear children in their pools laughing, playing “Marco Polo” and hearing the huge splash from belly flops. Continue reading


The number thirteen has a bad rap.  It is the number that comes after twelve and before fourteen, ten plus three, twenty minus seven and so on.  There are buildings that actually skip the thirteenth floor, seriously do they think the people on the fourteenth floor are fooled? Continue reading