Whose Made Stitches on Your Life Quilt?

One of the things I admire about the Amish is the way they incorporate extended members of the family into the lives. As Mother’s Day draws near, I’m reminded of all the woman in my life that helped shape the person I’ve become. While my mother is high on that list, there are so many […]

Making memories… One Back Road at a Time…

As I sit here and ponder what to write for my first post, thoughts of summer keep pushing their way to the forefront. Lemonade, the smell of fresh cut grass, juicy red tomatoes straight from my garden and stifling heat are what I am craving right about now. Instead I am met with freezing temperatures […]

Record Your Family Memories with Project Life

Are you a busy, stressed-out mom? Do you have little ones always at your feet, begging you for more time, energy, or food? Or are you carting around teenagers all over town? Maybe your kids are grown and you want a way to go back and preserve some of those memories. If so, I have […]

Recording Your Family Legacy

Who are all those people in the old photographs? Why did Grandma save handkerchiefs with hand-crocheted hems? Who can translate this letter, dated in the 1940s and written in German? If you, like me, have discovered a trove of what might be treasure—but who really knows for sure?—what can you do to discover its worth? […]

Family Memories

“If you want to feel rich, just count the blessings that money can’t buy.” Amish proverb Think back to your childhood. What was your favorite family vacation? Mine was at Pine Island at Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire, where my family would stay in a rickety old cottage for a week or two. It was back-to-the-basics […]

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