March 4th, 1924. That is the day our father was born. He would have been 95 years old today. The month of March always brings up sweet memories of our parents. They were from Ireland and were Irish through and through. Our parents moved from Ireland to England to Canada and finally settled in Chicago.… Continue reading March 4th, 1924
I love the Christmas season. I think I love the anticipation of Christmas day more than the actual day. It is full of magic and hope. Sitting in church tonight, i thought how beautiful everything looks in candlelight. My kids have been writing their Christmas lists in anticipation of the big day. My son… Continue reading Christmas Season in Chicago!
The wonderful day of Thanksgiving is over, where all we have to do is spend time with loved ones and eat! Well at least if you are not the one hosting! Now we move into the hectic holiday season and it starts with the decorating. Living in Chicago we always look for a nice day… Continue reading Tis the Season
This morning I woke up to the most beautiful snow. You know the snow I am talking about... the snow you see in commercials or in hallmark movies. Big fat snowflakes! And since it was Saturday, it was that much more beautiful. I didn't have to get up from an alarm, and could lay in… Continue reading Snow!!
It has been said that the effects of candles can help to sooth our soul. That the illumination of the candle light helps to reduce stress. I don’t know how scientific this is but I know that when I turn off all my lights and light some candles I instantly feel more relaxed. It… Continue reading Mesmerizing Candle Light