C’mon Realtors…You Can Do Better

For the last few weeks, I’ve been on the hunt for a house in a quiet place with a little bit of land. I’ve been working with a true real estate professional, Tracie Gaskins, who is not only a queen among real estate agents, but an angel let down from...

Where Are You, My Little Gingersnap?

Sometime in the late 1990s, my then-husband and I visited this Aladdin Magnolia at a Sunday open house. We were living in Alton, IL at the time, and often we’d visit open houses in the area – purely for sport. Of course, in the 1990s, I didn’t know...

Teddy The Dog Needs Advice

Frequent visitors to this page will know that Teddy the Dog is a prominent and important part of my life. Yesterday, we returned from another visit to the vet and learned that Teddy is (again) suffering from some type of allergic dermatitis. This time, it’s in...

And So This is Christmas…

Thanks so much to Rachel Shoemaker for providing me with the PERFECT Christmas Day photo! And if you want to read about Sears Homes all year long, join our group of kit-home enthusiasts on Facebook! *       *      * * * To read more about Sears Homes, click here....

Christmas Comes But Once a Year…

The holidays are challenging for lots of people for lots of reasons. I have much to be grateful for but sometimes, I find the holidays a little difficult, too. It doesn’t help that I’m a highly sensitive soul, who takes the world far too seriously and...