A Helping Hand

helping hand

When I was a child I loved to help other people and I was always the first person to jump up and offer assistance. [ Read More ]

The Greater “Knead”


When my then 4-year-old daughter won a cash prize in a spelling bee contest, I thought she’d buy herself the doll that she’d wanted. [ Read More ]

What Happened When I Told My Mom About My “D” On The Math Test


I came home one day from school in 5th or 6th grade and announced to my mom, “I got a ‘D’ on my math test!”  [ Read More ]

What, No Chocolate?!?


I’m addicted. Always have been, always will be: I think “chocolate” may have been the first word that passed through my lips. [ Read More ]

Potty Trained

potty trained

Is anyone else suspicious when a two year old is quiet? Suddenly, all you can hear in the house is the clock ticking… and you KNOW they are up to something. I tiptoed up the stairs, just in case he was just playing quietly and there he was in his sister’s room playing with her Barbie doll house. [ Read More ]

Lady With The Magic Hands

farmers market

Last year, my husband and I had a bakery that sold heart healthy dessert breads like pumpkin bread, zucchini bread, sweet potato bread and banana bread, to name a few. [ Read More ]

Bat Snow Man

snow man

This photo is of my grandson’s very own Bat Snow Man. This was taken 6 years ago. This is just one of the proofs that Christmas time is Batman time. [ Read More ]

Sneak Peek [PODCAST]


Chanelle tells the hilarious story of having to care for so many kids during a birthday party. Let’s not give anything away, but there was a mishap or two. [ Read More ]

The Truth Hurts [PODCAST]


Chanelle’s sisters are both grade school teachers, so it’s not surprise that they have a few hilarious memories about their young, witty students. [ Read More ]

The Shower Cap

shower cap

My girlfriend’s brother was about five years old and he was in love. [ Read More ]