Archive for December 2013

The Tootsie Roll and Gingerbread House Family Tradition

The Tootsie Roll and Gingerbread House Family Tradition
This all started about 16 years ago.  After a less than stellar Halloween, I was left with several bags of Tootsie Rolls.   Not wanting to waste them, I leaned on my youth of playing with my LEGO blocks and I began building a Tootsie Roll log cabin for our Christmas centerpiece. Over the years my... Read more »

Celebrating eighteen years with the best gift a parent could have

Celebrating eighteen years with the best gift a parent could have
Today is a very special day.  Today, I mark the 18th anniversary of one of the most joyous moments in my life – the birth of my daughter. Chalk it up to the hormones or me just being a sentimental pile of mush, but I can’t help but cry tears of happiness in remembering all... Read more »