Last Night to Light-the-Lights with Charlie

Here, Charlie admires the beauty of the menorah. Each night, as we add a candle, the warmth and magic grow. Charlie wanted to be part of the celebration each night and made a point of posing for a picture or two. Here he seems to be smiling in the glow of the candlelight.

Making Hanukkah Memories

This post is my entry for Susanna Leonard Hill’s Holiday contest. The rules can be found here: Details and fine print Making Hanukkah Memories (225 words) Shaina knew the Hanukkah story … the miracle of one night’s oil lasting for eight … how this connected her with Jews around the world and throughout history.  She couldContinue reading “Making Hanukkah Memories”

My new best friend

Today we picked up our new puppy and it’s the most incredible feeling. Three hours of cuddling on the ride home and our new boy and I were falling in love. The attachment process is magical. We stopped at the pet store to pick up a few necessities and I’d forgotten how magnetic the drawContinue reading “My new best friend”

My Wish

This song has been a favorite of mine and countless other parents since it was released 12 years ago. While our country is in the aftermath of yet another school shooting, and parents are holding their children a little bit tighter this weekend, I am celebrating my daughter’s marriage. I know how fortunate I amContinue reading “My Wish”

Would You Read It Wednesday – A Plethora Of Pitch Picks! – Susanna Leonard Hill

My pitch Gustavo’s Big Idea is featured in the October section of this contest. https://susannahill.com/2018/01/10/would-you-read-it-wednesday-a-plethora-of-pitch-picks/

Coco, A Pixar Masterpiece

The latest Pixar release is truly a masterpiece for all ages. I finally saw it today, in a sold out theater full of children, parents, and grandparents. A perfect family movie! I loved Miguel, a young boy who dreams of being a musician even though his family strictly prohibits music. The story centers on DíaContinue reading “Coco, A Pixar Masterpiece”