Coffee Break

Suzanne Faith, Family, Simple joys, Simple Living, Writing 4 Comments

Yesterday, I sent out a newsletter to let my readers know that my mom passed away, very unexpectedly, last weekend. She took a nap on Saturday afternoon and never woke up–a sweet and gentle passing. The last phone conversation we’d had ended with an “I love you.” It never dawned on me that those would be the last words we’d …

Coffee Break

Suzanne Family, grandparenting, Simple joys, Simple Living, Thoroughly Modern Mimi, Uncategorized, wisdom

  This is a favorite and oft-requested repost. It’s a good reminder, each year!     As my family has expanded through marriage and grandchildren, we knew we had to simplify gift giving. I came across this Victorian guideline and have used it, very successfully, for the last couple of years. Oh . . . how I wish I had …