Author Archives: Lisa

Pumpkins and squash and gourds…

Decorating is a blast for me.For you? One reason holidays and special days give me a thrill is because of the excuse toView full post »

Grab a coffee and some…

Pumpkin-Spice BiscottiPrep 20 minSuggested Total 1 hour 25 min 2.5 cups all purpose flour1 cup granulated sugar1/4 cupView full post »

January in October…

A friend told me, last week, that she was working her way through Oswald Chambers’ book “My utmost for HisView full post »

A few more of my favorite things…

A new season, and new favorite things. Fall brings: crunchy and tart, MacIntosh applesbig, cozy sweaters leaves changingView full post »

Family. A big, 6 letter word…

Have you ever looked up the word “family” in a dictionary?If not, do.There are many definitions. This pastView full post »

Lights, Camera, Action!

What a better way to kick off the blog than with a photoshoot? The group Lisa Lauri-Ann Norm and Heather Jennifer ChrisView full post »

What’s going on… pt 2

So, here’s the rest of the story… Cleaned the bathroom. Not one bit glamorous. Put up a few Fall decorationsView full post »

What’s going on…

Slept in til 8:30. Gabbed on the phone with my sister. Showered. Three loads of laundry on the line. One of my favoriteView full post »

Will she DARE…

Do you have a teenaged daughter or do you know a teenaged girl who would benifit from, and be encouraged and challengedView full post »

Try it – cause you’l love it…

A perfect Fall dessert. Right out of the oven… uuuuum, uuuuuuuum good! GINGERBREAD 1C butter1C shortening2 eggs2CView full post »

Friday and Monday…

Beginnings and endings – there is good about them, both. Beginnings can signify a fresh start, butterflies in ourView full post »

Warnings schmornings…

Every single day of the last week we, Nova Scotians, listened to multiple warnings and updates concerning Hurricane EarlView full post »

NO, absolutely NO working today…

Labor Day is an annual holiday to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers. Labour Day has its originsView full post »

Preschool, the best school…

Anyone of you who have been involved, in any way, with a preschool know that they can be terrific places of fun andView full post »

Got my mind thinking,…

I had the opportunity to be in beautiful British Columbia a couple weeks ago. My reason for going was to attend BoardView full post »

Watching and listening…

I have two sisters.An older sister, named Tanya.And a younger sister, named Paula. My sisters are both married and haveView full post »

GLSUmmit – aka: fire hose… part 3

I feel a wee bit like an Aerobics Instructor… three more, two more, ONE MORE! You can do it people… one moreView full post »

GLSUmmit – aka: fire hose… part 2

So, what did you think?Were my first batch of shared “new” and “review” lessons interesting toView full post »

GLSummit – aka: fire hose… part 1

When does your brain hurt? I mean, really hurt? After snarfing down an ice-cream cone?After hours and hours of meetings?View full post »

It’s so obvious…

Here is another vacation tale for you, sort of. At one of the rest stops taken during my holiday (and there were many),View full post »

Still warm and sugar coated…

On my holidays I had opportunity to drive in the direction of theMasstown Market. Are there any MM fans out there? SinceView full post »

Singing to the world, singing, singing…

It seems like each of my summer vacations, for the past three years,is delightfully marked by new music.2008 was theView full post »

Leadership SUMMIT…

Every August, since 2002, I have attended the Leadership Summit simulcast. First in Moncton, NB, then we (StoneRidgeView full post »

These are a few of my favorite things…

My mind is wandering off to some more relaxed places and thoughts these last few days. Yours? I hope so. A slower paceView full post »