If you are a long-time follower of my blog, you know that Ms. Myra brings me a box of Christopher Elbow each year on Christmas Eve.  I do all I can to hide them from the kids and make them last until Valentine’s Day when I sometimes receive a box from Better Half.  In case […]

“Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” ~ Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump Forrest has profoundly sound advice, especially for such a “slow-witted and naive, but good-hearted” character.  Yes, you never know what you’re going to get when you open a box of Christopher Elbow […]

After my daughter and her friend walked in Omaha Fashion Week in early March, we grabbed breakfast the next morning at Lisa’s Radial Cafe before driving back to Kansas City.  It was amazing! On Today’s Date in the Past: Wordless Wednesday:  Beach in Miami Miami:  Morning Reflection Fallen White Blossom You Might Also Enjoy: Other Food […]

Once a box of Christopher Elbow chocolates is open in my house, it’s essentially gone.  To take these photos, I had to kick my kids out of the kitchen and tell them they couldn’t have any chocolates until I was done shooting.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Christopher Elbow Chocolate […]

Proof that my family loves me:  they all leave their lovely warm weather to travel to cold, snow infested Kansas City to spend Christmas at my house.  Adding to the fun is my sister’s mother-in-law who also joins us from the other side of the metro area.  While the grown-ups don’t exchange gifts, Ms. Myra […]