Life As A Fire Wife

Don’t Blink

Have you heard that song by Kenny Chesney, "Don't Blink."? I start to feel that way every year around this time, like, where did the time go? (The current episodes of This Is Us is not helping me here). I'm... Continue Reading →

Cari’s Creations

Graduation season is upon us! Do you have a graduate in your life that you need a special card for? Whether it is college, high school, middle school, elementary school, kindergarten, or pre-k, I'd love to make a card for... Continue Reading →


Smart phones can be great tools for many purposes. Communication, maps, and safety are among the positive features that this device allows. In this digital age, we have the world at our fingertips and with smartphones, we have access to... Continue Reading →

Less Stress, More Rest, Totally Blessed

Well, what a rainy and raw day in New England today. It feels more like April than May. As much as I would love for the sun to come out today, it is actually quite nice to have a down... Continue Reading →


Teenagers... What can I say about raising a teenager, a pre-teen, and a tween? Take me back to when I had 3 under 4, for I do believe those were the underappreciated days of my life. Although now that I... Continue Reading →

Day 30 Poem and then some

I made it! 30 poems in 30 days. Although I did not post them all, I am proud that I made it through the challenge. Truthfully, I wrote more than 30 poems this month as once I start thinking and... Continue Reading →

16 Years

Today, April 19, my hubby and I have been married for 16 years. 16 years since the day we said I do. That day was a lot like today, the weather was gorgeous and there was a chill in the... Continue Reading →


Every time I think of the word time, I want to cue Hootie and the Blowfish, "Time." I don't know what it is lately, but time has seemed impossibly hard to come by. Time itself is always moving. Right now,... Continue Reading →

A Prayer and A Poem

In case you have any doubt, I’m here tonight to remind you, that God is better. He is better than what the world has to offer you. His plans are better than the plans you have for yourself. His gifts... Continue Reading →

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