Faith, Family, Uncategorized Scratch the Surface July 5, 2017

Featured Video Play Icon   This past weekend, we ventured to the Detroit, Michigan. Detroit sure has a lot of nicknames…The Motor City, Motown, Hockeytown, The Comeback City, and the list goes on.  Don’t you find that people and places with a lot of nicknames tend to be colorful and likable and are distinguishable in certain ways? I almost...

Travel Hostess Adventures May 27, 2017 in Entertain, Faith, Travel

Hi All, I started a new job a few months ago as a “tour hostess’ that just fits my philosophy in life to not waste a single day. It’s my goal to go out and discover all the wonderful things around us. I also...

Spring Cleaning February 17, 2017 in Faith, Sincerely, Trish Podcast

Hey, do you miss not having a new blog post to poodlewalker? I’m working on some updates! I’m ready to clean up my blog and make some positive changes to it. My first post was August of 2013 and I have yet to update...

Middle School Hero January 24, 2017 in Faith, Family

How did we ever get through middle school? The exclusions, the awkwardness of growing up, and the strong desire to fit in with our peers. How did we as parents ever hold our tounge and not tell off the kids and parents of the...

Advice to a Younger Person January 19, 2017 in Entertain, Faith, Uncategorized

       I was recently at a luncheon with ladies who were all their in 50’s all at different career levels. One thing is for sure, all the ladies were supportive and happy just to take time out to enjoy lunch, and laugh...

Drop the Scorecard January 10, 2017 in Dogs, Entertain, Faith, Family, Uncategorized

Welcome to January, one of the longest and certainly the coldest month of the year. During these long days of January chores can become burdens. How often are we adding “scorecards” to our marriages, work relationships, and friendships? In our home, we all like...

Happy New Year 2017 January 3, 2017 in Faith, Family, Traditions, Uncategorized

Before we get into our new resolutions or goals, it’s important to reflect on the 2016 and give ourselves some credit for things that went well. I pushed myself to entertain more, travel more and celebrate important dates in our lives. I started out...

Against the Grain December 21, 2016 in Faith, Family, Uncategorized

This time of year is so sweet- I mean literally. Sweet. It is full of delicious treats combining decadent flavors, that are hard to resist. Why would anyone choose to eat healthy, not drink alcohol and lay off sugar, carbohydrates, all dairy and processed...

3 Observations for the Holidays December 6, 2016 in Dogs, Faith, Family, poodle, Traditions

     One thing I really enjoy about not only going away, but also coming back from vacations, is gaining a new perspective. You tend to come home with a new appreciation for all that you have and what you are interested in changing in...

Kitchen Table Notes November 15, 2016 in Faith, Family, Traditions

“There’s a little note for you on the kitchen table”      In this busy, high tech world, I find myself missing the little notes left on the kitchen table. Like many of you, our little family has a group text in which we...