Welcome love

I was surprised the other day when listening to the How to build a happy life podcast to hear this sentence: Maturity involves learning not to push love away, either through neglect or through actively pushing love away. Robert Waldinger My first thought was, Why would anyone push love away? But as I thought more … Continue reading Welcome love

No shame in pie

I grew up in my Southern home on pound cake, cheesecake, layer cakes with frosting, chocolate chip cookies and two kinds of pie: pecan and key lime.  We didn’t do fruit pie in our house.* But when I met my husband, and more specifically, ate my first holiday meal with his mom, dad, sister, and … Continue reading No shame in pie