Category Archives: Family

From Ashes to Diamonds . . .

LifeGem is a company that offers the ability to turn the cremated remains of your loved one into diamonds.  And for many of us, a loved one includes a beloved pet! The Chicago based company uses a four-step process: cremated … Continue reading

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Can You Write Your Way to Health?

Did your New Year resolution have anything to do with committing to a healthier life?  Along with the commitment to early morning runs or signing up for an exercise did you consider a writing class? A number of studies show … Continue reading

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The Best Gift I Ever Gave . . .

I used to love making Christmas gifts for my family.  Everyone eventually received one of my signature velour robes.  And when my niece was little, I loved making dresses for her as well as a matching dress for her doll. … Continue reading

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Interviewing Our Loved Ones

Thanksgiving is a great opportunity to capture stories about our loved ones lives.  This year my father-in-law told me about his training as a paratrooper in the Army and what it was like the first time he did a live … Continue reading

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