Four Years Ago Today

Four Years Ago Today

Four years ago today, I woke up after a very difficult night. Mom had passed away around 1:30 in the morning. I did NOT want to get out of bed. I didn't want to face the day. The pain was more than I could bear. Three short months earlier we were in Charleston, South Carolina on vacation with Mom and Dad. Mom wasn't feeling well and was being … [Read more...]

Christmas in Heaven

Hi sweet friends! I just couldn't bring myself to talk about a Fashionable Christmas today after yesterday's tragic events. My heart has ached every since I heard the news of the school shooting. Like many of you, I wonder why? Why do these tragedies keep happening? I also wonder when we as a nation are going to see that taking Christ out of … [Read more...]

Simply Sunday~When It’s All Been Said and Done

A dear friend of mine lost her father yesterday. My heart broke as I talked with her because I know the pain of losing someone you love. I was blessed to have a Mom who loved Jesus with all of her heart. Mom left this earth on September 22, 2009 and yet her legacy remains. Dictionary.com defines legacy, … [Read more...]

What Everyone Needs to Know About “Loss”


Most of you know I lost my Mom in 2009 to gastric cancer. Maybe I've talked about it too much. But in many ways it has been therapeutic for me. I needed to share about my hurt, and my loss. And boy have I felt the loss! Not only was she my Mom but she was my best friend,  and my mentor. Many of you understand, you too have felt loss like … [Read more...]