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Empty Nest · 6d ago

A Challenging Hodgepodge

It's been a long week since the last Hodgepodge, y'all. We lost Mother last Wednesday night. We thought she was going to rally back which she did twice but then I guess it just got to be too...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

When Mother's Day Takes a Wrong Turn

Mother's Day is certainly a good day for family gatherings and visiting, sharing, laughing...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

Mother and Child Hodgepodge

It's been way hot down here lately but we all knew it was coming, didn't we? It's the thing I've been dreading but it's all good because one thing I do not dread is the Hodgepodge and it's h...
Empty Nest · 2W ago

If It's Broken, Keep It

Do you ever keep old, broken items? I do keep some and I'd love to tell y'all it all depends on the item and whether or not it can be repaired but that's not necessarily true. I do not keep ...
Empty Nest · 2W ago

April Showers Bring May Hodgepodge

Wow! The Hodgepodge has been around quite some time, y'all. I had to look back to find my first Hodgepodge and it was on April 27, 2011. I don't think that's the beginning beginning but mayb...
Empty Nest · 3W ago

Oh the Pictures We Will Take

What's something you do even more than before once you have a grandchild or two? In my cas...
Empty Nest · 3W ago

Choosing a Wedding Venue

When your daughter lives 9 hours away, helping her plan a wedding is a little bit different though it can be done. We mamas in this situation who can't just hop on a plane or get in the car ...
Empty Nest · 3W ago

Calling on the Hodgepodge

Here we are back on Wednesday and I thought we were still having the weekend. Ha! Shows what I know. I guess it doesn't matter what you do or where you are time just flies but that doesn't m...
Empty Nest · 1M ago

Let the Wedding Planning Begin...Again

The wedding planning, that is. This is our third time around with the planning of the weddings and I'm about as much a fan this time as I was the first two times which comes in at about a ne...
Empty Nest · 1M ago

Looking Out on the Hodgepodge

Hey! Winter showed up! Not the bitter cold and snow some of y'all might have but it's been quite chilly here and I'm loving it while I can. There's also wedding planning going on and grandki...