By Columbia Home Blogger & Contributing Writer, Nellie Symm Gruender Reflections From the Class of 1969 Over the last weekend I had the opportunity to attend my 45th (gasp) High School Reunion in Decatur, Illinois. Our graduating class of 1969 had almost 500 people. During… Read More

Life Gives you Lemons

Written By: Columbia Home Blogger, Jayme Dement Drink lemonade, it’s more fun! I wonder sometimes when I watch how people live their lives or hear them “discussing” the woes of… Read More

Out of Office

By Kristie L. Wolfe This summer, I did something unusual. All at once, I increased my productivity, enhanced my creativity, and enriched my problem-solving abilities. My energy level increased and… Read More

Another Event

Another Event By Kari Laudano As a human, you attend a lot of events throughout your lifetime…A LOT of events. As we get older it seems the number of events… Read More

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

As a parent, choosing names for your children can be a difficult thing, especially when you don’t have any idea what type of personality they are going to have. My… Read More

Clothing Rules

Clothing Rules

Do you ever feel old, or just think you’re getting older when you look around and see the way some younger girls dress? Well, I don’t think it has anything… Read More

Cake

Cake

The issue of endless options in event planning is, well, endless. There are so many different topics I could focus on, so rather than try to touch several lightly, I… Read More

Fear.

Fear.

Fear. It doesn’t take most of us to reach adulthood before we have developed a fear of something: spiders, snakes, flying, pubic speaking, failure, being alone, water, fire, loud noises,… Read More

Summer Vacations Without Me

Summer Vacations Without Me

My letter to Brandon, my 14-year-old son, who is vacationing in Florida this week with his dad and stepmom. Brandon, I just got your pic from the beach in Florida.… Read More