Good times and good friends just naturally go together, but what do you do when hard times befall your friends? It’s easy to be a good friend during the fun times, but your friends need you most when life gets difficult, and they often could use your support and […] Continue Reading »
Not all friendships are created equal, but all friendships are indeed important and meaningful in their own unique, special ways.
Truth be told, there are varying levels of friendship. Some are extremely close. Some not as much, but still significant nonetheless. Although your various friendships may be different from one […] Continue Reading »
Your closest and dearest friend(s) will always have a special place in your heart. And you in hers. You know each other inside and out. You’ve gone through good times and bad. You’ve been there for each other through thick and thin. And there’s no one else you’d rather […] Continue Reading »
Hello, Blue Mountain Friends,
Is it really August already?! The long lazy days of summer we enjoyed as children seem to go by so quickly now. But there are still lots of delightful things to appreciate in August—the days are warm and sunny, the robins are still singing and the […] Continue Reading »
It’s easier than you think to brighten someone’s day. In fact, we probably don’t realize just how easy it can be. So, why don’t we do more of these random acts of kindness? Oftentimes, people feel that they have to show or exude some grand gesture that’s over-the-top, but the truth […] Continue Reading »
Since our readers enjoyed our first post all about the history of birthdays, we thought we’d share even more fun birthday facts that you may not know. Isn’t it funny that we all do similar things on our birthdays without any thought about how or why we do them? […] Continue Reading »
“Gardening is the purest of human pleasures.”
Gardens—of any and all kinds—bring both joy and tranquility to those who cultivate and grow them. Whether it’s a flower garden, a vegetable garden, an herb garden, or a purely whimsical garden, it’s a place that becomes your haven. Your sanctuary. Your […] Continue Reading »
There are few things in life that are forever immortalized as being incredibly sweet and utterly irresistible. Among them are babies, puppies…and desserts. Yes, decadent, luscious, oh-so-delicious and wonderful desserts that bring joy and happiness to everyone’s lips.
It just so happens that July is chock-full of fun and […] Continue Reading »
With the recent arrival of summer, everyone is definitely in the summer mood and anticipating these much-awaited lazy, hazy days.
There are so many good memories that come to mind when summertime starts. We have flashbacks of riding in the back of station wagons for the family trips to the […] Continue Reading »
Ask any pet owner and they’ll tell you—their pets are their family. Our lovable fur babies are like our children, and we love them, and spoil them, to our hearts content. Wanting to take them with us wherever we go is natural, which is why we’re all excited here […] Continue Reading »