Memorial Day Memories – Part 2

Two weeks ago I wrote part one of  Memorial Day Memories. I ended it abruptly due to a suspicious smell. And now that the fire department has left, the smoke has cleared up and I’ve finished Feng Shuing the pantry, alphabetizing the spices, and cleaning the grout in the shower, I now have the time to finish writing this series. And…

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Memorial Day Memories

About two months ago I lost my website. Two years of writing was completely gone. The whole website had to be rebuilt. On top of that, I was also in the process of trying to get our house ready to sell and keep three small kids from trying to kill each other. And of course, when I have zero time…

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Diary of a Cranky Cat!

Hello, everyone! This is Gwennie. I know it’s been a very long time since you’ve heard from me so I’m going to take this opportunity to remind you of a few things. First, I’m a cat. My full name is Gwendolynn Anne Marie Stefani Collins Silver. I’m the supervisory cat-in-charge of household operations at the Silver residence. What does this…

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Website Under Construction!

Hello, everyone! This is a super-quick announcement. I had some technical difficulties with my blog and it’s now under construction. I hope to get everything up and running very quick. Stay tuned! If you happen to receive this blog by email, please let me know in the comments.     Have a great week! A. Marie Silver

Moving to a new address!

Happy Holidays, everyone! Just wanted to let you know that for Christmas, Santa bought me my own domain!  It’s official – I’ve been dot-commed.  The address of my new site is amariesilver.com.  Rumor has it, if you’re following this through the WordPress news feed, this move will not affect you.  However, if you are following via email, it might.  So…

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Dear Ellen: It was me against the 2-year-old.

Sometimes I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, Tonight there was a standoff at the Silver house.  It was me versus the two-year-old.  She woke up from her nap, madder than hell at God only knows what. The following conversation is based on actual events – as they happened in my imagination.…

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Dear Ellen: I’m a pack rat

Sometimes I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, I’m a pack rat. I have the worst time getting rid of stuff. Granted, I’m not a hoarder, but getting rid of things like baby clothes is hard for me.  My husband, on the other hand, loves spring cleaning. He does it year round.…

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Dear Ellen: I really want to be at that meeting!

Sometimes I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, I heard back from M&Ms. Here’s their response: Dear Allison: Thank you for your email. We’re pleased to hear you enjoy our M&M’S® Chocolate Candies and appreciate your taking the time to tell us so. Your comments will be shared with our Marketing Associates. Have a…

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