Doing What Comes Naturally By Susan Shifay Cheung


March is going by fast and we’ve jumped forward an hour. You know what that means? Yes, it’s coming up to spring cleaning time and I can’t wait to throw open the windows to let the fresh air in. Along with more air and light, I feel the need to detoxify my body from an over-indulgence of rich food during the winter months. As I search my cupboards under the sink, I take out, one after another, a cleaner for the stovetop, one for the granite countertops, one for the wooden floorboards, yet another for cleaning glass and, finally, a…

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4Ds; It’s Time for Spring Clean


By Susan Shifay Cheung                                     April rain, mowers cutting grass, and flowers and plants coming to bloom; it’s spring time and my windows are wide open. But, hold it… Argh! I see dust bunnies I can no longer ignore. Yup, that time is here; spring cleaning and I hate it! I have my sights on the untidy mountain of my children’s artwork—their masterpieces from school, sick days, holidays and play dates piled under the coffee table. I pause here, as my mommy brain battles with my rational brain. I have to keep the artwork, right? These are important expressions of my children’s…

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Spring Is In The Air….


Still trying to get used to the time change from a few nights ago, I took a sip of coffee and squinted during my morning routine of checking out the weather for this week.  One quick glance was all it took for this mama to break into a happy time dance. Yes, indeed!  It is going to be Spring like weather this week!!!   For this southern girl, Spring time is sweeter than tea.   I noticed the geese making their northern trek the other night and did another happy dance.  It means there will barefoot mornings on the porch…

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