Writer, Blogger, Creative Enthusiast
The holidays roll around and so do the requests for my World Famous Chex Party Mix. Even though I realize it is World Famous only because I am willing to make it, I've decided to—right here on The Daily Grace—divulge my biggest Chex Party Mix making secrets. Ready?...
Day 5: There are certain truths in properly decorating a Christmas tree. Let’s be at peace with this.
THIS WEEKEND we secured, lit and (mostly) decorated our Christmas tree. My husband and I agree this is a major accomplishment because we've been married 18 years and he understands the #1 rule of the time-honored tradition: THERE IS A RIGHT WAY AND A WRONG WAY TO...
Perhaps it is the sheer insistence of the little creature. Or her immense cute. Maybe it is the wisdom born of age—there were many, many times, as the working Mom of a toddler, I was occupied with other things. Or perhaps it is simply the small margin of space allowed...
Cathy Rigg Monetti is a writer and maker with far more interests than she has time. Born and raised in Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains, she is currently writing a novel, a work of historical fiction set there and centered around five people whose lives intersect during the tumultuous years of the Civil War.
“Ultimately, we are all just walking each other home.”
“We see trees. What more do we need?”
“I’m just trying to matter.”
“Perhaps home is not a place, but simply an irrevocable condition.”
“Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.”