The Best Jarred Items to Have in Your Pantry

Check out this amazing article by Clarissa Buch!


Congratulations, Patrice II! Now on to Middle School!

(In this photo, Patrice II is playing the ukulele, a skill she learned as one of her electives this past pandemic year) Today we celebrate my Grand Royal, Patrice II. She has completed Elementary School and is moving on to Middle School! How time flies. She is my namesake and 10 years old. When she […]


Own the Room

Be the kind of person that people are happy to see coming and sad to see walk away. When you walk in a room, own it. It’s all about your personality, your aura and your energy. Stay amazing! Until the next post, I love you! Patrice Tankard #ambience #swag #energy #positivevibes #owntheroom #knowyourworth #worth #queen […]


Teaching During the Pandemic

We have come to the end of the 2020-2021 school year. This has been such a rough year for everyone during the pandemic. So many people in the world lost jobs, good health and their lives. As educators here in Florida, many of us were hesitant to return to the classroom during the pandemic. After […]


Spread Smiles


Happy Birthday to All “May” Babies!

It is the end of May and we are still celebrating birthdays in May in our family. We have quite a few! We are ending the month with a Virtual Birthday Party. Some of our members live out of state. This party was designed by the Guest of Honor, Ellice! The theme is “Donuts” Take […]

Fine Dining

Celebrate Everything!

It has always been my motto to “Celebrate everything!” My children and friends are witnesses to this lifestyle. We celebrate big and small accomplishments. We celebrate life, friendships, promotions, good report cards, great ideas, creativity, originality, blessings and we celebrate each other. Now that my kids are all grown up and on their own, I […]


The Tankards are Back!

“Thicker than Water – The Tankards” Season 4 is in production. Tune in to Amazon Prime on July 4th for the Premiere of Season 4! Ben Tankard: “Shooting the national promo pic for #thickerthanwaterthetankards Season 4 today. Getting excited, the entire gang is on the way and will be lining up for group photo. We […]


The 20 Etiquette Lessons Every Child Needs to Know

Check out this article by BY CAROLINE HALLEMANN!


Make Mother’s Day Easier This Year

Happy Mother’s Day to all nurturers of children. You deserve the very best! If there is someone in your life who is still here for you to appreciate for nurturing you, then please take time to appreciate them. Let me share with you ways in which my children helped to make my life so much […]