Almost Thanksgiving!

We are 12 days away from Thanksgiving day. Last year, when I hosted a student from Europe, this was the holiday she was most excited for! She had only seen how Thanksgiving is celebrated on TV and movies. After explaining the story of the Mayflower and the pilgrims to her we went into the food. Stuffing, turkey, mashed potatoes, ham, cranberry sauce, mac and cheese, green beans, sweet potatoes and 2 pies. We prepared and baked every single item, even though it took us a f


When I think of Summertime I see BBQ’s, days entertaining the kids, water activities and the family road trip. Growing up my family summers consisted of camping trips. We would all load up in the back of the Volvo station wagon (no seatbelts, rolling around in the back with the sleeping bags was totally legal back then!) and start the 4+ hour drive. All the kids would then proceed to sing 99 bottles of beer on the wall until the adults drowned us out with their music, whic

May Lady of the Month: Heather Wheeler

Congratulations to Heather Wheeler for being selected as our Celina Ladies and Friends Lady of the Month for May 2019 Heather Wheeler and her husband of 33 years, Gerry Wheeler, moved to their Windsong Ranch, Prosper, Texas home in the fall of 2017 as part of the Toyota wave of moves to North Texas associated with the former Torrance, California headquarters move to Plano, Texas. After living in Southern CA basically all of their lives, both of them were excited but apprehens