Latest Watercolor Paintings

by SweetSugarMama on May 21, 2013

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These illustrations are a celebration of empowering girls and women of all ages. It is my message of there is nothing to fear but fear itself. It is never to late to realize that fairy tales are just that….tales. There is nothing more rewarding than to take full advantage of your reality, and make great […]


Happy Birthday Taylor

by SweetSugarMama on February 26, 2013

Taylor, I can’t believe you’re 11 today!!! Eleven years today I became what I’ve most wanted  to be in life…a mom.  Thanks T! Thanks for being the best son and brother ever.  Thanks for teaching me that everything in life is possible, if it starts with a care-free, happy smile on your face. Thanks for […]


Savannah Vacation for Spring Break

by SweetSugarMama on February 5, 2013

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Spring Break is almost here!   Well, kinda….  I’m a Florida girl and we don’t get four seasons here.  We get one….Hot Season. I can’t believe it’s taken me almost a year to write this post.  I can’t believe it’s been more than a year since I’ve blogged about vacations.  But I did promise some […]


2012…Cheers to New Friends & 2 Blogs!!!!

by SweetSugarMama on December 29, 2011

When I started this little blog of mine on May 31, 2011, I never thought anyone would actually read it.  As of today, I have close to 7,000 visitors!  People from places I can’t even pronounce or locate on a world map have read my page.  I am extremely blessed and grateful because of every […]


Welcome Fall

by SweetSugarMama on September 15, 2011

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I’m happiest during Fall.  It’s a time to relax and enjoy the warm breeze, as the leaves dance free from the trees.   It’s a time of orange, yellow and red.  A time where cinnamon, vanilla and nutmeg surround every corner of my home.  A time where we plan for my youngest son’s birthday who […]


Happy Labor Day Weekend!

by SweetSugarMama on September 3, 2011

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Like Thomas Edison used to say, “I never did a day’s work in my life.  It was all fun.” Enjoy the weekend doing things you love!


Give your Hair a New Start

by SweetSugarMama on August 24, 2011

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I was raised to do with what we had around the house.  This was partly due to living under a Communist regime where we were lacking everything from light and water to the freedom of going to the store and purchasing things we needed.  Once we emigrated to the U.S. my parents worked hard to […]


My Favorite Treatments for Pool Hair

by SweetSugarMama on July 14, 2011

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I love Summer but my hair hates it!  I am sporting some serious dry, straw looking hair, so it’s time to hit the pantry.  Some of you have probably used these yourselves or have a favorite of your own.  Drop me a comment and tell me about them.  Here are some of my favorite remedies […]


Happy Friday!!!

by SweetSugarMama on June 17, 2011

“Most people are about as happy as they make their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln You and only you have the power to live life fully happy.  Make a decision to start your happiness right now wherever you are reading this. Cheers! Judy xoxoxo


Napa Valley with Kids

by SweetSugarMama on June 16, 2011

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During our visit to San Francisco, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to take one day out to see Napa Valley.  We really thought twice about Napa with the kids.  Little did we know, when we planned it , that it was going to be one of the best day trips we’ve taken as a […]