Blessings in My To-Do List

This week is madness, more than normal. One child still in basketball, with three games; my oldest in traffic safety four days this week, dentist appointments, PTA meeting, Christmas in March party at my grandpa’s,… Continue reading

TIME, Syphilis, Google, and Parenting… ER… Politics?

A few interesting tidbits that I found in my March 14th, 2016 TIME magazine… Nevada currently has the highest syphilis rate is the western US, after an outbreak in… you guessed it… Las… Continue reading

YOLO

YOLO has got to be one of the stupidest catch phrases of this generation. I am past the age of those that frequently use it, but I think it is used in conjunction… Continue reading

TO SAVE OR NOT TO SAVE: My Organic Milk Dilemma

Buying organic is difficult. The difficulty doesn’t lie in the lack of available organic goods. I am from the Pacific Northwest… hasn’t the whole organic push come from my region? I can find… Continue reading

Adjusting Expectations

I rush out the door and head to the school to pick my son up from basketball practice. I am always rushing. Rush rush rush. Lots to do with a full time job,… Continue reading

Run From the Fire

Getting burned is painful, and sometimes it leaves a scar, so I suggest staying away from fire. What better way to not get burned, yes? Well, along those lines, I suggest staying away… Continue reading

Sick Day

When Lexi was sick at six-months old, she needed me, but now as a sick 13-year old, she wants me. What a heart-breaking, heart-soaring feeling. No one wants their child to be sick, but sometimes  in dark moments,… Continue reading

Friday, Reckless Abandon

The hubby and the rugrats are off to see The Avengers. It’s Friday evening, sunny skies, and a long day at work under my belt. As I kiss the fam, and shut the… Continue reading

Grocery Outlet Cheesecake

I’m all about lists, especially grocery lists. My grocery lists are in order of store appearance, based on a two-week meal plan, and separated into the different stores according to sales. EXCEPT for… Continue reading

DIY No-Sew Doggy BED… That ANYONE Can Make

Shut the front door… Stephanie made a doggy bed? Yes, that’s right! I don’t know how to sew, and I’m not the most craftiest mom on the block. No PTA awards for best… Continue reading