Monthly Archives: August 2008

Let Me Show You a Picture

In early July, I attended events to celebrate my 20th high school reunion. On the first night, there was a casual get-together held at a pub where everyone spent the evening getting reaquainted with each other. I had varying versions of the ...
Winner – Idina Menzel Giveaway

Winner – Idina Menzel Giveaway

Thanks to Random.org, we have our winners in the Idina Menzel CD and Tote Bag Giveaway! Congratulations to #4 Rebecca and #2 Nyssa. I want to thank One2One Network for providing the prizes for this giveaway. Stay tuned for upcoming giveaway ...

The Kids Are Old Enough for Jewelry

When I first got married, I loved shopping for jewelry. I had a ring to match every outfit. I wore simple earrings (because my ears would typically start to bother me if I wore anything too large.)  I had a few bracelets but really love wat ...

Putting the Mystery into Parenting

Being a first-time mom is tough. I’m not a new mom, but I’m forever feeling like a rookie at the job. Miss M, my oldest, just entered Kindergarten but I still feel new to so many things. I guess with the first child, there will ...

Idina Menzel Giveaway

NOTE: Due to formatting issues, the contest is being extended. Your comment should post immediately. If it does not, please email me! When I posted my opinion of Enchanted back in April, I had no idea who the actress was playing Nancy Trema ...

You want to put a thermometer WHERE?!

It’s been a heck of a few weeks. Miss M has been sick – running a temp off and on for over a week. Miss K woke us up in the middle of the night last night with a fever of her own. It reminded me of a awesome product that I revie ...

Before You Dump Out Your Inbox

I remember during my working days how people would walk into my office, drop something into my in box and run. Sometimes it was something I was expecting and could easily grab it, address it and move on. But then there were those people who ...

Like I Need Another Obsession

I love to read.  Really, I do.  When I was very young, I remember my mom taking me to the library in Muscatine, Iowa and letting me pick whatever I wanted.  Bobbsey Twins, I tell you.  And Beezus and Ramona.  And one of my all time favorite ...
Winner – Prima Princessa DVD Giveaway

Winner – Prima Princessa DVD Giveaway

Thanks to Random.org, we have a winner in the Prima Princessa DVD Giveaway! Becca said… I love the variation from children dancing in the yard to ballet students to professional dancers. It’s very engaging. Well, Becca… Yo ...

"Mom, Can I Feel Your Hair?"

Posts have been kind of scare lately, I know. It isn’t for lack of stuff to review or giveaway; it’s just that we were away on vacation. Nothing fancy, just a trip to see my mother-in-law. It was a rewarding trip though because ...