Monthly Archives: July 2009

Give a Pony to your Birthday Girl

Give a Pony to your Birthday Girl

When I was growing up, my brother collected baseball cards.  My parents would go to the local warehouse where you could get stuff for the concession stand at ball games (in the days before places like Sam’s Club) and buy him boxes of ...
Move over Big Mac. Mushrooms are taking over!

Move over Big Mac. Mushrooms are taking over!

For as long as I can remember, Hardee’s has been serving up Mushroom and Swiss burgers. During my college days, they were one of those foods I would crave when I had been out drinking. (Shhhh. My parents don’t know that I drank ...
Winner – Crayola and All Giveaways

Winner – Crayola and All Giveaways

Congratulations to cdziuba and Thao.  You’re the lucky winners of my Crayola Outdoors giveaway! Congrats to Julie and TXsunlover. A coupon for a free bottle of All Small and Mighty coming your way! ...
How Will Kids Learn to Parallel Park?

How Will Kids Learn to Parallel Park?

I know I haven’t been posting very much but it’s been a rather busy summer! Aside from the normal vacation and day-to-day ‘how-can-I-keep-the-kids-happy’ stuff, it’s just been crazy.Well, in a few weeks it is g ...

What is it with Music and Babies?

When Miss M was just a baby, there were many nights when she battled going to sleep. Both mentally and physically exhausted, I would hand her to DH for relief. More often than not, he would set her on his lap in front of the computer and st ...
They Can Do It Themselves

They Can Do It Themselves

I’ve come to the conclusion that I can’t underestimate my kids.  Miss M is half way through 6 and Miss K is almost 5.  They’re still little but I push them to be independent doing things that I think they should – li ...