Monthly Archives: November 2010

Because Kids Keep Going and Going

Because Kids Keep Going and Going

When family and friends started having kids, I remember them joking about buying stock in battery companies. I laughed but really didn’t appreciate the true nature of the comment until I had kids of my own. I swear that we go through ...
Warming up from the Inside Out

Warming up from the Inside Out

Well, the kids are officially wearing their winter jackets every day now.  And the snowpants will be making their annual debut shortly.  I’m swearing up one side and down the other that I hate winter. Funny thing though… When I ...
Buy a Gift Card… Save a Buck.

Buy a Gift Card… Save a Buck.

This time of year is so much fun if you’re a bargain shopper. I’m one of those people who buys the gift cards at restaurants (or our gym) when they offer some buy $x and get a free $x bonus. If it’s something I’ll us ...
Just Like the Coffee House

Just Like the Coffee House

My brother’s kit car has been parked in our garage for a few months so that DH and my brother could do some upgrades to it.  When they both have time, my brother stops by and they chip away at a long list of projects in hopes of finis ...
So Much for the Reminder

So Much for the Reminder

Mornings with 7 and 6 year old daughters are a bit rough.  I get up, take my thyroid medicine first thing and get the kids’ vitamins set out at the same time. Then I work on getting their breakfast ready as well as their lunches while ...
Did You Vote? It’s Not Too Late!

Did You Vote? It’s Not Too Late!

I’m not a political blogger nor do I like to talk politics in my posts. This is different so don’t turn away just yet… Hear me out. Did you take a few minutes earlier this week to vote? We did. Not only that, but we also b ...

This Halloween was Extremely Cool

There are some holidays that I can take or leave.  I’m not exactly a Hallmark person.  While a lot of people say that Christmas is their favorite holiday, it is a bittersweet holiday for me.  As the kids get older, I warm up to it a b ...
That’s a Piece of Cake… err, pie.

That’s a Piece of Cake… err, pie.

When I was a young child, each year for my birthday my mom made a cake for me as well as one for my brother, whom I shared a birthday with. Once we were older, she let us pick what we wanted and without fail, he asked for her homemade cherr ...