Yearly Archives: 2013

Disney on Ice: Not Just for Kids

Disney on Ice: Not Just for Kids

If there’s one thing I know, it’s that just because something seems like it is for kids, doesn’t mean it is JUST for kids. Whether we’re talking about toys or foods or projects, being swept away into the magic that i ...
Kids Asked for More VEGETABLES!

Kids Asked for More VEGETABLES!

I hate to feel like a food snob (because I’m not) but my husband actually caught me using the phrase “flavor profiles” the other day. It’s just that since we started eating healthier, I have more of an awareness of f ...
Constructing a Miniature Yellow Submarine

Constructing a Miniature Yellow Submarine

If I wasn’t opposed to music here, then I would totally have Yellow Submarine by The Beatles cranked up on auto-play and looping. But I hate music that auto-launches because frankly, it’s just annoying and kind of clues your bos ...
As Easy as Putting on a Watch

As Easy as Putting on a Watch

Keeping tabs on my health is a pretty big deal to me. Thanks to website such as DirectLabs, I’m able to place orders for regular bloodwork without waiting for the doctor to authorize it. No, I’m not a hypochondriac, I just like ...
Hard Luck Could Mean Good Luck

Hard Luck Could Mean Good Luck

As a kid, I remember gathering up my birthday money and heading off to buy as many Nancy Drew books as I could. To this day, I still remember laying by the nightlight on the floor well after bedtime… reading… and reading… ...
Moms Can Laugh with NickMom

Moms Can Laugh with NickMom

One thing is guaranteed about being a mom: we are constantly learning, always on-call and there’s no monetary compensation. Payment comes in the form of giggles and kisses, hugs and fulfilling wishes. Sometimes, things happen that mak ...
Orange Milk and a Cow in the Fridge

Orange Milk and a Cow in the Fridge

“Hey! Who let the cow in the fridge?” Oh, sorry. Sidetracked. Let me MOOOVE him over while I grab the inspiration for my post. During one of our recent trips to Chicago, we stopped at a local ice cream chain. It’s one of t ...
Disney on Ice is Coming to Town

Disney on Ice is Coming to Town

A few years back we brought the kids to the local arena for an ice show. It was High School Musical: The Ice Tour – the movie retold with all the flair and intrigue that performing on ice brings.The girls were old enough to enjoy it b ...
More Than JUST a #RealFruitBar

More Than JUST a #RealFruitBar

Yesterday morning, our family got up, ate breakfast, grabbed some healthy snacks, strapped on some running shoes and headed to a local park to participate in a race. Okay, technically, only the kids were wearing actual running shoes but tha ...