How many of us have wonderful mothers and grandmothers who live far away? I have a few who live close and a few who live far away. It’s tough to find wonderful things to give these ladies on Mother’s Day,
I hate shaving. Every time I do it I’m thinking how little time I have to be doing it. I’m a mom… so I frequently feel like I don’t have enough time to get things done. Can you relate? Sometimes
The spring equinox was Sunday, March 20th. Though I love snow and winter, I am so excited that Spring is here! There are blatant, in-your-face signs of it all through our home. I am in my element but my poor
This Christmas my husband and I were blessed with several gift cards from his employer as a Christmas gift: $100 in gift cards to restaurants and $250 to Marriot. We have 3 kids and have a hard time getting away
For the past 4 years my friend Rebekah at SimplyRebekah.com hosts my favorite link up all year: A Day in the Life. The premise is simple, take a photo an hour every day. By the end of the day you
This post was originally published on March 7, 2011. My son, now in Middle School, is experiencing some of these issues again so I thought it would help him (and myself) to edit and republish it as a reminder of
I’m a superstitious person. It drives my husband crazy. But I feel like there’s a pattern to life and superstitions help me connect with that pattern. One of my long held beliefs is what you’re doing on New Year’s Eve
One of the hardest things a parent can do is choose a name for their child. Let’s put it this way… my first name is Dorothy and my maiden name is Butler. I was dubbed Dorky Butt-licker in elementary school.
It’s my birthday today! I’m going to be kind of busy today so there won’t be a lot of celebration time but I thought I’d post some pictures of myself from the last 30 years. Feel free to browse through.
I’m throwing myself a party today… a pity party. A couple of weeks ago I went for blood work and a MRI because my knee pain never resolved itself after the lateral release surgery I had a year ago. That would be