Ad: Walking the Walk with a Food Donation from Tyson #SummerofGiving

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This post about community involvement has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. This kid of mine, he’s a foodie for sure. He’s never happier than when he’s planting, picking or eating. And fruits and veggies? No…

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Wordless Wednesday: The challenges of this new life


Life is different now. Every day, I make a list. At the end of every day, I find myself frustrated by all the things left on it. I’m failing. Work is piling up. Mail is piling up. Emails need to be answered. And the vegetables don’t wait. As I stand by my sink, snipping the…

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The State of Affairs: One Month Later… {Part 2}


(If you missed Part 1, read it here.) You’ve gotta understand…this is about so much more than my job. This whole identity thing, the anxiety, the depression, the stupor, the disconnectedness…it’s huge. This might be the biggest turning point in my entire life thus far, and I’ve been lost trying to figure it out. So, for…

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The State of Affairs: One Month Later… {Part 1}


So, it’s been a whole month now. I think it’s safe to say that when it comes to Kid Town, I’ve reached full immersion. Know how I figured that out? I woke up one morning, not too many days ago, slipshod after about 4 hours sleep, and decided that yesterday’s makeup looked OK enough that…

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Tea Collection Semi-Annual Sale: Dresses Under $20!


This post contains links for which I may be compensated. Just passing through with a quick note, because this couldn’t wait! Tea Collection is a great place to find clothes for all ages. Starting today, find dresses under $20 at Tea Collection! Select styles, while supplies last. Tea Collection only has these major sales twice each year, so…

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Snack On, Snackers! Goodies Co. Monthly Snack Delivery Service


Many thanks to Walmart Labs for sponsoring today’s discussion. Are you a snacker like me? Read on, my friend… A few weeks ago, my son and I went grocery shopping and snacks were on our list. We had this conversation in the natural and organic aisle: Him:  “Mommy! Look! I want those dog crackers!” Me:…

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