Wordless Wednesday: Another Snow Day


What do you do when you’re snowed in again with a three-year-old? Whatever you can.         Do you see it? His name is in there…somewhere!

Childhood Movie Obsession? Use It, Busy Mamas!


Before I had kids, I had some pretty specific ideas on how I would handle the television. We didn’t even have cable for quite a while, and I always promised myself that I’d be the mom that only allowed educational TV, and only in small doses. But now? Now I laugh at that mom.

Gift Giving: The Right Flowers for the Right Occasions


Wow. What a day. Yesterday, my day started off with a lost debit card and a flat tire, 30 miles from home. My lunch ended up sitting in my car for too long as I waited for help, so when I stopped to replace it, I treated myself to some flowers for my desk. And… [read more]

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Every once in a while, I stop and think about how little I actually see my friends. With a busy career and building a family, life is just downright chaotic right now. I know, personal relationships are important, and they will become more of a priority before long, but right now…it makes me a little… [read more]

Heirloom Gifts: Frugal or Frivolous?


If you give gifts around the holidays, you’re probably either deep in the throes of holiday shopping right now, or about to start. This time of year always leaves me feeling torn. I did several years of no gifting at all – just time spent with friends and family, making and eating great food and… [read more]