Parent Survival Techniques: The Lies We Tell Our Children

I feel like I'm an honest person. Or, at least, I was until I had a child. Now we can't play with the skateboard "because it's resting," the playground was closed today for some strange reason and we are SERIOUSLY all out of cookies. This is just the tip of my iceberg of my lies … Continue reading Parent Survival Techniques: The Lies We Tell Our Children

My Love Hate Relationship with Bubbles

Bubbles! Who doesn't shout the name when they suddenly see those soapy globes floating by? Chasing bubbles is (or should be) a part of every childhood. Then you get a little older and your role changes from bubble chaser to bubble blower.   You may think of bubbles as "good clean fun" but anyone with … Continue reading My Love Hate Relationship with Bubbles

The Gender Reveal Game: A Unique Alternative to the Reveal Party

It seems like everyone's doing a gender reveal these days- friends, celebrities and even gorillas at the zoo! Whether you're planning a big party or not, there's a new way to have fun with your gender reveal and make a little extra cash for your bundle of joy by playing GenderRevealGame.com. You can take it easy and … Continue reading The Gender Reveal Game: A Unique Alternative to the Reveal Party

I Got Trendy with Curtain Bangs

This week I updated my 'do with a new set of curtain bangs. The funny thing is, anytime I've had bangs they've always been curtain bangs, I just didn't know they had a fancy name! I have the kind of bangs that will do one thing only, and that's split down the middle. Curtain bangs … Continue reading I Got Trendy with Curtain Bangs

Why Choose Soy Over Paraffin Wax Candles

J&L Decor, a handmade home decor company out of Montana, sent me a lovely handmade Lavender and Vanilla Scented Soy Candle to try out recently, along with some enlightening info about why they chose to make their candles using soy wax. Lauren Cox, the co-founder of J&L Decor, recently wrote a post about Soy vs … Continue reading Why Choose Soy Over Paraffin Wax Candles

Real Mom Life, Making it Work

Being mom means being the ultimate multitasker, squeezing things in whenever you can, and trying to do most things with a companion of questionable temperament. My friend Georjie snapped this pic while she was highlighting my hair one afternoon. It's not exactly a glamorous shot, but it's a little peek into daily "mom life." Me … Continue reading Real Mom Life, Making it Work

I Don’t Want to do The Thing

So, this is me today: I keep sitting down and trying to do The Thing I'm supposed to be doing and it's just not happening. Actually typing about not doing it is the closest I've gotten to doing it. And therefore, I'm almost giving myself a pat on the back for half-assly doing The Thing … Continue reading I Don’t Want to do The Thing