Making Good on New Year’s Resolutions

My New Year Resolutions this year (again) were to get physically active for a change and to quit smoking – for probably the tenth year in a row, at least. Well, this morning I took the first step in making good on those promises I’ve made to myself so many times over the years…

This Week – Pins & Wrap-Up

As most of you have probably guessed, I LOVE do-it-yourself projects. Not only do they save you money, but you can tweak them to be exactly what you want rather than paying too much for something that isn’t quite “it”. You most likely already know as well that I LOVE anything clever to either help, […]

Hard Lessons

That kid right up there? He has major issues with not winning or being 1st in things. As in coming in not placing 1st in the Pinewood Derby race that was held today for Cub Scouts…

Times are a Changing

How do we stay connected to our children as they grow up and are flooded with new media and technology?


I’m making a confession here – I’m extremely camera-shy.

It’s not that I’m particularly vain, but I feel like I’m always covered in oatmeal, boogers and…