Childhood, Life

“Back Home”

I blame my childhood friend Vikki for this post. She lives in the little town I grew up in. And she is an amazing gatekeeper to our past. She shares pictures, stories about town happenings and news about former classmates and teachers. For someone like me who lives far away, this is amazingly important. Because… Continue reading “Back Home”

Family, Humor, Life, Motherhood, Summer

What I Did on My Summer Vacation – The Train From Hell Incident

My youngest will get on a school bus for the first time Wednesday afternoon and I am struggling with it. I mentioned on Instagram this weekend that I am one of those "weird" parents that get sad this time of year. I miss my kids when they go back to school. Yes, I know, it's… Continue reading What I Did on My Summer Vacation – The Train From Hell Incident

Decorating, Humor

Working With What Ya Got- Ugly Wall Re-Do

I am so sorry. For neglecting you. I haven't tweeted, Facebooked (well, on my blog page) or pinned anything in...gasp.....a week. That is UNHEARD of in the blogging community. I have been in Heaven...aka Tennessee....all week visiting with my mommy and daddy for the past week. And I will have a post for ya next… Continue reading Working With What Ya Got- Ugly Wall Re-Do

Blogging, Chicago, Friends, Humor

For Crap Sake Pull Your Dress Up- How I Survived Blogher 2013

Over the past three years since I started writing here, I have seen bloggers attending these things called conferences. Where bloggers meet other bloggers. And take lots of pictures on Instagram. Of their cute outfits. This is what I thought blogging conferences consisted of. Just getting Starbucks, tweeting activities and dressing really cute. And wearing… Continue reading For Crap Sake Pull Your Dress Up- How I Survived Blogher 2013