John Hughes, screenplay,
Blogging, Chicago, Humor, John Hughes, Screenplay

Don’t You Forget About Me- Scene One “No One Said There Was Gonna Be Cake!”

I didn't forget about my screenplay. I tell myself. Over and over. Except I did. Forget it. Which makes the title that much more ironic. Don'tcha think? So here is the first scene of many scenes in a screenplay that will surely never get made but really hoping that it does get made into a really funky play in some obscure… Continue reading Don’t You Forget About Me- Scene One “No One Said There Was Gonna Be Cake!”

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Blogging, Giveaway, Sponsored Post

Don’t Trust Your BFF With Just Anyone- Rover.com Giveaway

  Since becoming a doggie owner again, I can tell you that Buddy's care when we aren't with him is so important to us. Ahem, I have become one of "those" dog parents. When we are gone, I want to ask his caretaker to send daily pictures, reports about how he is eating, and his… Continue reading Don’t Trust Your BFF With Just Anyone- Rover.com Giveaway

Amazon, Decorating, Humor

Holy Shiplap

So there's this trend called "Farmhouse Chic" or just "Farmhouse" that is going around. Have you caught it yet? No? You're one of the lucky ones then. Probably got one of them shiplap vaccines. I have to admit, I love the farmhouse look but I would like to state that Joanna Gaines is not responsible… Continue reading Holy Shiplap

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Collective Bias, Food, Link Party

Crock Pot Mongolian Beef Made Easier

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Conagra Brands. All opinions are mine alone. #SeasonalSolutions #CollectiveBias #RecipesThatCrock My friend Rebecca has given me so many recipes over the years, so I don't even question a new one when she says that I need to try. There are many reasons our friendship has… Continue reading Crock Pot Mongolian Beef Made Easier

Collective Bias, Family, Link Party

My Top 10 Favorite Children’s Books

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyLiteracyStory #DGMyStoryEntry #CollectiveBias     When Anna (now 17) was little, I would put her in her stroller and we would go for daily walks, weather permitting. Sometimes we would go to the park just down the street… Continue reading My Top 10 Favorite Children’s Books

Family, Life, Motherhood

What ADHD Really Looks Like

  October is ADHD Awareness Month. Educate yourselves and others by sharing accurate information, giving support to your loved ones and teaching your children compassion for others.      Our daughter has ADHD. I mentioned it years ago on the blog, so for regular readers, this information isn't new. ADHD is different in every child:… Continue reading What ADHD Really Looks Like