Blogging, Chicago, Family, Favorite Things, Friends, Humor, Life, Motherhood, Parenting

It Was a Good Day

I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So imagine pictures where captions are.  Before I begin, head over to Brandi's website. She took most of these amazing pictures. And she is so adorable AND has amazing style. You will be able to tell the ones I took on… Continue reading It Was a Good Day

Family, Humor, Life, Motherhood, Parenting, Photography

Duck. A Love Story

I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So imagine pictures where captions are.  This piece was originally published at Chicago Parent, where I am a contributor. Recently I was asked to bring an old lovie of mine or my child's to an event. I wasn't able to go… Continue reading Duck. A Love Story

Humor, Parenting, Pinterest, Summer

Pinterest Busters. Kind of Like Myth Busters. Only Not

I don't know why I am on a Pinterest kick. But this summer is the Summer of Pinterest. As shown by the homemade ice cream in a bag and the shaving cream incident and even the greenery hangin' around in my driveway barrels. And it's not like I have a butt ton of time on… Continue reading Pinterest Busters. Kind of Like Myth Busters. Only Not

Homeschool, Link Party, Motherhood, Parenting, Pinterest, Summer

Is This Bag Supposed to be Leaking? Homemade Ice Cream

I found a recipe for homemade ice cream! And it only has four ingredients! And you don't need an ice cream maker! Because YOU, my friend, are the ice cream maker. Oh, and by the way, there was a dead link associated with the above Pinterest find so I can't attach a link. This, however,… Continue reading Is This Bag Supposed to be Leaking? Homemade Ice Cream

Family, Humor, Link Party, Motherhood, Parenting, Summer

How NOT to let Summer Beat the Stuffing Out of You

Hello friends. Guess what? It's RAINING! Again... I guess swim lessons aren't happening today. As well as using the pool passes we paid way too much money for. That we have only used TWICE this summer. I got to spend the weekend in Ohio with my two girls to attend a surprise party for my brother. His… Continue reading How NOT to let Summer Beat the Stuffing Out of You

Humor, Motherhood, Parenting

What to Expect When You Become a Mommy

When I was pregnant, I read a lot of material. Books, magazines, pamphlets about what I should expect for the next nine months. I shopped in the maternity section, I stocked up on folic acid, I bought sensible shoes. But no one can really ever prepare you for being a mom. So in honor of Mothers Day… Continue reading What to Expect When You Become a Mommy

Chicago, Family, Humor, Life, Parenting, Summer

One Fun Week. Well Sort of.

  First off, this came in the mail over last weekend:     What is this, you ask?? Well, it is my blog in book form!! Blog2Print  offers this; you can print the whole blog from beginning date to end (I only did my first year) or you can choose dates you want to be printed.… Continue reading One Fun Week. Well Sort of.