Giveaway, Humor, Sponsored Post

Where Are They Now? 80’s Movie Edition Sponsored by G.H. Cretors Popcorn

To be clear, my rep over at G.H. Cretors had no clue how this post was gonna spin. But I knew exactly how I was going to turn an average giveaway into something more special. Much more special indeed. I was watching Dirty Dancing with Ella the other evening and it got me to thinking:… Continue reading Where Are They Now? 80’s Movie Edition Sponsored by G.H. Cretors Popcorn

Humor, Life, Uncategorized

How I Am Making Winter My Bitch

The New York Times called. They won't ever be hiring me as a title writer. The New York Times called. There is no such thing as a title writer.  Last winter, I had a tough go of it. In fairness to myself, when I wasn't in pain I was making flavorless rice Krispie treats.  So… Continue reading How I Am Making Winter My Bitch

Life, Photography, Summer

Summer So Far 2015

I started these posts years ago and I don't have the heart to stop. So here it is. Our summer so far. 2015. And no they aren't in order. Kind of like our life. Annie went to cheer camp this summer only for a few days but my heart kind of sank a little. My… Continue reading Summer So Far 2015

Family, Humor, Life, Motherhood, Photography, Summer

Summer So Far 2014

"Summer" in our home usually starts around the time the kids get out of school. Never when the calendar says "Summer" officially starts. Kind of like how "Fall" doesn't officially start until the end of September but really feels like it starts the moment the girls step on the bus. The fun of "Summer" gets… Continue reading Summer So Far 2014

Favorite Things, Humor, Life, Marriage

How Us Became Us

I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So imagine pictures where captions are.  My husband and I recently celebrated 11 years of being together. And when I say "celebrate", I really mean patting each other on the back and saying, "good job". You know those adorable stories of… Continue reading How Us Became Us

Family, Humor, Life, Link Party, Summer, Travel

Vacation on a Budget – How I Got out of the Crap-Tastic “Dells” Without Taking Out a Loan

[spacer height="20px"] So I mentioned that we went to the Wisconsin Dells for an overnight getaway with the kids over the weekend. The "Dells" is huge in our area as a little getaway place for families. It is a town filled with cool water parks, beautiful scenery, fun boat rides and lots of kitschy stores… Continue reading Vacation on a Budget – How I Got out of the Crap-Tastic “Dells” Without Taking Out a Loan