Today was a Totally Crazy Day

Celebrating Easter at my parent's house did not go as planned today. My sister was not able to come, as her youngest child had a fever and croup, and the rest of her family was beginning to feel ill too. I began my morning at 4:30 a.m. because my son has been teething and not … Continue reading Today was a Totally Crazy Day

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So This is What 37 Looks Like… and Cake

It's official: I've made 37 trips around the sun. It doesn't feel like I should be 37, but then again, what is 37 supposed to feel like? I think 37 isn't too bad. I have two pretty awesome kids and an incredible husband. I have wonderful supportive family on both sides. We have a roof … Continue reading So This is What 37 Looks Like… and Cake

Check Out my New Freebies Page

Good morning everyone! I am the queen of lists. I even have lists of lists! Otherwise, I am a mess terrible at staying organized and keeping everything straight. It is even worse now that I have a husband and kids! To stay organized, I keep a binder of lists that I use over and over. … Continue reading Check Out my New Freebies Page

The Blessing of Grandparents and Benefits for the Whole Family

Yesterday was the one year anniversary of my last surviving grandparent's death and I wish that I could somehow get Superman to fly around the Earth backwards to be able to go back in time and spend more time with all of my grandparents. I would love to watch a baseball game with my grandpa … Continue reading The Blessing of Grandparents and Benefits for the Whole Family

10 Free Places to Visit as a Family

These days many people are trying to get by on a small budget or living a frugal lifestyle. I like to get out of the house and have fun with the kids during the weekend, but I don't want to spend tons of money. And let's be honest, sometimes families don't have the money to … Continue reading 10 Free Places to Visit as a Family

A Couple of Doodles and Real Life Experiences

Here are a couple of doodles I made this morning. Can any of you relate?   Kid songs get stuck in my head all day.   I used to think my mom was so grumpy when I took naps with her. This is what my Sunday nap was like. Now I understand. Mom, I'm sorry.

Cousins Can be the Best Friends

When I was a kid, holidays like Easter, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas were days I always looked forward to because I loved playing with my cousins. I have seventeen first cousins so we always had a great time having Easter egg hunts, playing games, or dressing up for our small Christmas pageant on Christmas … Continue reading Cousins Can be the Best Friends