Category Archives: family life

A few weeks ago someone on Facebook shared an article called, “7 Phrases That Will Make Your Partner Feel Loved & Respected.” I’m gonna be honest. I only clicked on the link because I thought (hoped) it was going to be a sarcastic and smart-ass article. It wasn’t. According to the article, “when you feel heard, […]

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Listen. Do you hear that? You don’t? Me neither!! My house is quiet! Free of showtunes and One Direction and sister-bickering and the poke-me-in-the-eardrums-with-chopsticks-now-please obnoxious voices of every singing star that now has their own Disney Channel or Nickelodeon show! Pour mama a mimosa and ready the napping couch! Nah, not really (yet). I’m actually experiencing […]

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The other day Husband and I went to Costco…hungry. As you all know, Costco is (usually) a fine place to go with a rumbly in your tummy, as you can (usually) count on a delicious morsel being sampled at the end of every aisle. But for some reason everything that was being sampled the other […]

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If you’ve been a long time reader of this little blog, you might remember reading THIS POST I wrote back in October, a few days before my brother-in-law was getting deployed to Afghanistan (his second tour). Here’s a snippet: “…it takes a special and honorable person to do what he does.  To want to be an asset to this […]

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Good Friday to you! This week’s Favorite’s post has to be short and sweet. Stop crying — it’ll be okay, I promise. Why no rambling list today full of interesting things like Bit-O-Honeys and P!nk songs and boy-short undies (which I do so love)? Because of this: I WAS AT THE ONE DIRECTION CONCERT LAST […]

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  I’ve always been a ‘glass half-full’ kind of a girl. Pollyanna, Anne Shirley, Leslie Knope — those girls are my peeps. My mantra for pretty much all of the stressful situations in my life — my adult life, at least — has been, “things can always be worse.” When I had each of my […]

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I’m a child of divorce, several times over. Well, technically twice, but since my mother and step-father split up and got back together a time or two unofficially before making it official, I think I can safely call it ‘several’. You might say I grew up without a very positive example of what a successful […]

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In six days school will be out and I’ll have my girls home all day, every day, for 84 days. YAAaaaaaaayyyyyyyy?? Seriously, other than not being able to lie about how many naps I really take or how much time I spend daily on Facebook and Twitter and HuffPostCelebrity and E!Online and People.com I am super […]

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