Playing With Toys

I love toys…and that should come as a surprise to no one. That being said, I never realized how much I love them until I watched my kiddos play with my collection of Fisher Price Adventure People this past weekend. And while they came nowhere near enjoying them as much as Cory and I did growing up, it was still a blast watching them play with them. I have to admit...

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World Cup Fever

So I have to admit that I am finding myself getting completely wrapped up in the World Cup. Whether it’s watching the games live on my computer, or reading the wrap-ups from the games I missed, I just can’t seem to get enough of this event. Also, it has been great to see Cameron getting so excited about watching the matches (and practicing his footwork in...

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There’s Monkeys On Our Site!

This is a very special week for Ellie at school, as she was chosen to be the “Monkey of the Week”!  Now, to the uninformed, that might sound a little confusing – but don’t underestimate the excitement this title can create.  All weekend long Ellie was super-excited to get back to school on Monday.  So…just what can cause my daughter to...

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Anyone Looking To Gain Weight?

Yes?  Well you’re in luck!  It’s that special time of year where you can put down that 100 Calorie pack, shove that newly-created diet in the drawer, throw the scale in the trash and bust out the sweatpants.  That’s right…it’s time to buy one of the last legal drugs Girl Scout Cookies from my darling daughter!! Those of you who know me...

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My Favorite Christmas Book

One of the best parts of the Christmas season is all the wonderful books and movies that we only get to watch and read for one month out of the year.  While there are a number of movies that are a ‘must’ each season…there is only ONE book that I absolutely have to read at least once each December.  That book is the magnificent Red Ranger Came Calling...

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A Change Of Plans

So after a much needed break from blogging – we’ll call it a ‘blogatical’ – I thought I would go ahead and offer a bit of an explanation.  I could easily blame the brief absence from the blogging world on the fact things have been hectic with graduations, family visiting, school, work, etc. – but that really isn’t the reason. ...

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Website Spotlight: I Dare You Not To Laugh

From time to time I stumble across a website that is just too good to be true.  Rather than keep them to myself, I thought I would start sharing them on my website so everyone can enjoy them.  So without further ado, I present to you my ‘Website Spotlight’… In the past 6 days I have been forwarded the link to this site by 2 different people, and I...

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Feel Good Friday #4

Finally…a seemingly quick week!  Believe it or not, Feel Good Friday has arrived yet again!  So as we head into Mother’s Day weekend…are you finding yourself wondering what’s been keeping the ol’ interwebs buzzing over the past few days?  Well come on in and find out.  Come on…don’t be shy… - – - – - –...

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A Princess Bride Post? As You Wish.

This past weekend was a rite of passage for Cameron and Ellie, as they were officially introduced to one of the best movies ever made: The Princess Bride!  It’s true…my love for this movie is strong, and while I don’t dress as the Dread Pirate Roberts when I sit down to watch it, I do repeat every line as if the lines were written for me.  From...

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Feel Good Friday #3

Yeeeeeehaw! Put another week in the books…and say goodbye to April at the same time. There sure were lots of big news stories this week, highlighted of course by the Swine Flu…sorry, I mean “H1N1 Influenza A“. Hopefully everyone is feeling tip-toppy and ready to dive into another edition of Feel Good Friday! Come on in… - – -...

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Beware Of Pig

“Cover your mouth when you sneeze“…”wash your hands“…”cover your mouth when you cough“…”don’t travel to Mexico“…etc. So, really – the Swine Flu?!?  Crumbling economy and skyrocketing jobless rate wasn’t good enough?  Now we have the Swine Flu!?!  Ugh……or should I say...

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Let’s See What You’ve Got

As we ease back into another work week, I thought I would throw down an old-fashioned challenge to my loyal readers.  That’s right, here’s your chance to show what you’ve got.  So what’s the challenge you ask?  Three simple letters…’WPM’.  It’s time to strut your stuff and see how many Words Per Minute you can type! ...

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