How We Spent The Fourth

We spent the day of the Fourth at my parent’s house. Mom had some beautiful, fun little paper lanterns hanging on their front porch: Old Glory was flying at several houses on their street:We ate barbeque, played in E,B.’s pool, and just enjoyed the afternoon. Then we all took naps. Later that night we went […]

The Jumpolene Is A Huge Hit!

This thing is way bigger than I anticipated and 100 plastic balls just isn’t going to be enough I don’t think. But he LOVES it.

Our First Anniversary

OK, so technically Cracked Daddy and I have been married 9 years today, but this is the FIRST time in 9 years we have been able to spend our anniversary together. I know! Hard to believe. Our first year of marriage Cracked Daddy got deployed to Korea and so he was halfway across the globe. […]

Love Starts With Elle by Rachel Hauck

This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducing Love Starts With Elle(Thomas Nelson – July 8, 2008)byRachel Hauck ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Rachel Hauck is a forty-something, a child of the ’60′s, ’70′s, ’80′s, ’90′s and ’00′s, who roller skated through the ’70′s into the ’80′s with Farrah Fawcet hair and a three-speed orange Camero. She graduated […]

A Summer Affair by Elin Hilderbrand

There’s just nothing like a good summer read that involves a character breaking all the rules and becoming entangled in a torrid affair that keeps you on the edge of your seat, especially when the character is your average middle-aged mom. A Summer Affair by Elin Hilderbrand weaves the tale of Claire, a former glassblower, […]

I Scream, You Scream Pimped Out Ice-Cream

I can remember when I was about 4 or 5 we had an ice-cream truck that came through the neighborhood that sold sno-cones, ice cream, and popcicles. As soon as I would hear the circus-type music playing, I’d run into the house and grab the nearest parental unit with money. I’m sure my parents hated […]

Carseat…Ur Doin’ It Wrong.

Calling all seasoned mothers….parenting guru’s….professional nannies and child psychologists, know-it-all’s, and anyone else that can help. EB and I fight a daily Battle of the Backseat. He will NOT stay seated in his carseat. We have tried three different carseats, his straps are as tight as they will go and STILL the backseat Houdini manages […]