5 on Friday: The 5 Foods We’ll Be Gnoshing on Super Bowl Sunday

I don’t know about you but next to the commercials, the food is all I care about when it comes to Super Bowl Sunday. I heard someone say that next to Thanksgiving, it’s the  most food-focused day of the year and believe […]

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Little Mama, The Contest Queen – Take 2

I will never forget the first time my mom won her first “big” prize. And by big, I mean it wasn’t being the 10th caller for a pair of tickets to Olympic History on Ice. I was living in Chicago at the […]

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Five on Friday – 5 Reasons the Dog is My Favorite Child

Josie Blue came into our lives just over 2 years ago. Thanks to my good buddy David Scheuman who posted a picture on Facebook of the sweet little thing that was the sole survivor of her brothers and sisters but had to […]

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Let’s Brrrr-eak for a Winter Movie with Netflix and the #Streamteam

I know it’s winter but holy is it cold! And I’m in NC so I can only imagine what my friends up North are going thru right now. We haven’t had snow here (yet) but we had some freezing stuff last night […]

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Happy Birthday Poppy D: Wordless Wednesday

Today is the big, big guy’s birthday. I can’t tell you how old he is but it’s old 😉 I’ve written about Poppy D  in the past, so since this supposed to be Wordless Wednesday, just go here and read it. (although I just […]

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4 Things I’m Not Doing this Christmas (and 1 that I am!)

Oh my God, who isn’t stressed to the nth degree right now? Places to be, gifts to buy (when did it become MY responsibility to buy even my own gifts?!), gifts to wrap (I draw the line at wrapping my own gifts), […]

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A New Month, A New Challenge – Hello Vlogmas

I must be high on something because I’ve gone straight from NaBloPoMo and straight into Vlogmas. I blame Mrs. Tee and my ADD, but here goes… instead of my normal “written” posts, I’m either going to only do a vlog post OR […]

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Saturday Select and Why I’m All Blair Witch-y

Happy Saturday, dear reader. As you’re reading this post, you’re probably in your jammies.. sipping a hot cup of coffee and if you’re REALLY lucky – you’re doing all this before your kids get up and you have to kick it into […]

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Another Teen is in the House

I cannot believe that I’m sitting here writing this. As of 1:42pm today, we will tip the scales and have more teens than tweens in our house.  I am the mom to TWO teens and ONE tween. Sigh. And I’m this close to […]

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When All Else Fails, Sing and Sing Loudly

I performed my first musical at the age of 10. It was the role of Ngana in South Pacific at the Barn Dinner Theatre and from that moment on, I was hooked. I went on to perform in a few other shows […]

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