Mom’s The Kraken is in the House!!

I love Guest posts… it gives peeps who frequent my blog, but maybe not others, the chance to read some of the kick-ass bloggers that I love. Today is no exception… today I give you The Kraken. I love the fact that she […]

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Apres Anti-Party

I survived the anti-party. And while we had eight girls in the house (one of the nine had to bail last minute) it really wasn’t that bad. People think I’m crazy when I willingly invite a friend over for each girl but […]

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The Anti-Party

I was informed yesterday that Mackenzie would be hosting what can only be termed as an “anti-party”. What’s an anti-party, you ask? It’s the party you throw when you’ve been snubbed from another party. Remember the parties back in elementary school where […]

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Life In A Southern Town

I was born and raised in NC and made my first move out of the state at the age of 22. Over the next 15 years, I would live in Chicago, Vail and Philadelphia.. with a couple of moves BACK to NC worked […]

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Everyone Has a Story…

… You just have to stop and listen. I often tell my kids “you have 2 ears and 1 mouth for a reason” but realize that sometimes, I forget those same words.   Sydney, Cassie and I were at the 100th Girl […]

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Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss

Who didn’t grow up with this legendary author? His books and pictures still make me feel good and the lessons are still relevant with today. I came across this picture on Pinterest this morning and thought it was perfect for sharing today! […]

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Don’t You Worry About Those Rules…

…they’re really just suggestions! Monday’s after school consists of Songsters for Sydney and tutoring for Cassie. Bell rings at 2:45 to let them out, so we’re there to pick up Cassie, shuttle her to the tutor and then back to the school to […]

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Southern Cooking

I’m cooking 3 freezer friendly dishes today because in the South, when someone’s family has a death or illness, that’s what we do. As far back as I can remember, that’s the way it’s always been. When my Grandmother was still alive, […]

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Saturday Snippets 2-25

A whole week without Mackenzie makes for a long week. Looking forward to see her back home tomorrow night but boy is that Monday 6am alarm going to stink for her. Ouch. Oh well. the price you pay for a week in […]

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Versatile Blogger Award

I think my friend Kristen over at Part of the Plan awarded me this but with the busy, busy week I’ve had, I could be wrong. But, I’m going to use a healthy dose of ego and roll with it and even if […]

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