Since summer gathering season is upon us and I’ve gotten a few requests to post this, I’m sharing a fun, easy recipe today. I love being married for many reasons, but one reason that stands out is all the new recipes I have received from my husband’s [giant] family during the past several years. … Continue Reading..
Ever wonder what to get as a baby shower gift for a new mama? With aisles and aisles of colorful items, it can be hard to cut through the clutter. Try these items to nab a gift that is not only budget-friendly at under $50, but also extremely useful. Bumbo – OK, this, along with the Boppy might … Continue Reading..
Because I LOVE making lists, I jumped at the chance to create a summer bucket list. Unlike my usual new years resolution lists, this should all be completely attainable – and low-cost – after all, I’m a gal on a tight budget. Here are 50 things I hope to do for myself and with my family this … Continue Reading..
As usual, I was faced with a dilemma…too many photo-worthy things happened during this past week and I couldn’t just pick one picture to talk about. So, I present my fun week in photos: If you're interested in seeing more photos of Wienermobile fun, be sure to check out my … Continue Reading..
Mmmm...nothing says summer like a cool cocktail - especially when you're not pregnant (yet!). Watch my video below to learn how to make an easy drink I think I invented and dubbed the Marilyn Monroe. Let's just say it's an adult spin on a kid classic. This video is intended for those 21+. ((And … Continue Reading..
Yesterday I discussed my recent lapse of baby amnesia. Yes, I love babies. But having two of them, under my care until they’re at least 18? SCARY. It already takes me an additional hour to go anywhere with Little K. What would two babes do to my planning? To qualm my fears, I decided to turn to … Continue Reading..
Today is father’s day, and while I should write about how amazing my husband is, I’m taking a different approach as I contemplate when we should make him a daddy again. At my childbirth class, the instructor talked about how “baby amnesia” might set in shortly after you give birth (or not). She … Continue Reading..
Summertime means it’s time for tasty grilled foods and fun by water here in Michigan. But whether you’re by a lake, a river, an ocean or a pool, music is always a must. Try these jams to get you ready to celebrate the hottest time of the year. Summer in the City – Lovin’ Spoonful: This 60’s song … Continue Reading..
One of my favorite things about Twitter: sometimes, if you're vocal, a big company will listen to you. About a month ago, Dominique over at Midwest Guest, started a Twitter conversation about the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile, citing a great post she wrote awhile back about it. Pretty soon there was a … Continue Reading..
My in-laws live on a farm that has been in the family for more than 100 years. They raise cattle for beef and grow food on the land to feed them. Every time we visit in the summer, I like to check out the cows. I don’t care what my hubby says – they are so cute. They currently have a little … Continue Reading..
When I received this week's VlogTalk prompt list, it wasn't hard to choose which one I was going to do. I take advantage of every opportunity possible to get on my soapbox and rant about things that irk me. There's one thing that stands above the rest: lazy people. Specifically those who press … Continue Reading..
I am posting this a day early because I will be participating in VlogTalk tomorrow. Three years ago tomorrow, I married the most wonderful man. He laughs at my stupid jokes. He holds my hand in church. He knows when to let me cool off when I’m angry. He pulls me close when I look like … Continue Reading..