I read an interesting article on Parenting.com a few months back about the 6 Friends Every Mom Needs. I thought there were some great points to it, and decided to make my own list, based off my diverse group of girlfriends. Here are my favorite kinds of friends to have: The inspiring friend. … Continue Reading..
Oh, my little girl how time has flown you've grown from a wee being inside my womb... ...to a clever little stinker who can't sit still. Keep on discovering, loving...and being wary of strange men in red suits. Love you peanut. … Continue Reading..
I was offered the chance to taste test a really yummy new product on the market (and a Michigan-made one at that!) and couldn't say no. The product is Cranberry Naturals, a new all-natural juice from Old Orchard. I didn't want to pass this up because I LOVE cranberry juice, but I always struggle … Continue Reading..
I feel like my blog reading and commenting has dropped recently and it has made me a sad panda. I'm working on figuring out the balance (aren't we all?) - but I'm getting there. I wanted to share a little link love to some of my favorite bloggers who have written some great posts recently. Here are … Continue Reading..
I have a confession to make: I am obsessed with stars. My mom has observed this on many occasions - urging me to not pick up whatever star item I'm going for in the store. I can't help it...I'm like a magnet to their beauty. So, they are all over my house. On my mantle... On my … Continue Reading..
Dear self, Think back… What do you remember most about Christmas growing up? I remember listening to my favorite Christmas cassette tape with little elves on the cover. The “pa rum pump pum pum” in “The Little Drummer Boy” always made me giggle, as I sang “bum bum bum bum,” instead. I … Continue Reading..
The holiday season is officially here!!! Woo-hoo! To me, this means lots of entertaining, dinner parties and get togethers with family and friends. One of my favorite recipes when I'm cooking for a small group is chicken divan. This is my mom's recipe from years ago and let me tell you - it's … Continue Reading..
Just a little Thanksgiving talk from our family to yours...nobody said this had to be in perfect English! Linked up for Kids Talkin' Turkey and Vlogtalk! Hope you all enjoy the long weekend, eat lots of turkey and make some great memories with your family. I'm taking the rest of … Continue Reading..
Over and over again we're seeing it on our ballots: A millage to keep our community's library open. Nobody enjoys paying more in taxes, but I know myself, for one, would hate to see a wonderful thing like my library get shut down. As a mom, I'm already experiencing the benefits of our library for … Continue Reading..
My purse and its contents have become a major issue during the past few months. Not only is it embarrassing to pull out a diaper at a meeting instead of a pack of gum, but it's annoying. My purse is like a black hole - I can't ever find anything I need and I lose my phone in it all.the.time. (The … Continue Reading..
I never was a big fan of beef in general growing up. As I started to learn how to cook, I was scared to cook with it, and was always afraid I wasn't going to cook it right and make myself sick. Then, this crock pot beef stroganoff recipe fell into my lap and now I'm a convert. This is so simple and … Continue Reading..
I'm an app girl. And a nature girl. Therefore, I love trying new apps that combine both of these things. So when the kind people at AT&T Detroit reached out to me to share 5 super cool apps for families looking to get out and explore the outdoors, I jumped at the chance to share them with you … Continue Reading..