Grandpa and the 3-Wheeler [Throwback Thursday]

Grandpa and the 3-Wheeler [Throwback Thursday]

For those of you who do not know, Grandpa – my last grandparent – passed away on Monday evening. I was there with him, holding his hand, along with lots of other family when it happened. There are so many things to say about Grandpa, but I am not quite ready to share so much just yet. However, this story … Continue Reading →
Weeki Wachee Family Vacation #ThrowbackThursday

Weeki Wachee Family Vacation #ThrowbackThursday

I am going back to the early 80s for Throwback Thursday this week, back to a family vacation where we visited Weeki Wachee in Florida. Have you heard of it? This is the place to go if you are into mermaids! It has been around for many years – about an hour north of Tampa – and is still open … Continue Reading →
Disney Infinity BEST NEW EVERYTHING

Disney Infinity BEST NEW EVERYTHING

When I went to the Disney Social Media Moms event one of the things they shared with us was the new Disney Infinity. (Disclosure: That trip was partially subsidized and I did receive a lot of free gifts. Opinions about Disney Infinity are my own.) I love that this is going to let you play with all of your favorite … Continue Reading →
Teenagers Know Everything

Teenagers Know Everything

If you nodded your head in agreement reading the title of this post you have a teen now or have had one in the past. My son, T, is 18 and I love him dearly of course, but oh vey living with a teenager can be very trying! Teenagers apparently know everything and parents know nothing. For my parents, if … Continue Reading →
A Day in the Country

A Day in the Country

On Sunday I drove up to the country with Hubby to visit my Grandpa. He is my last remaining grandparent and I do not visit him enough even though I think of him daily. I decided to make some beef stew to take up and share lunch with him plus he had requested I make him a chocolate cake with … Continue Reading →
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo – Lovable Rednecks

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo – Lovable Rednecks

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about this crazy redneck family from TLC’s Here Comes Honey Boo Boo show. The season just ended (why are TV seasons so short these days) and I still like this family very much. Yes, they are rednecks and they are perfectly ok with that. Well, a couple of the older girls aren’t so … Continue Reading →
Keep the Kids Learning at Home

Keep the Kids Learning at Home

This back-to-school season, Kimberly-Clark and Colgate-Palmolive have partnered with HealthyChildren.org and Dr. Alanna Levine to provide moms with helpful tips to set their kids up for success as they head back to school, and Clever Girls Collective is joining in on the fun! To find out more about this great program, subscribe to the Healthy Routines Facebook page here! http://on.fb.me/NhW05C. … Continue Reading →