5 Ways to Protect Your Family in 2017

5 Ways to Protect Your Family in 2017

Our world can be a scary place these days and we want to protect our family. There are lots of ways to achieve family protection. Many people think about protection in terms of physical acts, such as practicing safe driving, but there are many more aspects of your lifestyle and home that affect your loved ones’ safety. Here are five … Continue Reading →
I’m Still Here and Giveaway Update

I’m Still Here and Giveaway Update

Yes, I am still here! As you probably can tell I haven’t been posting here on the blog very much lately. The twins both got a stomach virus, then they both got RSV and ear infections, and then of course, it got passed on to Hubby and I. Ugh! I never did daycare with my own son, but the twins … Continue Reading →
Yes, I am here still!

Yes, I am here still!

Yikes! It has been over a week since I have posted anything here on the blog. I’m so sorry. I promise, I am here still. Life has just been a bit crazy though. Everyday I say I am setting aside this amount of time to blog and then something happens and I don’t do it. Ugh. I used to be … Continue Reading →
Full-Time Grandma Duties – I’m getting old!

Full-Time Grandma Duties – I’m getting old!

So for those wondering where I have been the last several days, here is the explanation. First, you all know that my amazing twin granddaughters, Violet and Valerie, were born on March 10. It is so wonderful being a grandma even though I still feel far to young to be one. At the time the twins were born (and for … Continue Reading →
The Courts Make Non-Criminals Feel Like Victims

The Courts Make Non-Criminals Feel Like Victims

Okay, another rant today. This is again about all my son’s stuff that is happening, but from a different angle. First, my son has done all the things they have said he has done (to the best of my knowledge) and it is his fault for getting in trouble. I am not blaming the courts and criminal system for his own … Continue Reading →
Sadness on Mother’s Day – What’s Happening in My Life

Sadness on Mother’s Day – What’s Happening in My Life

So today is going to be a bit of a rant and an emptying of many thoughts in my head about what is happening in my family lately. I’m just warning you ahead of time. Another warning is that this is *MY* story. Yes, it involves my family, especially my son, but even so these are things happening to me … Continue Reading →
Today is #MeDay

Today is #MeDay

#MeDay! Today is the second annual ME day! I love these kind of holidays and I even have a bonus infographic from the folks at Domain.ME to show you why you deserve your own #MeDay today! Huge thanks to Domain.ME for the gift card for me to use on this special day! With everything around my house being so crazy … Continue Reading →
Not Yet Babies! Pre-Term Labor

Not Yet Babies! Pre-Term Labor

Today Caitlan went into pre-term labor. She is doing okay but they are keeping her in the hospital for a day or two just to make sure they can stop contractions and keep my grandbabies in their cooking a little longer! My memories of me going into early labor with T 21 years ago came flooding back, of course. Hopefully, … Continue Reading →
5 Mistakes Homeowners Make That Attract Pests

5 Mistakes Homeowners Make That Attract Pests

(Family Features) Spring is house-hunting season and with warmer temperatures and increased rain, it is also the season when pesky creatures can invade homes. Even minor flaws in a new home should not be ignored as they can potentially lead to pest damage. Ron Harrison, Ph.D., entomologist with Orkin, recommends new homeowners avoid making these five mistakes: Overlooking tiny cracks … Continue Reading →
Infographic: How Much Stuff Do You Actually Own?

Infographic: How Much Stuff Do You Actually Own?

This week’s infographic, How Much Stuff Do You Actually Own, is really interesting I think – well I actually say that each Saturday, don’t I? Anyway, many of us are cooped up in the house more in the winter and we started to notice how much stuff (junk) we really have all around us. It gets overwhelming! So much of … Continue Reading →