Holidays

Goodbye George Michael

Another cultural icon passes away too soon. George Michael was a huge part of my growing up. His music was a constant as I grew up in the 80s and early 90s. We have lost so many greats in music this year -Glenn Frey, David more »

Memorial Day 2016

Today is Memorial Day – I took some time this morning to think about all the men and women who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. I am so thankful to live in this amazing country and realize how fortunate and awesome my life is – and more »

18 years, 18 years…

This was waiting for me on my Facebook wall when I got into the office this morning by Scotty – “Remember our 18 year anniversary? We had to cancel our dinner reservations because we forgot you had to take our daughter to that annoying teen more »

Cadbury Mini Eggs mean Easter in my House

Happy Easter to all of my friends who celebrate! In my house, Cadbury mini eggs are a sign of Easter and spring. I am powerless over them –once the bag is open, the bag is empty. Mmmm…

Happy Birthday to Me!

Last week was my birthday. It was an awesome day that started off with a good 530A workout. I try to always exercise on the big day as a way to thank my body for hanging in there. Of course, I took a nap when more »

Happy Halloween 2015

Today’s Halloween comics offer a glimpse into the changing culture. Now, I am one to be sensitive to dietary issues but it’s gotten to the point where it’s ridiculous. You can’t cater to everyone or every child. Is it so bad to teach our children that things don’t more »

Happy Father’s Day 2015

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there and of course a special shout out to the Dads in my life, including my husband who is the most wonderful Dad and a great role model for our kiddos. I realize this is a hard more »

Happy 11th Birthday Baby Nate

Happy 11th Birthday to my sweet, funny, stubborn, loving, sensitive little baby Nate. [WRG id=10878]

Fun Murderer of a Teenager

End of last month, my little baby girl became a teenager. It is hard to believe that 13 years have passed since I became Mom and had my priorities and perspective on life shift. What a crazy journey it has been. HB is becoming such more »

Happy Valentine’s Day: Kill It With Kindness

Happy Valentine’s Day – I would prefer to call today Kindness Day! As I have said, I don’t need a day set aside to show my love for my husband and my family. The real moments where we show care and kindness are the ones more »