Have a Happier Easter with the Dollar Tree

Have a Happier Easter with the Dollar Tree** Disclaimer I was provided with supplies from  Dollar Tree for the purpose of entering the Happier Easter Contest.  As always, this post and all opinions are mine.  If selected I will win a $500 Visa gift card from Dollar Tree.  No other compensation was received.** I know that it seems like Spring will never get here. A "no-snow" snow day for the kids yesterday was just one more reminder that we are still in the grasp of old man winter... but that doesn't mean {keep reading}

Where I am? It's an exciting place

Where I am?  It's an exciting placeThere was absolutely no way for me to have known when I came up with these prompts that I would be in a flurry of excitement and emotion... well, except for the fact that I'm generally in a flurry of excitement and emotion in one form or another...but I digress. I've talked a bit about how I jumped out of my comfort zone and auditioned for Listen To Your Mother - Austin... I've talked about how empowering it is to share {keep reading}

Clean Closets

Clean ClosetsI know that looking out my window right now, I still see winter.  There is no "Spring" in sight... especially with the DRASTIC temperature fluctuation slated for today and a possible "Ice delay" tomorrow morning....  Even still... I'm feeling the urge to start my annual spring cleaning...  I always start with my closet.  Always.  "It's the easiest" I tell myself. "it won't take long."  I'm always wrong and end up devoting the better part of a Saturday to the task.  Taking out {keep reading}

For The Love Of...

For The Love Of...I'm gonna jump up on my soap box for a moment.... Shocking I know... But I've been noticing something that annoys me more and more lately.  Censorship.  I don't mean by the government or the FCC... I mean self-censoring.  I'm noticing it in my friends, loved ones and children and I have to wonder why we do this.  And I believe it is because of fear.  Fear of rejection for the thoughts and feelings we have every right to have.  Fear of hurting those we love {keep reading}

Eat your greens....

Eat your greens....I am blessed with boys who are NOT picky eaters. Seriously, they will eat just about ANYTHING I put in front of them. I am equally cursed with boys who are not picky eaters and will eat EVERYTHING I put in front of them. In fact, there is only one boy who dislikes one veggie - Mini really does not like mushrooms... and I know many of you are in agreement with him on this one. I still cook with mushrooms of {keep reading}

Happier Easter thanks to Dollar Tree

Have a Happier Easter with the Dollar Tree

** Disclaimer I was provided with supplies from  Dollar Tree for the purpose of entering the Happier Easter Contest.  As always, this post and all opinions are mine.  If selected I will win a $500 Visa gift card … [Read more...]

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Where I am? It’s an exciting place

There was absolutely no way for me to have known when I came up with these prompts that I would be in a flurry of excitement and emotion... well, except for the fact that I'm generally in a flurry of excitement and emotion in one form or another...but I … [Read more...]

clean closets

Clean Closets

I know that looking out my window right now, I still see winter.  There is no "Spring" in sight... especially with the DRASTIC temperature fluctuation slated for today and a possible "Ice delay" tomorrow morning....  Even still... I'm feeling … [Read more...]

for the love of

For The Love Of…

I'm gonna jump up on my soap box for a moment.... Shocking I know... But I've been noticing something that annoys me more and more lately.  Censorship.  I don't mean by the government or the FCC... I mean self-censoring.  I'm … [Read more...]

Roasted veggies

Eat your greens….

I am blessed with boys who are NOT picky eaters. Seriously, they will eat just about ANYTHING I put in front of them. I am equally cursed with boys who are not picky eaters and will eat EVERYTHING I put in front of them. In fact, there is only one … [Read more...]